Alicia Barnes Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, WIS-TV, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Alicia Barnes is an American journalist who serves as an evening anchor and reporter at WIS TV. She joined the WIS News 10 team in May 2019.

Alicia Barnes Biography

Alicia is an American journalist who serves as an evening anchor and reporter at WIS TV. She joined the WIS News 10 team in May 2019. You can catch her during the week anchoring the 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts on WIS and at 10 p.m. on Columbia’s The CW.

Alicia Barnes Age

Barnes is 44 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 18, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 18th December every year.

Alicia Barnes Height

Barnes stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall. 

Alicia Barnes Family

Barnes has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Alicia has any siblings.

Alicia Barnes Husband

Barnes is happily married to the love of her life Jacob John, Jr. since 2014. Alicia has two kids with her husband, They love the water and you can usually catch them on Lake Murray enjoying the beautiful weather in the Midlands.

Alicia Barnes Net Worth

Barnes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

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Alicia Barnes Salary

Barnes earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Barnes.

How old is Alicia Barnes? Not Available
How tall is Alicia Barnes?  5 feet 4 inches 
Who is Alicia Barnes married to? Jacob John
How much money does Alicia Barnes earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Alicia Barnes worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Alicia Barnes Career

She is thrilled and proud to be a part of the Midlands’ best news team. WIS Community Builder, which airs every other Wednesday at 7 p.m., is also hosted by her.

Alicia began her journalism career as an intern at Lansing, Michigan’s WLNS-TV. While juggling a full-time pharmaceutical sales profession and getting her MBA from Wayne State University, she also worked as a freelance reporter for WKBD-TV in Detroit.

Alicia returned to her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, after living in Michigan. Alicia worked as a general assignment reporter for WXIA-TV, an NBC affiliate in Atlanta, and as a freelance reporter for FOX 5.

Alicia has covered some of the worst natural disasters in Georgia. While at 11 Alive News, she reported “live” for CNN, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.

After her time in Atlanta, Alicia joined NBC 7 – KNSD and the CW subsidiary KSWB-TV in San Diego, California as the Weekend Anchor. In the January 2007 Platinum Awards Issue of 944 Magazine, Alicia was cast a ballot San Diego’s Favorite Female Newscaster.

Preceding joining the WIS News Team, Alicia filled in as the essential Anchor from 2008-2018 at ABC Columbia. She’s canvassed tremendous stories in the Midlands that made public news like the 2015 floods, the Confederate banner descending at the State House, and the Charleston church shootings.

Alicia was regarded in 2016 to win an EMMA for Excellence in My Market in the class of “Anchor-News” from the Southeastern National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Alicia moreover got fair notice for securing climate SC flood inclusion in 2016.

Alicia is an alum of Clemson University where she promised Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. During her senior year at Clemson, Alicia made Homecoming Court addressing her sorority in Death Valley.

Alicia has become a functioning individual from the local area and filled in as one of five adjudicators for the 2012 Miss South Carolina Pageant. She has additionally stood firm on various board footings for a few associations.

In 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2019 Alicia was included on the front of Columbia Living Magazine. She was additionally highlighted in the June 2012 issue of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine. Alicia was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in Atlanta’s Jezebel Magazine in 2003.

Alicia held the 2004 crown as “Atlanta’s Best Diva” subsequent to taking an interest in a Macy’s foundation design show which raised a huge number of dollars for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Prior to leaving Atlanta in 2005, Alicia was introduced to an Outstanding Georgia Citizen’s Award by the Secretary of State for being a Goodwill Ambassador.

She says her proudest second was filling in as a Torchbearer, helping the Olympic fire through her old neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. That year, Alicia was likewise respected by her secondary school Alma Mater, and given the St. Pius X Catholic High School Distinguished Alumni Award. Alicia filled in as the beginning speaker for the 2004 graduating class.

Alicia required a year off to be a homemaker. The day Alicia resigned from TV, the Columbia City Council cast a ballot on March 8, 2018 “Alicia Barnes Day” in the city of Columbia, South Carolina. City hall leader Steve Benjamin amazed Alicia LIVE on TV to introduce the decree.

Alicia Barnes WIS-TV

Barnes is currently working at WIS-TV where she works alongside other famous WIS-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Adam Clark
  2. Von Gaskin
  3. Kevin Armone
  4. Dominic Brown
  5. Joe Gorchow
  6. Rick Henry
  7. Chris Joseph
  8. Adam Mintzer
  9. Drew Aunkst
  10. Madeline Cuddihy
  11. Hannah Cumler
  12. Leland Pinder
  13. Dawndy Mercer Plank
  14. Judi Gatson
  15. Sam Bleiweis
  16. Greg Adeline

Alicia Barnes Social Media Platforms

Barnes is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 9k followers on Twitter, over 4k followers on Instagram, and over 15k followers on Facebook.


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