Latoyia Edwards Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Aug, 2017
Facts of Latoyia Edwards
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Latoyia Edwards
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity African-American
Profession journalist
Salary $40000-50000
Married Yes
Married to Jesse Edwards
Children Nina Edwards
Education magna cum laude from Emerson College
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The Emmy Award Winner Latoyia Edwards is a popular name in the world of the journalism.  She joined the NBC Boston and NECN as a reporter in 2005. She works as an anchor on NBC Boston and NECN. She works at NECN alongside Phil Lipof, Brian Shactman, Jim Braude and John Daly

Early Life, Childhood, & Education

Edwards was born and raised in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts and belongs to  Afro-American ethnicity. She has a brother and two sisters. 

From her early age, Edwards was exposed to the public speaking. Edwards attended Paul A. Dever Elementary School. Later on, She joined John W. McCormack Middle School.

Upon high school graduation, Edwards graduated with magna cum laude from Emerson College with a degree in broadcast journalism. She played basketball during her college years.

In 2005, Edwards competed in the event of Miss USA crown in 2005. Prior, in 2002, she was crowned Miss Massachusetts in the USA pageant.

Career & Path

Upon receiving a degree in journalism, she started her career as an anchor for MediaOne cable news network. While working with MediaOne, she also served as a reporter and a morning news drive anchor for WILD 1090AM. She stayed 3 years with MediaOne.

In 2005, she got a better job than the previous one. She started her career at NECN as a morning show reporter, a shift that began at 3 a.m. The NECN provide a perfect platform to her professional career and shaped her career perfectly.

Upon three years working at NECN, she got a dual position of health reporter and weekend anchor. Moreover, she also saw on WGBH’s Basic Black on the Thursday evenings, where she has participated in a roundtable discussion on the issues of the African-American community.

Personal Life & Affair

Emerson is a self-established woman. Her fan Valarie Stephens, who is a popular singer and performer, is her admirer.

Emerson is a married man. She married her long-term boyfriend after having long affair with him. Her husband is Jesse Edwards. Together they have a lovely child named Nina Edwards.

Since, getting married to till date, they seem happy in their relationship. Their relationship is going as smooth as silk. There are no any issues of divorce between the blessed couple. They both are loyal to each other. 

Emerson is close to her mother. Her father is her inspiration. She has a loving husband, a fabulous job, and a promising future. She has never been the part of any controversy.

Net Worth & Salary

Emerson is one of the most valuable assets of the journalism world. He is getting an extraordinary salary. She is earning an annual salary of $40000-50000.

Social Media Profiles

Emerson has a lot of admirers who following her on social networking sites. Her fans are largely growing on Twitter. Her profile is also available on Facebook. 


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