Maleko McDonnell Bio, Age, Height, KITV4, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Maleko McDonnell Bio, Wiki

Maleko McDonnell is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for KITV4  serving the station as a weekday morning anchor of Good Morning Hawaii. He has been working with this station since January 2016. 

Maleko McDonnell Age

McDonnell manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.

Maleko McDonnell Heights

McDonnell stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Maleko McDonnell Education

McDonnell attended St. Louis School where he graduated with a diploma. Later on, he enrolled at Northwest Missouri State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in mass communications and journalism.

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Maleko McDonnell Career

McDonnell works at KITV4 where he serves as a weekday morning anchor of Good Morning Hawaii which airs from 4:30 am to 7 am. Prior to joining KITV4, Maleko worked at iHeartMedia as a radio announcer on Star 101.9-FM. He worked in radio at iHeartMedia for 20 years before he joined KITV’s news team. While he served as a radio announcer on Star 101.9-FM, in 2006, he won the Honolulu Star-Bulletin’s People’s Choice Award for Best Radio Personality. In addition, McDonnell was the first radio announcer who broke into programming and provided non-stop coverage following the resulting island-wide power outage in 2006 and an early morning earthquake. Additionally, in 2008, when Oahu’s power grid failed again, he was on-air providing radio coverage throughout the event from the start to the end.

Moreover, he also led a campaign to bring televised concert performances to fans while at home through Living Room Live  #AlohaTogether in March 2020. Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 forced venues and musicians to cancel events and concerts.  Furthermore, the show has been used as a benefit for COVID-19 relief, as it raised money to buy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for first responders and Hawaii’s healthcare workers. Apart from that, Maleko is also a well-known social media influencer, and he brings his considerable marketing expertise to the table for clients both locally and worldwide.

In addition to that, he also served as the host of a weekly podcast on the iHeartRadio network. Where he interviewed musical guests, experts, and local business leaders. Moreover, he makes regular appearances at local events as the master of ceremonies. He also works with the Honolulu Marathon Association as its race announcer and voice. In addition to being the co-owner and co-producer of the internationally famous, Le Dîner en Blanc  Honolulu, in its 6th year in 2019. McDonnell is a multi-awarded Po’okela Award winner and not long ago, he appeared in Manoa Valley Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding and Shipment Day.

Maleko McDonnell Net Worth

In McDonnell’s career as a weekday morning anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Maleko McDonnell Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Maleko McDonnell’s Parents and Siblings

McDonnell was born and raised in the United States, he keeps information regarding his parents and whether he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Maleko McDonnell Wife/ Spouse

McDonnell manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update of his marital status will be done when available.

Maleko McDonnell Kids

McDonnell manages to keep information regarding whether he has children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Maleko McDonnell KITV4

McDonnell works at KITV4 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Mika Miyashima
  2. Rick Quan
  3. Robert Kekaula
  4. Pete Caggiano
  5. Paul Drewes
  6. Diane Ako
  7. Lei U’i Kaholokula
  8. Malika Dudley
  9. Keith Demolder
  10. Erin Coogan
  11. Tom George
  12. Annalisa Burgos

Maleko McDonnell Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 688 followers, around 727 followers on his Facebook page, and about 5k followers on his Instagram account.