Marcus Leshock Bio-Wiki

Marcus Leshock is a four-time Emmy award-winning American journalist and television host working as a MorningNews Feature Reporter and Trending News anchor at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. He has been part of this network since 2009.

Marcus Leshock Age, Birthday

Leshock is 42 years old as of 2023. He was born in Grayslake, Illinois, in the United States on 1980 December 12th. Thus, he marks his birthday on the 12th of December every year, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Marcus Leshock Parents, Siblings

Leshock was born and raised to parents in Grayslake, Illinois, in the United States. However, his boyhood life, parents, and siblings’ information are still not uncovered.

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Marcus Leshock Education

For his academic qualifications, Marcus earned both a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from NIU.

Marcus Leshock Husband, Children

Leshock is happily married to Jonna Schlitter Leshock. The duo is living happily together and there are no signs of separation. In addition to that, the two are proud parents of two amazing children though their identities are not mentioned yet. When he’s not in the classroom or at WGN, Marcus is at home with his family.

Marcus Leshock Career

Leshock works as a Morning News Feature Reporter and Trending News anchor at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. She joined WGN-TV in 2009. Since September 2013, Marcus has been a part of the cast on WGN Morning News each day from 4-10 am. He also anchors a “Trending News” segment where he wraps together all of the stories, photos, and videos people are communicating online at that moment – all to get you up to speed on the interesting items the world is sharing as you head out the door. He also centers a travel segment and podcast named “Coastin’ the Country” that follows theme parks and other fun places you can visit with your family all across America.

Before WGN Morning News, Marcus’ “Leshock Value” segments premiered on WGN Evening News, featuring the latest on fashion, food, technology, social media,  entertainment, sports, and news. Before joining WGN, Marcus served as the host of Metromix on CLTV, a nightly entertainment show concentrating on movies, fashion, music, food, and pop culture. His hosting and reporting have taken him throughout the world, hosting travel specials from Napa Valley, California, to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Marcus is also very busy online and on social media. You can follow his regular updates in the field on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. He has earned four Emmy Awards for his hosting and reporting work. He was titled CLTV’s Employee of the Year in 2008 and WGN’s Employee of the Month in April 2010. Marcus was titled Northern Illinois University’s Distinguished Journalism Alumni of the Year in 2010. While at NIU, he was employed at the school’s newspaper, Northern Star, where he edited “The Weekender” entertainment section. He also contributed entertainment information at the Northern Television Center.

Besides being a journalist, Marcus now serves as an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. When he’s not at WGN or in the classroom, he is at home with his family.

Marcus Leshock WGN9 News

Leshock works at WGN9 News alongside his fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Jenna Barnes
  2. Dina Bair
  3. Robin Baumgarten
  4. Ana Belaval
  5. Chris Boden
  6. Tahman Bradley
  7. Ben Bradley
  8. Ray Cortopassi
  9. Julian Crews
  10. Kelly Davis
  11. Alyssa Donovan
  12. Lourdes Duarte
  13. Patrick Elwood
  14. Christine Flores
  15. Josh Frydman
  16. Gaynor Hall
  17. Shannon Halligan
  18. Jewell Hillery
  19. Demetrius Ivory
  20. Erin Ivory
  21. Mike Janssen
  22. Lauren Jiggetts
  23. Sarah Jindra
  24. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  25. Paul Konrad
  26. Sean Lewis

Marcus Leshock Height

Leshock has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches tall equaling 1.75 meters.

Marcus Leshock Salary

Leshock has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 95, 245 K to $ 189, 315 K.

Marcus Leshock Net Worth

Leshock has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million. Nevertheless, his occupation as a Feature Reporter is his primary source of revenue.

Is Marcus Leshock on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

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