Michaela Pereira Biography
Michaela Pereira is a Canadian journalist currently working as an anchor at the KTTV FOX 11 Los Angeles morning show, Good Day LA. She is best known as a former anchor for KTLA in Los Angeles. Pereira also worked as part of the CNN morning show New Day.
In 2016, she left CNN to join the HLN cable television network, later debuting as an anchor of the Los Angeles-based news program Michaela. She then joined KTTV in September 2020.
Michaela Pereira Age
How old is Michaela Pereira? Pereira is 50 years old as of 2020. She was born on August 26, 1970, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She celebrates her birthday on August 26th every year.
Michaela Pereira Husband
Pereira posted a picture on Instagram and mentioned him as “my heart.” However, she has not yet clarified his name and relationship in depth. We will update you once the information is available.
Michaela Pereira Family
Pereira was adopted. She has been brought up by her foster parents; father Douglas Thomson, and mother Ainslie Thomson. Her parents and siblings do not share the same ethnic background. However, she not disclosed details about her siblings. She is a Canadian citizen although she lived and worked in the United States for many years.
Michaela Pereira Education
Pereira attended Peter Skene Ogden Secondary school in Cariboo town, British Columbia. After graduating from high school in 1988, she joined Camosun College then the University of Victoria, also in British Columbia.
Michaela Pereira Height
Pereira stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Michaela Pereira Career
Pereira started her career at CHECK-TV in Victoria, British Columbia as host of a magazine show and documentary special. She also reported on weather, sports, and entertainment for the station. Later on, she moved to co-host Internet Tonight on ZDTV with Scott Herriott until its cancelation in 2001. After the cancelation, Michaela became a regular host for TechLive until 2004 when she joined KTLA in Los Angeles.
On January 1, 2007, Pereira co-hosted coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade with former game show host Bob Eubanks. She again co-hosted the parade coverage with Eubanks in 2008. On March 28, 2013, it was announced that Pereira would leave KTLA to hots a new morning show at CNN. She returned to Los Angeles in 2016 to anchor Michaela’s program on HLN.
In October 2018, her contract with HLN came to an end along with that of Ashleigh Banfield and Carol Costello, based on the network’s decision to scale back its live news programming.
Michaela Pereira Awards
Michaela served as the co-host of the number one rated morning newscast, KTLA Morning News, Los Angeles for nine years. During her service, the station won nine Emmy Awards including one for “Best Regularly Scheduled Daily News.” She won three Radio & TV News Association Golden Mike Awards: in 2006 for live coverage of a news story, “Urban Farm Eviction,” and the Best Daytime News Broadcast in both 2004 and 2006.
Pereira was also awarded two Mark Twain Awards in 2004 for “Best Live Coverage of a News Event, Hostage Standoff Mexican Consulate,” and the “Best 60 Minute Broadcast: KTLA Morning News.” In addition, Michaela is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Black Journalists Association of Southern California, and American Women in Radio and Television. She is also an active member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Michaela Pereira Net Worth | Salary
Pereira has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million which she has primarily earned through her career as a journalist. Her annual salary is currently under review.