Michael Putney Biography
Michael Putney is an American award-winning retired journalist who served as a senior reporter on politics and government at WPLG Local 10 News in Miami, Florida. He also works as a political columnist for The Miami Herald.
Michael Putney Education
Michael studied at Berkeley High School. He then attended Deep Springs College in California where studied for two years. He then proceeded to the University of Missouri where he received a bachelor of arts in English literature. He also earned a master’s degree at the University of Missouri.
Michael Putney Age
How old is Michael? Michael is 82 years old as of 2023. He was born on December 16, 1940, in New York City, New York, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on 16th December of every year. READ: Kerri Cronk
Michael Putney Nationality and Ethnicity
Michael holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in the United States. He belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Michael Putney Height
How tall is Michael? Putney stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.70 m).
Michael Putney Parents
Putney was born in New York and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. His family moved to Berkeley, California at the age of 14 years. However, details regarding his family members including his father, mother and siblings are currently under review.
Michael Putney Wife
Michael is currently married to his wife Marta. The couple are proud parents to a daughter by the name of Mia. When he is not on air, he spends his time with his family, playing tennis, cooking and traveling. The family also owns a quirky cocker spaniel named Zoe and a pug puppy named Tallulah.
Michael Putney Salary
Putney working as a senior political reporter and political columnist for The Miami Herald earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $72,000 – $120,000.
Michael Putney Net Worth
Michael Putney an accomplished American award-winning senior political television reporter and columnist, based in Miami has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Michael Putney Political Party
Putney’s information regarding his political affiliation is currently not available. He is a political columnist, however, he has not yet updated his political party in the public eye. We will update his information once confirmed and available in the limelight.
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Michael is a retired journalist who served as a senior political reporter and government at WPLG Local 10 News in Miami, Florida. He also serves as a political columnist for The Miami Herald. He joined the WPLG Local 10 News in 1989. READ: Shams Charania
Michael started his profession in broadcast news-casting in 1966 while an alumni understudy, first as a radio reporter and afterward as a news chief at KCGM in Columbia, Missouri. He moved across town to KFRU radio and was immediately advanced from colleague news chief to news chief. Between broadcasts, he worked for The Columbia Daily Tribune as a city proofreader.
In 1970, Michael moved from the Midwest to Washington, D.C. There he worked for The National Observer – the initial two years as an overall expressions author, at that point five years as a broad task reporter and public component essayist. An advancement to West Coast agency boss in 1976 took Michael to Los Angeles. After the Observer shut in 1977, he worked in New York for Time Inc. At that point, The Miami Herald attracted him to Florida to compose for its Sunday magazine, Tropic. He later composed a column for the paper.
In 1981, Michael got back to broadcasting, this time in TV. At WTVJ in Miami, he reported on a wide assortment of stories however with a hefty accentuation on government and legislative issues. In 1986, he became the end-of-the-week co-anchor. By the last part of the ’80s, Michael Putney had accomplished “most significant reporter” status in the South Florida broadcast community.
Michael has been to Cuba in excess of multiple times. His insight into and experience with Cuban policy-driven issues is essentially unrivaled among South Florida news experts. The heap of stories he has covered incorporates the Mariel boatlifts; Immigration Accord talks in Havana, Washington and New York; and a top-to-bottom interview with Cuban National Assembly President, Ricardo Alarcon. Michael reported from Havana when the remaining parts of Che Guevara were gotten back to the island from Bolivia. He was essential for the Local 10 Newsgroup that covered the visit of Pope John Paul II to Cuba.
Michael’s predominant reporting abilities have won him two Emmys. The state Supreme Court additionally designated him to Florida’s Judicial Management Council. He said his main thing from being a reporter is conversing with newsmakers and attempting to pull out current realities, some of which, he said, are incidentally reality. He has attempted to fail to remember any humiliations he may have had during his famous lifetime. He has a great deal of regard for the telecom calling and said he is most pleased just to have made opening the prior night.