Rene Marsh Biography
Rene Marsh is an American journalist who is currently a correspondent for CNN’s Washington bureau.. Marsh grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and attended Syracuse University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism.
Rene Marsh Age
She was born on April 17, 1982, in Binghamton, New York. She is [agecalc birthdate=1982-04-17]
Rene Marsh Education
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park.
During her time at the university, she was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society for journalism and mass communication. Additionally, she completed an internship at NBC News in Washington, D.C.
Marsh has also pursued further education in her field, attending workshops and seminars to hone her skills as a journalist.
In 2016, she completed a fellowship program for journalists focused on child and family well-being, sponsored by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
She has also attended the Poynter Institute’s Power Reporting Seminar and the National Press Foundation’s Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship.
She is of Jamaican descent.
Rene Marsh Family
Marsh is the daughter of a father who was a professor of political science and a mother who was a schoolteacher.
Rene Marsh Sister
She is the sister of award-winning journalist Michelle Marsh. Michelle anchors the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts for WJLA/ABC 7 and the Late Night Report at 10 p.m. for WJLA 24/7.
Rene Marsh Husband | Married
She is married to Kedric Payne, who is an executive at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The couple got married in 2016 in a private ceremony in Maryland.
Rene Marsh Son Cancer | Children
They have one child together, a son named Blake. Sadly, in 2021, their son passed away from pediatric brain cancer at the age of two.
Rene Marsh Career
Marsh began her journalism career in 2004 as a production assistant for ABC News in Washington, D.C. She then worked as a reporter and anchor for local news stations in various cities, including Huntsville, Alabama, and West Palm Beach, Florida.
In 2012, Marsh joined CNN as a national correspondent, covering breaking news and feature stories across the United States. She has also served as a correspondent for CNN’s New Day and CNN Newsroom programs.
In recent years, Marsh has focused her reporting on aviation safety and security. She has covered major aviation incidents, such as the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, and has reported extensively on issues related to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Boeing 737 Max.
Throughout her career, Marsh has received several awards and honors for her reporting, including an Emmy Award for her coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Rene Marsh Net Worth
Rene has an estimated net worth of $300,000.