Who is Maureen Umeh?
Maureen Umeh is a Nigerian-born American journalist working for WTTG-TV FOX 5 DC as a news anchor and show host. She is the anchor and reporter for FOX 5 Morning and hosts Good Day DC.
Apart from being a journalist, Umeh is a Political Campaign Manager, Consultant, and Media Trainer.
Maureen Umeh Age
Umeh is 49 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 18, 1972, in Nigeria.
Maureen Umeh Parents, Family,
Umeh was born and raised in Nigeria by her parents. She later moved to the United States where she now lives.
Her family relocated to the United States and settled in Chicago. She was raised alongside her sister and probably other siblings who are currently not known.
Umeh graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a degree in Journalism.
Maureen Umeh FOX5 DC
Umeh joined FOX5 DC in 2002 and was assigned the role of an anchor and reporter mostly for the evening and weekend newscasts. She was then transferred to the early morning hours where she anchors FOX 5 Morning and hosts Good Day DC.
During her time at FOX 5 DC, Maureen has covered the White House, interviewed famous celebrities, and has also had a chat with famous comedians. She began her journalism career at WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois right after she graduated from college.
While there, she hosted a radio talk show, was also a DJ, wrote for the university’s newspaper, and also worked at a TV station. She did everything she could so as to gain enough experience as a journalist.
Maureen then joined WSPA-TV in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina where she worked as the co-anchor of the late evening newscasts.
As a journalist, she has been recognized with awards such as an Emmy for Best Investigative Series and Best Newscast and has been honored by organizations such as the South Carolina Television and Arts Association; the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association, and the NAACP.
Maureen has also worked with nonprofit organizations such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and Mathew House, an agency for disadvantaged youth. She previously served as the Chairwoman for the Upstate Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society.
FOX5 News Team
- Melanie Alnwick
- Bob Barnard
- Tucker Barnes
- Steve Chenevey
- Erin Como
- Jennifer Delgado
- Rob Desir
- Angie Goff
- Tisha Lewis
- Jim Lokay
- Marina Marraco
- Tom Fitzgerald
- Wisdom Martin
- Sierra Fox
- Tisha Lewis
- Jeannette Reyes
- Caitlin Roth
- Holly Morris
- Mike Thomas
- Sue Palka
- Shirin Rajaee
- Gwen Tolbart
- Maureen Umeh
Maureen Umeh Husband
Umeh has remained private on matters relating to her relationship status. However, she has openly said that she is a single mother raising her daughter Zulia by herself. She also revealed that her biggest accomplishment is her daughter.
Maureen Umeh Salary and Net Worth
Umeh earns an estimated annual salary of between $50 k-$150 k working as a journalist at FOX 5 DC. She has an estimated net worth of 100 k as of 2022.
Maureen Umeh Nationality
Umeh is of American nationality. She has also revealed that she was born and partly raised in Nigeria.
Maureen Umeh Leaving FOX5
Umeh has not announced her departure from FOX 5 DC yet. She was however leaving the weekday morning newscast to join the early weekend morning newscast.