Derek Forrest Bio-Wiki

Derek Forrest is an Emmy Award Winning American Sports anchor/reporter working at DC News Now, as a Sports Director. He has been part of this network since April 2022.

Derek Forrest Age, Birthday

Forrest is 41 years old as of 2023. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on the 29th of December 1981. Accordingly, he holds his birthday every year on the 29th of December and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Derek Forrest’s Parents/Siblings

Forrest was born and raised to parents in Brooklyn, New York. However, he has not disclosed any further information about his parents or siblings if he has any.

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Derek Forrest Education

As far as his education is concerned, Derek went to New Hampton High School. After completing, he joined Stonehill College where he graduated with BA in Communication in 2003.

Derek Forrest’s Wife, Children

In regard to his marital entanglements, Derek has not gone public about his love life. It is not known whether he is single, dating, engaged, Gay, married, or has youngsters.

Derek Forrest Career and Wikipedia

Forrest serves as a Sports Director at DC News Now. He joined DC News Now following spending nearly two decades in television. Derek also serves as CrossFit Games Host. From beginning his profession working production at ESPN to moving up the ranks along the way. With every move and every chance, one thing has always remained the same. It is the individuals who make the experiences worthwhile.

Derek has had the pleasure of covering the NFL Draft, the NBA All-Star game, the MLB All-Star game, the Final Fours, and high school state championships. But it is the relationships built during this time which has signified the most to him. As mentioned, he had countless stops along the way on his journey to the DMV.

Derek was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, but has had the opportunity to see many different places. After ESPN, he spent years in Hazard, Kentucky prior to moving down the road to Louisville where he covered five Kentucky Derbys. In Louisville is where Derek reported on the most impactful story for him personally: The death of Muhammad Ali.

To see the city come together to honor his life is something he will never forget. To hear so many stories of the guy he was outside of the ring will consistently be memorable. From Louisville the journey took Derek to Cincinnati Ohio, followed by Cleveland, OH. His passion lies in the country’s national pastime. Baseball is truly a love of his, along with fitness.

When he is not working, you will probably find him working out somewhere. He also found a love for CrossFit. You can also find Derek covering the sport as a member of the CrossFit media team as a CrossFit Games Host.  Derek is looking ahead to experiencing what the sports landscape of the DMV has to deliver and looks forward to sharing the stories of the athletes we watch every single day.

Derek Forrest Height

Forrest has an estimated height of 6 feet 1 inch tall equaling 1.85 meters.

Derek Forrest Salary

He has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 89, 875 K to $ 177, 675 K.

Derek Forrest’s Net Worth

Forrest has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. Nevertheless, his career as a sports anchor/reporter is his main source of revenue

Derek Forrest DC News Now

Forrest works at DC News Now with his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as

  1. Taniya Wright-Weekday Morning News Anchor
  2. Ben Dennis-a Consumer Reporter | Weekend Evening  Anchor
  3. Tosin Fakile-Morning Reporter
  4. Shennekia Grimshaw- Traffic anchor/reporter
  5. Max Marcilla- Chantilly multimedia journalist/reporter
  6. Jackie Layer-Morning Meteorologist
  7. Ya-Marie Sesay- Prince George’s County Bureau reporter
  8. Janessa Webb-weekdays Chief Meteorologist
  9. Damon Matson-meteorologist
  10. Scott Sumner-Evening Weekend Meteorologist.
  11. Anna-Lysa Gayle-Evening News Anchor/Tech reporter
  12. Cory James-  Weekday Morning anchor
  13. Mark Hall-a 12 pm & 5 pm Anchor
  14. Tasmin Mahfuz-Weekday Evening Anchor
  15. Brittany Ward-Weather Anchor
  16. Chris Flanagan-Evening News Anchor

Is Derek Forrest on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, or Facebook. Derek doesn’t appear to have a public Instagram, TikTok, or Snapchat account currently.