Matt Howerton Profile, Bio, Wiki
Matt Howerton is an American AP and Emmy award-winning News Reporter working at WFAA in Dallas, TX. He is thrilled to work with the WFAA team.
Matt Howerton Career
Howerton serves at WFAA as a news reporter. He specializes in general assignment reporting. Howerton is a proud Texan that’s thrilled to be working at WFAA. Prior to joining WFAA, he worked in both Waco and Albuquerque, NM. Howerton covered extensive reform within the Albuquerque Police Department, officers not properly using their mandatory body cameras, and an officer shortage that resulted in poor response times and also an increase in crime.
In 2015, Matt covered relief efforts in the Four Corners after the EPA accidentally spilled millions of gallons of mine waste into the Animas River. At his first job in Waco, he was first on the ground to cover the tragic fertilizer plant explosion in West that claimed the lives of 15.
Prior to that, his reporting on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice earned an Emmy nomination after reporting the story of female inmates who make thousands of Braille pages for blind Texas students every year.
Howerton was also among the first reporters to cover the second deadly shooting at Fort Hood in 2014 where four were killed. Their team coverage earned KWTX-TV two Emmys. Before Howerton started reporting, he graduated from Baylor University.
Matt Howerton Age, Birthday
Howerton’s age is not known for has managed to keep his personal life private hence the year, month, and date he was born are not known. However, he might be in his 30s.
Quick Facts About Matt Howerton
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Matt Howerton Height, measurements
Howerton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Matt Howerton’s Family, parents, father
Howerton’s father is known as Paul Willingham. He tweeted on the 19th of November 2021 stating that he was proud to call Paul Willingham his dad.
40 years, same school, same team, & 4 state titles is pretty rare & unbelievable in this profession. I am beyond proud to call this man my daddy! The love of Ennis football truly flows through his blood & veins. LOVE YOU DAD! @willingp @HowertonNews https://t.co/Rmo3GNJ0Jt— Kelsey Willingham Falls (@KelseyFalls) November 19, 2021
However, he has not revealed the name of his mother or siblings.
Matt Howerton’s Wife, married
Information about Howerton’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Howerton is dating or engaged to someone or whether he is married and enjoying life with his wife.
Matt Howerton Salary
Being the top reporter at WFAA, Howerton earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Matt Howerton’s Net Worth
Howerton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter.
Matt Howerton WFAA
At WFAA, Howerton works alongside;
- Eric Alvarez – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Blackhall – Social Media / Mobile Technology Manager
- Jake Harris – Multi-Media Journalist
- Jesse Hawila – Meteorologist
- David Goins – Reporter
- Demond Fernandez – Reporter
- Cleo Greene – Anchor
- Jonah Javad – Sports Anchor
- William Joy – General Assignment Reporter
- Chris Lawrence – Anchor/Reporter
- Mike Leslie – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Cynthia Izaguirre – Anchor
- Charlotte Huffman – Investigative Reporter
- Sean Giggy – Reporter