Glenda Lewis Biography / Wikipedia
Glenda Lewis is a five-time Emmy Award-winning American journalist who presently serves as the co-anchor of 7 Action News at 5 p.m. and 7 Action News at 10 p.m. on TV20 Detroit at WXYZ-TV Action News in Detroit, Michigan. She was reared in Detroit, Michigan, but was born in Hollywood, California.
As a general assignment reporter and co-anchor of Action News Sunday at 6 and 11 p.m., Lewis joined the WXYZ-TV Action News team in September 2003. Glenda previously co-anchored ABC 12 News at 6 and 11 p.m. at WJRT-TV in Flint before joining Channel 7 News. She also worked as a reporter and anchor at WLNS-TV in Lansing and as a reporter and photographer at WBKB-TV in Alpena.
Lewis has won five Emmy Awards over her journalism career, including one for “Best Anchor,” as well as the Silver Circle Award from the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences.
Glenda Lewis Age
Glenda Lewis has a how old? As of 2023, Lewis will be 33 years old. On December 26, 1990, she was born in Hollywood, California, in the United States. Glenda also observes her birthday on December 26 each year.
Glenda Lewis Education
Lewis earned his Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in advertising and marketing. Later, she graduated from Specs Howard School of Broadcasting with a post-graduate degree.
Glenda Lewis Height
Lewis is a medium-built man who stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.6 m).
Glenda Lewis Family, Parents, Siblings
Lewis was born in the country, where her parents also raised her. Diana Lewis is her mother. As the nation’s first mother-and-daughter anchor combo, Glenda and her mother were officially inducted into Detroit’s history by the city council. Our attempts to learn more about her other family members were unsuccessful, though. As soon as we identify her father and her siblings, we’ll keep you updated.
Glenda Lewis Husband
Kahn Hall, Lewis’ husband, is her husband. Before their dessert, Kahn unexpectedly got down on one knee and proposed to Lewis, who he had taken out for a special meal. The couple later got hitched on July 12, 2015, and since then, they’ve had a daughter.
Hahn obtained a degree in automotive design in 2003 after completing her studies at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit in 1998. In 2007, she enrolled at Walsh College. After earning his MBA and M.S. in finance, Hall eventually graduated in 2013 and started working as a senior industrial designer for Johnson Controls Inc.
Glenda Lewis Career
Before returning to her hometown, Glenda began her career as a reporter and photographer at WBKB-TV in Alpena. She later started working for WLNS-TV in Lansing as a reporter and anchor. Before joining Channel 7, she spent the next five years at WJRT-TV in Flint co-anchoring ABC 12 News at 6 and 11 p.m.
Five different Emmy Awards have been given to Glenda, including one for “Best Anchor,” which she received from her mother Diana Lewis, who had previously won in the same category. The Michigan Chronicle recognized her as a “Woman of Excellence” in 2012.
According to the Museum of Radio and Television History in New York City, Glenda and her mother Diana are the first mother-and-daughter co-anchors in the nation. Glenda is a journalist that works for the people and she is very serious about what she does. She needs their confidence in order to do her job.
Glenda is also a part of the NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the United Negro College Fund, the Black United Fund, MOTTEP Minority Organ, and Tissue Transplant. The Detroit City Council recognized Glenda and her mother, longtime anchor Diana Lewis, for being the first mother-daughter anchor team in the nation.
She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from former Congressman Mike Rogers alongside sportswriter Jemele Hill, both of whom are proud Michigan State Spartans alumni.
Glenda Lewis Salary
Lewis earns a yearly salary that ranges from $40,000 to $110,500 on average.
Glenda Lewis’s Net Worth
Lewis’s estimated net worth as of 2022 ranges from $1 million to $5 million. This includes her possessions, funds, and earnings. Her excellent career as a broadcast journalist provides the majority of her income.