Calvin Hughes

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Sun May 02 2021
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Quick Timeline Of Calvin Hughes

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Wife : Bacardi L. Jackson, Esq
Calvin Hughes Married To Bacardi L. Jackson, Esq

The other star in the world of journalism, well-known personality in the media sector is Calvin Hughes. An American-based journalist is recently working as a news reporter and co-anchors the Local News 4, 5, 6, and 11 p.m. for 'WPLG Local 10.'

From the public view, Hughes is well-recognized as the Emmy Award-Winning Journalist.

Personal Life and Education History

Calvin was born in 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio. As of 2021, he is 50 years old. He was brought and raised up in the United States with his brother, the only sibling of Hughes. His father late. Theodore R Hughes Jr was a US Army Sergeant.

The childhood image of Calvin Hughes with his brother.

Image: The childhood image of Calvin Hughes with his brother.
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He received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri where he officially started his professional career as a journalist at the age of 19. He worked for the local radio station KBIA. He is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. 

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Marital Status

Hughes, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, has married a girl of his dream. He is in a marital relationship with his beloved wife named Bacardi L. Jackson. 

Calvin's beloved spouse Bacardi is a trained Lawyer at the Yale University. Jackson and Hughes dated several months before tieing the wedding knot in 2005. Their wedding took place in Memphis

Bacardi L. Jackson and Calvin Hughes

The journalist Calvin Hughes is married to his wife Bacardi L. Jackson since 2005. 
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Following the strong marital bond, Calvin and his wife Bacardi shared three adorable children. They are blessed with two sons and a daughter. Like Teddy Dokoupil, the Hughes siblings are also gathering fame as celebrity kids. 

Calvin Hughes and Bacardi L.Jackson's three adorable children.

Snap: Calvin Hughes and Bacardi L.Jackson's three adorable children.
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ABC, Channel 10 News: Calvin Hughes

Before entering into WPLG (virtual channel 10, ABC affiliated), Cavin had the privilege to work for three of the nation's top 10 media including Dallas, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. In 2008, he got a chance to report in Haiti about the refugees who risked and most of them lost their lives for Miami's Shores.

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Calvin was well suited among the journalist for covering the havoc in Port-au-prince after the devastating earthquake. After his reporting, he was selected to be the best anchor in 2011 as Miami's best T.V news anchor. 

Hughes with his Co-worker in South Florida T.V

Hughes with his Co-worker in South Florida T.V
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During his journalism journey, he has got a chance to cover most historic events and many of the national and international stories. He was the first American journalist to broadcast from the new American Embassy in Havana from the flag-raising ceremony. Furthermore, in 2015 he reported Pope Franci's historic trip to three cities in Cuba.

Calvin has covered several national stores which include the Live 8 concerts and Amish Schoolhouse Shootings. According to Channel 10, Calvin reports news in such a way that touches the soul of their community.

Net Worth

Calvin has been able to receive numerous achievements as a volunteer and speaker. He is also an advisory board member suited for success.

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Through his career as a journalist, he has earned a lot. His estimated net worth is between $3 million with an impressive salary. As per Ziprecruiter, the average wage of an ABC news anchor is around $72,000

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