Calvin Hughes, WPLG, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Calvin Hughes?

Calvin Hughes is an American journalist who is operating at WPLG as a news anchor at 4,5,6 and11p.m. on Local 10. He joined the station in 2006.


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Calvin Hughes Date of Birth / Age

Hughes is approximately  51 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1971  in Cleveland, Ohio

Calvin Hughes Height

Hughes stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Calvin Hughes Parents and Siblings

Hughes was born and raised in America by his father, Mr.Hughes was a veteran soldier. Sadly, both of his parents passed away Also, he has an aunt who is named Geraldine. Unfortunately, his aunt passed away due to covid 19. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Calvin Hughes Wife

Hughes is happily married to his wife Barcardi L.Jackson, a senior Civil Rights Attorney and proud graduate of Yale University. The partners got married in the year 2005 in Memphis. Barcardi is now a senior supervising attorney for children. Nonetheless, this information will be updated when it’s available to the public.

Calvin Hughes Kids / Children

The couple is blessed with two sons, and one daughter, the kids are educated in a primary school in Miami: Solomon, Roman, and Sakala Danielle. Solomon is the oldest of the three and was on Feb 2006. Further, he is 16 years old as of 2022. Sakala is the youngest of the three and was born in January 2010 also, she is 12 years old as of 2022. However, we will update this information once more details are available.

Calvin Hughes Education

After Hughes finished his high school education, he joined the University of Missouri where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in journalism.

Calvin Hughes Career

Hughes works for WPLG as an anchor at 4, 5, 6, and 11 p.m on Local 10. He has always had a deep love for taking his talents to the location of the action no matter where that might be in the world. For example, he spent days in Havana, Cuba reporting live on the last two popes to visit Cuba including Pope Francis’ historic trip to three cities in Cuba and President Obama’s historic visit. He won Five-time Emmy Award-winning newscaster.

Nonetheless, the breaking news has included around-the-clock coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Surfside condo collapse, the worst high school shooting in American history in Parkland, Florida, the devastation of Hurricane Irma in 2017, and his world-exclusive interview with the First Lady of Haiti weeks after being shot during the assassination of her husband, President Jovenel Moise. Unprecedentedly, he has interrogated the past three democratically elected Presidents of Haiti.

Additionally, in  2015, he was also the first American journalist to telecast live from the grounds of the new American Embassy in Havana several hours before the official flag-raising ceremony and opening. Also, the following year November, Hughes led members of the Local 10 News team across Cuba, for eleven days, to report on the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Furthermore, Hughes worked as an anchor in Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Dallas.

The year 2011 Miami New Times voted Hughes Miami’s Best TV News Anchor, noting that he reported the story of Haiti’s earthquake “gracefully and professionally.”He has also carried his pen and reporter’s notepad to Lexington, Ky., Evansville, Indiana, and Columbia, Mo., where he launched his career on radio at the age of 19. Hughes is a member of several charitable organizations including the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project Mentor, vice-president of Angels for Humanity, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami. He is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

How Much Does Calvin Hughes Earn?

Hughes earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is  Calvin Hughes Worth?

As a reporter, Hughes has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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