Mario Diaz Profile
Mario Diaz is a multiple award-winning journalist working for KPRC iN Houston, Texas serving as an investigative reporter. He has been working for the station for quite some time now.
Mario Diaz Career
Diaz is an investigative reporter who filled the position vacated by Jace Larson. His journalism care started with an internship in broadcast journalism at age 17. During his junior year at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Diaz signed a sports anchor contract with the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas, where he captured a NATAS Southwest Emmy for reporting.
Diaz then moved on to working for the PIX11 News team in 2011 where he anchored and reported. Additionally, he reported and anchored the 2016 presidential election, the Newtown tragedy, various train derailments (Spuyten Duyvil, Valhalla, Philadelphia, and Hoboken), the New York City homeless crisis, the New York Giants Super Bowl championship celebration, and Muhammad Ali’s funeral from Louisville, Ky.
Diaz is also very much active when it comes to his social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter. Whenever he is not working, he finds pleasure in spending his free time with his family and friends.
Mario Diaz Age
Diaz’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Diaz is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
Mario Diaz Height
Diaz stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Mario Diaz
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Mario Diaz Family
Information regarding Diaz’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mario Diaz Wife
Diaz is happily married however not much information is known about his wife. The couple is blessed to have a son together.
Mario Diaz Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KPRC Diaz earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mario Diaz Net Worth
Diaz has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an investigative reporter.
Mario Diaz Awards
Diaz has managed to win a ton of awards ever since he started his TV career. For instance, he was honored in 2017 for Excellence in Writing and Sports Reporting for an enterprising series of reports on the fight for a posthumous presidential pardon for boxer Jack Johnson. He is also a recipient of eight NATAS Emmy and a seven-time winner of the New York Emmy Awards.
One of those honors came as a result of an explosive 2012 interview with East Haven, Conn, Mayor Joe Maturo. Additionally, he also received national recognition after the interview, earning praise from television host/comedian Jon Stewart. In 2014, he was honored with an Emmy for his in-depth profile of former Newark Mayor and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
In 2015, he was honored for Best Political Reporter. Diaz has been the recipient of multiple honors by the New York State Associated Press Association, the New York Press Club, the New York State Broadcasters Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists.