Miguel Marquez Profile
Miguel Marquez is an American Correspondent and News Anchor and Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia as a senior national correspondent based in New York. He re-joined the network in February 2012. Before CNN, he worked for ABC News in Los Angeles and London as a reporter for nearly 7 years (May 2005-Oct 2011).
Miguel Marquez Education
In the year 1989, Marquez attended The University of New Mexico and graduated 3 years later with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science. He enrolled at Columbia University in 1996 and graduated in 1998 with a Master of Arts (MA) in International Affairs.
Miguel Marquez Career
Marquez serves at CNN as a senior national correspondent based in New York. This is his second stint. His first stint was from May 2003 – April 2005. In his 1st stint, he served as a news anchor for CNN Headline News based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Over the years with CNN in the second stint, he has reported on various big and significant stories both internationally and domestically. He has provided extensive reports on the pandemic of coronavirus from inside overwhelmed emergency departments as well as hospitals in New York City at its start.
Marquez also covered the overwhelmed hospitals in Texas over the summer; an enormous spike in cases in the winter; and the economic and human cost of the coronavirus across the United States, western and rural areas rife with the disease in the early autumn.
He got extraordinary access to a number of hospitals such as enough to report for a full 60 minutes on the horrendous situation in New York City early in the COVID-19 pandemic via the experience of staff and doctors at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. He has provided an extensive report on the political realignment and politics throughout the nation. Marquez has also reported on voters and protests in the election of 2016, as well as on swing voters across the nation.
Quick Facts About Marquez
|56 years old as of 2023
|$1 Million – $5 Million
He provided extensive coverage of the aftermath and the protest that followed after George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police as well as the killing itself. Marquez was responsible for leading CNN’s reports from the midst of unrest and rioting in Baltimore. This was in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. He was awarded a Golden Nymph Award in the year 2016 on behalf of the network at the Monte-Carlo TV Festival for its report on Baltimore in the year 2015.
In the year 2013, Marquez reported on Christopher Dorner’s (ex-LAPD officer) rampage across California; the controversial book on Scientology “Going Clear”; the Jodi Arias trial in Phoenix, Arizona; and the rape of 5 Spanish tourists in Acapulco, Mexico. He covered a series of stories on the United States presidential election from 5 swing states in the year 2012. Marquez was among the CNN team that won an Emmy Award for Election Night coverage in the year 2012.
Marquez has worked for CBS News as a desk assistant. He had his 1st reporting job at WNBC in New York where he reported on the daily events of the city. From there, he went to work for KSAZ in Phoenix, Arizona as a general assignment reporter for 3 years.
Before beginning his journalism career, he worked as a legislative assistant to Bill Richardson (then US Representative). Most notably, he traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea as part of a congressional delegation, and 2 United States helicopter pilots were shot down to death, north of the demilitarized zone. He provided help in negotiations for their release. His 1st job was at Congressional Research Service in Washington DC where he served as a researcher.
Miguel Marquez ABC News
Before Marquez joined CNN, he served at ABC News in Los Angeles and London. There he covered a wide array of stories: the anti-government protests in Bahrain; the Norway bombing as well as the children’s camp massacre; and the struggle for Libya from both Benghazi and Tripoli.
In Afghanistan, he was the only television news reporter for a major and significant Marine operation in Now Zad, Helmand Province. Also, in Helmand Province, he reported on the offensive to regain control of the strategic city of Marja. Marquez also traveled to Iraq a couple of times covering the conflict at the height of the insurgency as well as the United States-led surge strategy that followed. He earned an Emmy Award nomination for his part in ABC News’ coverage of the US-targeted killing of Al Qaeda in Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (Iraq leader).
Miguel Marquez Age / How old is Miguel Marquez?
Marquez was born on September 3, 1967, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. He is 56 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of September every year.
Miguel Marquez Height
How tall is Miguel Marquez? Marquez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Miguel Marquez Family
Marquez grew up in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. Information regarding Marquez’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Miguel Marquez’s Wife/Partner
Marquez is openly gay. He is a supporter of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalism Association. Information about Marquez’s dating life is unknown for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Marquez is engaged to someone or whether he is married. He has no children at the moment.
Miguel Marquez Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Miguel Marquez’s Net Worth
Marquez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter.
Miguel Marquez CNN
At CNN Marquez works alongside;
- Phil Mattingly
- Suzanne Malveaux
- Patrick Oppmann
- Ryan Nobles
- Paula Newton
- Chad Myers
- Jeanne Moos
- David McKenzie
- Oren Liebermann
- Alex Marquardt
- Athena Jones
- Laura Jarrett
- Kristen Holmes
- Paula Hancocks