Jennifer Mayerle Bio, Wiki
Jennifer Mayerle is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter working with WCCO-TV in Minnesota serving the station as a Weekend Morning Anchor. She has been working with this station since May 2014.
Jennifer Mayerle Dates of Birth
Mayerle was born on the 11th of December 1978 in Edina, United States. This is evidenced by a post she posted on her Instagram account on the 11th of December 2014 revealing it is when she celebrates her birthday. Additionally, during an interview with Startribune, she revealed that she was born in the same year as Jacob Wetterling, who was born in the year 1978. She is 43 years old as of 2021.
Jennifer Mayerle Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Jennifer Mayerle Education
Mayerle attended Edina Senior High School where she completed her high school education. She later joined the University of San Diego where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Mass Studies.
Jennifer Mayerle WCCO-TV
Mayerle work with WCCO-TV where she serves the station as a Weekend Morning Anchor. She made a return to the station in May 2014 working as a Reporter. Previously, she was serving the station as an intern and it is here where she began her journalism career. She is an Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Edward R. Murrow Award winner. She now anchors the WCCO Saturday Morning News from 8 to 9 AM.
She enjoys telling stories that positively impact the community and reporting on ordinary people who act in extraordinary ways. Additionally, she investigates problematic situations that can be corrected by an informed public.
Since she joined WCCO, she has been a part of the 10 o’clock news team. This team was honored with a regional Murrow award for their coverage of the Jacob Wetterling case and the arrest of his kidnapper and killed, Danny Heinrich. The RTNDA also recognized her with a Murrow for “Spreading Kindness.”
This is the sorry of a young girl with cancer who, along with her sisters formed a friendship with their garbage men. Additionally, she has also been honored in Minnesota with an Emmy and by the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
She was very happy to cover the 2016 Ryder Cup as she was continuing with her reports from several major golf tournaments including The Masters. Additionally, she was moved by her journey with Minnesota war veterans on their Honor Flight to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C, and also to observe the changing of the guard with them at Arlington National Cemetery.
Jennifer Mayerle Work Experience
Previously, she was working with CBS46 located in Atlanta where she was recognized for excellence in reporting and for community involvement. In one of her reports, she was able to save lives. This is when she did an investigation on counterfeit smoke detectors purchased by the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department and later distributed to low-income residents.
This highly publicized series of reports prompted the FBI investigation of the distributor and forced the department to recall and begin to replace more than 18,000 faulty detectors. One of the detectors later alerted and saved a family of six from a fire that destroyed their home.
She received the Apex Society’s 2008 “Power 30 under 30” award which was honoring 30 professionals in Atlanta under the age of 30 for excellence in their professional and community endeavors. Additionally, she also enjoyed volunteering, emceeing events, and serving on boards of directors which include the Atlanta Press Club.
While in Atlanta, she also did occasional reports on The Insider and CNN including one for CNN where she was reporting from Atlanta in January. This was during the onset of a spell of bitterly cold weather in Minnesota. She also contributed profiles of prominent individuals to the Atlantan monthly magazine.
Prior to moving to Atlanta, she was also previously working as a weekend anchor/reporter for WKRG in Mobile, Alabama. There, she was gaining international exposure for her coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Additionally, she also won her first Emmy and Murrow award for her interview with Hardy Jackson in Biloxi, Mississippi hours after his wife was swept from his grasp by the floodwaters.
This is one of the first stories of human suffering to emerge from Katrina’s wreckage. Hardy and Jennifer became friends and she maintained her connection with Hardy until his death in the year 2013. To date, she still keeps in touch with his family.
She kick-started her working career working at KWES-TV located in Midland, Texas where she was serving the station as an anchor/reporter. Jennifer joined this station in September 2000 and worked there till March 2003. This is a smaller market that helped her learn the value of self-sufficiency and grow up to appreciate the beauty of rolling tumbleweeds. Away from work, she enjoys being active in the community. She is a mentor with Minnetonka High School’s VANTAGE program and is on the Advisory Board for Assistance League of Minneapolis St, Paul.
Jennifer Mayerle Net Worth
In Mayerle’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Jennifer Mayerle Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Jennifer Mayerle Parents and Siblings
Born and raised in the United States, Mayerle manages to keep information regarding her parents and or whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.
Jennifer Mayerle Spouse
Mayerle manages to keep information regarding whether or not she is in marriage away from the public. An update of this information will be out when available.
Jennifer Mayerle Kids
Mayerle manages to keep information regarding whether or not she has any children away from the public. An update of this information will be out when available.
Jennifer Mayerle Awards
The year 2011 saw her win an Emmy, a Murrow, and a Georgia Associated Press award for her reporting on Ann Barlett. This is a woman who died in a house fire due to the failure of the firefighters to respond adequately to Barlett’s 911 call.
She also received an Emmy for her in-depth look at the long-lasting impact of concussions and also repeated hits to the head on athletes from the youth to the pro level. Her reports helped prompt Georgia legislators to pass The Return to Play Act, a law designed to protect young athletes.
Jennifer Mayerle Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 7,305 followers, around 4,800 followers on her Facebook page, and about 3,835 followers on her Instagram account.