Shayla Reaves Biography
Shayla Reaves is an American journalist working for WCCO as an anchor and reporter, contributing to the morning, mid-morning, and noon programs. She joined the station in December 2020. Previously, she served WNCT as a news anchor for 3 years.
Shayla Reaves Education
Reaves attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2002 after completing her high school education. She graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She was named the top broadcast student in her graduating class.
Shayla Reaves Career
Reaves works for WCCO as an anchor and reporter, contributing to the morning, mid-morning, and noon programs. She joined the station in December 2020. Previously, she served WNCT as a news anchor for 3 years. She has worked in the TV news industry for more than a decade. Further, she has tenured in Louisville, Kentucky, Columbus, Ohio, Tampa, Florida, and Greenville, North Carolina.
During her time in Greenville, Reaves co-anchored evening newscasts for WNCT, developed a weekly web series dubbed”Let’s Craft” and produced 30-minute specials for TV and web. While in Tampa, she worked as a field reporter for Good Day Tampa Bay. For 4 years, she broadcasted hurricanes, breaking news, and news overnight. Also, she provided many live reports for “Fox and Friends” and Fox network affiliates.
Aside from reporting, Reaves worked as a fill-in anchor in Tampa and Columbus, Ohio. During her time in Columbus, she received an Emmy award for broadcasting a train wreck and explosion. She reported in Louisville, Kentucky for 4 years.
During her career, Reaves has received various awards and honors. For example, the Association of Women Journalists-Chicago chose her as an Outstanding Woman Journalism Student, Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism granted her the Gary Cummings Award, and the Illinois News Broadcasters Association acknowledged her for her reporting. The Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press have also awarded her.
Shayla Reaves Age
Reaves likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Shayla Reaves Height
Reaves stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches
Shayla Reaves Family
Reaves’ father passed away in 2022 as evidenced by her Instagram post on June 18, 2023, captioning it “This Sunday is my first Father’s Day without my dad physically here…“ Even so, she has not disclosed any information about her parents, especially her mother. It is also not known if Reaves has any siblings.
Shayla Reaves Husband
Reaves is married to Shawn but has kept information regarding their relationship away from the public. Shawn celebrates his birthday every April 10th as suggested by her Facebook post on April 10, 2019, captioning it “Lol! So today is my husband Shawn’s birthday and for the last month I’ve been…”
In her spare time, Reaves spends time with her husband, explores the Twin Cities, and crafts. Reaves enjoys The Nutty Professor, Martin, More Than Enough by Elaine Welteroth, any sweet food, and Christmas. She prefers Facebook to Twitter, dogs to cats, wine to beer, comedies to tearjerkers, PC to Mac, and text messages to phone calls. Reaves authored a children’s book dubbed “Echo in the Distance.”
Shayla Reaves Net Worth
Reaves has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Shayla Reaves Salary
Reaves earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Shayla Reaves Weight Loss
According to fitgag.com, Reaves lost 70 pounds within the course of a year through a healthy diet and regular exercise.