Marie Saavedra Biography, Age, Married, Pregnancy, Channel 8, WFAA, Salary And Net Worth

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Marie Saavedra Biography

Marie Saavedra is an American journalist and anchor. She joined News 8 in August of 2013 as a general assignment reporter, and loves living and telling stories in North Texas. Marie’s career has taken her to KYTV in Springfield, MO (Bass Pro Shop!), Phoenix, AZ (Palm Trees and Mountains!) and She has been deep in the heart of Texas since August of 2013.

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Marie Saavedra

Marie Saavedra Age |How Old Is Marie Saavedra

Marie has not disclosed about her birth date but, she was born and grew up in Chicago, United States. She holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. However, she is half Cuban and half American.

Marie Saavedra Height |How Tall Is Marie Saavedra

Marie’s height is not known.

Marie Saavedra Family |Marie Saavedra Education

Marie grew up in Chicago, where her parents passed down a love of meeting people and new experiences.  She is a storyteller, daughter, and sister who never thought she’d end up in Texas, but the Lone Star State’s been good to her. She grew up along with her down syndrome brother. In interview she said “people may be surprised to learn that I have a brother with Down Syndrome, but they shouldn’t be…I’m the proudest sister around! My brother Chip is an athlete, artist, dancer and world traveler. My life is richer because of him! For that reason, I love to support the special needs community whenever I can. It’s very true that we’re more alike than different!

Marie Saavedra Married |Is Marie Saavedra Married |Is Marie Saavedra Single

Marie a half Cuban reporter has not much disclosed about her personal life. She keeps her love life out of the limelight. Marie has neither revealed anything about her past relationship nor her current affair.  However, if we go through her Instagram profile, several pictures of her can be found along with workmates and friends. But, not even one has hinted about her being in a relationship.

Professionally,Marie’s interest is telling a story that will make the viewer feel. That runs the gamut from hard news to uplifting stories. She was in downtown Dallas the night that 5 officers were killed in an ambush, and looking back, she value being there and bringing information to a community looking for answers and understanding. Marie also love the chance to meet a character or a special family and share what makes them someone you should know while putting a smile on their face. Personally, Marie’s interests include a good laugh, great meals, and travel! She love seeing Broadway shows when touring companies stop in North Texas, and an afternoon museum-hopping in Fort Worth is always a treat.

Marie Saavedra Pregnancy | Is Marie Saavedra Pregnant

Marie is not pregnant. On October 21 2019 Marie reported on an EF-1 tornado which swept through Rowlett, Sekani entered the world in the shelter of a birthing center’s laundry room! Happy to report mom Mech, dad Derrick and baby girl are doing great (and what a story!)

Marie Saavedra Channel 8  | Marie Saavedra Wfaa | Marie Saavedra Dallas

Marie joined News 8 in August of 2013 as a general assignment reporter, and loves living and telling stories in North Texas. Dallas-based WFAA8  hired  Marie has a replacement for former anchor/reporter Jonathan Betz. KTVK and WFAA8 are owned by Dallas-based Belo Corp., although not for much longer. All 20 of the Belo TV stations were sold to Gannett Co., Inc. on June 13th 2013. She was born and raised in Chicago she then moved south for college to the Missouri School of Journalism. While finishing her degree, she anchored and reported for the University-owned NBC affiliate, KOMU.

Marie joined KYTV , the NBC affiliate in Springfield, Mo as a reporter and 5 p.m. anchor after graduation.  During her time in the Ozarks, she covered the EF-5 tornado that hit nearby Joplin, Mo. Marie won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her reports on a veteran who committed suicide after his case was mishandled at a regional VA hospital.

Marie Saavedra Phoenix

From Ozarks, she headed west to Phoenix to report and anchor weekends for independent station KTVK. She covered a range of stories including immigration, dust storms, and the tragic loss of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew on Yarnell Hill. Now in North Texas, Marie looks forward to reporting what’s important, captures interest and inspires!

Marie Saavedra Salary | Net Worth

Marie earns a good amount from her career in the media network. She earns a salary in a range of between $45,120 to $78,530 annually.

If her co-worker Demetria Obilor’s net worth is over $500,000 then she must have garnered a great wealth from the same network. Some sources claim that her net worth relies upon $700,000 to $1 million. However, the exact figure is under review as of now.

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