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Matt Leighton Bio-Wiki, Age, Education, Wife, WPTZ NBC5, and Salary

Who is Matt Leighton? | Matt Leighton Biography and Wiki

Matt Leighton is an American professional journalist who serves as a reporter/photographer at WPTZ-TV, the NBC and Hearst affiliate serving Plattsburgh, NY & Burlington, VT. Citing his work here, he shoots, writes, and edits packages for daily newscasts and operates live shots using TVU equipment. 

Matt Leighton Age and Birthday

Details about Matt’s date of birth are not known, he likes to keep his personal matters away from the public eye hence making it difficult to know his exact age. This section will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Matt Leighton Height and Weight

Leighton appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Matt Leighton Education

Citing his educational background, Matt went to Endicott College where he studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Journalism, with a minor in Political Science.

During his time at Endicott, Matt was very involved on campus, participating in several different clubs and organizations, from the Student Government Association to serving as an Orientation Leader for incoming students. He was also a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communications Association’s Honor Society.

Matt Leighton Parents

After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings. However, it is known that Leighton was born to his parents in the United States, where he likewise experienced his childhood.

Matt Leighton Wife | Married

Leighton likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating/married life is not available. Further information regarding his marital status in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Matt Leighton Salary

NBC 5 News salaries range from an average of $45,194 to $89,571 a year. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee in question. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary and net worth of Matt but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.

Matt Leighton Net Worth

Leighton has been in the media industry for quite a long time. He has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of his wealth coming from his professional journalism career. Despite his obvious riches, he prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. However, the specifics about his assets and liabilities are still under review making it difficult to establish his actual net worth.

Matt Leighton Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Leighton.

  • Full Name: Matt Leighton.
  • Age: Not available.
  • Place of Birth: United States.
  • Education‎: Endicott College (Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Journalism, with a minor in Political Science.)
  • Nationality: American.
  • Father’s Name: Mr. Leighton.
  • Mother’s Name: Mrs. Leighton.
  • Spouse: Not available.
  • Height: Average.
  • Weight: Average.
  • Profession: Journalist.
  • Known For: Reporter/photographer at WPTZ-TV.
  • Salary: $45,194 to $89,571.

Matt Leighton NBC5 News WPTZ

Leighton currently serves as a reporter/photographer at WPTZ-TV, the NBC and Hearst affiliate serving Plattsburgh, NY & Burlington, VT. While here, he shoots, writes, and edits packages for daily newscasts and operates live shots using TVU equipment. Furthermore, Matthew was responsible for writing and editing VOSOTs and publishes stories to digital platforms.

He also assists reporters and producers by researching information for potential stories and assign field crews and equipment. In addition to this, Leighton monitors social media and scanners for breaking news stories and posts stories to the station’s website.

Before coming to NBC5, Matt worked part-time on the Assignment Desk at our sister station, WCVB-TV in Boston. He was responsible for assigning reporters and photographers stories and reacting to breaking news situations by confirming information.

Matt Leighton Reporter

Matt also held internships at WFXT-TV in Boston and NBC5’s sister station, WMUR-TV in Manchester, New Hampshire. Nonetheless, Leighton served as a Fill-In Assignment Editor / Newsroom Intern where he monitored social media and scanners for breaking news stories.

While he worked alongside assignment manager and editors to help with logistics of field equipment and crews.  Furthermore, Matthew assisted reporters and producers by researching information for potential stories and worked with the digital content team to post stories to the stations website and social media accounts.

Most noteworthy, Matthew was a News Intern at WMUR-TV where he worked on the assignment desk making beat calls and confirming breaking stories. In addition, he monitored scanners and social media for potential news stories and wrote scripts for newscasts and published online stories to wmur.com.

NBC 5 Anchors and Reporters

His fellow news team at NBC 5 include:

  • Brian Colleran
  • Stephanie Gorin
  • Alice Kang
  • Mark Albert
  • Aixa Diaz
  • Jarred Hill
  • Sally Kidd
  • Matt Prichard
  • Elena Barilla
  • Ross Ketschke
  • Jackie Pascale
  • Liz Strzepa
  • Jack Thurston
  • Tyler Jankoski
  • Tom Messner
  • Caitlin Napoleoni

Frequently Asked Questions About Matt Leighton

Who is Matt Leighton?

Leighton is an accomplished journalist who currently serves as a reporter/photographer at WPTZ-TV, the NBC and Hearst affiliate serving Plattsburgh, NY & Burlington, VT. While here, he shoots, writes, and edits packages for daily newscasts and operates live shots using TVU equipment.

How old is Matt Leighton?

Leighton has not shared his date of birth with the public, as it is not documented anywhere as of 2020.

How tall is Matt Leighton?

Leighton has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Matt Leighton married?

Details about Matt’s love life/wedding/marriage are still under review. We will let you know when he gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Matt Leighton worth?

Leighton has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

How much does Matt Leighton make?

NBC 5 News salaries range from an average of $45,194 to $89,571 a year. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee in question. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary and net worth of Leighton but we’ll keep tabs and update once it is available.

Where does Leighton Live?

Because of security reasons, Matt has not shared her precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of her house.

Is Leighton dead or alive?

Matt is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Leighton Now?

Matt is pursuing her career in journalism. Currently, he serves as a reporter/photographer at WPTZ-TV, the NBC and Hearst affiliate serving Plattsburgh, NY & Burlington, VT.

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