Darnell Blackburn Bio, Wiki
Darnell Blackburn is an American Former Police Officer, anchor, and reporter working at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI serving as morning weekdays traffic reporter from 4:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. He has been working with this station since December 2022.
Darnell Blackburn Age
Born and raised in Detroit, MI, the United States, Darnell keeps the information about his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. However, judging from his appearance, he might be around his 40’s.
Darnell Blackburn Height
Blackburn stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1. 75 m) and weighs around 71 kg.
Darnell Blackburn Education
For his education, Darnell enrolled in Cass Technical High School. Then he joined MSU where he graduated and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Darnell also acquired his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2007.
Darnell Blackburn Career
Blackburn works at WDIV Local 4 Detroit, MI serving as morning weekdays traffic reporter. Former Police Officer arrived at WDIV-Local 4 in December 2022 as the station’s Crime and Safety Expert on all platforms. Darnell delivers the in-depth analysis as part of the station’s strategy for its crime reporting to allow observers to better understand what is necessary and how to keep themselves, their families, and friends secure from becoming a victim of crime.
Blackburn is also a member of the team of on-air traffic reporters for the station’s Timesaver Traffic segments during morning news weekdays from 4:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. He is a veteran of law enforcement with over 27 years of experience. Darnell served as a police officer at Michigan State University and also operated in the Auburn Hills Police Department where he operated road patrol, narcotics, community policing, and other special assignments.
He has also been instrumental in the education of police across Southeast Michigan operating for over 15 years with the MCOLES (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards), the regulatory agency for all law enforcement in Michigan. While there, Darnell assisted to develop and oversee the training and standards curriculum for all of Michigan’s law enforcement officers. He is also an adjunct professor at Macomb Community College where he instructs courses ranging from criminal investigations to business marketing.
Darnell is also the creator and owner of PRAT LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in soft skills training for organizations in Cultural Competency, Implicit Bias, and Verbal De-Escalation. He has also served as a facilitator with the US Department of Justice alongside Attorneys General Loretta Lynch and Jeff Sessions on police and society relations. Darnell sits on multiple committees and presently holds numerous certifications. He is part of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., NOBLE, and several other professional organizations.
Darnell Blackburn’s Net Worth
In Darnell’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Darnell Blackburn Salary
Blackburn acquires annual earnings that range between $ 84,105, and $ 183, 885.
Darnell Blackburn’s Parents and Siblings
Blackburn was born and raised by his devoted parents in Detroit, MI, the United States. Growing up, his parents gave him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, Darnell has not revealed much information about his parents and siblings if he has any.
Darnell Blackburn Wife
Blackburn is a married man though he has not revealed any information about his wife.
Darnell Blackburn Kids
He and his wife are proud parents of two toddler boys. However, their names will be revealed soon.
Darnell Blackburn Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Blackburn is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 382 Followers around 4K followers on his Facebook page, and 1624 Followers on his Instagram account.
Darnell Blackburn WDIV-TV
Blackburn works at WDIV where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Jason Colthorp
- Will Jones
- Priya Mann
- Christy McDonald
- Pamela Osborne
- Kim Adams
- Ashlee Baracy
- Ron Hilliard
- Brandon Roux
- Bryan Schuerman
- Jamie Edmonds
- Devin Scillian
- Kimberly Gill
- Rhonda Walker
- Karen Drew