Blake McCoy was born on March 08, 1985, and from Chicago, Illinois. He is a Journalist and former Fox 5 News anchor, recently he landed in a controversy after a tweet he made regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
However, in the deleted Tweet he expressed his disappointment over obese people receiving vaccines. In the Tweet, he wrote “I’m annoyed obese people of all ages get priority vaccine access before all essential workers when most stayed home, we went into work every day last March, April, May, and since putting ourselves & loved ones at risk. Vaccinate all essential workers. Then obese.”
Soon after he apologized for the tweet and wrote, “Earlier today I tweeted something insensitive and offensive. I truly regret my words and want to apologize. I have deleted my tweet and ask that you accept my sincere apology.”
On Tuesday, he was suspended from the Job and this was confirmed by the Fox 5 spokesperson “Blake McCoy has been suspended from WTTG-FOX 5 pending further review.”
He started his career as a Legislative Intern at the U.S House of Representatives and served there from September 2004 to December 2004. Then, he joined KBOI-TV as a Reporter.
Untill 2009, Blake served there and jumped to KTNV as Weekend Reporter, where he reported evening newscasts and report 3 nights each week. Also the primary fill-in anchor for our weekday morning and evening newscasts.
In September 2012, he joined KARE 11 as a Reporter and also Co-anchor weekend evening newscasts and report three days each week. Also a primary fill-in anchor for weekday newscasts. From October 2015 to March 2019, Blake was the Correspondent at NBC News.
According to his Linkedin profile, Blake mentioned till now he is working for WTTG, FOX 5 as News Anchor.
How old is Blake McCoy? He was born on March 08, 1985, and from Chicago, Illinois, he is 36 years old as of 2021.
He was born to Vanessa Peterson (Mother), Blake quite often shares his mother’s picture on Instagram, but there is very limited information available about his father and siblings.
Talking about his education, he attended The University of Manchester and studied European Politics, and earned a BA in Political science from The George Washington University.
Blake kept his personal life under the radar, on social media he shows his support for LGBTQ+ and Gay rights. However, we can’t conclude that Blake is gay.
Also, he never mentioned anything about his previous relationship and Girlfriend on the Internet. For the time being, we assume he is single.
Blake McCoy Net Worth is $470K USD as of 2021. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 78KG.