David Highfield Biography and Wiki
David Highfield is a well-known American journalist. He is currently working for KDKA-TV News magazine, a CBS-owned-and-operated television station licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
David Highfield Age and Birthday
Highfield was born in the United States of America. His exact date of birth is currently under review and will soon be updated.
David Highfield Height and Weight
David appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height and has a moderate weight. Unfortunately, details about his full body measurement are currently under review and will soon be updated.
David Highfield Education
Highfield is quite a learned individual. He attended Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast journalism.
David Highfield Family
David was born and raised in the United States of America by his parents. Unfortunately, details about the actual identities of his parents and siblings are not available at the moment.
Nonetheless, this section is currently under review and will soon be updated.
David Highfield Fiance
Moving on to marital matters, David is openly gay and is happily married to his lovely husband Gray. The couple has stayed together for quite a long time.
The duo decided to officially tie the knot in Pittsburgh’s North Side in October 2015, in a private wedding.
David Highfield Career
Highfield has had quite an impressive career, He got his start at KDKA as a writer in 1991 before being promoted to a newscast producer. Then he went in front of the camera, first as the Westmoreland County Bureau Chief and later as the Beaver/Butler Bureau Chief. He also spent years as an 11 p.m. reporter and fill-in anchor, and in 2020 became the anchor of KDKA News at Noon.
He has covered: Visits to the U.S. by Pope Francis and Pope Benedict, the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the tragedy at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue in 2018, the death of Mayor Bob O’Connor, the crash of Flight 427, Richard Baumhammers’ shooting spree in 2000, and the 9/11 attack from both Shanksville and the Pentagon.
In addition, Some of his reports have aired on WCBS in New York and KCBS in Los Angeles. He’s also reported live on drought conditions for “CBS This Morning” and on a train derailment for WBBM in Chicago.
His hometown inducted him into the Ford City Hall of Fame in 2008, and in 2013, he was inducted into the Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame for numerous sports-related stories he’s covered over the years.
David Highfield Salary
According to our estimates, David receives an annual salary ranging from $26,700 – $78,900. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
David Highfield’s Net Worth
Highfield has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.