Christy McDonald Bio, Age, Height, WDIV-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Christy McDonald Bio, Wiki

Christy McDonald is an Emmy-Award-winning American TV anchor and journalist working at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI serving as an anchor/reporter. She has been working with this station since March 2011.

Christy McDonald Age

Born and raised in the United States, Christy keeps the information about her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. However, judging from her appearance, she might be around her 50’s.

Christy McDonald Height

McDonald stands approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1. 68m) and weighs around 69 kg.

Christy McDonald Education

For her educational background, Christy enrolled at Michigan State University James Madison College where she graduated in 1994 and earned a Bachelor of Arts – BA, Political Philosophy.

Christy McDonald Career

McDonald works at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI as an anchor/reporter. She has covered news in Detroit and Michigan for over 2 decades and a half. For the past 10 years, Christy served as Managing Editor/Anchor for WTVS Detroit PBS One Detroit. She also created the station’s weekly flagship politics/news show “MiWeek” in 2011, which developed into “One Detroit” in 2017. In 2020, as a reaction to the pandemic, Christy assisted to create and anchor “One Detroit: Arts & Culture,” a second weekly program dedicated to the arts.

She also anchored coverage for DPTV including live news events, documentaries, and the Mackinac Policy Conference. McDonald also appeared multiple times over the years on CNN reporting and the PBS NewsHour on Michigan politics and Detroit’s financial crisis. A sought-after moderator, she has led lively conversations at the Detroit Economic Club, Mackinac Policy Conference, Detroit Policy Conference, International Women’s Day events, and BLM’s CEO Summit, among others.  Christy also co-moderated Gubernatorial debates in 2018 and 2014. She has emerged on WDET public radio as a guest host/panelist, as well as a featured visitor on WJR’s “Anything, is Possible” and the syndicated radio show “Remarkable Women.”

Christy McDonald’s Net Worth

In Christy’s career as an anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 5 million.

Christy McDonald Salary

McDonald’s acquires annual earnings that range between $ 90, 487, and $ 191, 335.

Christy McDonald’s Parents and Siblings

McDonald was born and raised by her devoted parents in the United States. Growing up, her parents offered her the best upbringing possible. Besides this, the anchor has not told much information about her parents and siblings if she has any.

Christy McDonald Husband

McDonald is a widow. She married a radio host, Jamie Samuelsen though he passed away in July 2020 due to Colon Cancer.

Christy McDonald Kids

She is a mother of three children namely Caroline, 17, Catherine, 12, and Josh who is 15.

Christy McDonald Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

McDonald is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 3,711 Followers around 1K followers on her Facebook page, and 8.2K followers on her Instagram account.

Christy McDonald WDIV-TV

McDonald  works at WDIV where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jason Colthorp
  2. Will Jones
  3. Priya Mann
  4. Pamela Osborne
  5. Kim Adams
  6. Ashlee Baracy
  7. Ron Hilliard
  8. Brandon Roux
  9. Bryan Schuerman
  10. Jamie Edmonds
  11. Devin Scillian
  12. Kimberly Gill
  13. Rhonda Walker
  14. Karen Drew
  15. Darnell Blackburn
  16. Kim DeGiulio
  17. Mara MacDonald
  18. Hank Winchester
  19. Rod Meloni