Megan Newquist Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Net Worth, KSTP & KSTC

Megan Newquist Biography

Megan Newquist is a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist from the United States of America working as the Morning Anchor KSTP & KSTC. She joined the station in May 2009.


How old is Megan Newquist? – Age

She was born on July 22nd in the United States of America. Her year of birth is not known.

Megan Newquist Education

She studied mass communication and journalism at California State University, Sacramento.

Megan Newquist Height

Newquist stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).

Megan Newquist Husband

Megan is married to Josh, who is a firefighter. They are parents to grown-up twins; Reed Michael and Sophie Rochelle. Megan is an adventurous woman, and when she is not working, she and her husband enjoy renovating their home, camping, cooking and traveling.

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What happened to Megan Newquist? – Career

Megan was interested in journalism from a young age and recalls watching the evening news with her parents before dinner. Her first job was as a bureau reporter at KHSL-TV in Redding, California. She worked almost every shift, from reporter to producer to morning anchor, and she was the evening anchor for three years. Megan joined WTVQ-TV in Lexington, KY in January 2004, where she anchored the evening news before joining 5 Eyewitness News in May 2009. Megan gets up early to bring you the news from 5:30 to 7:00 a.m. on 5 Eyewitness News. She also serves as a co-host on “Minnesota Live.”

5 Eyewitness News Mornings was honored in 2016 for its coverage of music legend Prince’s death. In 2016, she received an Emmy for her breaking news coverage of Minneapolis Police Officers being cleared in the shooting death of Jamar Clark. Megan spent thirteen hours straight anchoring on the crash of Comair Flight 5191, which killed 49 of the 50 people on board. For this coverage, the station received a National Edward R. Murrow Award. Megan has volunteered with Shriner’s Hospital for Children for many years, participating in Camp Achieve and the Shriner’s Prom. Throughout the year, she emcees a variety of events for various groups and organizations in the Twin Cities.

Megan Newquist Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.