Michael Shingleton is an American journalist who serves as an anchor for ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, WBRZ News 2.
Michael Shingleton Biography
Michael Shingleton is an American journalist who serves as an anchor for ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, WBRZ News 2. He anchors WBRZ News 2 at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. with Sylvia Weatherspoon.
Shingleton’s television career goes way back while in high school. He worked as a member of the floor crew for WBRZ. Then, he ran a teleprompter and pushed cameras. He then moved to switching tape and operating cameras which made him realize that he wanted to move from behind the camera.
During his spare time, Shingleton enjoys working out, playing golf, and also watching sports.
Michael Shingleton Age
Shingleton keeps his personal life very private. He has not disclosed his date of birth or when he celebrates his birthday.
Michael Shingleton Height
Shingleton stands at a height of 1.72m (5 feet 8 inches).
Michael Shingleton Family
Shingleton was born to Pat Shingleton and Maybn Kean Shingleton in Baton Rouge. His father Pat Shingleton was WBRZ’s longtime chief forecaster. Pat retired from television in 2021. He planned his retirement by stopping to appear on the 6:30, 10, and 10:30 newscasts. He delivered his final weather report during evening newscasts on Channel 2 Friday, January 29, 2021.
Longtime WBRZ viewers remember his talk and game shows “We Play Baton Rouge” and “Hotline After Dark.”
Michael Shingleton Wife
Shingleton is married to fellow reporter and anchor on WBRZ, Brittany Weiss. The couple met when Weiss joined the WBRZ news team in August 2012. They later tied the knot six years later on October 27, 2018, in Naperville Illinois. Weiss is the 2 On Your Side reporter and 4 p.m. anchor for WBRZ.
The couple welcomed their first child together, a son named Parker Alexander Shingleton at 12 a.m. Tuesday, October 19. He was born a little more than a week before his parent’s wedding anniversary. At birth, Parker weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 ¾ inches tall.
Michael Shingleton Net Worth
Shingleton has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million. He has amassed his wealth through his great and successful career as an anchor.
Michael Shingleton Salary
Shingleton receives an annual salary that ranges between $49,371 to $81,179 according to Baton Rouge’s anchor salaries.
Michael Shingleton Education
He attended Louisiana State University where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, History, Broadcast Journalism from 2003 until his graduation in 2007.
Michael Shingleton Career
Shingleton began his career working as a news editor for WBRZ-TV from May 2005 to November 2007. Michael later became a photographer in August 2005 just before Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans.
He later relocated for a short while to Crawford Communication for nine months, primarily to learn satellite uplink operations. He later worked at WTVT FOX 13 News in Tampa, Florida.
Michael Shingleton WBRZ-TV
Shingleton came back to Baton Rouge’s WBRZ-TV in January 2016. There he anchors the 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. news. He works alongside other famous WBRZ-TV anchors and reporters including;
- Matt Trent
- Keller Watts
- Marisa Nuzzo
- Bess Casserleigh
- Dr. Josh Eachus
- Brandi B. Harris
- Chris Nakamoto
- Falon Brown
- Brittany Weiss
- Katie Easter
- John Patorek
- Lauren Hawkins
- Taylor Rubach
- Jacelyn Wheat
- Sylvia Weatherspoon
- Corey Rholdon
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