Ukee Washington Biography
Ukee Washington (Ulysses Samuel Washington III) is an American anchor who is currently working at CBS 3 where he served as the co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m newscast alongside Jessica Kartalija and as the 10 p.m anchor of the CW Philly 57. In addition, he also serves as the host of the Brotherly Love segment on CBS 3.
Ukee Washington Career
Washington joined the CBS3 team in July 1986, as a sports anchor, and in 1996, he began serving as a noon and morning anchor. Later on, he was promoted in July 2015, to serve as the evening co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m newscast alongside Jessica Kartalija. Since then, he has been covering a number of the region’s most memorable stories inclusive of the 2015 Pope Francis’ historic visit to the City, Democratic National Convention in 2016 in Philadelphia, and the 2012 Super Storm Sandy.
He has also hosted 2015, Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates Forum and went behind bars to interview a high school classmate on death row. He has also served as a guest co-hosted on THE TALK on CBS in 2013, 2014, and 2016. West Philadelphia is his native home and he attended Dover High School in Delaware where he was a celebrated athlete. In addition, he is a member of the Philadelphia Boys Choir’s and traveled to Mexico, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Poland.
Furthermore, he had a live coverage of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games from Nagano, Japan and hosted telecasts of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ukee has also worked at WSB-TV in Atlanta and at WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida where he served as a sports anchor. He attended the University of Richmond where he graduated proudly. In 2008, he was named the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame and in 2015, in the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In addition, the Philadelphia’s City Council confirmed in February 2017, that Ukee is a Living Legend during its special Black History Month observance.
Ukee Washington Salary
Washington earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Ukee Washington Net Worth
Washington has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Ukee Washington Age
Washington was born on August 20, 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of August every year and is currently 64 years old as of 2022.
Ukee Washington Height and Weight
Washington stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Ukee Washington Family
Washington’s father is Ulysses S. Washington who is a professor and former football coach at Delaware State University while his mother’s name is not known. He is the godfather of Nate Allen, Philadelphia Eagles’ safety, and the second cousin of actor Denzel Washington.
Ukee Washington Wife and Children
Washington is married to Laurie Washington who is a physical therapist at BAYADA. However, information about the couple’s children will be updated when available.
Did Ukee Washington Leave Channel 3 News
Washington has not left the Channel 3 News team and he serves as the co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 p.m newscast alongside Jessica Kartalija.
Ukee Washington House
Information about Washington’s house will be updated when available.
Ukee Washington Social Media Platform
Washington is very active on his Twitter and Facebook pages. He has 20k followers on Twitter and 18k followers on Facebook.