Deidra Dukes Biography
Deidra Dukes is a well-known journalist and news anchor who is currently working at Fox 5 Atlanta as a general assignment reporter. She was born on July 29, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois, but was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Deidra Dukes Age
She was born on July 29, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois. Dukes is 53 years old. She celebrates her birthday on 29th July every year.
Deidra Dukes Education
Dukes attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism. She later went on to pursue a master’s degree in mass communication from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
Deidra Dukes Family
She born in San Diego. However, she grew up in Oceanside, California. Her mother is Marion. She has a special affinity with her mother. She acknowledges that her mother was firm on their behavior. This made her and he brother to have good behavivour.
Her father, Semper Fi, served in the United States Marine Corps and grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. He had enlisted in the Marines shortly after graduating from high school. Dukes and her family even lived on base for a year when her father was a marine. Her father, on the other hand, died of diabetes in 2013.
Deidra Dukes Husband
Dukes is a divorced her ex-husband. However, her son Mike lives with her. Dukes and her ex-husband co-parent their kid.
Deidra Dukes Children
Dukes and her ex-husband have a son together named Mike.
Deidra Dukes Height/Weight
She has an average height of 5 Feet 3 inches and weighs around 68kgs.
Deidra Dukes Career
Dukes began her broadcasting career in television as an anchor reporter in Fresno and Redding. She left the sunny West Coast and went east to do general assignment reporting at Pittsburgh’s WPXI-TV.
She was seen reporting for cross-town rival WSB-TV by the Atlantic viewers. Dukes made the leap to FOX 5 News in 2005 after three years.
She reported from criminal cases to City Hall to the just plain unpredictable, she goes the extra mile for every assignment! Dukes is most proud of her contributions to coverage of metro Atlanta’s biggest stories, such as the Fulton County Courthouse shootings.
Dukes has actively involved herself in a number of community programs, working closely with groups such as the Junior League of Atlanta, the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, and as an adviser to the American Red Cross Minority Recruitment Program. She and her son make their home in south Fulton County.
Deidra Dukes Salary/Net Worth
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500. Her net worth is estimated as $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars.
Social Media Platforms
She has over9.9 k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.