Rachael Wilkerson Biography
Rachael Wilkerson,28, is an American journalist working as an investigative reporter for WRTV. She is hard-working, passionate, and ready to deliver more than enough to ensure her audience gets detailed information on events happening in the country. This passion has earned her awards and nominations in various categories. Rachael also has previous experience at WPMI-TV, WZDX, and The Tropolitan.
Rachael Wilkerson Age, Family, and Husband
She was born on 28th January 1994. Wilkerson’s background is not the one to admire, but she emerged victorious despite the events at home. She grew up in separate homes, Michigan City and New Hope. Her mother died on 24th 2021 in circumstances that remain unknown. Her older brother is still in prison. The events surrounding her life have been horrifying but she empowers herself from them. Wilkerson has an acute focus on her career and hopes to bring the best when called for an assignment. She has made her career priority over having a husband, a family, or children.
Rachael Wilkerson Education and Career
Growing up in a broken family did not discourage her from pursuing her childhood dreams. She started at New Hope High School and later at Calhoun Community College where she did general studies. She pursued BA studies at Troy Unversity where she did Fine Arts and Communication and majored in Broadcast Journalism. While in school, Wilkerson involved herself in societies and the school media. She was a huge contributor to Troy Today. After graduating, Rachael joined Arizona State University to study Spanish.
The young journalist started involving herself in the media industry while still in college. She recorded commercials for WTWZ and recorded her voice for Alabam State Capital Museum. After school, she got an internship opportunity at WAKA where she wrote scripts, covered sports news, and helped in producing some coverages. Rachael got another internship opportunity at BOWLJET.com where she was a blogger. For 7 months, she blogged about the Auburn Tigers.
Wilkerson got her first job opportunity at WZDX where she was a photographer and multimedia journalist. Her responsibilities were researching, editing, and varying content from the field reporters. After a year, she was called to WPMI-TV as an investigative reporter and Fill-in anchor. She had finally secured her dream job. Rach has done investigations on crime, deaths that did not add up, and corruption scandals in the county. In 2021, she was named Best Investigative Journalist during the Alabama Broadcasters Association Awards after she had won Best reporter in the previous year. Rachael and her team also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence. Her achievement and recognition led her to secure a job position at WRTV as an investigative reporter.
Rachael Wilkerson Salary, Height, and Weight
Like most journalists, Wilkerson is confident about her sense of fashion. Before assuming her profession, her boldness knew no limits but still maintained a decent level of conservatism. Now as a profession, her dressing style and simple and outspoken. She wears plain colors and combines them with nice shiny accessories. However, she will break her own rules when heading for a dinner date or a vacation. She also has an excellent height of 5 feet and 7 inches and weighs 62kg. Rachael has been able to earn this lifestyle from the approximately $60,000 annual salary she earns.