Checkey Beckford Bio | Wiki
Checkey Beckford is an American journalist currently working for NBC 4 New York news as a reporter. She covers breaking news as well as general assignment stories. You can catch Checkey on weekdays at 5 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM.
Shew joined NBC 4 New York in October 2012 working as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining NBC 4, she served as a live reporter for a dayside newscast at KOVR CBS13 in Sacramento, California. Before that, she worked as a live reporter at WICD/WICS in Champaign/Springfield, IL, where she also shot, wrote, and edited numerous stories for the 5, 6, and 10 p.m newscasts.
Checkey Beckford Age
She was born on February 4, 1982, in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica, and grew up in Westchester County, New York, in the United States. Checkey is 39 years old.
Checkey Beckford Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Checkey stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.68 m).
Checkey Beckford Family
She was to her parents in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica, and later immigrated to the United States along with her parents when she was five years old. Checky has been raised in Westchester County, New York, in the USA. However, very little is known about her family since she has not disclosed any information regarding her parents or siblings. We will update this once details concerning her family are available to us.
Checkey Beckford Husband | Marriage
She is married to her beloved husband Jimmy Atkinson. The couple tied the knot on April 2, 2016. As seen from their wedding photos, the couple is happy in each other’s company and very much in love. Checkey and Jimmy first met in March 2014 for a quick coffee date and things later escalated. However, there is no much available information concerning Checky and her husband.
Checkey Beckford Baby
At the moment, there is no available information about Checkey having a baby. However, we will update this once the details concerning the matter are available to us.
Checkey Beckford Pregnant
After conducting our research, we did not seem to find any information regarding Checky being expectant. However, we will keep you posted as soon as we get a glimpse of the information.
Checkey Beckford Education
She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Communications with minors in Political Science and Sociology from Florida Atlantic University.
Checkey Beckford Real Name
She was born as Checkey Beckford Ann, that being her biological name.
Checkey Beckford NBC
The Emmy award-winning journalist currently serves as a reporter for NBC 4 New York. She covers breaking news as well as general assignment stories. Checkey appears on weekdays at 5 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM. She has been honored with two New York Emmys for her outstanding coverage of the 2017 Tribeca terrorist attacks. Additionally, Checkey was presented with ESSENCE Magazine’s “Essential Heroes Award,” which acknowledged her coverage of 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak.
During her stay at NBC 4, she has covered most of the region’s memorable stories. Besides the Tribeca attacks, Checkey also provided breaking news coverage of New York City’s Ebola scare in 2014, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, the twin murders of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu, the deadly Metro-North crash in Valhalla in 2015, and also Rafael Ramos in 2015. Before joining NBC 4 News in October 2012 working as a general assignment reporter, she served as a live reporter for dayside newscasts for KOVR CBS13 in Sacramento, California.
Prior to that, she served as a live reporter for WICD/WICS in Champaign/Springfield, IL. In addition, Checkey also shot, wrote, and edited various stories for the 5 P.M, 6 P.M, and 10 P.M newscasts. Her career journey began at WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she worked as an associate producer. During her stay there, she was promoted twice in one year to weekend morning producer and later weekday morning producer.
Some of Checkey’s colleagues at NBC 4 include:
Matt Brickman – Meteorologist
John Chandler – Sports Anchor
Bruce Beck – Lead Sports Anchor
Checkey Beckford Salary
She makes quite an impressive amount from working at NBC 4 as a reporter. Beckey’s salary is $75,337 annually.
Checkey Beckford Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time now, Beckey has managed to accumulate a decent fortune. Her net worth is $556,780.
Is Checkey Beckford Pregnant
At the moment, there is no available information about Checkey being pregnant. However, we will update this as soon as we have reliable information concerning the matter.
Where Is Checkey Beckford
She currently works as a reporter for NBC 4 New York news. Checky joined the TV station in October 2012 serving as a general assignment reporter. Currently, she covers breaking news as well as general assignment stories and also appears on weekdays at 5 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM.
Checkey Beckford Instagram
After conducting our research, we did not seem to find Checkey’s Instagram account. However, we will update this once her Instagram account has been verified.