Blake McCoy currently contributes to the Fox-owned WTTG Washington (DMA 6) as an anchor and reporter for various station newscasts. Before his current development which happened officially on 18 March 2019, he was an NBC News correspondent in Chicago.
He is thrilled to be working with the Fox 5 team to assist them in serving the community. Blake graduated from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., majoring in Political Science and Journalism in 2007.
Soon after that, he deployed his formal education in his professional life, making a name for himself in the industry.
NBC Career & Salary
He got to be a part of the U.S. House of Representatives as a legislative intern during his University days.
While in the broadcasting media, he worked in many prominent media outlets including the likes of KBOI-TV, GW-TV, KARE11 Minneapolis and KTNV Las Vegas.
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During his time in NBC News, he covered major national stories, reporting for TODAY, Nightly News and MSNBC. During his hauls in the channel, he followed the terror attack, covered the mass shootings, the water crisis in Flint and many more hurricanes, blizzards, and tornadoes.
All in all, Blake has had a fruitful journey; be it professionally or financially. On average, a news anchor's baseline salary in Washington, District of Columbia ranges from an estimated of $50K to $170K besides the bonus and incentives as per payscale.com.
Blake McCoy’s Wiki: Age, Height & Family
Blake, age 34, having spent a great many years of his life in the media, has amazingly kept his early life and family matters away from the media eyes. However, once in a while, he lets a little bit of peeking to his family vacations and their special events on his social media.
Besides his beloved mother’s name, which is Vanessa Peterson, everything in regards to his parents is an unknown business.
On 11 May 2019, he wished his mother on Mother's Day, hinting on his captions that his parents were retired from their original place to beautiful Hawaii. For that reason, he including his sibling(s) see very less of them.
Blake McCoy wishing his mother, Vanessa Peterson a "Happy Mother's Day" on 11 May 2019 (Photo: Blake McCoy's Instagram)
Also, his fandom who have always respected his privacy must have been grateful to know about the uncanny resemblance he shares with the matriarch.
Blake's date of birth is reported to be 8 March 1985 while he tweeted about his height being, 6 feet (1.83 meters).
Personal Life: Gay, Married?
Blake, the former NBC reporter, often tweets about gay rights and gay marriages, showing his unceasing support for the LGBTQ+ community.
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But the speculations to his sexual orientation seems to be ending right there. No one but Blake sets an incredible example on the fact that one doesn’t have to belong to the LGBTQ+ community to speak up for their betterment.
When talking about his not so much unveiled personal life, mylife.com has mentioned him as a married man. However, the evidence to support the statement is lacking as of now.
During the year of 2013, on Valentines Day, instead of some gorgeous lady accompanying him, he spent it with wine, calamari, and cookies and claimed himself as a single bachelorette.
It is the only time he has been vocal in regards to his relationships so far.