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Marius Payton

WNCN: Marius Payton joins WNCN CBS 17 from WHBQ in Memphis | Raleigh News &  Observer

Marius Payton Biography

Marius Peyton is a prominent American journalist currently working for WSMV-TV. He joined the station in 2021 as its Monday-Friday evening newscaster.

Marius Payton Age

Mauri’s Payton was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in the United States. However, His age is currently not available, a review is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.

Marius Payton Height|Weight

Payton stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Marius Payton Education

He attended and graduated from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where he majored in Communications.

Marius Payton Family

Marius was born and raised by his caring parents in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in the United States. However, information regarding his family members is under research and this section will be updated as soon as we have clear facts.

Marius Payton Wife

He is a happily married man but Marius has not shared information about his wife. This section will be updated as soon as we have clear details about his wife. The couple is blessed with four wonderful children.

Marius Payton Salary

Marius receives an annual salary of $ 86, 210. This is according to WSMV-TV anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Marius Payton Net Worth

Payton has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Marius Payton Career

Peyton was previously an evening presenter at WNCN in Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition to investigative reporting on special projects, Marius has covered politics extensively, including co-moderating the 2020 North Carolina Senate debate between Tom Tillis and Cal Cunningham.

He also worked as a weekend anchor/weekday reporter for WHBQ-TV in Memphis for three years. There Marius won two Emmy Awards and was nominated twice for the Edward R. Murrow Award.

Some of his reporting accomplishments were a story on sex trafficking that resulted in locating a young girl who had been missing for nearly three months, and a feature on the Memphis Veterans Administration which helped lead to a new Accountability Act within the V.A.

Before that, Payton served as a sports anchor, with stops at KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, Comcast Sportsnet Mid-Atlantic in Washington, DC, and Mountain West Sports Network in Denver. Later, Payton joined Comcast Sportsnet Houston upon its launch in the Summer of 2012 and served in a variety of anchor and reporter roles for the network during its existence.

Also, Marius hosted CSN’s nightly scores and highlights show, Sportsnet Central, as well as Houston Astros pregame and postgame studio coverage.

Furthermore, He was the lead reporter on Houston Texans coverage, and as such his work aired on NBC Sports Network as well. Marius also covered the 2013 NBA All-Star Game extensively, as Houston hosted the event. After CSN Houston disbanded in 2014, he decided to move into the news industry.



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