Deidra Dukes Biography
Deidra Dukes is a skilled American journalist currently working at WAGA-TV, FOX 5 as an anchor and reporter. She anchors the weekend edition for FOX 5 News at 6 p.m., 10 p.m, and 11 p.m.
Deidra Dukes Age
She was born on December 3, 1962, in California, United States. Dukes is 59 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday on 3rd December every year.
Deidra Dukes Education
Dukes attended and graduated from Chico State where she earned her B.A. in Communications. She began her broadcasting career in television as an anchor reporter in Fresno and Redding.
Deidra Dukes Family
She grew up in Oceanside, California, and was born in San Diego. Marion Dukes is her mother’s name. Her mother and she have a special affinity. She acknowledges that only because their mother was tough and encouraged them to be well-behaved did she and her younger brother become well-behaved. 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, lady. She and her ex-husband live apart, while her 14-year-old son Mike lives with her, and she 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 stands on an average height of 5 Feet 3 inches and weighs around 68kgs.
Deidra Dukes Career
She joined the FOX 5 team in 2005. Dukes was born and raised in California. She attended and graduated from Chico State where she earned her B.A. in Communications. 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 and has an estimated net worth of $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.