GeNienne Samuels Biography
GeNienne Samuels is an American Anchor/Host and Entrepreneur working for WTVR – CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia as an evening news anchor. She has been working for the station since January 2023 after working for WOAY.
GeNienne Samuels Age
Samuels was born in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 40s.
GeNienne Samuels Height
Samuels stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
GeNienne Samuels Family
Samuels was raised in Henrico County, Virginia, United States. She was born to her loving parents, whose names are not known. Her father isn’t alive at the moment. She has 2 nephews and 3 nieces, whose names are unknown. This definitely shows that she has a sibling, but she hasn’t disclosed whether it’s her sister or brother.
GeNienne Samuels Husband / Dating
Samuels is in a relationship with her lovely boyfriend, Lake Lewis Jr. (a news personality). He is a famous ABC Morning News Anchor and owner of SportsJourney Media. Lake is also famous for being in the After Practice Podcast. Samuels rarely post his photos on her social media pages. However, on February 14, 2023, she posted his photo on her Instagram Page wishing him a Happy Valentine’s Day. The duo takes great pride in being godparents to their 7 godchildren, whose identities are under review.
GeNienne Samuels Net Worth
Samuels has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Host and Entrepreneur.
GeNienne Samuels Salary
Samuels earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
GeNienne Samuels Education
Samuels is a proud alumnus of the University of Richmond – Robins School of Business, where she attended from 1993 to 1997. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus on Women’s Studies from the university. Samuels is also an alumnus of George Washington University, where, from 1999 to 2001, she completed a certificate program in Project Management. Before her college education, she was a student at Hermitage High School and Brookland Middle High School.
Samuels actively participated in various activities and societies during her undergraduate years at the University of Richmond. She was a CIGNA Scholar, a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA), and a member of the Multicultural Student Union (MSU). Additionally, she showcased her spirit and athleticism as a cheerleader and was involved with the Woman Involved in Living and Learning (WILL) organization.
GeNienne Samuels Career
Samuels serves at WTVR News as an evening news anchor. Alongside her news anchor position, Samuels has also taken on in-game hosting roles for sports teams. Since October 2021, she has been an In-Game Host for the NWSL’s Washington Spirit in Washington, D.C. Since September 2019, Samuels has also been serving as an In-Game Host for the NFL’s Washington Commanders in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Samuels is also an entrepreneur and owns GS Consulting & Communications, Inc., a company she established in July 2013. Additionally, she is the President of Sideline Prep, a role she has held since January 2009.
Before joining WTVR, she served as a News Anchor for WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, West Virginia, from January 2022 to February 2023. Samuels also worked as a Quality/Process Improvement Consultant for Southern Management for over 14 years. She gained further experience as an In-game Host for the Washington Wizards, Baltimore Brigade (AFL), and Washington Mystics in various periods.
Samuels has worked as a News Anchor for CTV News in Prince George’s County, Maryland, as a General Assignment Reporter for CTV 76, and as a General Assignment Reporter for Bell Media. She has also worked as an Anchor/Host for Fairfax County Public Schools, hosting a show called “SchoolScene”.
Additionally, Samuels has had involvement in the sports industry as a Professional Cheerleader/Captain for the Washington Redskins (now known as the Washington Commanders) for eight years. She has also served as a Judge for Athletic Championships and as the Wizard Girls Captain for the Washington Wizards.
Samuels has served as a host/anchor for other shows like “The Sound” in Washington DC, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, and “Operation Rising Star.” For a decade, Samuels has taken part in an annual singing competition called the “United States Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation” competition. It is a contest for service members and their families to showcase their singing talents and boost their spirits.
During her leisure time, Samuels likes playing football, running, exploring the outdoors, and hanging out with her family and friends. When she was young, she was a “tomboy” and enjoyed playing football with boys. Additionally, she participated in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track events during her time in high school. Samuels also loves engaging in any charitable cause during her free time.
GeNienne Samuels WTVR
Samuels is working at WTVR where she works alongside other famous WTVR meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Kristen Luehrs
- Maggi Marshall
- Greg McQuade
- Cheryl Miller
- Leland Pinder
- Tracy Sears
- Bree Sison
- Cameron Thompson
- Zach Daniel
- Tom Patton
GeNienne Samuels 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 9.1K followers on Instagram.