Carolyn Clifford is one of the most known news anchors in the USA. Raised with other 8 siblings, she is very passionate about journalism. Carolyn is known to be direct, strong and captivating in front of the Television screen.
Currently working in the WXYZ-TV in Detroit, she has worked in the Television channels like WPGH-TV, WLFL-TV, and CBS affiliated programs. She has been working in the field for more than 13 years.
Carolyn Clifford knew what she wanted to do from an early age. Determined about her goals, Carolyn attended the prestigious Michigan State University and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is an emotionally strong woman, and she developed the persona during her time spent in MSU’s Army ROTC.
Hard working Carolyn started small in the journalism field. She worked on CBS affiliates in both Orlando, FL and Lansing, MI. Her real career started off after she started delivering news at a small radio station in Lansing.
Afterward, she worked in various television channels like WPGH-TV, and WLFL-TV. While with WPGH-TV in Pittsburgh PA, she anchored the 10 p.m. newscast and also the same in WLFL-TV, Raleigh, NC.
After that, she came to WXYZ-TV, where Chris Hansen has previously worked. She was hired to anchor weekends as the station’s health reporter. By May 2002, Detroit began waking up with the 7 Action News This Morning team.
She spent 13 years informing Detroiters about the latest developments in medical science and their consequences in the community. Later, she became the co-anchor of 7 Action News at 11 pm.
A half an hour health program Healthy Living Sunday on WXYZ-TV, where Carolyn was the host, has won multiple Emmy awards. She has received 13 Emmy Awards for her excellent reporting and anchoring at ‘7 Action News’. Likewise, she has been honored with Best News Anchor award thrice.
Similarly, she has also been honored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press. She was named ‘Woman of the Year’ by the YWCA of Western Wayne County. Moreover, she was also the only anchor to be invited from Michigan to interview President Barack Obama in the White House about the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Though she hasn’t explicitly revealed about her earnings, an Emmy Award is worth $105,600. And she has won 13 of them. Similarly, having worked for CBS, she must have been paid around $100,000. According to sources, her estimated net worth is around $1.2 million.