Tanya McRae Biography
Tanya McRae is an eminent American Emmy Award-winning Producer and Multimedia Journalist working for Spectrum News 1. She joined the station in 2018. Tanya is an Emmy Award-winning television producer and a two-time Emmy-nominated news reporter.
At Spectrum News 1, she is the host of the station’s award-winning community affairs program “In Focus SoCal”. She has worked in a variety of unscripted television genres including reality, docu-series, travel, lifestyle, DIY, home makeovers, and talk shows.
Tanya McRae Age
Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has kept her birthdate and age a secret. Hence it is not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Tanya McRae Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m).
Tanya McRae Family
She has kept her personal life off the limelight. She has not shared any information about her parents or siblings. But she was born and raised in New York City and Cambridge, MA.
Tanya McRae Husband
She is very secretive about her love life. She has not shared any information about her relationship status. However, some news outlets show that she was married to Troy Gavin Collins, married on August 31, 2003, but is now divorced. It is not known whether she has kids or not.
Tanya McRae’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $12 million. This awesome net worth she has generated from her journalism career.
Tanya McRae Salary
Her career as a multimedia journalist and producer generates her a decent salary. However, the exact amount she receives as a salary is not mentioned on the Internet.
Tanya McRae Education
She received her education at Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School. After high school, she attended The University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. There, she participated in the Varsity Women’s Basketball team, Equestrian Team.
Tanya McRae Career
After working as an assignment desk assistant for ABC World News Tonight and Nightline in New York City, she went on to work for local, cable, and national news outlets like Channel One News, Torrance CitiCABLE, and the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs.
During her time at KMIR6 as a reporter, she was nominated for two local Emmy Awards in 2008 for investigative stories. Moreover, she was nominated for two national Daytime Emmy Awards. In 2015, she won an award for the Oprah Winfrey Network series Home Made Simple an “Oustanding Lifestyle Program”. She returned to her roots as a reporter and multimedia journalist in 2018. And in 2020 was named anchor and host of the award-winning public affairs program “In Focus SoCal”. There, she has covered major stories from the big Woolsey Fire to the deaths of horses at Santa Anita Racetrack, the uprisings after the murder of George Floyd, and three years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to her journalism career, she has been a member of the Women in Film & Television, Women Leaders Forum, Producers Guild America, the Nationa; Association of Black Journalists, Writers Guild America, NABJ Los Angeles, and the International Documentary Association. Moreover, she has worked in Palm Springs on the Board of Directors.
Tanya McRae Spectrum News
She joined Spectrum News 1 as a reporter and multimedia journalist. She is an Emmy Award-winning producer and multimedia journalist there. Two weeks after graduating, from the university, she started her first job in television.
Tanya works at Spectrum News alongside other well-reputed Spectrum News reporters and anchors including;
- Renee Eng
- Chris Leary
- Melvin Robert
- Lydia Pantazes
- Robert Santos
- Catalina Villegas
- Bree Steffen
- Amrit Singh
- Lisa McRee
- Ferdinand Furer
- Giselle Fernandez
- Jacqueline Bennett
- Nathalie Basha