Who is Darla Miles?
Darla Miles is an Emmy Award-winning journalist for WABC-TV. She credits her enthusiasm and dedication for what she has accomplished so far in the media industry. Miles started her journalism career in Atlanta as a teleprompter operator for CNN en Espanol.
She was part of the initial team that launched the 24-hour network in 1997 and worked her way up the ranks in various technical roles before being promoted to creative services producer.
More than two decades later, Darla has established herself as a prominent journalist not just in New York but the whole country. She has mastered the art of storytelling and she is always eager to update her viewers with the latest news report.
Darla Miles Age
Miles is currently 50 years old. She was born on November 23, 1972, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.
Darla Miles Height
The WABC journalist stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Darla Miles Education
Miles graduated in 1995 from Spelman College with a Bachelor of Arts in Language and Literature.
What Happened To Darla Miles’ Husband?
Her marriage story has been full of ups and downs but it is her resilience that keeps her moving. She married her husband, Brent Jeffries at the age of 36 and unfortunately, Brent suffered a devastating stroke in December 2013.
Things were tough for her because she had miscarried for the third time in their marriage the week before her husband had suffered the stroke. Sadly, Brent died a few weeks later in January 2014.
Brent’s death was emotionally devastating for her, and she secretly sank into an overwhelming feeling of sadness, all while appearing on live television broadcasts on a daily basis in the presence of millions of people who knew nothing about it.
Darla Miles’ Salary and Net Worth
Miles earns approximately $86,546 on an annual basis. She has served in different roles and her wages have increased significantly over the years. She has an estimated net worth of $900,000 as of 2023.
Darla Miles Career
Darla started working for WABC-TV as a general assignment reporter of the Eyewitness News Team in 2009. She has so far covered major international stories like the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the attempted terrorist attack in Times Square.
Throughout her career, Darla has conducted interviews with famous individuals like Oprah Winfrey, Jesse Jackson, and Senator John McCain. Before working as a reporter and anchor for WABC-TV in Dallas, she was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy Award at WFAA-TV.
Before that, she was a reporter for WTVD-TV in Raleigh. Her reporting on the Duke University lacrosse rape investigation was featured as an exclusive on Good Morning America by ABC World News. In addition, Darla worked as a reporter, anchor, and Aiken Bureau Chief for WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia.
Darla is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors. She dedicates much of her free time to mentoring young African American girls.
She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors. Darla has traveled extensively throughout Europe and has also visited Africa, South America, and the Caribbean.