Monica Malpass Biography
Monica Malpass is a journalist and television anchor, known for presenting on the WPVI Action News in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also an anchor of the award-winning political talk show “Inside Story”, hosts political discussions and anchors many public service sections for 6abc.
Early Life & Education
Monica Malpass was born on April 28, 1961, in High Point, North Carolina. Monica earned her Master of Arts degree in Political Science from Villanova University in 1999. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina in 1983.
She was a Rotary Scholar at the University of Puerto Rico in 1984.She has an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Neumann College. Monica graduated from the Brookings Institution’s “Inside Washington” show. She was also a part of the World Affairs Council.
Monica began her career as a reporter for the student-run newspaper “The Daily Tar Hell”. Then she worked as a news host and reporter for “WCHL-AM” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; a reporter for WFMY-TV, in Greensboro, North Carolina; and a reporter and anchor at WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Monica Malpass is currently co-anchoring of Action News at 5 pm. She joined WPVI-TV/Channel 6 in January of 1988. Malpass is also an anchor of the award-winning political discussion show “Inside Story”, hosts political debates and anchors many public service segments for 6abc.
Monica has held various national and international assignments including coverage of each election since 1988, the funeral of Princess Diana in London in 1997, the plane crash of John Kennedy, the Presidential campaign Senator John McCain, the Inaugurations of Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and coverage of the Eagles’ Super Bowl game in 2005.
She also made her several exclusive interviews with Vice Presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Governors Ed Rendell and Tom Ridge, Senators Arlen Specter and Rick Santorum, UPI White House Correspondent Helen Thomas, political analyst George Stephanopoulos and much more.
Personal Life: Husband, Children, Net Worth
Monica’s former spouse’s name is David Cutler, a real estate developer and businessman. She made her announcement on the 5 p.m. newscast that she was pregnant with twins on January 11, 2010. She gave birth to twin boys, Hunter Jace Malpass and Zeke Jones Malpass, on Monday, April 12, 2010. Malpass’s first child is Jake. In 2006, Steve Thorne, Malpass and Eastern Auto Parts owner, had called off their four-month engagement, reportedly because the couple disagreed over whether to have kids.
She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Monica’s height is over 5 feet 8 inches. Monica Malpass’s salary is over $750 thousand which adds up her recent net worth of $5 million. According to Phillymag.com, she collected over $400 thousand USD in 2010 alone.