Sylvia Weatherspoon Bio, Wiki
Sylvia Weatherspoon is an award-winning American Anchor/reporter working for WBRZ News 2 in Baton Rouge, LA. serving as an Evening anchor/reporter at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. She has been working with this station since December 1993.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Age
Born and raised in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the United States, Sylvia keeps the information about her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from her appearance, she might be around her 50’s.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Height
Weatherspoon stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1. 7 m) and weighs around 68 kg.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Education
For her education, Sylvia enrolled at Louisiana State University where she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and mass communication.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Career
Weatherspoon works for WBRZ News 2 in Baton Rouge, LA. serving as an Evening anchor/reporter. She co-anchors WBRZ News 2 at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Sylvia started her profession at WBRZ in December 1993.
She joined the WBRZ family after serving as the news director for WJBO-AM & WFMF-FM radio in Baton Rouge. Sylvia originally pursued a job in radio news reporting, but the technological side of TV news caught her attention. She devoured her spare time in the newsroom of a local TV station. Sylvia stated television news felt natural to her, and she loved it. She discovered TV news challenging, permitting her to be creative in her reporting.
Sylvia conforms on multiple community boards, including the Advisory Board of the Junior League of Baton Rouge, a partner of Sunrise Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, and operates on the Executive Board of Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area. In 2007, Sylvia obtained the Excellence In Medical Journalism Award in Television Broadcasting when she reported on “Reduce Your Risk”, WBRZ’s series of health segments.
During her profession, the Louisiana Associated Press rewarded Sylvia 2nd place in Best Spot News on her story of a house fire, “In Only Minutes”, and 3rd place for “Miracle on the Mississippi”, a report covering an accident on the Mississippi River Bridge. She is also the beneficiary of the 2007 Women in Media Award of Excellence in Television. She has also earned the 2007 Laurie Smith Anderson Award for Excellence in Health Care Reporting from the Arthritis Association of Louisiana.
Most recently, Sylvia earned the 2008 NAACP Community Service Award and 2008 Best Local TV News Anchor in 225 Magazine as well as the 2008 Louisiana Role Model Award from the Baton Rouge Chapter of The Links, Inc. The Louisiana Associated Press called WBRZ News 2 at 10 pm ‘Louisiana’s Best Newscast’ in 2011 and 2012. In her spare time, she enjoys vacationing with her family, gardening, and Bible study.
Sylvia Weatherspoon’s Net Worth
In Sylvia’s career as an anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 5 million.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Salary
Weatherspoon acquires annual earnings that range between $ 109, 545, and $ 216, 745.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Parents and Siblings
Weatherspoon was born and raised by her devoted parents in Clarksdale, Mississippi, the United States. She was adopted at birth by her great-aunt Alene Sparks. Sylvia shifted with her family to Baton Rouge when she was a youthful girl. “She knew her father but didn’t know her biological mom,” she said. She has a biological brother though she has not revealed his name.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Husband
Weatherspoon is married to Donald. The duo exchanged their marriage vows in 1986 and had a son two years after, Donald II. She and her husband reside in Baton Rouge with their two children.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Kids
She and her husband are parents of two children and one of them is Donald II.
Sylvia Weatherspoon Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Weatherspoon is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 2,310 Followers around 1K followers on her Facebook page, and 611 followers on her Instagram account.
Sylvia Weatherspoon WBRZ News 2
Weatherspoon works at WBRZ News 2 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Jacelyn Wheat
- Marisa Nuzzo
- Dr. Josh Eachus
- Keller Watts
- Corey Rholdon
- Matt Trent
- Lauren Hawkins
- Katie Easter
- Falon Brown
- Brandi B. Harris
- Bess Casserleigh
- Michael Shingleton
- Chris Nakamoto
- Brittany Weiss
- John Patorek
- Taylor Rubach