Darnell Blackburn Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WDIQ-TV, Family, Wife, Net Worth, and Salary

Darnell Blackburn Biography

Darnell Blackburn is an American Traffic Reporter and Former Police Officer working for WDIQ-TV as a Crime and Safety Expert and Traffic Reporter for the 4:30 am to 8 am traffic segment. He has been working for the station since December 2022 after working for PRAT International LLC.

Darnell Blackburn Age

 Blackburn was born and raised in Detroit and likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.

Darnell Blackburn Height

Blackburn stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Darnell Blackburn Family

Blackburn has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Blackburn has any siblings.

Darnell Blackburn Wife

Blackburn has been married twice. He has however not mentioned his first wife’s name but together they had three children Daryl Blackburn, Kayla Blackburn, and Dalonte Blackburn. His firstborn son Daryl Blackburn passed on in 2023 at 28 years old after battling brain cancer for 20 years.

Later, he married Ronda Nicole Blackburn and the two tied the knot in August 2018. The couple has two children together Deuce who is 4 years old as of 2023 and Mari who is 3 years old as of 2023.

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Darnell Blackburn’s Net Worth

Blackburn has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Multimedia Journalist.

Darnell Blackburn Salary

Blackburn earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Darnell Blackburn Education

After graduating from Cass Technical High School, Blackburn attended Michigan State University in September 1988 where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology in August 1993. At Michigan State University, he participated in Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Later, Blackburn joined the University of Phoenix in March 2005 where he graduated with a master of business administration and management in August 2007.

Darnell Blackburn Career

Blackburn works as a Crime and Safety Expert and Traffic Reporter for the 4:30 am to 8 am traffic segment at WDIQ-TV. At WDIQ-TV, he provides an in-depth analysis of how viewers should keep themselves, their friends, and their families safe from crime. In addition to working at WDIQ-TV, he also works as a Chief Executive Officer at PRAT International LLC since January 2000. Around the same time, Blackburn served as a District Field Representative in the State of Michigan from December 2002 to August 2021. While there, he set standards for all law enforcement agencies, and Oversaw all police academy training. He also worked as a moderator between law enforcement and community organizations.

Blackburn also worked as an adjunct professor at Macomb Community College where he taught courses such as criminal investigations and business marketing. Blackburn also served as a police officer in the City of Auburn Hills from September 2001 to December 2002. During his tenure at Auburn Hills Police Department, he served special assignments, road patrol, narcotics, and community policing.

Darnell Blackburn WDIQ-TV

Blackburn is working at WDIQ-TV where he works alongside other famous WDIQ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Devin Scillian
  2. Karen Drew
  3. Rhonda Walker
  4. Christy McDonald
  5. Pamela Osborne
  6. Kim DeGiulio

Darnell Blackburn’s Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1.9k followers on Twitter.

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