Micah Materre Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WGN, Salary and Net Worth

Micah Materre is an American Emmy Award-Winning journalist and anchor working for WGN News at Five and Six and the WGN News at Nine and Ten.

Micah Materre Profile

Micah Materre is an American Emmy Award-Winning journalist and anchor working for WGN News at Five and Six and the WGN News at Nine and Ten. She joined the network in January 1998 as a Morning News co-anchor and medical reporter.

Micah Materre Education

Materre went to a local high school and later on attended Drake University. She later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Micah Materre Career

Materre is working for WGN News at Five and Six and the WGN News at Nine and Ten as an anchor. In January 2003, she was chosen to be a co-anchor of WGN Midday News till 2009 when she was moved to be an anchor of the WGN News at Nine.

Materre has also managed to cover special assignment stories, including the historic inauguration of America’s first black President,  entertainment news as well as a majority of WGN’s newscasts.

Materre has nonetheless worked with other networks prior to WGN News. For instance, she worked forWJBK-TV in Detroit for two years. While at WJBK-TV, she served as a general assignment reporter as well as the main anchor.

She won quite a number of awards while still working for WJBK including an Emmy and an award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. She moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and served as the weekend anchor as well as a general assignment reporter before going to Motor City.

Quick Facts About Materre

Full Name Micah Materre
Age 59 years old as of 2021.
Nationality American
Spouse Kelvin Jackson
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Materre started her career in journalism at NPR affiliate, WBEZ radio in Chicago, back in 1983 whereby she served as a reporter and producer for about four years. Additionally, she was a teacher at Columbia College where she taught radio production. The fine lady has more than 30 years of experience in journalism and broadcasting.

Materre won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy and was also appreciated as being a diversity trailblazer by Barnes and Thornburg LLP. She has also been featured in Glamour, RedEye, New York Times Magazine, ”Who’s Who” in Black Chicago, Good Housekeeping, Michigan Avenue Magazine, Today’s Chicago Woman, and lastly Ebony.  

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Materre also serves as a mistress of ceremonies, commentator, and honorary chairperson to several community and civic organizations all over Chicago. She is also tutoring Chicago’s Advisory Board as well as a member of the Chicago Children’s Choir. Lastly, she is also a  member of the civic organization, Links, Incorporated Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, and the National Association of Black Journalists

Micah Materre Age

Materre was born on November 9, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She therefore 59 years old as of 2021.

Micah Materre Height

Materre stands at an estimated height of 5feet 6inches tall.

Micah Materre Family

Materre was born to Louise and Jeanne Materre. Her father was an insurance broker while her mother was a school administrator. The information about her siblings and other relatives is still not known.

Micah Materre Husband

Materre is happily married to Kelvin Jackson since 1995. Jackson also works for WGN as the Videographer. In contrast to that, the couple is blessed with two children together.

Micah Materre Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WGN  Materre earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Micah Materre Net Worth

Materre has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist and anchor.

Micah Materre Children

Materre and Jackson have two children together by the names of Louis and Mckenzie.

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