Erica Riggins Profile
Erica Riggins is an American Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor working for Bay News 9. She joined the station as a morning anchor.
Erica Riggins Career
Riggins is an Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor at Bay News 9. She was previously reported for the 24-hour local news channel News 8 Austin, now Spectrum News. Prior to turning to broadcast news, Riggins was a mechanical engineer from the University of Texas. She put her degree to work as an equipment engineer for a telecom company. After several years she decided to take a new path and went back to school to pursue a communication and television journalism career.
She began her journalism career at KXII-TV in Sherman, Texas as a weekend reporter and anchor. After a period of time, she came back to her hometown to work for the 24-hour local news channel News 8 Austin ow Spectrum News and later evening news anchor. She covered an Outstanding Live Report for her story on students protesting the Iraq war which helped her to win an Emmy award. Her Best Documentary in regards to a series of reports focusing on the growing and disturbing trends of child abuse placed her in a position to win a prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award.
Furthermore, she won other awards including Outstanding Service in the Field of Communications from the national sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Teamster’s National Black Caucus, and the Pinellas County Urban League’s President’s Award. She is most proud of the community service award she was named in her honor from Men in the Making.
Erica Riggins Age
Riggins’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. She has not shared her date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 30’s.
Erica Riggins Height
Riggins stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Riggins
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Erica Riggins Family
Information regarding her parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Erica Riggins Husband
Riggins is married to Marcus Phillips. They have three children and the family resides in Tampa.
Erica Riggins Salary
Being one of the top journalists for Bay News 9 Riggins earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Erica Riggins Net Worth
Riggins has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter and anchor.
At Bay News Riggins works alongside;
- Erin Murray
- Holly Gregory
- Jorja Roman
- Rick Elmhorst
- Mike Clay
- Diane Kacmarik
- Josh Linker
- Juli Marquez
- Nick Merianos
- Brian McClure
- Alan Winfield
- Chuck Henson