Maurice DuBois Biography
Maurice DuBois is an American television anchorman and actor born on August 20, 1965, in Long Island, New York. He works for WCBS-TV in New York City and the CBS network.
DuBois attended Port Jefferson High School and later joined Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. At Northwestern University, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism.
In his college years, he served as an intern at the Public Affairs Office of the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island in 1984 and 1985. There, he wrote for the employee newspaper, the Brookhaven Bulletin. He is involved in various community organizations including serving on three non-profit boards – Pencil; Susan G. Komen for the Cure (New York City affiliate); and New York City Center. DuBois has also worked with WNET’s GED program.
He began his career when he worked as a desk assistant at KING-TV in Seattle, Washington in 1987. He then served as an anchor and reporter at WFLD-TV in Chicago, Illinois, and then later at KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. DuBois spent seven years In New York at WNBC-TV, the East Coast flagship station of the NBC television network. He served as a co-anchor of Today in New York, an early-morning local news and entertainment program at WNBC. at that time, DuBois also hosted Four Stories – a television news magazine program featuring community heroes – as well as Mind Over Media, special programming for Court-TV for students to understand media images.
He worked as a substitute newsreader on NBC News’s Today and as a substitute co-host and newsreader on its weekend editions addition.
Maurice DuBois Age
DuBois was born on August 20, 1965, in Long Island, New York.
Maurice DuBois Parents | Family
DuBois was born to Ramona Dubois, Maurice DuBois Sr., immigrants to the U.S. from the Caribbean island of Dominica, an island nation in the Caribbean.
Maurice DuBois Brother
DuBois has not yet shared any information regarding his brother or other siblings.
Maurice DuBois Wife | Children
DuBois got married to his wife Andrea DuBois (née Adair) on August 13, 2001. The couple has two children and lives in Harlem. DuBois and Andrea faced a traumatic Islamic religion terrorist group attack on their honeymoon but despite the bad memories, the couple sticks together.
Maurice DuBois CBS
He joined WCBS-TV – also in New York and the East Coast flagship station of the CBS television network in September 2004. He was one of its anchors for the 6 pm newscast, CBS 2 News at 6 with Dana Tyler. DuBois has co-anchored CBS 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon with Cindy Hsu and also with Mary Calvi since then. DuBois began co-anchoring – with Kristine Johnson – CBS 2 News at 5 and CBS 2 News at 11 in January 2011 and is also an occasional substitute for the weekend edition of the CBS Evening News.
He worked as a reporter, covering national political conventions, AIDS in South Africa, and witnessing a double execution. It was an experience that DuBois described as “intense”, it was the death of Pope John Paul II and the installation of Pope Benedict XVI.
Where Is Maurice DuBois From CBS News?
DuBois anchors CBS-2 News in New York, weeknights at 5 & 11 pm. He also hosts the new weekly podcast, Icons & Disruptors with Maurice DuBois, in which he gets into the minds of people on the cutting edge of everything.
Maurice DuBois Bells Palsy | Illness
In January 2016, DuBois was absent on television and his fans were worried about why. He issued a post on Facebook saying that he was taking some time off because he was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy. It was a temporary condition that caused weakness on the right side of his face.
Maurice DuBois Awards
Maurice has won four Emmy Awards and has been honored by the Associated Press and also received a Trailblazer Award from the New York City chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists.
He has received honorary Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Briarcliffe College in Bethpage, New York; Medgar Evers College (of the City University of New York) in Brooklyn, New York Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey and also St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York.
Maurice DuBois Net Worth | Salary
Through his reporting, Maurice has gained great recognition in the journalism industry. Through having worked for various media houses before and having much experience, most media houses seek to work with him. He is also believed to earn greatly from his work. However, DuBois’ salary is not yet disclosed to the public. Neither the estimates nor his actual net worth is disclosed.
Maurice DuBois House
In September 2014, Maurice and his wife Andrea listed their five-bedroom, five-bathroom mansion, at 44 Box Tree Rd. in Quogue, for $2.6 million with Douglas Elliman broker Enzo Morabito. The couple had bought it for just $1.7 million in 2004.
It is a 4,712-square-foot property, it has a heated outdoor pool, an all-weather tennis court, and sought-after beach rights. Inside it, there is a spacious chef’s kitchen, a whirlpool Jacuzzi tub, a media room, vaulted ceilings, and a master bedroom with its own balcony.
Maurice DuBois Religion
DuBois has not yet disclosed his religion nor is there available information on the issue.
Maurice Dubois Height
His height is not yet determined. His stature is rendered very amazing.