Darla Miles Biography, Wiki
Darla Miles is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 New York – WABC. She joined the station in December 2009.
Darla Miles Age
Miles was born on November 23, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. As a result, she celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of November every year. Her year of birth is unknown at the moment therefore it is difficult to know her age. However, she might be in her 40s.
Darla Miles Height
Miles stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Darla Miles Family, Parents, Siblings
Miles was raised in Fort Worth, Texas with her loving parents; Howard Henry Mile (father) and her mother whose names are unknown. Her dad worked as a coach of high school basketball and football and was a mentor of multiple children in the 1980s at the Fort Worth Independent School District. It was unfortunate that Mile’s dad died on March 20, 2020, at 86 years old. Miles often posts pics of her mom and dad on her Instagram Page. Miles grew up alongside her 3 siblings, 2 sisters; Elaine Miles and Rebecca Miles, and a brother; Howard Miles.
Darla Miles’s Husband’s Death
Miles is neither married nor engaged to anyone at the moment. She was previously married to her lovely spouse, whose names are unknown. He, unfortunately, lost her husband when he was 41 years old. He died of a catastrophic stroke. Miles and her husband’s wedding was a private wedding attended by only close friends and family.
Darla Miles Children
Miles has godchildren, whose identities are unknown at the moment. Miles has had 3 miscarriages. It was after her 3rd miscarriage that her husband had a catastrophic stroke and passed away. Despite the miscarriages, she has never loosed hope of continuing with her journey to motherhood.
Darla Miles Net Worth
Miles has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Darla Miles Salary
Miles earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Darla Miles Education
Miles attended Syracuse University Division of International Programs Abroad in the year 1994 and graduated in the same year with a non-degree in Spanish. In 1991, she attended Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and 4 years later she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Language and Literature/Letters, as well as a minor in Spanish. Miles has also studied abroad at the Instituto Internacional in Madrid, Spain.
Darla Miles Career
Miles serves at ABC7NY – WABC as a general assignment reporter. Since joining the station, she has covered various international breaking news stories like Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest and the attempted terror bombing in Times Square. She has also conducted interviews with various luminaries including Oprah Winfrey (author, talk show host, actress, philanthropist, and TV producer), Jesse Jackson (politician, political activist, and Baptist minister), and John McCain (Senator).
Before she joined WABC, she worked for WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas as a news anchor/reporter. While there, she was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy Award. Before that, she served at WTVD-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina as a news reporter. An ABC World News exclusive on Good Morning America featured Miles’s rape investigation in the Duke University lacrosse, while at WTVD. Miles has also served as an Aiken Bureau Chief, reporter, and anchor at WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia.
Miles started her career in broadcasting at WCLK Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. After that, she went to work at ONDA Madrid Radio in Madrid, Spain. From there, she went to use her Spanish fluency at CNN Radio Notícias, where she was part of the original team that launched CNN en Español as a 24-hour network. At the same time, she served as a weekend news anchor for CNN Headline News.
Miles has experienced extensive travels across Europe, as well as South America, Africa, and the Caribbean. She is a member (affiliate) of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). When she is not at work, she likes dedicating time to mentoring young African American girls. Also, she likes to travel, entertain, or spend precious time with her family and friends during her spare time.
Darla Miles Health, Illness
Miles suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, which makes her face big challenges after undergoing 2 spinal fusions. She underwent the fusions for 10 months. Miles has been turned away by her fertility OB, who told her that she was too old to use her own eggs. In October 2021, Miles found a fertility clinic, established by a groundbreaking Chinese doctor, who gave her support in the egg-freezing process.
Darla Miles ABC7 New York
Miles is currently working at ABC7 New York where she works alongside other famous ABC7 New York meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Sandy Kenyon
- CeFaan Kim
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Heather O’Rourke
- Sonia Rincón
- Stacey Sager
- Shannon Sohn
- Marcus Solis
- Derick Waller
- Lucy Yang
- Toni Yates
Darla Miles Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 16.5K followers on Instagram.