Who is Jason Carr?
Jason Carr is an American broadcast journalist. He is best known for his time as an anchor at WDIV, where he served from 2016 until his last day in December 2022. Many people especially the fans were surprised by his termination.
In this article, we have covered every aspect of his life including the reason that led to the unexpected termination and his next move so keep scrolling.
Jason Carr Age
Carr is in his mid-40s. He has not revealed his exact age and year of birth. All we know for sure is that he was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Jason Carr Height
Carr stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.8 m).
Jason Carr Education
Jason graduated in 2012 from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland with 4.0 GPA points. He later enrolled at Michigan State University to further his studies.
Jason Carr Wife
Carr is married to Taryn Asher. The couple exchanged their vows in October 2007 in a wonderful ceremony. Just like her husband, Asher is also a journalist. She works as an anchor at FOX 2 Detroit News.
Jason Carr Salary
Carr used to earn around $73,367 at WDIV. His wages after leaving WDIV are uncertain at the moment.
Jason Carr’s Net Worth
Carr has a net worth that ranges between $1 million – $3 million. He has built his wealth over the course of his career which has lasted for more than 10 years.
Jason Carr’s Termination From WDIV
Jason had been working with Local 4 since 2016. Viewers were surprised in December 2022 when he suddenly stopped appearing on the Detroit NBC affiliate known as ‘Local 4.’
It was reported that Jason was dismissed after yelling at his fellow workers on December 6 during a “Jason Carr Live” morning show. Carr then brought the heated argumentation onto a live program, which was aired on the station’s website but not shown on its channel.
His profile did not appear anywhere on the Local 4 staff page after that day. Jason’s face and name have since been deleted from the “Meet the Local 4 Team” page on the WDIV website.
Additionally, everything associated with him was removed from the intro of his show, “Live in the D” intro. His role was taken by Tati Amare who is joined by her fellow journalist and coworker, Michelle Oliver.
Where Did Jason Carr Go After His Termination at WDIV?
Jason Carr has not sought a job with any other broadcasting stations since his exit from WDIV-TV. He remained silent on the subject and even disappeared from social media.
However, we can confirm that the former WDIV journalist made a successful comeback after nearly three months off-air. He launched his new show, ‘Jason Carr Drive’ on Facebook on February 22, 2023.
His new project is only found on his Facebook page. He has a huge loyal fan base on social media platforms. Carr thanked viewers for their warm remarks and good wishes during his absence at the show’s premiere.
How Many Children Does Jason Have?
Jason and his wife are blessed with a lovely daughter named Gia Carr. Gia was born on February 26, 2011.
What Does Jason’s Wife Do For a Living?
Jason’s wife has been hosting night-time news at FOX 2 since 2007. You can watch her at 11 pm hosting The Edge with Huel Perkins.