Danya Bacchus is a renowned American journalist who was born and brought up in United States. Currently, she works at the CBS Newspath in Los Angeles, California as a Correspondent. Prior to joining the CBS News team in 2019, she worked at ABC News in West Los Angeles as a Freelance Correspondent and at NBC 7 San Diego as a Reporter and Anchor, where she was responsible for keeping the viewers informed via social media.
Danya Bacchus wiki:
Danya Bacchus Education:
Danya attended the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Journalism and Mass Communication. While at the University, she interned at WXLV (ABC), a local station in Winston-Salem, North Carolina as an Assignment Editor/Field Producer.
Danya Bacchus Family, Parents and Siblings:
Bacchus was born and raised by her parents in the Los Angeles. She spent her childhood with her two siblings, a brother & a sister. The efforts to find out more about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of her parents is still unclear till now.
Danya Bacchus Husband:
Danya is happily married to her husband, named, Eric Whipple, an engineer. The couple tied on the knot on 15 October 2016, within the sight of their dear loved ones. They are blessed with an adorable son named Jalyn, who was born on 19 September 2018. The family resides in the Los Angeles.
Danya Bacchus Salary:
Bacchus receive an average annual salary of between $24,292 and $72,507. This translates to an hourly average wages of between $10.15 and $31.32. This is Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in United States. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employees.
Danya Bacchus Net worth:
Danya’s net worth is estimated to be between $100 thousand and $1 million dollars. This includes her assets, money and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a Journalist. Through her various sources of income, she has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Danya Bacchus career:
She began her career working behind the scenes as an assignment editor and producer at WXLV. Bacchus also worked as a production assistant for BET and writer for TV One.
Prior to joining ABC News in August 2016, she was a reporter and anchor at NBC in San Diego, California.
Before arriving in San Diego, Bacchus was a general assignment reporter at WREG in Memphis, Tennessee. Before going to Memphis, she was a reporter and anchor at WMDT, a local ABC affiliate in Salisbury, Maryland.
In 2019, Bacchus became a correspondent at CBS Newspath. She joined CBS News after spending the past three years as a freelance correspondent for ABC News in West Los Angeles, where she reported on a wide range of national stories, including the college admissions scandal, a hostage standoff at a Los Angeles Trader Joe’s supermarket, and the case of a California couple who kept their 13 children shackled in their home.
In 2016, Bacchus completed a prestigious eight-month Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan. The program is named after the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the late, legendary 60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace. Each of the 18 to 20 participants each year are required to complete a research project. Bacchus’ research was titled “Leaderless Movements: The Rise of Digital Activism.”
She is a former President of the San Diego Association of Black Journalists and a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Danya Bacchus ABC News:
After graduation, Bacchus worked with the local North Carolina station until it shut down. Following the closing of the station, she moved to Washington and did freelance work for entertainment shows such as BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel. There she was a production assistant tending to the talent’s needs.
Before joining ABC News in August 2016, Danya used to work as a reporter and anchor at NBC in San Diego, California. Prior to joining NBC, she was a general assignment reporter at WREG in Memphis, Tennessee. Before moving to Memphis, Bacchus had a job as an anchor/reporter at WMDT, a local ABC affiliate in Salisbury, Maryland.