Taniya Wright Biography
Taniya Wright is an American Anchor/Reporter working for DC News Now as a Morning News Anchor. She anchors the 5 PM and 9 PM newscasts.
Taniya Wright Age
Wright is 39 years old as of 2022. She was born on August 5, 1983, in Houston, Texas, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 5th of August every year.
Taniya Wright Height
Wright stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Taniya Wright Family
Wright was born to James Berkeley (late father) and her mother, whose names are unknown. Her dad was a former Green Beret. He died on August 25, 1987, in a training accident. Wright grew up alongside her younger sister, Taryn Conant (a filmmaker and author).
Taniya Wright Fiancé / Engaged
Wright is engaged to her lovely fiance, whose names are under review. She is quite private about her personal life hence she has not revealed any identity of her fiance. However, there will be an update as soon as she discloses anything about her partner.
Taniya Wright Salary
Wright receives an annual salary of $40,000 – $110,500.
Taniya Wright Net Worth
Wright has an annual estimated net worth ranging from $1 Million to $5 Million.
Taniya Wright Education
Wright is a proud graduate of the University of South Florida. She attended the university in 2001 and graduated in the year 2006 with a degree in Mass Communications and TV News. During her stint there, she was part of the Kappa Delta Sorority.
Taniya Wright Career
Wright serves at DC News Now as a news co-anchor of the 5 PM and 9 PM newscasts. Before joining the station, she served at KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas as a Morning News Anchor for 10 months (August 2019 – May 2020). Prior to that, she served at WNCN-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina as a Morning & Noon News Anchor for one and a half years (January 2018 – July 2019).
Wright has also worked for KJRH-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a Weekday Noon/Morning News Anchor & Reporter for one and a half years (February 2016 – July 2017). She has also served at WDVM TV in Hagerstown, Maryland as a Noon/Evening News Anchor, Reporter, and Producer for 2 years, and at WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida as an Associate Producer/Producer for 6 years and 9 months (April 2007 – December 2013). She began her career at WDVM.
Wright has over one and a half decades of local news experience. She has had the chance to share multiple unique interviews and stories from each community that she has lived in. Some of Wright’s most unforgettable interviews feature a veteran who is learning how to recover from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through dance. They also feature real-life partners/mates whose love story was featured in “Come from Away” (the Broadway musical), as well as 2 women trail bosses from the only female-led trail group at the Houston Rodeo.
She is also a philanthropist, guest speaker, and emcee. She has been actively involved in multiple events and fundraisers for various noteworthy organizations like the Salvation Army, the Carolina Tiger Rescue, Habitat for Humanity, the Humane Society of Washington County, the Rescued Pets Movement, Houston Blue Star Mothers, Hope Reins Equine Therapy Program, and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. As a scholarship recipient and a member of the Gold Star Family, Wright is a strong advocate for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which assists the kids of fallen Special Operators to attend college. During her leisure, she likes to travel, meet new people, and attend any events of sporting. She is an avid lover of theater and animals.