Mark Preston Biography
Mark Preston serves as a CNN vice president of political, Special Events programming and senior political analyst. He has worked with the network since 2005. Moreover, he also used to hoar ” Full Stop with Mark Preston” on SiriusXM POTUS 124.
Mark Preston Age
Preston is 51 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 21, 1971, In the United States of America.
Mark Preston Height
Preston stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches tall.
Mark Preston Family
Preston was born in the U.S. of America to his parents. His father is Eugene Preston and his mother is Mary Pesto.
Mark Preston’s Wife
Preston is married to Meredith Ray Bonner. The couple tied the knot on July 8, 2000, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. Furthermore, they spent their honeymoon in North Carolina. The two first met at the Marietta Daily Journal, as reporters, in the city of Marietta. They are blessed with a son and a daughter.
Mark Preston’s Net Worth
Preston has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 -$900,000 which he has earned through his successful career as a CNN vice president of politics and senior political analyst.
Mark Preston Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging from $20,000 – $90,000.
Mark Preston Education
Preston attended Arlington High School, a public secondary school in the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, where he graduated in 1990. Later on, he enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, known as UMass Amherst, where he studied journalism and History.
While at the University he worked for the Massachusetts Daily Collegian and freelanced for the Associated Press. Moreover, he was hired to work for the office of senator Edward Kennedy after one month. In 1994 Mark graduated from UMass Amherst, receiving two B.A. degrees, in Journalism and History.
Mark Preston Career
Preston works for CNN, where he serves as a Vice President of Political & Special Events Programming and senior political analyst. He also hosts “Full Stop with Mark Preston” on SiriusXM POTUS 124. Mark joined CNN as a political editor in 2005 and has received a number of prestigious honors. The honors include Emmy Awards in 2006 and 2012 for the network’s award-winning election night coverage. Moreover, he was part of the team nominated for an Emmy in 2019 for CNN’s Parkland Town Hall. Preston also played a big role in the network’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the presidential primary debates and campaigns in 2008.
Furthermore, Mark has received two Emmy nominations for CNN’s 2008 political programming. In addition to that, his work contributed to CNN earning Syracuse University’s i-3 Mirror Award for the YouTube presidential debates in 2008. The awards also included an EPPY Award in 2009, multiple Webby Award honors, a National Headliner Award in 2009, and a Shorty Award in 2013. Prior to being named as an executive editor in 2014, Preston served as CNN’s political director.
Before joining CNN, Preston worked for the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call serving as a senior staff writer, where he worked for six years. Moreover, his career includes correspondent roles at States News Service, a wire service in Washington, and at the Marietta Daily Journal in Marietta, Georgia. Where he won several Georgia Press Association and Georgia Associated Press reporting awards.
Mark Preston 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 1k followers on Instagram, over 3k followers on Facebook, and over 47k followers on his Twitter accounts.