Marcus Leshock Profile
Marcus Leshock is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and television host working for WGN-TV as a feature reporter and news anchor. He joined the network back in 2009.
Marcus Leshock Education
Leshock went to Northern Illinois University(NIU) and therefore attained his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Communication.
Marcus Leshock Career
Leshock is working for WGN as a reporter as well as an anchor. In 2013, Leshock joined the WGN Morning Newscast every day from 4-10 am. He is in charge of a segment by the name of ”Trending News” whereby he wraps together all videos, photos, and stories that people are sharing online at that time.
Leshock is also the one detailing ”Coastin’ the Country”, a travel podcast and segment that aims at fun places and parks that one can visit with his family and friends all over America. Leshock’s segment ”Leshock Value” was aired on WGN Evening News whereby it detailed the latest fashion, food, entertainment news, sports, media, and technology.
Leshock has also worked with other networks prior to joining WGN News. For instance, he worked for CLTV and served as the host of Metromix, a show that focused on music, food, movies, pop culture, and fashion. Due to his hosting, he has therefore traveled the world hosting travel specials from Edinburgh, Scotland to Napa Valley, California.
Leshock has nonetheless managed to win quite a number of awards, for instance, he won four Emmy Awards for his great hosting and reporting work. He was also the Employee of the year in 2008 in CLTV as well as WGN’s Employee of the month in April 2010.
Quick Facts About Leshock
|Age||41 years as of 2021.|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Lastly, he was the Distinguished Journalism Alumni of the year in 2010 for Northern Illinois University. Leshock is also very active when it comes to social media, he is always updating his posts on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram.
Marcus Leshock Age
Leshock was born on December 12, 1980, in Grayslake, Illinois, in the United States. He is therefore 41 years as of 2021.
Marcus Leshock Height
Leshock stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 8inches tall.
Marcus Leshock Family
Information regarding Lehock’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Marcus Leshock Wife
Leshock is married to Jonna Schlittler.The couple is blessed with children and is evidently living in Chicago. Whenever he is not at work, he loves spending time with his children and wife not forgetting their dog charlie.
Marcus Leshock Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WGN Leshock earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Marcus Leshock Net Worth
Leshock has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter and anchor.
Marcus Leshock Children
Rubi is the name of their firstborn child who was born in June 2010 and is also their only daughter. Oliver is the name of their second-born child.