Greg McQuade Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WTVR, Height, Net Worth, and Salary

Greg McQuade is an American 52-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Storyteller working for WTVR – CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia.

Greg McQuade Biography

Greg McQuade is an American 52-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Storyteller working for WTVR – CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia as a news anchor and storyteller. He has been working for the station since October 2000 after working for NECN-TV.

Greg McQuade Age

McQuade 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 60s.

Greg McQuade Height

McQuade stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Greg McQuade Family

McQuade was raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He 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 McQuade has any siblings.

Greg McQuade Wife

McQuade is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of McQuade being in any past relationship with anyone.

Greg McQuade Net Worth

McQuade has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Storyteller.

Greg McQuade
Greg McQuade

Greg McQuade Salary

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

Greg McQuade Education

McQuade is a proud alumnus of Northeastern University, where he spent 3 years (1989 – 1992) and obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Broadcast Journalism. He is also an alumnus of the Bunker Hill Community College, where he spent 1 year (1987 – 1989).

Greg McQuade Career

McQuade serves at WTVR – CBS 6 as a news anchor and storyteller, airing on the “CBS6 Weekend Morning” show alongside his colleague, meteorologist Mike Stone. Also, he produces 2 weekly segments called “I Have a Story” and “Heroes Among Us”. Since the year 2014, McQuade has been producing two weekly segments at WTVR: “Heroes Among Us,” where he shares inspiring stories of people making a positive impact in central Virginia, and “I Have a Story,” featuring remarkable tales of lesser-known Virginians.

McQuade began as a military/political affairs reporter at WTVR. He says that he feels incredibly fortunate to be living his dream every day he goes to work. He used to watch news broadcasts in Boston, Massachusetts as a child and was inspired to pursue a career as a TV news reporter.

McQuade’s journey in journalism began while in college, where he gained practical experience through various opportunities. He interned with the BBC’s radio program, “Good Morning Ulster” in Belfast. He also worked as an overnight disc jockey in Hawaii and participated in an exchange program in Ireland.

After graduating from college, McQuade started his career at WBZ-TV in Boston where he worked as a video archivist. He then went to Bangor, Maine, for his 1st full-time job of on-air reporting at WVII-TV. His time in Maine provided him with invaluable experience and cherished memories, including flying on a National Guard tanker over the Atlantic Ocean and appearing in a Stephen King film.

In the year 1998, McQuade went back to Boston, MA to work as a weekend reporter at NECN. He reported on multiple stories, such as the tragic deaths of 6 Worcester firefighters and the 2000 Democratic National Convention.

In the year 2000, McQuade made his way to Richmond and joined finally joined WTVR. His love for history made Richmond a perfect fit, as he covered significant historical events. He also had unique experiences while in Richmond, such as undergoing pilot swim survival training, and flying/sleeping on aircraft carriers.

He also embarked on international reporting assignments, including trips to England to explore the historic connections between Virginia and the United Kingdom. Notably, McQuade interviewed Lord Cornwallis, the descendant of the British general who surrendered to Pres. George Washington visited Pocahontas’ grave. In the year 2007, McQuade had the extraordinary opportunity to work at the BBC in Kent, England, as part of an exchange program. Reporting from the United Kingdom was a highlight of his broadcasting career.

Awards and Leisure Activities

Throughout his career as a journalist and storyteller, McQuade has received numerous accolades for his work. He has earned 56 Emmy Awards, 5 National Edward R. Murrow Awards, and 42 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

During his leisure time, he enjoys traveling and using a metal detector to search for Civil War relics on old battlefields. He has also dedicated himself to interviewing veterans in the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion during World War II. This personal quest connects him to his late grandfather, who was the captain of ‘A’ Company in the battalion. McQuade has produced an award-winning series called “Soldier In the Photograph” documenting his involvement and search for veterans. He has become the 692nd Battalion’s unofficial historian.

Greg McQuade WTVR

McQuade is working at WTVR where he works alongside other famous WTVR meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Kristen Luehrs
  2. Maggi Marshall
  3. Cheryl Miller
  4. Leland Pinder
  5. GeNienne Samuels
  6. Tracy Sears
  7. Bree Sison
  8. Cameron Thompson
  9. Zach Daniel
  10. Tom Patton

Greg McQuade 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 670 followers on Instagram.

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