Taniya Wright Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, WNCN, CBS 17, Height, Fiance, and Salary

Who is Taniya Wright?

Taniya Wright is an American Morning and Midday Anchor at KPRC joining the channel in August 2019. She joined WFLA-TV in Tampa Florida in April 2007. Taniya served as an associate producer for NewsChannel 8 Today, a 2.5-hour morning newscast. She produced Today Show cut-ins, wrote and finalized morning show scripts, designed maps, and graphics.

She enterprised local stories, shot packages with photographers and she also wrote packages to be tracked by on-air talent. Wright also served as a fill-in producer for 4:30 am, 5:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am and 5:30 pm newscasts.

In December 2013, she joined WDVM TV localDVM.com Hagerstown, MD as an anchor, reporter, and producer. She anchored and produced the noon, 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm solo-anchor weekday newscast.

She served as the primary anchor for special reports, breaking news cut-ins and also live interviews with on-air guests. She enterprised  ‘newsmaker’ segments for noon broadcast. This is by bringing in local guests to discuss different lifestyle topics and upcoming local events.

She did a special assignment for  4State in Focus. She did anchor and produced a special 30minute program focusing on unique individuals across the ‘four-state’ area. This is individuals who dedicated their lives to giving back to their communities.

A photo of Taniya Wright
A photo of Taniya Wright

She joined KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma Area in February 2016 as a morning news anchor and reporter. She anchored morning and midday weekday newscasts. Wright served as a primary anchor doing morning special reports, breaking news cut-ins and live interviews with on-air guests.

Taniya also coordinated several events including Tulsa’s “Clear the Shelters” which helped find homes for more than 500 shelter animals.

Taniya Wright WNCN – CBS 17

Wright joined CBS 17 in February 2018 from KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to co-anchor the morning and noon newscasts. On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Wright made an announcement on her Twitter account that she was leaving the station the same month for a job at KPRC.

Her last day with the network was July 24, 2019.

Taniya Wright KPRC

Wright joined KPRC in Houston Texas on August 5, 2019. She took her place on the morning news desk next to co-anchor Owen Conflenti weekday mornings 4:30-7 a.m. and on the midday newscast weekdays at 11 a.m.-noon co-anchoring with Andy Cerota.

Other KPRC anchors include,

Bill Balleza
Dominique Sachse
Keith Garvin
Lauren Freeman
Christine Noel
Syan Rhodes
Jonathan Martinez
Jacob Rascon
Sofia Ojeda.

How Old is Taniya Wright?

Wright is 36 years old as of 2019. She was born on August 5, 1983, in Houston TX.

Taniya Wright Family

Wright comes from a Gold Star family and her dad, James Berkeley Wright was a Green Beret. He passed away in a training accident when Wright was four years old.  

Taniya Wright College

 Taniya enrolled at the University of South Florida in 2001 studying Mass Communications. She graduated in 2006. She received a scholarship from the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Taniya is also proud to support and speak at SOWF events around the United States.

Wright Height

Taniya’s height remains unknown.

Taniya Wright Fiance

When she was leaving CBS 17, Wright shared that she loved every minute living in the Triangle and working with the talented people at CBS 17. She said it was had to leave but excited to move to Houston to be with her fiance.

Taniya has not shared any further information regarding her dating life or the identity of her fiance.

Taniya Wright Salary

Taniya’s annual average salary ranges between $49,525 and $81,447. This is according to the average pay of news anchors in Houston, Texas.

Taniya Wright Net Worth

Through her journalism career, Wright has earned a great fortune. However, her net worth is not yet disclosed.

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