Doug Meehan is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts as a news reporter and weekday morning news anchor.
Doug Meehan Biography
Doug Meehan is an American Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts as a news reporter and weekday morning news anchor. He has been working for the station since December 2015 after working for 12 News (KPNX-TV).
Doug Meehan Age
Meehan was born on May 29, 1965, in the United States. He is therefore 58 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of May every year.
Doug Meehan Height
Meehan stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 2 inches.
Doug Meehan Family
Meehan grew up in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Meehan has any siblings.
Doug Meehan Wife
Meehan is married to his lovely spouse, Jay Leno. They have no kids at the moment. He has shared less information about their marriage, however, there will be an update soon as she mentions anything about their love life in the limelight.
Doug Meehan Net Worth
Meehan has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Doug Meehan Salary
Meehan earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Doug Meehan Education
Meehan is a proud 1988 alumnus of Westfield State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts – BA, Communication, with an emphasis in Broadcasting. Meehan is also a 1982 graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School.
Doug Meehan Career
Meehan serves at WCVB NewsCenter 5 as a news reporter and weekday morning news anchor. He anchors the “EyeOpener” program. He began as a weekend anchor for EyeOpener at the station. Prior to joining WCVB, she worked for KPNX-TV in Phoenix, Arizona as a news anchor for almost 3 years. Before that, he hosted “The Doug Meehan Show” on WTKK 96.9 FM in Boston for 2 years.
He also served at The Wall Street Journal Radio Network in New York as a contributor. Prior to those roles, Meehan had a successful career as an anchor/reporter at WFXT-TV in Boston, Massachusetts for over 6 and a half years. He was known for being the 1st full-time helicopter reporter in the market, reporting on breaking and traffic news.
Before going to WFTX, Meehan worked at WHDH-TV in Boston as a reporter and relief anchor. Prior to that, he had an extensive career in various roles at different TV stations. For 6 years, he worked on “Good Morning Texas” at WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas as a host/anchor. He also worked as an anchor at WTSP-TV in Tampa, Florida, and as a reporter at KEYE-TV in Austin and KTVT-TV in Dallas, Texas.
Before leaving New England, Meehan was a news, weather, and sports anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence, RI. Earlier in his career, he worked as a reporter at New England Cable News. He started his journey in the news industry as a reporter/anchor at Cape 11 News in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. In the year 2006, Meehan received special recognition from Boston Magazine as among Boston’s “The Fabulous 40.” He was also proud to complete the 110th running of the Boston Marathon in the same year. Meehan has worked as a ferry boat captain.
Doug Meehan Cancer / Health Update
In March 2023, Meehan had some good news to share about his fight against prostate cancer which he was diagnosed with in the year 2021. He posted on his Twitter that he had a successful surgery, and was now recovering in the hospital room. Meehan expressed his gratitude, saying that the prayers from everyone had been effective. The surgeon was able to preserve most of the nerve endings, and the prostate was removed, hopefully taking the cancer with it.
Is Doug Meehan Gay?
No, he is not gay, he is straight, and indeed, he is married to a beautiful wife named Jay Leno.
Doug Meehan WCVB
Meehan is working at WCVB where he works alongside other famous WCVB meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jessica Brown
- Antoinette Antonio
- Shaun Chaiyabhat
- Jennifer Eagan
- Anthony Everett
- Ed Harding
- Ted Reinstein
- Rhondella Richardson
- Mary Saladna
- Ben Simmoneau
Doug Meehan Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 13.1K followers on Instagram.