Marni Hughes Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, WGN, Awards, Salary

Marni Hughes Biography

Marni Hughes is an American media personality serving as an anchor for WGN America. She co-anchors the weeknight editions of “News Nation” alongside Joe Donlon. She previously worked for KCPQ-TV (Seattle) as the main evening news anchor and newsroom leader and also worked in Minnesota, Utah, Indiana and Ohio.

Marni Hughes Age

Hughes was born on July 11 in United States but the exact year of her birth is unknown.

Marni Hughes Religion

Hughes is a Christian by religion.

Marni Hughes Height

Her height is unknown.

Marni Hughes Education

Marni studied broadcast journalism from the University of Montana and the Southern Methodist University.

Marni Hughes Family

Hughes was born and raised by her parents in the United States. However, no  information about her family  is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Marni’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if she has any siblings.

Marni Hughes Husband

Hughes married Chris in July 12, 2003. She has kept her marriage life off the public eye and it’s therefore not much is known about her husband.

Marni Hughes Children

Hughes and her husband  have three children together, two daughters and a son, whose names have not been revealed.

Marni Hughes WGN America

Hughes joined WGN America in May 2020 and joined the station’s primetime newscast News Nation which launched on 1st September 2020. News Nation is a three-hour primetime newscast that promises a just-the-facts approach to viewers’ daily. On joining News Nation, she said; “Building trust is more than just showing up and reporting the news. It’s about listening and learning from one another, good questions, perspective, objectivity, and building a relationship that connects us to one another and the communities and world around us. That’s the foundation of News Nation and it’s why I am incredibly honored to be part of this talented team of journalists and this important mission.”

Prior to joining the News Nation team, Marni anchored the evening news in Seattle where she played a strategic role in the expansion of the nightly broadcasts and launched a health franchise with a focus on wellness and lifestyle. Together with her team, Hughes was honored with an Emmy for a series of stories highlighting the challenges families face raising kids on the autism spectrum. She was also acknowledged for her reporting on traumatic brain injuries and impacts specific to youth sports safety. Before Seattle, Hughes worked in newsrooms in Minnesota, Utah, Indiana, and Ohio.

She also worked as an evening anchor for the Q13 News team from September 2011 to September 2019 and left the station after serving the residents of Seattle with news for almost 8 years. Hughes said the driving force behind her decision is her family. “Although I love bringing you the news each night, the reality is, I miss a lot at home,” she said. “Telling your stories and being part of this community is one of the great highlights in my career in journalism. It’s been a privilege to sit on this set during the big stories impacting our region.”

Marni Hughes Salary

Her salary is unknown.

Marni Hughes Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of  $5 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.

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