DeMarco Morgan Biography
DeMarco Morgan is a renowned American journalist currently working as a weekday morning news anchor for CBS’s West Coast flagship station, KCBS’s CBS2 News This Morning. Prior to joining the station, Morgan worked at WXIA-TV in Atlanta as a reporter and co-anchor of the station’s 5,6, and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts.
Morgan graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1997, after which he worked as an intern at KOTV. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Jackson State University in Mississippi in 2001 and a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2002.
While pursuing his Master’s degree at Columbia, he assisted in the establishment of the J-student School’s chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), interned at CBS Evening News and 48 Hours, and was named a Fred Friendly Scholar, Dupont Scholar, and CBS Scholar.
DeMarco Morgan Age
How old is DeMarco Morgan? Morgan is 43 years old as of 2023. He was born on November 28, 1980, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on November 28th every year.
DeMarco Morgan Wife
Morgan is very private about his personal information and, hence, has not disclosed information regarding his marital status. It is therefore not clear whether he is single, dating, engaged, or married. We promise to update you once the information is available.
DeMarco Morgan Family
Morgan was born and raised in the United States of America by his parents. However, his father died when he was 10 years old, leaving him under the custody of his mother. Morgan has an elder brother.
DeMarco Morgan Height
Morgan stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs moderately.
DeMarco Morgan Career
Morgan began his broadcasting career while pursuing his master’s degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, covering the September 11th attacks. He also spent two years teaching journalism at Jackson State University and English at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Morgan got his first reporting job after graduation at CBS affiliate WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi. In 2004, he joined ABC affiliate WISN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he co-anchored for three years with Portia Young. He began working as an anchor and reporter for NBC station WTVJ in Miami in 2007. In December 2008, he joined WNBC, NBC’s flagship station in New York, as a weekend anchor and cut-in anchor for MSNBC.
Morgan began his career at Atlanta’s NBC affiliate, WXIA, in January 2012, where he co-anchored the 6 p.m. newscast with Brenda Wood and reported for the 11 p.m. nightly broadcast. DeMarco also taught journalism classes at Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University while in Atlanta. Morgan left WXIA in October 2015 to become a correspondent for CBS News.
On April 17, 2019, it was announced that Morgan would join CBS station KCBS in Los Angeles as the weekday morning anchor for the 4:30-7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. newscasts beginning May 6, 2019. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he also anchored select newscasts for CBS station WCBS in New York and the CBS Weekend News from Los Angeles, as the CBS Broadcast Center was closed due to infected CBS employees.
DeMarco Morgan Net Worth
Morgan has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a broadcast journalist.
DeMarco Morgan Salary
Morgan earns an average annual salary of between $40,000 – $110,000 from his current job as a CBS morning anchor.