Tyisha Fernandes Profile, Wiki, Bio
Tyisha Fernandes is an American News Reporter/Anchor working for WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the station in November 2014.
Tyisha Fernandes Career
Fernandes serves at WSB-TV as a news reporter for Channel 2 Action News. Before joining WSB-TV, she was working as a reporter at WFTX Fox 4. Fernades’s a Boston native but has grown to love Southern life, especially Georgia. Atlanta is a market Fernandes only dreamed of working in when she was a broadcast journalism student at Howard University, class of 2002.
She was the weekend anchor & lead reporter for WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers Florida. While at WFTX FOX 4, she exposed the highly inefficient and costly school transportation system in Lee County. The story led to a state audit shortening the bus ride for school children and overhauling the bus system saving taxpayers nearly two hundred thousand dollars. In 2009, she received an Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage and positive changes resulting from three months of in-depth news coverage on the bus story.
She got her start as a multimedia journalist in January of 2004, at KWES in Midland, TX, where Tyisha started out shooting her own stories but was quickly promoted to weekend anchor in 2005. In her spare time, she loves to exercise & play sports. Tyisha is certified to teach Zumba & encourages everyone to try her class.
Tyisha Fernandes Age, Birthday
Fernandes was born on 15 May 1979, in Brockton, Massachusetts, in the United States of America. (She is 42 years old as of 2021.)
Tyisha Fernandes Height, measurements
Fernandes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Quick Facts About Fernandes
|42 years old as of 2021
|$1 million – $5 Million
Tyisha Fernandes Family
Fernandes was born and raised by her parents in Brockton, Massachusetts, in the United States of America but she has not disclosed the names of her parents and siblings. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Tyisha Fernandes Fiance, Engagement
In August 2019, she got engaged to a longtime boyfriend whose identity remains a mystery. Flaunting her engagement ring via Instagram, she blessed her followers with exuberant news. Tyisha seemed more than happy with the diamond ring that her husband hopefully gifted her during the proposal.
Tyisha Fernandes Salary
Being one of the top news reporters for WSB-TV, Fernandes earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Tyisha Fernandes Net Worth
Fernandes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news reporter.
Tyisha Fernandes Arrested
On November 23, 2016, FOX 5 Atlanta made a report that Fernandes was facing DUI charges after an overnight arrest in Atlanta. According to the Atlanta police report of the incident, officers stated they stopped Fernandes on Piedmont Avenue for doing 66 in a 35-mile-per-hour zone. The report said that she first told the officers she was coming from a homecoming ceremony. Again, she said that she was coming from the WSB studios, before finally admitting that she really was coming from the Buckhead night club the Gold Room. Fernandes smelled like alcohol and he gave a sobriety test she was arrested and charged with speeding and DUI.
Tyisha Fernandes WSB-TV
At WSB-TV Fernandes works alongside;
- Wendy Corona – Anchor / Reporter
- Sophia Choi – Anchor
- Jorge Estevez – Anchor
- Alison Mastrangelo – Sports Director
- Jim Strickland – Consumer Investigator
- Nicole Carr – Investigative Reporter
- Justin Gray – Investigative Reporter
- Richard Elliot – Reporter
- Monica Pearson – Journalist
- Eboni Deon – Meteorologist
- Richard Belcher – Investigative Reporter & Anchor
- Brad Nitz – Meteorologist
- Glenn Burns – Chief Meteorologist
- John Pruitt – Anchor