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Marcella Lee {CBS 8} Bio, Age, Husband, Children, Salary and Net Worth

Marcella Lee Biography

Marcella Lee is an American anchor working for KFMB-TV in San Diego, California as a general assignment reporter and anchor. She has been anchoring the Weekend Newscasts on CBS News 8 for more than 12 years. As of now, Marcella has now become a Primary Anchor. She delivers the news from Monday to Friday for News 8 at 10 PM on the CW San Diego.

Marcella Lee Age

Lee has not publicly disclosed her actual age though she seems to be in her mid-40s.

Marcella Lee Height and Weight

Lee stands at an average height and weight. Her height is 1.55m, her weight will soon be updated.

Marcella Lee Husband and Family

Lee is happily married to Tony, the couple is blessed with two children Kyla and Kaze.

Marcella Lee Children

Lee and her husband Tony are proud parents of two children, a boy Kaze, and a girl Kyla. The two children are currently schooling at Willow Elementary School, San Diego.

Lee and her family

Marcella Lee Education

Lee went to The University of Michigan Business School in Ann Arbor. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism against her better financial judgment.

Marcella Lee Career

Lee has worked for more than 12 years anchoring the Weekend Newscasts on CBS News 8. She now has moved to a Primary Anchor role. Marcella now delivers the news from Monday to Friday for News 8 at 10 PM on the CW San Diego.

Lee profiles children who are yet to find a permanent home in San Diego County, this she does in her weekly Adopt 8 segments. In this segment, she insists that children need love and guidance even after the age of 18, as they go through college. She urges people to adopt children who are homeless and give them a Forever Family. According to her, it is humbling to play a small role in matching children with parents.  This makes her very satisfied as an anchor.

Lee initially worked at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan as a reporter and videographer. She earned $5 per hour but she never gave up. Marcella then moved to WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, she worked very hard and at the age of 23, she had scored her first Emmy award.

After this Emmy, she found her way up to KCNC-TV in Denver, Colorado. Here she worked as a general assignment reporter in the Mile High City. Soon after, she found her way back home, she went to Detroit and WDIV-TV. Lee worked there for six years before going to San Diego, she loved San Diego so much because of the sun and surf. Working in CBS 8 has given her so much joy. She has won 13 Emmy awards, 8 of the Awards while at CBS News 8. This was for her various stories like when she anchored and reported the October 2007 and May 2015 wildfires.

Lee’s most memorable experience in TV news is when she traveled for a cultural exchange assignment in Jordan because of the September 11th attacks.

Lee supports very many organizations in San Diego, like ASIA: (UPAC) The Journal of Culture & Commerce, and the Union of Pan Asian Communities. When not working, Marcella also mentors students in high school and college. You will also find her and Tony, her husband together with their twins exploring the beautiful landscape of San Diego, beaches, and parks.

Marcella Lee Salary

Lee earns a fine salary of about $99,000 annually.

Marcella Lee Net Worth

Lee has an estimated net worth of #2.1 million.

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