Who is Elijah Westbrook?
Elijah Westbrook is an American journalist of African descent who is working for WCBS-TV as a journalist on weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. He joined the CBS New York team in January 2022.
Elijah Westbrook Date of Birth / Age
Westbrook was born on November 10th, 1993. He is 29 years old as of 2022.
Elijah Westbrook Height
Westbrook stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Elijah Westbrook Parents and Siblings
Westbrook was born and raised in Harlem. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. While growing up, he ardently watched WCBS. Also, his mom was born on September 22nd, 1962, and is 60 years old as of 2022.
On the other hand, his father celebrates his birthday on March 24th. Additionally, he has a brother. Moreover, he seems to have a close relationship with his family uniquely his mother as he regularly posts about them on his Instagram account. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Elijah Westbrook Spouse(Wife)
Westbrook has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Westbrook is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Elijah Westbrook Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Westbrook has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Elijah Westbrook Education
After completing his high school education at New Canaan high school, Westbrook went on to attend Quinnipiac University. Later, in 2015 he became its graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and a marketing minor.
Elijah Westbrook Career
Westbrook works for WCBS as a journalist on weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. He joined the CBS New York team in January 2022. Nonetheless, his initial employment right out of college was at “CBS This Morning” (now “CBS Mornings”) where he served as a news associate. A year later after serving the show, he got his initial on-screen job at WROC News 8 in Rochester, New York as a reporter.
While there, he provided coverage for eminent court cases and politics. Also, he pursued big weather happenings like blizzards and flooding. In 2019, he served WBFF Fox45 in Baltimore, Maryland as a morning news reporter. Later, he was promoted to serve as a substitute anchor. During his streak there, he uncovered political corruption inside city hall.
For instance, he became one of the first to break the news about a scandal that ultimately led to criminal charges for former Mayor, Catherine Pugh. Also, he attained an Emmy for his live in-depth reporting on a Black Lives Matter protest in the summer of 2020. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, running, spending time with family and friends, and watching documentaries about infrastructure. On a side note, he aspired to be a civil engineer and design city neighborhoods before pursuing journalism.
CBS News New York( WCBS-TV)
Westbrook works with CBS News New York where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Dick Brennan
- Mary Calvi
- Dave Carlin
- John Dias
- Maurice DuBois
- Alice Gainer
- Andrea Grymes
- Cindy Hsu
- Zinnia Maldonado
- Jessi Mitchell
How Much Does Elijah Westbrook Earn?
Westbrook approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Elijah Westbrook Worth?
As a journalist, Westbrook has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.