Quick Facts of Toya Washington

  • Full NameToya Washington
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceMinneapolis, United States
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • SpouseBrian
  • EducationUW-Madison
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter
  • Children2 (Alivia, Maya)
Toya Washington

Toya Washington, an Emmy winner and four-time nominee for breaking news coverage, is currently serving as co-anchor of the 5 p.m. newscast. Previously, she co-anchored the top-rated 6 p.m. newscast and was a co-anchor and reporter for 12 News This Morning. 

Along with a prosperous career, Toya Washington has wealth personal life too. She is a married woman. With her husband, she shares two adorable daughters. To know more about her scroll down.

Toya Washington’s Bio, Wiki

Toya Washington was born in Minneapolis, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 3 August but her birth year is not available. Additionally, Washington has not revealed any information about her parents or siblings, not even their names. Besides, her star sign is Leo.

As per her nationality, Washington is an American and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.

#TBT this is pretty much what my hair would look like today thanks to Mark Baden's forecast.

Posted by WISN 12 Toya Washington on Thursday, May 26, 2016

While in high school, Washington fell in love with the news business during the first day of her internship at WCCO-TV, the CBS affiliate in the Twin Cities. Furthermore, she is a proud graduate of UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and women’s studies.

Straightaway to her career, Toya worked six years at WISC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Madison as a weekend news anchor and reporter.

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Next, she joined WISN in 2002 and co-anchor the 5 p.m. newscast for to ABC affiliate. Moreover, her reports have included coverage of the 2004 presidential campaign which was also covered by Jeff Zeleny, and interviews with noted national figures, including Herb Kohl and Tommy Thompson.

In 2015, Washington was chosen Wisconsin Journalist in Residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Her career accomplishment doesn’t end here, Washington previously co-anchored the top-rated 6 p.m. newscast, as well as was a co-anchor and reporter for 12 News This Morning.

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Posted by WISN 12 Toya Washington on Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Additionally, Washington has been an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Moreover, she serves on the Board of Visitors for the UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Not only this, but the Wisconsin Journalist is sponsored by University Communications, a division of University Relations.

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Is Toya Washington Married? Know Her Husband and Children

Toya Washington is a married woman. She tied her knot with a man named Brian. However, Washington has not disclosed where the couple met the first time when did they marry.

Posted by WISN 12 Toya Washington on Monday, April 11, 2016


Furthermore, the pair shared two daughters named Alivia and Maya. Besides, there is no information anything about her personal life. Currently, she lives in Pewaukee with her husband and daughters.


Posted by WISN 12 Toya Washington on Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Toya Washington’s Earning & Net Worth

As of 2019, Toya Washington has a net worth of $700,000. Likewise, she has earned her wealth widely through her career as a journalist. Presently, she appeared as an anchor at WISN 12 News in Milwaukee.

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As per source, the average pay for a News Anchor in Milwaukee is $37,500 annually. Hence, she might be paid in the same range. Besides, she is still active in the journalism field. Hence, her annual salary and net worth is obvious to increase in the upcoming days.