Lisa McRee Bio, Spectrum, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Lisa McRee?

American Anchor and award-winning Journalist, Lisa McRee, works with Spectrum News 1 where she serves the station as a News anchor. She has been serving at the station since 1992.

Lisa McRee
Lisa McRee

Lisa McRee Date of Birth / Age

McRee was born on November 9, 1961 and hence as of 2023, she is 62 years old.

Lisa McRee Height

 McRee stands at 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Lisa McRee Parents and Siblings

McRee was born and raised in Forth Worth, Texas. She is a proud daughter of Barbara McRee and has two sisters, Amy Von Der Ahe, and Andrea Nash Planzer. McRee enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, watching, and touring during her free time.

Lisa McRee Spouse / Husband

McRee is happily married to the lovely Don Granger. He also works in the media industry where he serves as a film producer. Don is best known for his works like Mission Impossible.  They got married in 1996 at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church after dating for several years. In 1987, Granger began his professional career by joining the Weintraub Entertainment Group. The following year, he joined Touchstone Pictures. He started working with Paramount Pictures in 1990, where he remained until 2001 as executive VP of production and management.

After co-founder Mark Gordon departed the production business Mutual Film business in 2001, Granger started working there alongside Gary Levinsohn. He produced Snakes on a Plane and served as executive producer for the movie Timeline. Granger became a senior executive of development and production at Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner’s Cruise/Wagner Productions in 2004, where he also produced the movie The Eye.

He began working at United Artists as a prexy of production in 2007. Granger joined Skydance Productions in March 2014 in the newly created position of EVP Feature Productions. Granger would be responsible for reporting to Dana Goldberg, the company’s chief creative officer.

Lisa McRee Kids / Children

McRee and Don have two children together, a son, Will Granger, and a daughter, Kate Granger. Kate is currently studying Neuroscience at Michigan University and Will is studying at the University of Colgate.

Lisa McRee Education

McRee earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley where she majored in Management.

Lisa McRee Career

McRee was a news anchor and reporter for KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California, and WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas before becoming one of the original presenters along with Aaron Brown on ABC News’ World News Now when the show started in 1992. McRee left the show in 1993 to become the anchor of Good Morning America Sunday, anchor and correspondent for Lifetime Magazine, and reporter for ABC’s Day One. She then shifted to Los Angeles, so as to work as a host and reporter for KABC-TV in 1994.

In 1997 she was hired to replace Joan Lunden as a presenter on Good Morning America. She was later paired with Kevin Newman after Charles Gibson left the show in 1998. However, Good Morning America, which struggled with ratings, continued to fare poorly. From 2004 to 2007, McRee was a host and correspondent for California Connected, a television news program that aired on 12 PBS stations in California. During McRee’s tenure, grades improved by 43% in his senior year. The program was withdrawn due to lack of enough funding.

In February 2017, McRee began filling in for Good Day L.A. on KTTV, a Fox-operated television network in Los Angeles. In November 2018, McRee became the news anchor for the fledgling network Spectrum News 1 and hosted the morning and evening show LA TIMES TODAY co-produced by the Los Angeles Times and Spectrum News 1 Multiple Emmy Award winner, 2007 Alfred I. McGee received the DuPont-Columbia Journalism Award for reporting and producing California Connected: War Stories from Ward 7-D. In 2021, McRee won the LA Press Club Award for Broadcast Journalist of the Year.

Lisa McRee Spectrum Cable Network

McRee started standing in as the co-anchor of Good Day L.A. on KTTV, the Los Angeles television station owned and run by Fox, in February 2017. Later, in November 2018, McRee started working as a news anchor for the just-launched Spectrum News 1 program, which is available only on the Spectrum Cable Network.

How Much Does Lisa McRee Earn?

McRee earns an annual salary of $72,345.

How Much is Lisa McRee Worth?

As an anchor and journalist, McRee has been able to accumulate a net worth that is over $1 million.