Colleen Marshall Biography and Wikipedia
Colleen Marshall is an American journalist currently serving as an evening news anchor and host of the weekly political program, “NBC4‘s The Spectrum.” at NBC4 based in Columbus Ohio. She joined NBC4 in 1984 as a general assignment reporter. Before joining NBC4, she served as an anchor and reporter at WTRF-TV in Wheeling West Virginia.
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Colleen Marshall Education
Collen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communications from Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA. She also received her Juris Doctor in Law from Capital University Law School in 2004. RELATED: Dane Placko
Colleen Marshall Age
How old is Colleen? Colleen is 67 years old as of 2023. She was born on July 6, 1956, in Appalachia, Dunbar, West Virginia, United States of America. Her birthday is always celebrated on July 6th of every year.
Colleen Marshall Nationality and Ethnicity
Colleen holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Appalachia, Dunbar, West Virginia, United States. She belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Colleen Marshall Height
How tall is Marshall? She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and maintains a body weight of 57kg.
Colleen Marshall Family
Colleen is the daughter of (father) John Regis Connors, who was an electrician while her (mother) Betty Jean Connors, was a homemaker. She grew up alongside her two siblings including a sister, Maureen and a brother, John. Her father was involved in an industrial accident at the age of 47 years which left him with a disability. Additionally, her mother battled with Alzheimer’s for ten years. RELATED: Anita Padilla
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Colleen Marshall Husband
Is Colleen married? Marshall is currently married to her husband Gary Marshall. The couple got married through a private wedding ceremony in 1978 when she was at the age of 22 years old. The couple are proud parents of two children a son, Garrett Marshall, an attorney who lives in Columbus and a daughter Shannon, a human resources professional and a graduate The Ohio State University with MHMR and MBA.
Colleen Marshall Attorney | Lawyer
Collen besides anchoring news at MBC4, is also a certified attorney. Previously, she served as an attorney/lawyer for four and half years at Massucci Law Group in Columbus. Currently, she handles appeals and family-law litigation support at Colleen Marshall Law, LLC
In May 2020, Colleen received a prestigious national Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation. AWMF acknowledged Colleen’s exceptional investigative series titled “Culture of Cover-Up,” which unveiled the decades-long abuse suffered by hundreds of young men at the hands of an Ohio State University doctor.
Colleen Marshall Salary
Colleen serving as an evening news anchor and host of the weekly political program, “NBC4‘s The Spectrum.” at NBC4 based in Columbus Ohio earns an estimated annual salary of $120,000. RELATED: Trevor Brolin
Colleen Marshall Net Worth
Colleen Marshall is an American journalist, attorney, anchor and reporter with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Colleen Marshall NBC4, Columbus, Ohio
Colleen Marshall holds the position of anchor for NBC4 at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m., in addition to her role as the host of the weekly political program, “NBC4’s The Spectrum.”
Colleen began her journey at NBC4 as a general assignment reporter back in 1984 and swiftly climbed the ranks, assuming the role of anchor for NBC4’s weekend news in 1987. Her career continued to soar as she was appointed co-anchor for NBC4’s weekday news programs in 1992.
Before her tenure in Columbus, Colleen gained valuable experience at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia, and worked as an anchor/reporter at radio stations in Wheeling and Weirton, West Virginia. She also showcased her skills as a writer, producer, and editor at an all-news radio station in Pittsburgh.
Colleen’s career highlights include two exclusive one-on-one interviews with President Barack Obama, one of which occurred within the hallowed walls of the White House. Her most unforgettable reporting experience was her week-long coverage of the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
Colleen Marshall Awards
In 2018, Colleen received the prestigious Silver Circle recognition from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. This esteemed award is bestowed upon individuals who have dedicated at least 25 years to the field of broadcasting, leaving a lasting impact on the television industry and their community.
Throughout her illustrious career, Colleen has garnered numerous accolades in both the realms of media and community service. Notably, she has clinched a remarkable eight regional Emmy awards from NATAS. A significant achievement among her Emmy wins includes securing four Emmys for her work on the health program “I Want To Go Home: A Journey Through Alzheimer’s,” a poignant documentary chronicling her mother’s decade-long battle with the disease. In 2012, this series also earned her an Associated Press Award, and she received commendation from the Central Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association for her dedicated efforts.
In 2018, Colleen’s exceptional journalism was recognized with an Emmy in the political reporting category for her coverage of significant state budget reductions affecting the Bureau of Children with Medical Handicaps. Her insightful reporting on the presidential election, titled “The Fight for Ohio,” earned her an Emmy in 2004. Additionally, she received an Emmy for her historical reporting on the renovation of Ellis Island. In 2010, her investigative skills were honored with an Associated Press Best Enterprise Reporting Award for her coverage of the “Ashville Drug Bust.” RELATED: Taylor Spreitler
Colleen’s commitment to investigative journalism also extended to impactful stories like her 2009 piece on Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton, who discovered the profound implications of a seemingly random act of kindness on her missionary parents. This report earned her a reporting award from Media General.
In 2007, Colleen’s thought-provoking report on Ohio’s death row, titled “Dead Man Waiting,” not only secured her another reporting award from Media General but also garnered an Emmy nomination. Her excellence in political journalism, showcased in her program “The Spectrum,” and her 2000 report titled “Cody’s Miracle,” earned her Emmy nominations as well.
Furthermore, in 2001, Colleen and NBC4’s Mike Jackson were honored by the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists for their outstanding coverage of minority issues in the program “The State of Race.” Colleen’s dedication to community service has not gone unnoticed, as she has received recognition from organizations such as the Columbus AIDS Task Force, The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization, The American Red Cross, and Make-A-Wish for her valuable contributions. She also received the 1999 Stonewall Media Award for her series highlighting the experiences of transgendered individuals and her advocacy for AIDS causes.
Colleen Marshall Membership
Colleen currently holds the position of a board member at the Columbus Metropolitan Club and is an active member of the Columbus Bar Association. She is a dedicated advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio and frequently lends her voice to their cause, participating in events such as the annual Memory Walk and representing the organization at the Ohio Statehouse Memory Day.
In addition to her involvement with the Alzheimer’s Association, Colleen has played pivotal roles in various charitable initiatives. In 2013, she chaired the Red Event, a fundraiser benefiting ARC Ohio (Aids Resource Center). Furthermore, she served as the Co-Chair for Art for Life, another significant fundraiser for ARC Ohio. Her commitment to charitable work extended to her role as the Honorary Chair of the Friends of the Poor Walk for St. Vincent DePaul in 2012.
Colleen’s dedication to community service and philanthropy goes beyond these roles. She was a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Council for the United Way of Central Ohio and has been a driving force behind fundraising events for organizations such as Make-A-Wish, WELD (Women’s Economic Leadership Development), NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners), the Alzheimer’s Association, Children’s Hunger Alliance, the Mid-Ohio Food Collective, Northwest Counseling Center, and the Columbus Metropolitan Club.
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