Marcus Leshock Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WGN-TV, Wife, Family, Net Worth, and Salary

Marcus Leshock is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and television host. He has been working at WGN-TV as a feature reporter in since joining in 2009.

Marcus Leshock Biography

Marcus Leshock is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and television host. He has been working at WGN-TV as a feature reporter since joining in 2009. Leshock has been a member of the cast on WGN Morning News each day from 4-10 am since September 2013.

Leshock earned both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Communication from NIU. As he was at NIU, he worked at the school’s newspaper, Northern Star, where he edited “The Weekender” entertainment section. He as well contributed entertainment reports at the Northern Television Center. He is serving as an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Marcus Leshock Career

He reports a “Trending News” segment where he wraps together all of the stories, videos, and photos people are sharing online at that moment – all to get you up to speed on the interesting things the world is sharing as you head out the door. Leshock as well features a travel segment and podcast called “Coastin’ the Country” that focuses on theme parks and other fun places you can visit with your family all across America.

Before joining WGN Morning News, ’ “Leshock Value” segments aired on WGN Evening News, fashion, featuring the latest on food, social media, entertainment, technology, sports, and news.

Prior to joining WGN, He was the host of Metromix on CLTV, a nightly entertainment show focusing on movies, food, music, pop culture, and fashion. Leshock’s anchoring and hosting have taken him all over the world, hosting travel specials from California, Napa Valley, to Edinburgh, Scotland.

He has won four Emmy Awards for his reporting and hosting work. Leshock was named CLTV’s Employee of the Year in 2008, and also WGN’s Employee of the Month in April 2010. In 2010, Leshock was named Northern Illinois University’s Distinguished Journalism Alumni of the Year.

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Marcus Leshock Age

He was born on December 12, 1980, in Grayslake, Illinois, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of December every year. Leshock is 42 years old.

Marcus Leshock Height

Leshock stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Marcus Leshock Family

Leshock 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 Leshock has any siblings.

Marcus Leshock Wife

Leshock is married to Jonna Schlittler Leshock. The couple resides in Chicago together with their two children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Marcus Leshock Salary

Leshock earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Marcus Leshock Net Worth

Leshock has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a feature reporter and Television host.

Marcus Leshock WGN-TV

Leshock works at WGN-TV where he works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Kaitlin Bennett
  2. Julie Unruh
  3. Mike Toomey
  4. Judy Wang
  5. Pat Tomasulo
  6. Tom Skilling
  7. Erik Runge
  8. Dan Roan
  9. Dean Richards
  10. Dana Rebik
  11. Marcella Raymond
  12. Larry Potash
  13. Dan Ponce
  14. Jarrett Payton
  15. Micah Materre
  16. Lauren Magiera
  17. Mike Lowe
  18. Nancy Loo
  19. Paul Lisnek
  20. Sean Lewis

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Leshock.

Who is Leshock?

 He is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and television host.


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5 feet 7 inches


Jonna Schlittler Leshock


$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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