Michael Putney Biography
Michael Putney is an American journalist who serves as a Senior Reporter/Moderator at WPLG the Local 10 News in Hollywood, Florida. He joined this station in 1989 as a senior political reporter and host of “This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney.” He also writes a semimonthly column on politics for The Miami Herald. He however started his broadcast journalism career in the year 1966 at KCGM in Columbia, Missouri as a radio reporter and was thereafter promoted to be a news director.
Michael Putney Age
Putney turned 81 years old in December 2021. He was born on December 16th, 1940, in New York City in the United States of America. However, when he was 14 years old, he moved with his family to Berkeley, California. He usually celebrates his birthday every year on December 16th and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
Michael Putney Height
Putney’s body height measures 5 feet 8 inches which is approximate 1.7 meters. His other body measurements such as body weight are currently under research.
Michael Putney Education
Michael acquired his high school course from Berkeley High School. He later attended Deep Springs College in California and after two years, he entered the University of Missouri where he received a bachelor of arts in English literature. He later completed coursework toward a master’s degree at the University of Missouri.
Michael Putney Family
Putney was born on December 16th, 1940, in New York City in the United States of America, spent his early years in St. Louis, and when he was 14 years old, he moved with his family to Berkeley, California where he acquired his education. However, he has not disclosed the information regarding his family members including his parents, siblings, and any other family member.
Michael Putney Wife
Putney is a married man. He is husband to Marta Putney and together is blessed with one daughter called Mia. This family has a quirky cocker spaniel called Zoe and a pug puppy called Tallulah. When Michael is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his daughter, Mia. He also enjoys cooking, reading, tennis, and traveling.
Michael Putney Daughter
Putney is a proud father of one daughter called Mia Putney whom he enjoys spending time with when not at work.
Michael Putney Salary
How much does Michael Putney earn? Having been working as a senior political reporter, he receives an estimated average annual salary of $41,608 but the range typically falls between $36,392 and $47,714. This is the average political reporter‘s salary according to the Local 10 News in Hollywood, Florida as of June 28, 2022. However, salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years one has spent in his or her profession.
Therefore, having been working in this station for more than three decades, his salary is estimated to be higher than the average one. Therefore, we will keep tabs and update you as soon as his actual salary is calculated.
Michael Putney’s Net Worth
Putney’s net worth is estimated to be over $3 million as of 2022. He has accumulated all of his wealth through his primary source of income mainly as a journalist, and in the other businesses, he has invested in. However, his net worth improves a year after the other, therefore we will keep updating you.
Michael Putney WPLG the Local 10 News
Michael serves as a Senior Reporter/Moderator at WPLG the Local 10 News in Hollywood, Florida. He joined this station in 1989 as a senior political reporter and host of “This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney.” He also writes a semimonthly column on politics for The Miami Herald.
He however started his broadcast journalism career in the year 1966 at KCGM in Columbia, Missouri as a radio reporter and was thereafter promoted to be a news director. He later joined KFRU radio as assistant news director where he was later promoted to news director. In 1970, Michael relocated to Washington, D.C. where he worked for seven years for The National Observer. During the first two years, he worked as a general arts writer and for five years as a general assignment reporter and national feature writer. A promotion to West Coast bureau chief in 1976 took Michael to Los Angeles.
After the Observer closed in 1977, he worked in New York for Time Inc. Then The Miami Herald lured him to Florida to write for its Sunday magazine, Tropic. He later wrote a column for the paper. In 1981, he went back to broadcasting at WTVJ in Miami, where he reported mostly on government and politics. In 1986, still in the same station, he was promoted to be a weekend co-anchor. His superior reporting skills have won him two Emmys. He has also been appointed by The state Supreme Court to Florida’s Judicial Management Council.
Michael Putney Body measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Michael Putney
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: 81 years old as of the year 2021
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Date of Birth: December 16th, 1940
- Place of Birth: New York City in the United States of America
- Birthday: December 16th every year
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.7 m)
- Weight: Under Review
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Marta Putney
- Children: One daughter; Mia Putney
- Net Worth: Over $3 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Estimated Average annual salary of $41,608
Michael Putney Residence
Putney resides within Miami though he has not disclosed the specific location may be due to security issues.
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