Megan Rivers Biography
Megan Rivers grew up with a passion for telling stories. Her curiosity about things happening around her directed her to the path she’s on presently. She is an Emmy-nominated multiskilled journalist working as a reporter for WUSA9. Prior to this position, Rivers worked as a traffic anchor at WCIV, a producer at WLTX, and a freelance journalist. In this article, we will do a background check on her.
Megan Rivers Age and Family
She comes from the Hills of Rochester in Michigan. Her date of birth is 15th December 1988. Much of her family’s information remains out of the limelight but we know of her young sister and close relationship with her parents. On matters regarding relationships, Megan has spent most of her life single. To this moment, she is still single.
The desire to become a journalist stemmed from her background. Megan was always strong-minded and loved to voice her demands. The women around her encouraged her to use her voice for her people. The decision to become a journalist was cemented when she got the opportunity to make announcements during a parade in high school.
The dream took shape when she joined Claflin University for a degree in broadcast journalism and television production. At school, she worked with technical producers at Miller communications for 4 years. Rivers was responsible for recording commercials, and broadcasting daily morning shows and sports events. This opportunity began a journey she would follow for most part of her life.
After graduating, the young journalist started as a freelance journalist for The Manning times. She later became a news producer at WLTX News 19 where she wrote scripts, assisted in editing, coordinated live segments, and covered breaking news. She also used social media platforms to promote shows, create video clips, and engage with viewers.
Rivers also assisted the stations in forming ties with key people in the community. She worked there for 3 years before joining WCIV first as a multimedia journalist and later as a traffic anchor and reporter. After another 3 years, she joined WUSA 9 as a journalist. In December 2022, she announced that she would be leaving WUSA for a job she has not announced yet. We will update you guys on where she will be going next.
She has covered news such as the impact of Hurricane Ian in North Beach, a series of crimes, shootings, and gun violence, an increase in violence in DC, and the introduction of the transgender policy in schools. You can catch more stories she has covered here
Megan Rivers Instagram, Height and Salary
Aside from working as a journalist, we can say that Rivers is passionate about fitness. On her Instagram, she posts workout videos. Her body appearance displays the amount of work she put into becoming fit. Her abs and small waist are something most women admire about her. River’s height is 5 feet and 3 inches. She could be weighing approximately 59kg.
Rivers complements her body with a high sense of fashion. She mostly wears body-gripping long dresses with long sleets, and skater skirts are her usuals and her most appealing look is her iconic short hair. However, currently, she is rocking locks. Check out her Instagram to be inspired. Rivers can comfortably afford this lifestyle from the approximately $60,000 annual salary she has been earning as a journalist. Other journalists worth reading are Kim Castro, Adriana Mendez, and Natalie Haddad.