Mark Preston Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Mark Preston is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent, News Reporter, Analyst, & Writer working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mark Preston Profile

Mark Preston is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent, News Reporter, Analyst, and Writer working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He joined the network in October 2005.

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Mark Preston Education

In the year 1990, Preston graduated from a public secondary school, Arlington High School, in Massachusetts, and then attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst).  He graduated from the university in the year 1994 with Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees in History and Journalism. While at the university, he served at the Massachusetts Daily Collegian and worked as a freelancer for the Associated Press (AP).

Mark Preston Career

Preston serves at CNN as a Senior Political Analyst and Vice President of Political & Special Events Programming. He also serves as a host of “Full Stop with Mark Preston” on SiriusXM POTUS 124. He began as a political editor at CNN. Preston has also worked as an Executive Director of Political Programming on CNN. Before Preston joined CNN, he worked for Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, as a senior staff writer for 6 years. 

Preston has worked for a wire service in Washington, States News Service as a correspondent. Also, he has served as a correspondent at the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Georgia. Preston holds a number of Georgia Associated Press and Georgia Press Association reporting awards.

Preston has earned several prestigious honors and awards in his career. He holds 2 Emmy Awards which he received in the year 2012 and 2006 for CNN’s award-winning election night coverage. He was among CNN’s coverage team that earned an Emmy nomination in the year 2019 for the network’s Parkland Town Hall. Preston played an integral role in CNN’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the presidential main campaigns and debates in the year 2008. 

He was nominated for 2 Emmy Awards for the network’s 2008 political programming. In the year 2008, his work also contributed to the network earning an i-3 Mirror Award from Syracuse University for the YouTube presidential debates. Preston’s other awards include an EPPY Award in the year 2009, a Shorty Award in the year 2013, numerous Webby Award honors, and a National Headliner Award in the year 2009. 

Quick Facts About Preston

Full Name Mark Preston
Age 51 years old as of 2022
Nationality American
Spouse Meredith Ray Bonner
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Mark Preston Age

Preston is 51 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 21, 1971, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 21st of July every year.

Mark Preston Height

Preston stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

Mark Preston Family

Preston was born to his loving parents, Eugene Preston (father) and Mary Preston (mother). Information regarding Preston’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Mark Preston Wife

Preston is married to his lovely spouse, Meredith Ray Bonner. They tied the knot on July 8, 2000, at a wedding ceremony held at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, Georgia. They had their honeymoon in North Carolina. The couple first met as news reporters at the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Georgia. There is no information regarding the couple having any children at the moment.

Mark Preston Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Mark Preston’s Net Worth

Preston has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent, News Reporter, Analyst, and Writer.

At CNN Preston works alongside;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt
  11. Miguel Marquez
  12. Athena Jones
  13. Laura Jarrett
  14. Kristen Holmes
  15. Paula Hancocks
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