Maggie Wade Biography
Maggie Wade is an American journalist working as a news anchor for WLBT NBC3 News. Maggie is a local of Crystal Springs, Mississippi. She went to Hinds County Public Schools and is an alum of Utica High School.
In May 2017 Maggie got an Honorary Doctorate from Belhaven University in Humanities. An Emmy designated News Anchor, Maggie went to Jackson State University, turning into the 89th individual from her family to go to JSU.
She moved her sophomore year to Mississippi College to seek a lifelong in Corporate Law. However, it was at MC she found her capacity in radio. She worked for the school radio broadcast, WHJT-FM, and later was employed at WJDX-MISS 103 as a radio commentator, promoting scientist, and end-of-the-week reporter.
Maggie filled in as an assistant lecturer at Belhaven University in Jackson for very nearly 14 years. She and her significant other who is a glad U.S. Naval force Vet, have two kids and one granddaughter.
Maggie Wade WLBT NBC3 News
Maggie was employed at WLBT during her senior year. Since that time she has functioned as an end-of-the-week weather conditions anchor, journalist, facilitator, and maker of kids’ customizing, and presently fills in as 5, 6, and 10 p.m. news co-anchor and covers stories on training and youngsters’ issues.
Maggie got the 2014 Woman of the Year Award from the Mississippi Commission on the Status of Women. She has gotten in excess of 500 different honors, including being perceived by the United States Congress in October 2011 as an Angel In Adoption for her work on Wednesday’s Child.
She was designated by Senator Thad Cochran. She likewise got the honor in September 2001 for the section highlighting foster youngsters in the state needing extremely durable homes. Maggie was selected by Congressman Ronnie Shows. Representative Shows likewise perceived Maggie’s work for kids in the state on the floor of Congress.
The National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter chose Maggie as their Citizen of the Year in March 2009 for her work with Wednesday’s Child. Maggie was respected as the 2009 Volunteer of the Year by Tougaloo College. In October 2011 Maggie was likewise delegated to a 3-year term by Governor Haley Barbour to the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service.
Maggie has likewise gotten the Salvation Army Lifetime Achievement Award and was a beneficiary of the Father Donald W. Lloyd Memorial Award in acknowledgment of Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy by the Marie R. Hoerner Foundation. She was likewise been perceived by Catholic Charities for her help. Maggie is presently a pleased individual from the Mississippi Association of Public Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
She has likewise gotten the Top 40 under 40 Business Award from the Mississippi Business Journal, she has been perceived by the Mississippi Junior Chamber of Commerce as an Outstanding Young Mississippian, and she was enlisted into the Hall of Fame by Mississippi Families for Kids.
She has gotten both the area and state Service to Mankind Award, Outstanding Young Woman in America, Woman of the Year from Alcorn State University, Meritorious Leadership Award from Tougaloo College, and the State NAACP Vernon Dahmer Award for administration to kids.
The NAACP likewise perceived her work with Wednesday’s Child. She was regarded with the Service to Education Award from Jackson State University, Outstanding Career Woman from Jackson Sales and Marketing Executives, and Woman of the Year from the State Martin Luther King, Jr. Board.
She was additionally regarded for Outstanding Community Service by the Jackson Music Awards. Maggie was perceived with the Angel in Adoption Award from Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth. Maggie has shown up in two films. She was on the arrangement of A Time to Kill for five days, albeit the majority of her part was altered. She showed up as herself in the Rob Reiner film Ghosts of Mississippi.
Maggie addresses bunches all around the State of Mississippi. She serves on various sheets, including the Salvation Army, Merit Health River Oaks Hospital, Mississippi Blood Services, and the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi. She was likewise approached to act as one of the delegates of Mississippi at the 1997 Presidential Summit and filled in as an Olympic Torchbearer.
Maggie serves on the warning board for Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth and has functioned as a board part for Friends of Children’s Hospital at University Medical Center, the Jackson Chamber of Commerce Mentoring Project, the Mississippi Public Education Forum, The Council on Reform and Excellence for Jackson Public Schools, and the United Way of Central Mississippi.
Maggie likewise filled in as a board part for the Eudora Welty Foundation. She was chosen Chairperson of the National Children’s Study, Community Advisory Board, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in January 2008. The review zeroed in on the well-being, development, and climate of youngsters in Hinds County from pregnancy to adulthood.
In February 2011, Maggie became one of 11 individuals in the country to be chosen by the National Institutes of Health to serve on the National Steering Committee for the National Children’s Study. Maggie’s was given the Legends for Children grant by Mississippi Families for Kids for exceptional responsibility and backing of families and youngsters in Mississippi. Maggie was likewise perceived by the Brain Injury Association of Mississippi.
Maggie was regarded with the Eternity Award. Given to an individual has been a hero and promoter for kids, the hindered, and the debilitated of Mississippi. Her work has been perceived by the Jackson Association of Black Journalists, the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters, and the Associated Press. Maggie was likewise the pleased beneficiary of the Jackson Free Press Best News Anchor for a long time.
In 2002 she was perceived with the Associated Press/Howard Lett Newsperson of the Year Award. Maggie was additionally picked as Best Media Personality 2007 in the July/August issue of Mississippi Magazine in the Best of Mississippi article. In October 2000, Maggie went with different writers to Spain for unique reports on the “Greatness of Spain” Exhibition, which was highlighted in Jackson from March through September of 2001.
Maggie is the glad beneficiary of the March of Dimes 2006 Mississippi Citizen of the Year grant. Maggie is the beneficiary of the Hinds County Human Resource Agency Medgar Evers Humanitarian Award. She was likewise perceived by the Girls Scouts as a Woman of Distinction, for her work with kids in 2005.
Maggie was regarded on January 23, 2007, to get the Founders’ Memorial Award introduced by The Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference for her work with kids. She was likewise perceived by the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Mu Sigma Chapter with the Image Award for her work in the Media.
Following Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, Maggie was welcome to show up as the primary visitor co-host of the Montell Williams Show in New York City. She showed up on the show in September 2005.
WLBT NBC3 NEWS TEAM
- Trey Mongrue
- Branden Walker
- Peyton Garrison
- Patrick Ellis
- Dave Roberts
- Quentin Smith
- Carmen Poe
- Brendan Hall
- Christopher Fields
- Holly Emery
- Roslyn Anderson
- Anisa Sakile
- C.J. LeMaster
- Courtney Ann Jackson
- Patrice Clark
- Ashley Garner
- Barbie Bassett
- Wilson Stribling
- Howard Ballou
Maggie Wade Age
She was born on October 8, 1960, in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, in the United States.
Maggie Wade Husband
She is married to Andre Dixon. They got married on February 17th, 1991. The couple has two children together, a daughter, Kimmie, and a son, Jeremy.
Maggie Wade Height
She is approximately 5’6” tall.
Maggie Wade Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.
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