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Monica Dean Profile
Monica Dean is an American award-winning anchor and reporter who is currently working at NBC 7 News. At the station, she anchors NBC7 News at 4 and 5 p.m. the Weekday newscast. She joined the news team in 2004.
Monica Dean Age
Dean is 45 years old as of 2023. She was born on 12th December 1978, in San Diego, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 12th of December every year.
Monica Dean Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Monica Dean Family
She grew up in San Diego. Monica is the daughter of a Navy Captain her father and a local dental hygienist her mother. However, she has not revealed the names of her parents and of her siblings. We will update this information as soon as it is available.
Monica Dean Husband
Dean is happily married to her loving husband Kevin Dean whom she loves to spend her free time. The couple has three children a son, and two daughters. Monica is passionate about family, faith, and community. She is actively involved in her children’s lives. They are members of the Canyon Springs Church in Scripps Ranch.
Monica Dean Career
Dean has lived and worked all over the world, but California will always be her home. She grew up in a military family and spent half of her senior year of high school as an exchange student in Australia. Moreover, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from UCLA and her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago, where she was a Harrington Award recipient, Medill’s top honor for graduate students.
Monica began her TV news career in 1998 working behind the scenes at KTTV FOX-11 News in Los Angeles. From there she worked on-air as a Washington D.C. correspondent for WCAX, the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont. From 2002-2004 Monica worked in Bakersfield, California, for KBAK/KBFX-TV, the CBS/FOX affiliates, where she received several awards from the Associated Press and Kern Press Club for her work.
Additionally, Dean is a National Edward R. Murrow Award-winning anchor and reporter for NBC7 San Diego. She co-anchors NBC 7’s 4 & 5 p.m. weekday newscasts. Monica joined NBC 7 in 2004. Most recently she launched a year-long investigation into the sex trafficking and exploitation of children in San Diego and beyond.
Since the digital launch of “STOLEN” in August 2020, Monica’s work has been recognized with a Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) National Murrow Award for “Excellence in Innovation,” three Regional Murrow Awards, a Golden Mike Award, four Emmy Awards, Silver and Bronze “Telly” Awards, and three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego chapter.
Monica Dean NBC 7
In her nearly two decades at NBC 7, Monica has won Emmy Awards for coverage ranging from the 2007 San Diego Firestorms to the 2016 riots at the Donald Trump Rally in San Diego. Additionally, Monica helped establish the KNSD Academy, an experiential learning program at NBC 7 & Telemundo 20 that introduces high school students to careers in TV News.
She regularly emcees galas for a list of non-profit organizations that support children, sex trafficking survivors, and emergency preparedness and response. Monica is also an accomplished motivational speaker. Monica is passionate about family, and community. She marries and has three school-age children, all of whom are active in their community church.
Furthermore, Monica can often be found volunteering at school, teaching art to elementary students, moderating classroom book clubs, emceeing school events, hosting church youth groups, and inspiring future journalists through interactive presentations. On the weekends Monica is often cheering from the sideline of her children’s numerous sporting activities and fine arts performances.
Monica Dean Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at NBC 7 News.
Monica Dean Net Worth
Dean has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Monica Dean Social Media Platforms
Dean is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 7.3k followers on Twitter, 1.8k followers on Instagram, and 5.5k followers on Facebook.