Rose-Ann Aragon Biography
It is an inspiration to cover a story of a woman coming from a minority race succeeding and working at one of the largest companies in the United States. Rose-Ann Aragon is an innovation storytelling communications manager at Microsoft. She previously worked as a News and Space Reporter at KPRC-TV Channel 2 News, at WCPO, and WEEK-TV. She never wanted to be an anchor but fate had her working as one for close to a decade. However, this would only propel her to the position she currently holds.
Rose-Ann Aragon Age, Family, and Husband
Rose-Ann was born on 8th January 1991 in Park Ridge, Illinois. She is American by birth because herPhillipines parents met and married in the United States. Aragon, however, maintains a close relationship with her extended family whom she frequently visits when she travels to the Philippines. She is a sibling to her sister who is two years older. Aragon was brought up valuing family. She reflected the same as she aged. She is the wife of Brian Maneevese the couple married in October 2022 after dating for some time.
Rose-Ann Aragon Education
Being raised as a part of the minority race in the United States, the former journalist learned to work hard and be kind to other people. She learned a strict work ethic from her father and empathy from her mother. Aragon demonstrated leadership skills when she was a student at Maine East High School, a school she described as diverse since it schooled students from all races. She was in the music society learning to play clarinet, debate club, softball, volleyball, and a bit of track. Aragon reflected the same energy when she joined the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She joined the Philippine Student Association where she met people of her race. She became an active member prompting other members to elect her as Vice President coordinating external affairs.
Rose-Ann Aragon Career
Rose-ann gets most of her traits from her mother who was a huge bookworm. This made her passionate about writing. In second grade, Aragon had a book about a mouse catching the cheese. Rose-ann thought she wanted to be an author but that would later change when she learned her mom’s habit of watching 20/20 on ABC. Her childhood dreams became a reality when she got an employment opportunity as Multimedia Director at Impulse Magazine. Here, she was responsible for recruiting, training, and managing a team of photographers and editors. She also made strategies for executing promotional videos for the community magazine.
After two years, she became an mmj, reporter, fill-in anchor, and fill-in producer at WEEK/WHOI-TV. She gathered original content and had exclusive interviews to create content for the media outlets. The zealous journalist also traveled to business events to gather crucial and immediate information. Rose-ann worked there for 2 years before leaving for WCPO-TV where she was an MMJ who created stories, spoke publicly at workshops, and gathered exclusive stories for the daily newscasts. After another 2 years, she joined KPRC-TV as a News and Space Reporter, Fill-in Anchor and MMJ. She created engaging social media content via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and cultivated relationships with key sources to guarantee exclusive content. Aragon also learned to utilize SEO skills to optimize content written on the website.
Rose-Ann Aragon Microsoft
On August 28, 2022, Rose-Ann announced her departure from KPRC after serving for 5 years. In the statement, she announced that her time as a storyteller shaped her human being skills. She also announced that it was never her intention to be on TV despite being on the screen for close to ten years. Aragon announced that her goal was always to help and serve people which she would do in her new opportunity. In September 2022, she informed her followers that she would be working at Microsoft Company as an Innovation Storytelling Communications Manager, a job she described as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Rose-Ann Aragon Success, Height, and Salary
Having instilled leadership traits, Rose-Ann dreamed of uniting Filipinos. This led her to start UniPro, Filipino American Unity for Progress, a nonprofit organization that aimed at unifying and engaging Pilipino Americans. It aims at transforming the Philipines through uniting students, young and experienced Filipino.
When she is not working, Aragon loves to spend time with her extended family, husband, and close friends. Her hard work has also earned her a decent lifestyle. As a journalist, she earned approximately $70,000 salary per year. Her salary at Microsoft could be $200,000. She also has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches which is perfect for her occupation.
As a journalist, she has had the opportunity to cover the Washington, IL Tornado Beat, recovery efforts, and the survivors. The former journalist has had interviews and conversations with Washington City Mayor and the Director at Building and Zoning. She earned an Emmy nomination in 2019 issued by Lone Star Emmy and earned 2nd place in Best Investigative stories at the same awards. She won the Regional and National Edward R. Murrow Award for covering Santa Fe School Shooting.