Hilary Golston Biography
Hilary Golston is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist currently working at FOX 2. Previously, she worked at WKYC in Cleveland, where she collected three Cleveland Press Club awards and featured on MSNBC for her expertise in the Tamir Rice case. Golston is also known on the Weather Channel from Charlotte North Carolina. Furthermore, she is a Suzuki-trained pianist, a craft she studied for 8 years.
Hilary is thrilled to be back home in Detroit, the city she grew up in. She is a proud graduate of Detroit Country Day High School. According to her, she comes from a family committed to Detroit, and she is delighted to be back where she grew up and be part of telling the stories that matter and going to bat for the community she was born in.
Most recently, Golston was honored to take home the Lower Great Lakes Regional Emmy for “General Assignment Reporting,” including stories she did about an activist’s heroic response to violence on the streets of Cleveland, protests in response to the election of President Donald Trump, human trafficking in northeast Ohio and a one on one in-depth interview with a Black pastor making national headlines for his support of President Donald Trump.
Hilary has reported on some of the biggest local and national stories of the day, including the Republican National Convention, and the Brelo verdict. She has apprehended exclusives and held public officials accountable. She has also covered some of the nation’s notable profile police shootings in the nation, breaking stories that have held Cuyahoga County’s Prosecutor accountable, while spurring a group of clergy to ask the prosecutor to recuse himself after the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Golston was sent to South Carolina to cover historic 1,000-year flooding, where she interviewed U-S Senator Tim Scott live and simultaneously reported on the damage he was surveying throughout a portion of the state by her employer WKYC. She also reported live from the command center where Governor Nikki Haley gave press briefings. She was also chosen to report on the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri, uncovering details about a $3.4 million request for emergency funds to pay police after being the first to interview a finance official in St. Louis County about the funding matter.
Prior to joining WKYC, Hilary anchored the weekend evening shows for the NBC station in Birmingham, Alabama. She also won an Emmy for reporting in a special that marked the one-year anniversary of the worst tornado outbreak to strike Alabama. For more than two years, Hilary anchored NBC 13’s sports coverage on the weekend evening shows on top of her other anchoring roles.
Golston is a Bachelor of Science degree graduate from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Before her graduation, she made her mark in TV, appearing on Fox Sports Network Detroit as a reporter for High School Hammertime. At the same time, she also anchored and reported for an audience of more than 24,000 viewers as part of “The Source,” a magazine news show produced by students.
Hilary’s report on the inter-county connector aired in the 9th largest market at the time, Washington DC on the former WB Interloop show. She has a great passion for serving the community and has been a proud board member of the American Diabetes Association in Northeast Ohio and Birmingham, Alabama.
Her flouring carer started as a night-side reporter, web producer, and later fill-in anchor for the CBS station in Green Bay, Wisconsin. At the station, Hilary was most proud of her reporting on a small child with a rare skin disease who had been denied the funds needed for potentially life-saving treatment. For her coverage, Medicaid credited WFRV with bringing to light information, which led the agency to review the case.
Hilary Golston Age
Golston is 36 years old as of 2020. She was born on September 15, 1984, in Detroit, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on September 15th every month.
Hilary Golston Husband
Golston is very private when it comes to his personal information therefore it is not known whether he is married or in a relationship. We will update you once the information is available.
Hilary Golston Family
Golston has maintained his personal life private thus he has not disclosed any details about his parents or siblings. She comes from a family committed to Detroit and the magic we know is here.
Hilary Golston Height
Golston stands at an average height. However, she has not disclosed her exact height and other body measurements.
Hilary Golston Net Worth
Golston has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million which she has primarily earned through her career as a journalist.
Hilary Golston Salary
Golston receives an estimated annual salary of $75,000 from her employer Fox network.