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Todd McDermott Biography
Todd McDermott is an American multi-Emmy Award-winning television journalist. He co-anchors WPBF 25 News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with Felicia Rodriguez and contributes to the 5 p.m. broadcast.
McDermott has worked in several top television markets.
Todd McDermott Age
McDermott was born on 6 April 1961 in Buffalo New York. He is 58 years old as of 2019.
Todd McDermott Education
McDermott has attended Canisius College in Buffalo earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Todd McDermott Family
Todd has not shared any information regarding his mother, father, and siblings.
Todd McDermott Wife
Todd is married and he has two daughters with his wife: Ava and Grace.
McDermott was previously married to Melissa Beck. They were co-anchors at KSNW-TV in Wichita, Kansas. Melissa is best known for being an anchor of the overnight CBS newscast, Up to the Minute.
She also worked as a clinician at St Christopher.inc in Dobbs Ferry NY and helping at-risk youth and their families prepare for their lives ahead.
Todd McDermott Career
McDermott anchored the 5 pm and weekend evening newscasts for the CBS flagship station in New York City, WCBS-TV from 2000 to 2004. His time in the station included anchoring coverage of the September 11th, 2001 attacks in Lower Manhattan. His reporting and anchoring from Ground Zero on the one year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks helped win him an Associated Press Award for outstanding reporting.
McDermot also reported for and served as an occasional host and anchor for the CBS Early Show and the CBS Morning News while working for CBS New York.
He anchored the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscast on WUSA (TV) in Washington, DC from September 2004until September 2008. He was paired with Tracey Neale for the first three years until January 4, 2008, and then he was paired with Lesli Foster.
McDermot anchored live from the Pentagon on the 5th anniversary of 9/11. He anchored live from the White House for the Presidential inauguration, as well as from the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall for multiple State of the Union Addresses. He won an Emmy for Best Anchor in the Washington DC/Baltimore region, after multiple nominations as an anchor in D.C. He got recognition
at WMAR-TV in Baltimore in the late 1990s which include a nomination for his live coverage from Washington D.C. of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
He joined WPXI-TV, the NBC affiliate in Pittsburgh, as co-anchor of the weekday morning and noon newscasts
after leaving WUSA.
Todd McDermott WPBF
Todd joined WPBF, the ABC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Florida in October 2012 to co-anchor the weeknight newscasts. His first day at WPBF was on October 22. This was the same day that Lynn University in Boca Raton hosted the third and final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
He led a team from WPBF-TV to Havana, Cuba in January 2015 to report live on historic diplomatic talks between the Obama administration and the Castro regime. At that time, Todd and his co-workers gained unprecedented (at the time) access to the Cuban people in their homes. It resulted in an hour-long documentary, “Cuba Unlocked” was reported, written, and produced by McDermott. The documentary won an Emmy in the Miami/Orlando/West Palm region for Outstanding News Special.
Todd McDermott Salary
Todd is a veteran reporter who has made a big name in the journalism industry through his great work. His work is however not revealed.
Todd McDermott Net Worth
His net worth is not yet disclosed.
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