Glenn Marshall | Biography

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  • Full Name Glenn Marshall
  • Birth Date Undisclosed
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Chicago, USA
  • Occupation Morning News Anchor at WGN
  • University Northern Illinois University
  • Education Bachelor of Arts in Communication
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Glenn Marshall | Biography

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Glenn Marshall is a black American news anchor and reporter currently tenured at WGN TV, Chicago as their morning news reporter. Moreover, he has also worked with several other American TV networks like WGCL, WICS, NBC Boston, etc.

Who is Glenn Marshall?

Glenn Marshall is a Chicago-native news anchor, news content creator, and traffic reporter. Currently, he is working as a full-time morning news reporter at the Chicago-based TV station, WGN TV.

Marshall joined WGN around two years ago, in August 2020. Before that, he was working at the CBS affiliate channel WGCL-TV in Atlanta as their traffic anchor and breaking news reporter. Simultaneously with WGCL, he worked as a freelance reporter and producer at The Weather Channel.

The Chicagoan journalist started in the journalism industry in January 2011 as a Desk Assistant at NBC Chicago. Nine months later, he received a promotion and became a news associate writing news articles and making news videos for

Marshall left NBC in August 2012 and joined WICS TV in Illinois, Chicago. There, he stayed for one year and three months working in the position of general assignment reporter. His roles included interviewing people for daily news, writing and editing news stories for daily newscasts, and covering breaking news and events in the Springfield Area.

After WICS, Marshall moved to the Greater Boston Area in August 2014 to begin his tenure at NBC. He initially joined the network as a reporter trainee. Later, after completion of training, the channel hired him in a reporter's position for NBC Boston and NECN. He spent a total of three years and 11 months at NBC Boston.

Similarly, his other work experiences include working as a producer at Will Packer Production (2019), as Freelance Segment Producer in TEGNA (2019-2020), etc.

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Glenn Marshall Covering News For WGN in April 2022 (Photo: Instagram)

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Age, Early Life Bio, and Education

As of now, Glenn Marshall’s age, birthday, and parents’ information are undisclosed to the media and the public. However, as per his bio on WGN TV’s official page, he was born in Chicago Area in the USA. 

Regarding education, he is a 2006 graduate of Rich Township High School District 227 in Illinois. After that, he joined Northern Illinois University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication in 2010.

On 20 May 2021, Marshall shared a 15-year-old photo from his graduation day at Rich Township District 227. Alongside the picture, he wrote a long status remembering his time at the high school. Furthermore, the post also suggests that he was invited to the school’s 2021 graduation ceremony as a guest to deliver a commencement speech for the 2021 graduates. His caption read,

“My high school graduation was 15 years ago. Wow! So much has changed in my life. Never did I imagine all of the things I would be able to accomplish in my life. I’m grateful there were so many people in my life that encouraged me to go live out my dreams. Well, this Sunday, I get to do the same thing for the 2021 graduating class of my high school. I’m honored to be able to give the commencement speech at my district high school graduations. It’s a privilege I don’t take for granted. I hope I can be an inspiration to this next generation. Now, y’all pray for your boy because public speaking makes me NERVOUS! Rich Township district 227, I hope y’all are ready for me!"

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