Deidra Dukes Biography
Deidra Dukes has been an American reporter and anchor for FOX 5 Atlanta since 2005. She hosts the FOX 5 News weekend editions at 6 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m.
Deidra Dukes Age
Dukes is 58 years old as of 2020, She was born on December 3, 1962, in California, United States.
Deidra Dukes Birthday
She celebrates her birthday on 3rd December every year.
Deidra Dukes Height and Weight
Deidra stands at an average height with a moderate weight. Information on her other body measurements is currently unavailable at the moment.
Deidra Dukes Parents
Dukes was born in San Diego and grew up in Oceanside, California, USA. She was the daughter of Marion Dukes and Semper Fi, a marine. She also has a younger sibling. He grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and entered the Marine Corps right after graduating from high school. Dukes’ father died of diabetes in 2013. Following her father’s passing, he was inspired to eat healthily and exercise on a daily basis.
Deidra Dukes Husband
Dukes was dating, but their marriage ended in divorce. They had a son named Mike, who now lives with her mother. She has not disclosed the identity of her ex-husband or the reason for their split.
Deidra Dukes Salary
According to FOX 5 anchor salary, Dukes receives an annual average salary of $85,000.
Deidra Dukes Net Worth
Deidra’s net worth is approximated to be ranging between $100,000-$300,000 as of 2021.
Deidra Dukes Career
Chico State University awarded her a B.A. in Communications. Dukes made her tv debut as an anchor-reporter in Fresno and Redding. Dukes traveled east from the warm West Coast to work as a general assignment reporter at Pittsburgh’s WPXI-TV. After three years, Atlanta audiences see her covering for cross-town rival WSB-TV for the first time. In the year 200, she made the transition to FOX 5 News.
Dukes goes beyond and above on any assignment because every news station requires reporters who can cover every kind of story, from felony trials to City Hall to the simply unexpected! She is most proud of her contributions to coverage of major stories in metro Atlanta, such as the Fulton County Courthouse shootings.
Dukes has been active in a variety of outreach activities since coming to Atlanta, including the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists, the Junior League of Atlanta, and as an advisor to the American Red Cross Minority Recruitment Scheme. She and her son live on Fulton County’s south side.