Mary Bubala Biography
Mary Bubala is an American journalist and news anchor who was later fired from WJZ-TV in May 2019. This is a job she had worked for 15 years. Bubala is famous for featuring in linking ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s resignation to her race and gender. As of today, Mary is working with WBFF.
Mary attended Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois. While in school, she served as a member of the Glenbrook South Television (GBS-TV). However, after her graduation from high school, she moved to New York to attend Ithaca College. Later on, she graduated from John Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism in 1991.
Just a day after graduation, Mary landed a job at WENY-TV as a weekday news anchor and weekend reporter. Mary got recognition with a regional Emmy for outstanding news anchor later getting a nomination for one of her coverage of the Freddy Gray protests.
She then joined WMAR in Maryland. However, it did not take him before landing a job in WJZ-TV in December 2003 where she worked for 15 years until May 2019. This was after Mary was honored by the Maryland Daily Record as an Influential Marylander in 2018.
Her firing came after she linked ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s resignation to her race and gender. To quote, This is what Bubala said in an Interview with Loyola University Maryland professor Karsonya Wise Whitehead;
We have had three female, African-American mayors in a row who were all passionate public servants. Two resigned though. Is this a signal that a different kind of leadership is needed to steer Baltimore City forward?
However, a few months after she was fired in WJZ, Mary was hired by WBFF. She first reported to work on Monday September 23, 2019, according to General Manager Bill Fanshawe. She then featured on Tuesday 4 P.M newscast as a reporter for its lead story.
Mary Bubala Age|Birthday
Mary was born on September 14, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is 50 years old as of September 2019.
Mary Bubala Husband
Mary is happily married to her husband Bruce Douglas Smith, a renowned oncologist. The duo met in Rochester, New York later marrying on September 14, 1996.
Mary Bubala Family| Parents
Mary was born to her parents Paul and Carol. later after she met Dr, Bruce whom she married in 1996. The duo has two sons; Matt and Nate Smith who form their family.
Mary Bubala Net worth|Salary
Mary has spent her career working in television as a journalist and news anchor. For instance, she has worked for WJZ-TV for 20 years. Though her Net Worth is not yet revealed, the WJZ channel pays a salary of between $42,116-$62000 annually. This helps us estimate her net worth to some significant amount. However, we will update as soon as we get more information about her income.