Josh Taylor Biography
Josh Taylor is an American journalist of African descent working for KDKA CBS News Pittsburgh as a sports anchor, producer, and reporter. He joined the station in April 2015. Previously, he served KHBS-KHOG in Fayetteville as a weekend sports anchor for 2 years.
Josh Taylor Education
Taylor attended Duquesne University after completing her high school education at Schenley High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Multimedia.
Josh Taylor Career
Taylor works for KDKA CBS News Pittsburgh as a sports anchor, producer, and reporter. He joined the station in April 2015. Previously, he served KHBS-KHOG in Fayetteville as a weekend sports anchor for 2 years. During his time in Fayetteville, he received two Associated Press awards for his work with the station’s broadcast of Arkansas Razorback football.
Taylor fell in love with sports when he was a child watching his first Penguins game at seven years old. His first experience as a student journalist was when he served DUQ-TV News special as an anchor, reporter, and producer. The news special received a Telly Award in 2008.
A jack of all trades, Taylor has worked on-air in television and radio and has co-authored six books, each of them about Pittsburgh sports. In 2017, he started making a name for himself while hosting “Sunday Morning Grind” on KDKA-FM, 93.7 “The Fan.” Additionally, he announced local sports as well as did play-by-play and color commentary for Duquesne men’s and women’s basketball games and high school football
The Duquesne Journalism and Multimedia Department added him to its “Wall of Fame” in 2017. Also, he was honored among New Pittsburgh Courier’s “Men of Excellence.” Next, he started public speaking, emceeing, and co-hosting the Courier’s Vann Media Awards Banquet alongside KDKA’s Mikey Hood. In 2018, he presented at the City League Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
During his free time, he is involved in community outreach and volunteer work, where he hosts and speaks at events for multiple organizations. Since 2018, he has worked as a member of the Young Professionals Board for Wesley Family Services. Closely, he has worked with the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.
In 2019, he served as the host of WPSD’s “An Evening in Edgewood.” Moreover, he danced and served as emcee of “Dancing With the Pittsburgh Superstars.” Annually, he hosts the “Dancing With the Dukes” event at Duquesne to support his brothers of Gamma Phi Fraternity.
In 2019, Josh hosted WPSD’s “An Evening in Edgewood,” helping them raise funds for their on-campus Children’s Center. He has also participated in “Dancing With the Pittsburgh Superstars” as both a dancer and emcee and also hosts the annual “Dancing With the Dukes” event at Duquesne to support his brothers of Gamma Phi Fraternity.
Josh Taylor Age
Taylor was born in Pittsburgh but has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
Josh Taylor Height
Taylor stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches
Josh Taylor Family
Taylor grew up in the Hill District, in the shadow of the Civic Arena. Even so, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Taylor has any siblings.
Josh Taylor Wife
Taylor married Priscilla and they have a son, Nathan, and a daughter, Jocelynn Camelia Taylor. Jocelynn was born in May 2023 weighing 6 lbs., 1 oz., 19.5 inches. On May 18, 2023, he posted a picture of him, his wife, and their newborn on his Twitter account and welcomed her into the world. They reside in Pittsburgh. During his free time, he plays 38-and-over baseball or softball on the diamond, watches one of his favorite pastimes, professional wrestling, or loads up with his family in their SUV on the road somewhere.
Josh Taylor Net Worth
Taylor has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Josh Taylor Salary
Taylor earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.