David Highfield is a television personality, anchor and reporter currently working at KDKA’s morning newscast “Your Day Pittsburgh” as a co-anchor alongside Heather Abraham. Highfield joined KDKA back in 1991.
David Highfield Education
David went to Ford City High School. Following his graduation from high school, he did a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism at Syracuse University.
David Highfield Age and Birthday
David was born on September 28, 1972, in the United States of America. He is 49 years old as of 2021.
David Highfield Nationality | Ethnicity
Highfield was born and raised in Ford City, Pennsylvania in America and holds American nationality and Citizenship
David Highfield Height
Highfield stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx 1.73 m).
David Highfield Parents
He was born in Ford City, Pennsylvania to the late Judith Gail Highfield and Larry Highfield.
David Highfield Mother
David’s mother was born on 22nd March 1934, to her parents Ramona and Heilman and later passed away on March 31, 2017, at her home in Pennsylvania. She went to Elderton High School and later graduated with a degree in elementary education at Indiana State Teacher’s College. After graduating Judy worked for twelve and half years as a first-grade teacher in Leechburg.
David Highfield Husband | Wedding
David is gay and he is married to his husband Gary Kline after dating for a decade.
David Highfield Salary
Highfield receives an annual average salary of $75,489 working as a news anchor at KDKA, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
David Highfield Net Worth
He has anet worth of $ 1 million U.S dollars. His career as a broadcast journalist and anchor reporter is the primary source of his/her income.
David Highfield KDKA | Wikipedia
Highfield currently serves as a co-host of “Your Pittsburgh” and co-anchor of “Pittsburgh Today Live” at KDKA alongside Heather Abraham.
In 1991, he started his career as a writer at KDKA. Highfield was later promoted to a producer position. After serving for some years, he was promoted to a reporter position where he worked as the Westmoreland County Bureau Chief and as the Beaver/Butler Bureau Chief later on. He worked as a fill-in anchor and an evening reporter. He was promoted to anchor KDKA News at Noon in 2020.
Highfield has won 12 Mid-Atlantic Emmy trophies both for reporting and hosting. In addition, he won territorial Edward R. Murrow Awards twice: One for an assessment of how smoke alarms regularly don’t awaken kids and the other for c.
Highfield won grants from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association, a Matrix grant for flood coverage and Golden Quills for include reporting too. He made, hosted and later delivered a night magazine called the Emmy grant-winning “Your Pittsburgh”
He has covered the Emmy grant-winning “Your Pittsburgh,” the repercussions of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the misfortune at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life place of worship in 2018, C, the passing of Mayor Bob O’Connor, the accident of Flight 427, Visits to the U.S. by Pope Francis and Pope Benedict, the 9/11 assault from both Shanksville and the Pentagon Richard Baumhammers’ shooting binge in 2000 among the news occasions.
Part of Highfield’s report has spread on KCBS in Los Angeles and WCBS in New York. He has similarly, reported live on a train wrecking for WBBM in Chicago and on dry spell conditions for “CBS This Morning” In 2013, Highfield was recruited into the Ford City Hall of Fame by his old neighborhood and he was later conscripted into the Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame for various games-related stories.
Highfield has given his opportunity to nearby sources like Animal Friends, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Persad Center, Animal Friends Muscular Dystrophy Association, The KDKA-TV Turkey Fund and Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County. In the 2009 short film “Tommy and Me”, Highfield which was created by Fleadh Films and profited Operation Safety Net, Highfield played a journalist.