Mekialaya White Biography
Mekialaya White, 36, is an American journalist serving in the media network industry as an anchor and reporter. Her choice of journalism stems from her passion to empower and serve others. She has worked her way to becoming an influential journalist. White has had previous experience in reporting, writing, and anchoring at KSNW, WCPO, KKTV, and years at CBS. Currently, she works as an anchor and reporter at CBS.
Mekialaya White Age and Husband
She comes from a military background. Her parents served for more than 20 years in the Air Force. Discipline and hard work came naturally to her due to her parents’ character. White also has one sibling. She is a married woman. On 22nd August 2021, White tied the knot with her long-time lover Josh Gallegos. The two started dating on 25th June 2018 and got engaged on 18th September 2020. Age is not an issue for the two love birds. Mekialaya White is older than Gallegos by 4 years. She was born on 21st June 1986 while her husband was born on 29th October 1990.
Mekialaya White Education
Working as a journalist was a childhood dream and a humbling honor. She started working for her career when she joined Rampart High School and later at the University of Northern Colorado where she did Journalism and Mass Communication. As a student, she got involved in journalism activities and societies as she was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and The Association of Women in Communication.
Mekialaya White Career
She graduated in 2008 and started working in 2009. White started at KOAA-TV as a news producer and multimedia journalist. Her duties were shooting and editing interviews, and daily stories and creating content for the station’s website. A year later, she joined KSNW-TV as a reporter and mmj who was tasked with gathering facts, creating articles, and photos for the web, and covering high-profile figures and national events.
Mekialaya stayed in Wichita, Kansas for 2 years before joining WCPO Tv as an MMJ responsible for creating stories for WCPO’S noon show and Good Morning Tri-State. She also kept the social media sites engaging and up-to-date with information. For less than a year, she worked at KKTV as an MMJ before joining KRDO as a reporter and anchor. Here, she anchored weekend evening news and assisted in the production of news. Using her digital skills, White created compelling and engaging content on the station’s website and social media sites.
Mekialaya started at CBS as a part-time writer. She worked her way to become a reporter on CBS News Colorado. Her fame and expertise led her to join the weekend team as a weekend morning anchor. In September of 2022, CBS again promoted her to 4 pm anchor from Monday through Friday.
Mekialaya White Success, Salary, and Height
Her time as a journalist has been followed by coverage of news that have garnered international, national, and local attention. White has covered severe weather conditions, tornadoes, presidential elections, campaigns, and major breaking news. Her Hard work and passion have made White a recipient of many awards and promotions. She is a highly paid journalist earning approximately $80,000 annual salary. Mekialaya is popular for her smile and red lipstick. Her height is also a notable feature. She stands at 5 feet and 7.5 inches.