Who is Marissa Armas?
Marissa Armas is an American bilingual journalist working at CBS4 News as a news reporter. She previously worked for KOAT-TV in Albuquerque as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Armas has also worked for NBC News Digital and NBC Latino where she covered more Latino news.
Marissa Armas Age, Birthday
Armas was born and raised in Denver throughout her childhood. She is Latina with roots in Guatemala, El Salvador, and New Mexico. Her age and birthday will soon be shared.
Height and Weight
Armas stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Armas went toDenver West High School. She completed a double major in Journalism and Spanish at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She holds a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University.
Marissa Armas Parents
Marissa is very fond of her mother Mareeya Armas as is evident on her social media. On Mother’s Day, she shared a tribute to her mother with the caption’
“Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, who perseveres through all the hurdles life throws at her. 🤎 Even though I’m a pain in her ass sometimes, she continues to love me and teach me every day. I didn’t put you through 20+ hours of labor for nothing. 😂 Love you momzy.”
Marissa’s mother was hospitalized with C-pneumonia in 2021 during the peak of Covid 19. It was the hardest part of their lives as her mother was kept in ventilation fighting for her life.
Luckily, she was able to beat covid and is now healthy and in good condition.
Marissa Armas Husband, Children
Armas is possibly single or married. She has never made it clear about her relationship status. She is currently focused on her journalism work.
Marissa Armas Salary
Armas earns an annual salary of between $50k – $100 k. He has an estimated net worth of $100 k – $500k as a journalist.
Marissa Armas CBS4 Denver
Armas recently worked as a reporter in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she covered the southern border, immigration, and communities of color.
Her efforts at the border earned her a nomination for a Rocky Mountain Southwest Emmy. She pledged to cover the Navajo Nation and other indigenous tribes as they dealt with the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020.
Prior to her time in New Mexico, Marissa worked as a multimedia journalist for NBC News Digital and NBC Latino, covering the Latino population across the country.
Marissa’s work has been shown on NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, and other NBC channels. Marissa had the o
pportunity to interview several famous people while working at NBC News, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rosie Perez, and Jesse Jackson.
She had worked at many prints and digital sites in Denver before deciding to pursue a career in television. She also spent a year studying abroad in Madrid, where she worked for a European magazine. Her interests include public policy, politics, education, culture, social justice, and multimedia.
Marissa Armas Leaving KOAT
Most recently, Marissa worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, specializing in covering race, culture, and immigration. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter for NBC Latino and NBC News based in New York City.
Marissa has also worked as an MMJ in El Paso, doing extensive reporting on immigration and the southern border. She left KOAT to relocate back to her home place, Denver where she currently works as a news reporter.