Emmy Award-winning journalist Rachel McNeill is illustrious as a news anchor and journalist for KPRC. She has extensive experience as an anchor and reporter, generating stories live, breaking news coverage and developing unique medical reports.
Some of the big news stories which she has recently covered for KPRC 2 includes the Newtown School Shootings, the West Plant Explosion, and the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.
Rachel’s Blissful Married Life
Rachel is a married woman. Rachel tied the knot with her long-time boyfriend Wayne Franklin, the pediatric cardiologist in Rose Hall, Jamaica. They planned their destination wedding with a lot of help from Rachel's mom.
She shares two baby boys with Wayne, despite the fact that she remained low-key while she was pregnant and even after two children, has not opened about their birthdate.
However, she once shared her sons' images via Facebook on 2 April 2018. Similarly, back on 2 April, she shared another image of her family members via Facebook where they can be spotted attending a function.
Rachel McNeill picturing with her family members on 2 April 2018 (Rachel McNeill's Facebook)
As it seems, Rachel is enjoying her married life with her husband and with her two boys alongside her splendid professional part.
Early Age and Professional Career
Born in 1974, Rachel McNeill celebrates her birthday every year on 22 October. She was born in Jamaica, but her family shifted to Galveston, Texas when she was just four years of age.
Rachel went to Cypress Creek High School and completed her graduation from The University of Texas at Austin in Bachelor of journalism.
Rachel initiated her career as a reporter on the news channel named KMID-TV Big 2 News on October 1995. Working there, she experienced different ideas of telecasting breaking news.
She worked for the channel for one year and left in October 1996 to join another news channel named KEWS-TV. She worked there for almost one year and left the channel in June 1997 to join WLFL-TV.
She worked for WLFL-TV as a reporter for about two years before she joined WML-TV in July 1999, where she worked as a weekend anchor for almost two years.
During her time at WML-TV, she covered former Governor Edwin Edwards’ federal trial, continuing coverage of problems with New Orleans school system and Gulf Coast hurricanes.
She moved to KPRC-TV in 2001 and is involved as the anchor of 4 pm newscast and as a Medical reporter for this news channel.
Talking about her financial status, she has pocketed lots of amount working in a different news channel. The average salary of a news anchor in Texas is around $75K, but with such a long involvement in this field, her salary is undoubtedly way over the average line. As for the exact figures of her net worth, with such a splendid salary, it can be estimated to be in early millions.