Marissa Parra Biography
Rick Preissel who has worked with Marissa Parra describes her as talented and a person with the potential of rising to the top of her field. From what we observed, Parra has displayed the described attributes. She is an expert at reporting, interviewing, anchoring, writing, and editing. These skills have earned her several job opportunities are various media stations. Currently, she is serving as a correspondent based in the nation’s capital for NBC and MSNBC platforms.
Marissa Parra Age and Husband
She is an American of Hispanic origin born on 10th October 1989. The 34-year-old has a close relationship with her family and people from her race. The passion to blossom in her career comes from the desire to represent her people. The desire has consumed out all options including having a husband and starting her family. As of 2023, we can say that Marissa is single. Her age is, however, good for marriage and we could be hearing wedding bells soon.
Education and Career
From a young child, Marissa had the desire to appear on the screen. As she grew up, this desire started becoming a reality. She joined the University of Maryland where she studied broadcast journalism. As a student, she served as the campus reporter and fill-in anchor for Central Virginia TV station for 2 years.
After graduating, Marissa landed her first job as a video editor a WUSA 9 in Washington. Before this, she was a freelance sports reporter for ESPN and FOX Sports. She got her first on-air job as a general assignment reporter and anchor at WSET-TV in Lynchburg.
At the ABC affiliate, Marissa worked primarily on Good Morning America as a producer and a scriptwriter for the show. She also did interviews and field reports. After 2 years, she joined WBBM|CBS Chicago as a general assignment and fill-in anchor. She worked there for 3 years before announcing that she would be joining NBC News as a correspondent.
Marissa has done a report on the 35 million people in California who are under flood alert, CTA Workers and Riders protesting for increased staffing and improved commuter service, and the accelerating cases of Covid, Flu, and RSV, and how hospital staff is handling the increasing numbers. She is big on covering injustice but has a soft spot for good news around the country.
Recently. Marrissa has covered extreme weather, which has been said to be one of the hottest summer summers recorded in the country. She also covered a story of how 4 children survived in the Amazon forest. Marissa covered historic news when the Democrat voted to make South Carolina the first primary state in America.
Marissa Parra Height and Salary
When she is not working, Marissa loves outdoor activities. In 2022, she was selected to compete in Dancing with the Chicago Celebrity. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Regarding her physical attributes, we observed that Marissa is 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She also earns an annual salary of approximately $70,000. Her influence on the media as a Latino can only be echoed by Adriana Mendez.
Some fast facts about Marissa Parra
Occupation: National Correspondent
Marital Status: Single
Height: 5 feet and 6 inches