Christina Watkins Wesh 2, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, family, Husband, Education, Salary, and Net Worth

Christina Watkins Bio | Wiki

Christina Watkins is an American anchor and reporter. She is an Emmy-nominated journalist who currently serves as a Weekend Anchor for WESH 2 News Sunrise. Previously, Christina anchored the 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. newscasts for WDSU( NBC-affiliated ) based in New Orleans. Christina used to go out in the field to cover breaking news when she was not on the screen. She as well covered severe weather and tracked down stories that mattered most to her viewers.

Christina is originally from a small town outside of Orlando, named Oviedo. She went down to Miami for college and graduated from Florida International University in 2012. While still a college student, Christina served as a sideline reporter and covered FIU football, basketball, as well as baseball. She carried out exclusive interviews with multiple players and coaches, such as Isiah Thomas, the former men’s head basketball coach and NBA Hall-of-Famer.

Currently, Christina is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the National Association of Black Journalists. During her free time, Christina enjoys hosting community events, mentoring, giving back, spending time with her family & their two dogs called Nippy and Jodye and sometimes kayaking. The journalist is so passionate about Mental Health Awareness. She is always looking for ways to erase the stigma and also remind people it’s OK not to be OK.

Christina Watkins Age

She was born on August 30, 1990, in Oviedo, Florida, United States of America. Christina is 31 years old.


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Christina Watkins Height

She is a woman of average stature. Christina stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1.65m).

Christina Watkins Family

She was born to her father and mother in Oviedo, Florida. Her parents celebrated their 34th Wedding Anniversary on December 17, 2020. Christina grew up along with her older sister called Tiffany. Her late sister was a ‘Kid Anchor’ on WESH in the late 90s. She inspired  Christina so much. At the age of 7, Christina’s sister got behind the camera and recorded Christina pretending to report for WESH. It’s always been a dream and she is happy that the dream is now a reality. Her dad celebrated his birthday in May every year. Christina holds American nationality by birth but belongs to African-American ethnicity

Christina Watkins Husband

She is deeply in love with her better half who celebrates his birthday on November 11 every year. Christan keeps on posting photos of herself and her lover on Instagram celebrating the love they share. On November 11, 2020, she posted on her Instagram as she celebrated his birthday. Christina wrote “ Happy birthday to my King, my best friend, my lover, my rock, my everything!!!! Today, we celebrate YOU. Man…you are such a blessing…”

Christina Watkins Education

She is a graduate of Florida International University’s School of Mass Communication. Christina holds her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism which she earned in  2012. She served as a Sideline Reporter and covered FIU football, basketball and baseball while in college.

Christina Watkins WESH 2

She is an award-winning journalist who is thrilled to be back home and closer to her family. Christina, an avid sports fan (Go Gators!) hails from Oviedo and returned to Central Florida in March 2022 to serve as a Weekend Anchor for WESH 2 News Sunrise. Previously, the journalist worked for WDSU News which is WESH’s sister station in New Orleans.  Christina spent 4 years working in a community as the Weekday Anchor for WDSU News at Noon and 4 p.m. While there, she covered everything from breaking news, severe weather, festivals, and of course, Mardi Gras.

Currently, Christina considers New Orleans her second home and is looking forward to bringing the spice and culture to Central Florida. She moved to Florida after falling in love with all things New Orleans, including the Saints and Pelicans. Before working in  New Orleans, Christina served as an  Anchor/Reporter for Spectrum News in Charlotte, NC. For there years, she traveled to be on the ground for major stories such as Super Bowl 50 in California as well as the Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando.  Christina started her professional career in Missouri where she anchored and reported for KQ2 News in St. Joseph. Becoming part of the WESH 2 family means a lot to Christina.

Christina’s other colleagues at NBC include;

Ellison Barber-anchor

Andrea Mitchell-аnсhоr

Anne Thompson-correspondent

Jean Chatzky– financial editor

Ben Aaron-tv personality

Nate Foy-anchor

Lisa Spooner-anchor

Brenna Weick-anchor

Hoda Kotb-tv personality

Matt Kirkwood-Meteorologist

Christina Watkins Wdsu | New Orleans

Before joining her current station, Christina worked for WDSU. Prior to joining WDSU, Christina worked for three years at Spectrum News; North Carolina’s only 24-hour station based in Charlotte, N.C. There, She anchored the station’s weekend morning newscast for the entire state. Christina also covered national stories, such as the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, the historic removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina Statehouse Grounds, the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, as well as the mistrial of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused of shooting and killing a man whose name was not identified.

Christina started her career in journalism by working as a sports anchor. She served as a gameday highlight editor for XOS Digital Sports Network, also, Christina served as a reporter for the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend as well as a campus connection reporter for ESPNU. She also carried out interviews with  NBA players such as Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard, and Kyrie Irving. Also, Christina interviewed NBA legends, including Robert Horry and Clyde Drexler.

Christina Watkins Weight Loss

As per her photos, she seemed to be maintaining an average body weight with a fine shape. However, Christina has not updated the public on her recent body loss.

Christina Watkins Salary

She earns a reasonable amount from her current job as the anchor of the 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. newscasts for WDSU. Christina has an average salary of $69,486 per year.

Christina Watkins Net Worth

She has accumulated a decent amount from her career as a journalist. Christina has accumulated an estimated net worth of $897,178.

How Old Is Christina Watkins

Christina is a 31-year-old American journalist who was born on August 30, 1990, in Oviedo, Florida, United States.

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