Mark Morales Biography
Mark Morales is an American journalist for CNN, holding the position of a law enforcement reporter in New York. Morales mainly concentrates on the New York Police Department as well as different local, state and federal agencies in the northeast. He joined CNN from Newsday where he was a reporter.
Mark Morales Age
Morales’s age is unavailable to the public.
Mark Morales Height
He stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Mark Morales Family
Morales is from Brooklyn, New York, and still resides there. He is a cousin to Ernie Torres from Queens, New York, and Grace Torres and Sophie Gavilanes.
Mark Morales Wife
Little is known about Morales’s wife, also there are no details about his relationship status.
Mark Morales Education
After completing his early education at Xavier High School Morales attended Pace University in 2001. He then graduated with degrees in communications and Latin American studies. He also holds a Master’s Degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and at the same school, he was an adjunct lecturer.
Mark Morales CNN
Mark Morales is a journalist for CNN, holding the position of a law enforcement reporter in New York. Morales mainly concentrates on the New York Police Department as well as different local, state and federal agencies in the northeast. He joined CNN from Newsday where he was a reporter.
At first, Morales started his career at CNN in June 2018. Since joining CNN, he has broken news on different national stories such as the mass shootings in Virginia Beach and Dayton, Ohio; Cesar Sayoc’s mail bomb plot; the college admissions scandal; the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein; and others.
Mark Morales Newsday
Prior to this posting, Morales was based in Long Island New York where he was a crime reporter for Newsday. During his tenure at Newsday, he authored about the violent, transnational gang MS-13 as well as the record-setting deaths led by opioid addiction. He ultimately won a Press Club of Long Island award for his reporting.
Mark Morales Wall Street Journal and New York Daily News
Previously, Morales worked for both Wall Street Journal and New York Daily News. At Wall Street Journal, he also reported on law enforcement. He also reported on crime and policy issues regarding the NYPD for instance the decline in crime and counterterrorism measures. He penned and took photos from breaking news scenes.
While at New York Daily News, he covered crime as a criminal justice reporter from inside police headquarters. Still at the Daily News, Morales broke news during the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers. He reported over a thousand stories for one of the largest metro newspapers in the country and broke national exclusive during coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing with pictures of the home of Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Again, Morales covered charter school expansion and co-locations/closures in Brooklyn as well as development issues regarding the building of the Resorts World Casino and Willets Point in Queens.
Earlier on, he started working during nights and weekends as a desk assistant for CBS (formerly known as WCBS Newsradio 880). At CBS, he gathered details from NYPD/FDNY sources on breaking news sources and recorded and edited interviews for on-air use. From 2008 – 2010, Morales was a student at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism prior to joining The Wall Street Journal, in July 2014.
Mark Morales Salary
Morales earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Mark Morales Net Worth
Morales has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.