Jovita Moore Profile
Jovita Moore was an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter who is well known for having worked at WSB-TV. She joined the station in 1998.
Jovita Moore Education
She attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City where she received her Master’s of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism. Moore has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.
Jovita Moore Career
Moore served at WSB-TV as an anchor of the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts on Channel 2 Action News. She received several Emmy Awards during her years at WSB-TV. Moore started her career as a reporter at KFSM-TV in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1990. She then worked at WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee.
She was a busy mom who also contributes countless hours to civic associations and non-profit organizations across metro Atlanta. Moore mentors students and sits on several boards of directors.
She was a member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists. Jovita was a member of Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2007 and a member of Outstanding Atlanta’s Class of 2004.
Quick Facts About Moore
|53 years old
|$1 Million – $5 Million
In 2007, she was featured on the list of 40 Under 40 by Georgia Trend Magazine and was selected as one of Jezebel magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful. Jovita’s biography is not available on Wikipedia but her information can be found on other sites on the internet.
Jovita Moore Age, Birthday
Moore was born on October 4, 1968, in New York, United States. She was 53 years old at the time of her death on 29, October 2021.
Jovita Moore Height and weight, measurements
Moore stood at a height of 1.71 meters tall and weighed about 62 kgs.
Jovita Moore Family
Moore was born and raised by a single mother in New Yorker. Her mother’s name is Yvonne. However, there is no information about her siblings.
Jovita Moore Husband, married, children
Moore was a single mother. She had three children, Shelby, Marley, and Josh, and she said that the most important accomplishments are her children. She had not revealed any details about the father of her children.
Jovita Moore Salary
Being one of the top news anchors at WSB-TV, Moore earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jovita Moore’s Net Worth
Moore had an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she earned through her successful career as a news anchor.
Jovita Moore Illness
In 2017, Moore shared her nearly twenty-year struggle with uterine fibroids, a health issue that affects millions of women around the country. She underwent a minimally invasive procedure to end the symptoms she’s dealt with for nearly two decades.
Jovita Moore Brain Tumors, Cancer
On April 15, 2021, it was announced that Jovita will undergo surgery on Friday after doctors discover 2 brain tumors. She underwent an MRI after noticing symptoms on Monday afternoon. Just before going on air Monday, she told Channel 2′s Justin Farmer that she wasn’t feeling great.“I was really concerned about why all of a sudden I was forgetful, disoriented, and just not feeling myself. Feeling like I was in a fog and really wanting to get out of that fog,” Moore said.After seeing the doctor, a scan of her brain revealed two small masses.
“It’s significant. It’s gonna be a lot. Two little tumors kind of near each other and they got to go,” she said. “We had to start than having a conversation about what that was and what that meant.”
Her neurosurgeon said the prognosis is still unclear and he and his team are crafting a plan of action. They will know a lot more after Friday’s surgery.
Moore asked the community for prayers as she begins this fight.“I know we have great viewers. I know that the prayer warriors are gonna be at work,” she said. “I just felt like it was something I needed to share. I didn’t want to just disappear from the air for a couple of months and I wanted people to know what was going on. Also, I want to feel that energy, that outpouring, and that support as well. I know they’re gonna bring it.”
Jovita Moore Death
Moore died Thursday night after a battle with brain cancer. She died seven months after being diagnosed with an incurable and aggressive form of brain cancer. The news of her death was announced by her co-anchor Justin Farmer, on WSB-TV at 9:48 a.m. today, Moore,” passed peacefully” as “as she wanted,” with her family by her side, her co-anchor at WSB-TV, Justin Farmer said.
Jovita Moore WSB-TV
At WSB-TV Moore worked alongside;
- Wendy Corona – Anchor / Reporter
- Sophia Choi – Anchor
- Jorge Estevez – Anchor
- Justin Wilfon – Anchor
- Fred Blankenship – Anchor
- Justin Farmer – Anchor
- Lori Wilson – Anchor / Reporter
- Linda Stouffer – Anchor
- Carol Sbarge – Anchor
- Katie Walls – Meteorologist
- Zach Klein – Sports Director
- Alison Mastrangelo – Sports Director
- Jim Strickland – Consumer Investigator
- Glenn Burns – Chief Meteorologist