Elaine Houston Biography
Elaine Houston is an American award-winning journalist currently working as the co-anchor of News Channel 13 Live at 5:00 and 5:30. Since joining WNYT Channel 13 in January 1990, Houston has received several accolades for her reporting.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Houston received her Master’s degree in International Women’s Studies in 2009 from the State University of New York’s Empire State College. She is also a Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree holder from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Houston co-anchors WNYT Channel 13 Live at 5 and 5:30. Her stories have taken her to Washington, DC in 2017 to cover the inauguration of President, Donald Trump. In the same year, Elaine was in Washington, DC to cover the hundreds of thousands of women who rallied in the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington in opposition to the proposals of President Donald Trump. She also covered candidate Trump in New York City on election eve in November 2016.
In 2004, Elaine traveled to Oklahoma to cover tornado damage as well as Sen.John Kerry’s bid for the White House. In 1999, she traveled to Cuba to cover the protracted conflict over little Elian Gonzalez, as well as a day in the life of Havana’s Cuban citizens.
Houston not only highlights women’s stories but also encourages and empowers women, especially those who are struggling with poverty or dealing with socio-economic issues. Notably, she sponsored a women’s summit in Albany, NY in 2017, 2018, and 2019. For the years, more than 100 women attended the sold-out leadership and empowerment conference. In addition, the women are treated to workshops on financial independence, how to write a book, nutrition, and advocacy lessons for supporting their child.
Through her production company, Daddy’s Little Girl Productions INC. LLC, Elaine has produced three films. Most recently, she produced the documentary ‘CURVE GIRLS’, a film that touches on body shaming targeted at women.
As the education reporter at WNYT, Houston highlights outstanding teachers and students in her Top Teacher and “The Best and the Brightest” programs. Her passion for education inspired her to create an Education Forum for 100 teachers in 2011 to discuss the controversial Teacher Evaluation process. For her efforts in the project, Houston received the Employee of the Month award.
Elaine has received various awards for her passionate service on television. For her reporting in 2017, Houston won the 2017 New York State Broadcasters Association for coverage in her weekly series, Today’s Women. She is also a recipient of the SAANY’s award in 2009 for outstanding education stories and the PTA lifetime award in 2000.
In 2011, Elaine was recognized by WNYT with the Employee of the Month award for creating a company-wide lip dub video that was shown on television and later posted on the WNYT website and generating hundreds of hits. This was in addition to her Employee of the Month award for her work in Washington D.C.
For her community service, Houston was awarded the Community of Excellence Award by the College of Saint Rose for work in the community in 2017. She also received the Distinguished Community Service Award from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2012.
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Elaine Houston Net Worth
Houston has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.
Elaine Houston Salary
Houston receives an average annual salary of between $33,800 and $112,500 according to the news anchor salary range in the United States. Thank you for choosing us. We appreciate you.