Erin Pickens Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WAPT, Net Worth, and Salary

Erin Pickens Biography

Erin Pickens is an American Anchor, Reporter, Meteorologist, and Multimedia Journalist working for WAPT News based in Jackson, Mississippi serving as a morning anchor. Before joining WAPT News, she served at WJTV also located in Jackson, Mississippi as the morning and noon news anchor for almost 13 years.

Erin Pickens Age

Pickens was born on November 10, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Erin therefore celebrates her birthday on November 10 each year.

Erin Pickens Height

Pickens stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Erin Pickens Family

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

Erin Pickens Husband

Pickens is happily married to her loving husband Steve. Their engagement took place on February 11, 2023, a Saturday, when Steve romantically proposed, getting down on one knee to ask her the life-changing question.

Erin Pickens’s Net Worth

Pickens has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor.

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Erin Pickens Salary

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

Erin Pickens Education

Pickens attended a nearby high school before pursuing higher education. Erin then attended the University of Memphis, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Additionally, she pursued further education at Mississippi College, graduating with a Master of Science in Communication.

Erin Pickens Career

Pickens is a distinguished journalist with nearly twenty years of experience in television news. For close to thirteen years, she served as the morning and noon news anchor at WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi, before joining the 16 WAPT News team. Her career has taken her to various locations, including her hometown of Memphis, TN, as well as Greenville, MS, and Jackson, TN, where she has excelled both on-camera and behind the scenes.

Beyond her career in journalism, she also contributes to academia as a professor in the Mass Communication department at Tougaloo College. Active in her community, Erin is a member of several esteemed organizations, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Junior League of Jackson, and the LeFleur’s Bluff Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. She participated in the 2009-2010 class of Leadership Greater Jackson and served as the 2014 Summer Reading Ambassador for the Jackson Public Schools district.

Erin Pickens WAPT

Pickens is working at WAPT alongside other famous WAPT meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. David Hartman
  2. Isabel Davis
  3. Katie Garch
  4. Christana Kay
  5. Ross Adams
  6. Joe Cook
  7. Scott Simmons
  8. Sydney Goldberg
  9. Troy Johnson
  10. Bradley Davis

Erin Pickens Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and often posts on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.




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