Michaela Pereira is a Canadian television personality born on August 26, 1970 in Saskatoo, Saskatchewan Canada. She is an adopted child of her parents and has five siblings who are also adopted. They do not share the same ethnic background, which made her to be a strong advocate for the rights of children. Although she has lived and worked in the United States for many years, Pereira still maintains her Canadian Citizenship and she speaks English and Portuguese Fluently.
Michaela Pereira Education Details
Pereira attended Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School, a public high school in the Cariboo town of 100 Mile House, British Columbia, and she graduated in 1988. She attended Camosun College and the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Michaela Pereira is a news anchor who reported on sports,weather and entertainment. She is also an actress as she starred in popular movies “Everybody hates Chris in 2005, Street kings in 2008 and You made it in 2000.
Michaela Pereira Career Details
Michaela Pereira is a broadcast journalist. In 1993, she started her career as a host of a documentary special and magazine show at CHEK-TV in Victoria, British Columbia. Pereira also reported on sports, weather and entertainment news. She later went on to co-hosting Internet Tonight on ZDTV with Scott Herriot which was a daily look at Internet news and informative, interesting and funny websites.
Michaela Pereira was one of many personalities who co-reviewed films temporarily with film critic Roger Ebert on his television program in place of Gene Siskel. After the Internet Tonight’s show was cancelled in 2001, Michaela Pereira became a regular host for TechLive until 2004, when she moved to KTLA in Los Angeles. Her last episode of TechLive was hosted on February 6, 2004. Pereira served as the co-host of “KTLA Morning News” for nine years.
Pereira replaced Stephanie Edwards on January 1, 2007 to co-host coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade with former game show host Bob Eubanks. In 2008, she co-hosted the parade coverage again with Bob Eubanks.
Michaela Pereira Left KTLA for CNN to become a host of a new morning show on March 28, 2013. In 2016, she came back to Los Angeles to anchor the live news program MichaeLA on HLN. Pereira’s employment with HLN ended when the network made a decision to scale back to its live programming in October 2018. Pereira’s final broadcast show took place on October 26, 2018.
Michaela Pereira is the Chairwoman of the board of LA’s BEST Friends (an after school education, enrichment and recreation program). Michaela was a serving member of the board of directors for the Long Beach Boys and Girls Club; an advisory board member of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), which supported children in foster care; an advisory board member of Empower Tech, serving people with disabilities, providing services for troubled youth.
Michaela Pereira is a proud and active member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Black Journalists Association of Southern California, and American Women in Radio and Television. She is also a member with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Michaela Pereira Awards And Nominations
Michaela Pereira’s program on KTLA won nine Emmy Awards, including one for “Best Regularly Scheduled Daily News”. She has won three Radio and TV News Association Golden Mike Awards in 2006 dor live coverage of a news story, “Urban Farm Eviction” and the Beat Daytime News Broadcast in 2004 and 2006.
Michaela Pereira has also been honored with two Mark Twain Awards in 2004 for “Best Live Coverage of a News Event, Hostage Standoff Mexican Consulate,” and the “Best 60 Minute Broadcast: KTLA Morning News.”
Michaela Pereira Net Worth
According to informationcradle.com, Michaela Pereira’s annual salary is around $600,000 per year with an estimated networth of approximately $1million – $5million.
Michaela Pereira Husband
It has not be known if Michaela Pereira has a husband as at the time of this publication because she keeps her personal and love life away from the public eye.
Michaela Pereira Parents
Michaela Pereira is an adopted child of Ainslie Thompson and Douglas Thompson.
Michaela Pereira Kids
It has not been disclosed if Michaela Pereira has Children as the time of this publication.
Michaela Pereira Body measurements
Michaela Pereira is about 5 feet and 5 inches tall and she has a body shape estimated to be approximately 34-24-32 inches.
Michaela Pereira Cars And House
The properties of Michaela Pereira is not known to the public as at the time of this publication. But it is speculated that she owns an apartment in Los Angeles, California, United States.