Calvin Hughes Profile
Calvin Hughes is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor/reporter working at WPLG Local 10 News serving as the 4, 5, 6, and 11 p.m. anchor. He joined WPLG Local 10 News in 2006.
Calvin Hughes Career
Hughes serves as the 4, 5, 6, and 11 p.m. news anchor at WPLG Local 10 News. He went to the University of Missouri-Columbia where he attained his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. Over the years, he has enclosed several stories including the 2021 Surfside condo collapse, the COVID-19 pandemic, the devastation of Hurricane Irma in 2017, and the worst high school shooting in American history in Parkland, Florida. He has also managed to interview several celebrities and politicians including the First Lady of Haiti. The interview with the First Lady of Haiti was weeks after her husband (the president), President Jovenel Moise was assassinated.
Hughes also went to Havana, Cuba to enclose the last two popes to visit Cuba, former President Obama’s historic visit, and Pope Francis’ historic trip to three cities in Cuba. He also enclosed the official flag-raising ceremony and opening from the grounds of the new American Embassy in Havana. He also spent eleven days in Cuba reporting on the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Hughes has also won several awards and honors since he began his TV career. For instance, he was named Miami’s Best TV News Anchor in 2011 by Miami New Times after reporting on Haiti’s earthquake. Prior to joining WPLG Local 10 News, he worked at stations in Philadelphia, Dallas, and Atlanta where he served as a reporter and anchor. He also worked as a reporter at stations in Columbia, Lexington, Indiana, and Evansville.
Hughes is very active when it comes to helping his community and is a member of several non-profit organizations including the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project Mentor. He is also a member and vice-president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami as well as Angels for Humanity. In addition to that, he is also an active member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Calvin Hughes Age
Hughes’ age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Hughes is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
Quick Facts About Hughes
|Spouse||Bacardi L. Jackson|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Calvin Hughes Height
Hughes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Calvin Hughes Family
Information regarding Hughes’ parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Calvin Hughes Wife
Hughes is happily married to his wife, Bacardi L. Jackson who is working as a lawyer. The couple tied the knot in Memphis in 2005 and have been together since. The couple is also proud to be parents to their three children, two sons, Solomon and Roman, and a daughter called Sakala Danielle.
Calvin Hughes Salary
Being one of the top anchors and reporters for WPLG Local 10 News Hughes earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Calvin Hughes Net Worth
Hughes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Hughes is working at WPLG where he works alongside other famous WPLG anchors and reporters including;
- Jacey Birch
- Louis Aguirre
- Eden Checkol
- Jenise Fernandez
- Alex Finnie
- Alexis Frazier
- Janine Stanwood
- Eric Yutzy
- Jeff Weinsier
- Amy Viteri
- Betty Davis
- Will Manso
- Clay Ferraro