Recently updated on April 21st, 2023 at 11:08 pm
Shawnette Wilson Biography
Shawnette Wilson is an American journalist, anchor and reporter currently working as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at FOX 29 News in Philadelphia. She joined FOX 29, in January 2007. Before joining FOX 29, she worked as a news anchor and reporter at WBTV/WJZY in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also worked as a reporter and then anchor of the 6, 10 and 11 p.m. news at the ABC station WJCL in Savannah, Georgia.
Shawnette Wilson Age and Birthday
How old is she? Wilson is 40 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 8, 1973, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Her birthday is always celebrated on the 8th of January of every year.
Shawnette Wilson Education
Shawnette attended and graduated from Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, in New York with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and the National Association of Black Journalists. READ: Benjamin Hall
Shawnette Wilson Nationality and Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Shawnette? Shawnette holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. he was born and raised in Charlotte North Carolina, United States of America. She belongs to the black ethnicity/heritage.
Shawnette Wilson Height
How tall is Shawnette? Wilson stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and has a body weight of 56 kg.
Shawnette Wilson Family | Parents | Siblings
The Baltimore, Maryland, anchor, was born and raised in Charlotte NC, United States, and has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Wilson has any siblings. RELATED: Shawn Styles
Shawnette Wilson Husband | Married
Who is Shawnette married to? Wilson is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Shawnette Wilson Salary
How much does she earn? Shawnette earns an estimated salary ranging from $53,00 – $101,000 per year.
Shawnette Wilson Net Worth
Shawnette Wilson is an American journalist, anchor and reporter with an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Shawnette Wilson Fox 29 News
In January 2007, Shawnette Wilson joined the FOX 29 News team as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. She later became an anchor for the mid-day news and Fox 29 Morning News. Presently, she is back to reporting on weekdays for the FOX 29 News evening newscasts at 5, 6, 10, and 11 p.m. RELATED: Robert Smith
Before coming to Philadelphia, Shawnette anchored the 10 o’clock weeknight news and reported for the 11 p.m. newscast at CBS station WBTV/WJZY in Charlotte, North Carolina. Earlier, she worked as a reporter and anchor for the 6, 10, and 11 p.m. news at ABC station WJCL in Savannah, Georgia, and as an anchor/reporter for local cable news station PV3 in Westminster, Maryland. Additionally, Shawnette worked as an assignment desk assistant at Fox5 in Atlanta, Georgia, for about a year between on-air jobs.
While working in Philadelphia, Shawnette covered significant breaking news events and historic weather occurrences like Superstorm Sandy. She was also part of the lead team coverage for the 2008 World Series victory of the Phillies, the Pope’s visit, the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and the Philadelphia Eagles’ remarkable 2018 Super Bowl win.
Shawnette received Emmy nominations from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for two long-format enterprise stories. One story focused on stranger danger/child abductions, and the other on sextortion involving children victimized and blackmailed by online predators over sexual images of the victim. She is particularly proud of producing long-format stories such as her series on the heroin epidemic affecting young people and pregnant women, as well as young convicted felons returning to society.