Who is Megan Newquist?
Megan Newquist is a multiple Emmy Award Winning Journalist working as an anchor at 5 Eyewitness News since 2009. Newquist brings you the morning news from 5:30-7:00 a.m. on KSTP and hosts the station’s lifestyle show Minnesota Live from 9-10 a.m. She started her career in broadcasting as a bureau reporter at KHSL-TV in Redding, CA. She shifted from reporter to producer to morning anchor and spent three years as the evening anchor. Megan joined WTVQ-TV in 2004 in Lexington, KY. While there, she anchored the evening news before joining KSTP.
Megan Newquist Date of Birth / Age
Newquist is approximately 34 years as of 2022 celebrating her birthday on July 22nd in the United States. However, her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public.
Megan Newquist Height
Newquist stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Megan Newquist Parents and Siblings
Newquist was born and raised in the United States. She manages to keep information regarding her 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.
Megan Newquist Spouse /Husband
Newquist is happily married and together with her husband they join hands in renovating their home, camping, cooking, and traveling whenever off duty. They are also parents to 10-year-old twins and their chocolate lab, Lloyd
Megan Newquist Kids / Children
Newquist and her husband are parents to 10-year-old twins namely Reed and Sophie and their chocolate lab, Lloyd
Megan Newquist Education
Newquist graduated Magna cum laude with a degree majoring in mass communication and journalism from State University in Sacramento.
Megan Newquist Career
“The one thing news has to be is relevant. I look forward to bringing you stories that matter to you and affect your life, each and every day on 5 Eyewitness News and KSTC, Channel 45.” Megan stated
Megan’s interest in journalism started at a young age and always watched the nightly news with her parents before dinner. She started her career in broadcasting as a bureau reporter at KHSL-TV in Redding, CA. She shift from reporter to producer to morning anchor and spent three years as the evening anchor. Megan joined WTVQ-TV in 2004 in Lexington, KY. While there, she anchored the evening news before coming to 5 Eyewitness News in 2009. Megan brings you the morning news from 5:30-7:00 a.m. on KSTP and hosts the station’s lifestyle show Minnesota Live from 9-10 a.m.
Megan Newquist Achievement
Newquist is a multiple Emmy Award-winning anchor. She earned an Emmy for her worldwide exclusive IN 2019 with the father of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. The Australian woman was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police Officer after calling 9-1-1 to report the possible assault in an alley behind her house. 5 Eyewitness News mornings was honored with an Emmy IN 2020 for its coverage of the rioting following the death of George Floyd. The team earned the award for its coverage of the death of music legend Prince in 2016. Megan’s breaking news coverage in 2016 of the Minneapolis Police Officers being cleared in the shooting death of Jamar Clark was honored with an Emmy.
Megan spent thirteen hours straight in Kentucky anchoring on the crash of Comair Flight 5191 in which 49 of the 50 people on board were killed. Therefore, the station received a National Edward R. Murrow Award for this coverage.
Megan volunteered with Shriner’s Hospital for Children, taking part in Camp Achieve and the Shriner’s Prom for many years. Additionally, she emcees many events for groups and organizations across the Twin Cities. Megan and her husband join hands in renovating their home, camping, cooking, and traveling whenever off duty. They are also happy parents to 10-year-old twins and their chocolate lab, Lloyd
How Much Does Megan Newquist Earn?
Newquist earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Megan Newquist Worth?
As an anchor, reporter, producer, emcee, and host, Megan has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.
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