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Michael Abeyta CBS 2 News, KCNC-TV, Biography, Age, Wife, and Net Worth

Michael Abeyta Biography

Michael Abeyta is an American journalist working for CBS2 News. He was born and raised in Colorado Springs.

He attended William J. Palmer High School located in downtown Colorado Springs. He then went to college and attended the University of Miami located in Coral Gables, Florida. He has a brother and 2 sisters. He is married to Kimberly and he usually enjoys running the local trails with her.

Michael Abeyta CBS 2 News

Michael Abeyta is a pleased fourth era Coloradan, brought up in Colorado Springs. He moved on from William J. Palmer High School in downtown Colorado Springs.

After graduation, he headed off to college, first at CU in Boulder, at that point to the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

Michael Abeyta

When he moved on from “The U”, Michael was achy to go home for the Rockies and moved back West. Michael’s first employment was as a News Photographer and Editor in Albuquerque, NM at KOAT-TV. He secured news there for a long time before pressing up and making a beeline for Colorado.

Michael had the chance to hone his photography and altering abilities as a Photojournalist for another nearby Denver TV station before joining CBS4as a Photojournalist in the fall of 2013.

In 2018 Michael changed from a Photojournalist to a Multi-Media Journalist. The change enables him to practice his composition abilities and recount stories the manner in which he gets a kick out of the chance to let them know.

Michael has cherished viewing the news since he was a young man and appreciates each moment of his activity. He loves recounting to his neighbors’ accounts.

In 2011 he won his first National Press Photographers Association TV Quarterly Clip Contest endorsement when he got “Good Mention” in the “West Top Spot News” class for the third quarter.

He keeps on contending in the NPPA TV Quarterly Clip Contest, putting second multiple times in 2013. Twice in the “West General Spot” class and once in the “West General Deadline” classification.

Family is an immense piece of Michael’s life since he has a huge one; a sibling, two sisters, and an excessive number of cousins totally.

When he isn’t shooting the news, Michael can be discovered running the nearby trails with his better half Kimberly, chatting with his mother and sisters, having breakfast with his father, or climbing with his three mutts Trip, Callie and Bella.

Here are some of the facts about him;

Most memorable interview: Matt Stone and Trey Parker because I made Trey Parker laugh.
Dream interview: Pope Francis or The Dalai Lama
First story: A snowstorm in Albuquerque, NM
• Role models: My parents, Henry and Sheila, my grandparents Ed and Lydia Baca, and Cesar Chavez
Why I am a journalist: To tell stories
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
number of siblings: Three blood siblings Andrew, Erica, and Gabriela. I also have a sister-in-law Yvonne, nephew Enrique, and niece Lorena. Plus my “brother from another mother” Matt, his wife Angelina, and their three lovely daughters
Hobbies: Running, hiking, and camping
Favorite sports team: Denver Broncos
Favorite musician: Common


Company Name KCNC-TV
Total Duration 5 yrs 11 mos
Title Multimedia Journalist
Dates Employed Jan 2018 – Present
Employment Duration 1 yrs 9 mos
Location Greater Denver Area
Title News Photographer
Dates Employed Nov 2013 – Dec 2017
Employment Duration 4 yrs 2 mos
Location Greater Denver Area
Shoot the news

News Photographer
Company Name KDVR – FOX 31
Dates Employed Jun 2011 – Nov 2013
Employment Duration 2 yrs 6 mos
Shoot and edit video. Run microwave live trucks.

Company Name KOAT-TV
Total Duration 4 yrs 6 mos
Title News Photographer
Dates Employed Feb 2007 – May 2011
Employment Duration 4 yrs 4 mos
Shoot video using professional Ikegami and Sony video cameras and a Miller tripod. Operate microwave transmitting electronic news gathering and satellite up-link newsgathering trucks for live reports. Edit video using Sony DSR-2000 tape-to-tape editing systems and digital editing systems. Shoot the video from a helicopter using a side-mounted Webcam system.

Title Video Editor
Dates Employed Dec 2006 – Feb 2007
Employment Duration 3 mos
Edited video using Sony DSR-2000 tape-to-tape editing systems. Posted news stories to the station’s website Took feeds from news photographers in the field.

Company Name University of Miami Dean of Student’s Office
Total Duration 2 yrs 4 mos
Title Ibis Ride Monitor
Dates Employed Sep 2004 – Dec 2006
Employment Duration 2 yrs 4 mos
During the school year, I checked Student I.D.s so they could ride a bus to and from night clubs. Provided security for the bus driver and students riding the bus. Kept bus clean and orderly.

Title Kitchen Worker
Dates Employed Mar 2005 – Mar 2006
Employment Duration 1 yrs 1 mo
During the school year, cooked food for customers. Kept kitchen neat and orderly. Unloaded food from a delivery truck.

Company Name Bon Ace Hardware
Dates EmployedJul 2006 – Aug 2006
Employment Duration2 mos
Cleaned floors and restrooms for the hardware store. Painted warehouse walls. Spray painted security fence.

Company Name Gunther Toodys Diner
Dates Employed Jun 2005 – Aug 2005
Employment Duration 3 mos
Cooked food to order for customers.

Plumber’s Assitant
Company Name Royal Plumbing and Heating
Dates Employed Jun 1998 – Aug 2004
Employment Duration 6 yrs 3 mos
During summers and breaks from school, I helped master plumber lift and haul tools and equipment. Learned about the plumbing trade and business.

Office Assistant
Company Name University of Colorado School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Dates Employed Aug 2002 – May 2004
Employment Duration 1 yrs 10 mos
During school worked as an office assistant for faculty and staff in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Company Name Fargo’s Pizza Company
Dates Employed Jun 2003 – Aug 2003
Employment Duration 3 mos
Served soft drinks and beer to customers. Kept the bar neat and orderly.

Uncle Wilbur’s Fountain Monitor
Company Name City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
Dates Employed Jun 2002 – Aug 2002
Employment Duration 3 mos
Checked PH levels and water quality for fountain/ water park playground in downtown Colorado Springs.

Michael Abeyta Age

He was born and raised in Colorado Springs. More information about his age will be updated soon.

Michael Abeyta Wife

He is married to Kimberly and he usually enjoys running the local trails with her.

Michael Abeyta Height

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Michael Abeyta Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of between $ 100, 000 and $ 1 million.


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