Doreen Gentzler Biography
Doreen Gentzler is an American retired veteran anchor and reporter who worked for NBC 4 as the weekday evening co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscast. She also served as the station’s medical reporter, filing cutting-edge health reports for all of the station’s newscasts. In addition, she joined the WRC-TV team in 1989 and left the station for her retirement in November 2022.
She worked at NBC4 for 28 years alongside the anchor Jim Vance making them one of the longest-tenured anchor teams in the country. After Vance died in July 2017, she led NBC4’s on-air tributes. Washington DC is her native home and she studied in Arlington. Doreen spent a number of years sharpening her anchoring and reporting skills in Cleveland, Chattanooga, Charlotte, and Philadelphia at WCAU before joining NBC4 in 1989. In addition, she served as a fill-in anchor for news anchors on NBC at Sunrise and The Today Show.
While working on her award-winning News 4 Your Health segments, she profiled medical breakthroughs, brought viewers into hospital operating rooms, and showed the latest technology assisting to save lives. For Gentzler’s reporting, she has traveled to Ecuador, Bosnia, and the Persian Gulf where she reported live from the USNS Comfort, a navy hospital ship tending to U.S. troops. Furthermore, she has served as the lead reporter for NBC 4’s de project on mental health known as Changing Minds since May 2014. The project has earned local and national recognition for illuminating a wide range of issues related to mental illness, a topic that can be challenging to cover in a TV news format.
In addition, she has served as the spokesperson for NBC 4’s health-related community outreach activities including the yearly NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo. Over the years Doreen has won a number of local Emmy awards for reporting and anchoring as well as three other Emmy awards for news writing and reporting while she was in Cleveland. In 1979, Gentzler graduated from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
Doreen Gentzler Retirement
After having worked at NBC 4 for over three decades, Gentzler announced on October 28, 2022, that she will be leaving the station and heading home for her retirement on October 28, 2022, and her last newscast on the station was on November 23, 2022, at 6 pm.
Doreen Gentzler Salary
Gentzler earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Doreen Gentzler Net Worth
Gentzler has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and reporter.
Doreen Gentzler Age
Gentzler was born on September 24, 1957, in Washington DC, United States. She is 65 years old as of 2022, and she celebrates her birthday on the 24th of September every year.
Doreen Gentzler Height and Weight
Gentzler stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Doreen Gentzler Family
Gentzler’s father is known as Ferris Gentzler, who was an executive with an insurance company, while her mother Rita O’Flinn, worked as a secretary for the federal government. Her family relocated to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina when she was 11 years old. However, she has not disclosed information about her siblings.
Doreen Gentzler Husband and Children
Gentzler is married to Bill Miller who is a former reporter and editor at The Washington Post. Her husband Bill specialized in law enforcement coverage while he worked at The Washington Post. Together the couple has been blessed with two children including a son, Chris who was born in 1991, and a daughter Carson who was born in 1994. She resides in Washington, DC together with her family.
Doreen Gentzler Social Media Platform
Gentzler is very active on her Instagram and Facebook pages. She has 9k followers on Instagram and 29k followers on Facebook.