Colleen Marshall Biography
Colleen Marshall is an American anchor working for NBC4 at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. She as well is the host of the weekly political program, “NBC4‘s The Spectrum.”
Marshall received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Point Park University in Pittsburgh. In 2004, she graduated from the Capital University School of Law in Columbus, where she was the recipient of a Trustee’s Scholarship, was named to the dean’s list, and was a member of Law Review and the National Moot Court Team. Marshall passed the bar exam in 2004 and is a practicing attorney.
Colleen Marshall Career
She came to NBC4 as a general assignment reporter in 1984 and was promoted to anchor of NBC4‘s weekend news in 1987. Marshall became co-anchor of NBC4‘s weekday news programs in 1992.
Before coming to Columbus, she worked at WTRF-TV in Wheeling W.Va., and as an anchor/reporter at radio stations in Wheeling and Weirton, W.Va. She was as well a writer/producer/editor at an all-news Pittsburgh radio station.
In May 2020 she was honored with a national Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation. AWMF recognized her for her outstanding investigative series “Culture of Cover-Up,” which exposed the abuse of hundreds of young men over a period of two decades at the hands of an Ohio State University doctor.
In 2018 Marshall was named a Silver Circle honoree by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, an award given to individuals who have devoted at least 25 years to broadcasting, and who have made an enduring contribution to the television industry and their community.
She has received multiple media and community service awards, including eight regional Emmy awards from NATAS. Notably, Marshall won four Emmys for the health program “I Want To Go Home; A Journey Through Alzheimer’s” which documented her mother’s decade-long struggle with the disease. She as well received an Associated Press Award for that series in 2012 and was honored for her work by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
In 2018, she won an Emmy for political reporting for her coverage of drastic state budget cuts at the Bureau of Children with Medical Handicaps. Marshall’s coverage of the presidential election, “The Fight for Ohio,” won an Emmy in 2004. Marshall as well received an Emmy for historical reporting for coverage of the renovation of Ellis Island.
In 2010, she won an Associated Press Best Enterprise Reporting Award for “Ashville Drug Bust.” In 2009, she won a reporting award from Media General for a story focusing on Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton, who discovered decades after a random act of kindness impacted the life of her missionary parents that it might not have been so random after all.
She as well won a reporting award from Media General in 2007 for a report on Ohio’s death row, entitled “Dead Man Waiting.” for which she was also nominated for an Emmy. Marshall has been nominated for Emmy’s for her political program, “The Spectrum,” and for a 2000 report called “Cody’s Miracle.” In 2001, she and NBC4‘s Mike Jackson were honored by the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists for Best Coverage of Minority Issues for “The State of Race.” She also won the 1999 Stonewall Media Award for her series on transgendered people and her work with AIDS causes. Marshall has been honored for her community service by the Columbus AIDS Task Force, The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, The American Red Cross, and Make-A-Wish.
She has had two one-on-one interviews with President Barack Obama, one of which was in the White House. Marshall’s most memorable story was being in New York City for a week, covering the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
She served as a 2001 commencement speaker at her alma mater, Point Park University, in Pittsburgh, and was the 2000 commencement speaker at Ohio’s Rio Grande University, where she received an honorary doctorate.
She currently serves as a board member for Columbus Metropolitan Club and is a member of the Columbus Bar Association. Marshall frequently speaks on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, including the annual Memory Walk, and advocates for the organization at the Ohio Statehouse Memory Day. She was the Chair of the 2013 Red Event to benefit ARC Ohio (Aids Resource Center), the Co-Chair of Art for Life to benefit ARC Ohio.
Marshall was Honorary Chair Friends of the Poor Walk, St. Vincent DePaul 2012. She was a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Council for the United Way of Central Ohio and she has been an integral part of fundraising events for Make-A-Wish; WELD (Women’ Economic Leadership Development); NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners); Alzheimer’s Association; Children’s Hunger Alliance; the Mid-Ohio Food Collective; Northwest Counseling Center and Columbus Metropolitan Club.
Colleen Marshall Age
Marshall likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Colleen Marshall Height
Marshall stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches.
Colleen Marshall Family
Marshall was born to Jack, an electrician at a glass factory, and Betty, a homemaker. She is the third of four children. Her father was badly injured in an industrial accident when he was 47 years old and then he was disabled. Years ago her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Colleen Marshall Husband/ Children
Marshall is married to Garry, an attorney. The couple is blessed with two adult children and also has pets. They have adopted numerous senior and disabled dogs, and currently have a deaf Jack Russell Terrier, Lily Putian, and Pete, a disabled Rat Terrier.
Colleen Marshall Net Worth
Marshall has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Colleen Marshall Salary
Marshall earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Colleen Marshall Kidney Surgery
Marshall was diagnosed with stage-four kidney nephrosis which is a blockage that’s already left her kidney with close to half of its original function. It was discovered when Marshall tried to donate a kidney to her cousin. A surgery that was performed by Ronney Abaza, MD, a robotic urologic surgeon at OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, is what saved her life.
Colleen Marshall NBC4
Marshall works at NBC4 where she works alongside other famous NBC4 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Monica Alba
- Colleen Williams
- Conan Nolan
- Melissa Magee
- Shanna Mendiola
- Bob Nunnally
- Dave Mazza
- Mike Jackson
- Kristine Varkony
- Andrea Henderson
- Audrey Hasson
- Hattie Hawks
- Jennifer Bullock
- Brad Johansen
- Darlene Hill
- Matt Barnes
- Monica Day
- Anthony Yanez
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Marshall.
Who is Colleen Marshall?
She is an American anchor
How old is Colleen Marshall?
How tall is Colleen Marshall?
5 feet 7 inches
Who is Colleen Marshall married to?
How much money does Colleen Marshall earn?
$40,000 – $ 110,500
How much is Colleen Marshall worth?
$1 Million – $5 Million