Darren M. Haynes Biography
Darren M. Haynes (born April 20, 1981) is an American sportscaster who joined CBS affiliate WUSA in Washington, DC in August 2017 as a sports director for that station.
He was previously a sports anchor for the now-defunct Al Jazeera America, WHDH in Boston and ESPN’s SportsCenter.
Darren M. Haynes Age
Darren M. Haynes was born on April 20, 1981, in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. He is 38 years old as of 2019.
Darren M. Haynes Education
Haynes is a Connecticut native, a graduate of Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Haynes was inducted into the Amity Hall of Honor Class of 2016.
Haynes received his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is also a member of Omega Psi Phi.
Darren M. Haynes Relationship | Wife
Darren M. Haynes got engaged to his long girlfriend, Teddi after dating her for three years. The proposal was one of a kind and perfectly done. The couple got married on 15 Aprill 2018 at Houston, Texas and Teddi are very excited to be Haynes’ wife.
Darren M. Haynes Career
Darren M. Haynes’ first television sports reporting job was with Rob Parker’s SportsRap in Detroit in 2005.
Haynes then worked at ABC affiliate WLAJ in Lansing, Michigan, in 2006 as a reporter and sports anchor. His reporting duties included the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Tigers, Michigan State athletics, and high school sports.
Haynes also worked at CBS affiliate WBKB-TV in Alpena, Michigan in 2007.
He then worked at KGBT-TV in Harlingen, Texas, from 2007–2010, where he was a sports anchor and reporter. During his three years at KGBT, he was Texas AP Sportscaster of the year in 2008 and Rio Grande Valley Sports Broadcaster of year in 2008 and 2009.
He then joined KABB in San Antonio, Texas from 2010–2012, as a sports anchor and reporter on Maximum Sports. At KABB, Haynes was nominated for two broadcasters Emmy Awards. He also worked a KMYS as a sideline reporter for Thursday Night Lights high school football show.
He then joined now-former NBC affiliate WHDH in Boston, Massachusetts from 2012–2013, as a sports anchor and reporter. He also was a sports anchor at Al Jazeera America in New York, New York in 2013.
Darren M. Haynes then joined ESPN and debuted on March 13, 2014, on the 3:00 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter. He created segments such as “Suit-it or Boot-it”, “SC Vocal Point” and “Sunday’s Best”. Haynes also appeared on SportsCenter Top Plays of the Month and NBA Tonight. He was laid off from ESPN on April 26, 2017.
In August 2017, Haynes joined WUSA, the Tegna-owned CBS station in Washington, DC as its sports director, a position that had been vacant since the resignation of Brett Haber (also an ESPN alum) in July 2011. At WUSA, Darren won an Emmy Award for Best Sports Anchor in June 2018.
Haynes was a highly recruited running back at Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge, Connecticut. He attended the University of Rhode Island on a full athletic football scholarship before transferring to play college football at the University of New Haven.
There he broke the single-game rushing record and received numerous NCAA accolades from both UNH and Wayne State University. Haynes was inducted into the New Haven Gridiron Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
Darren M. Haynes Net Worth
With the decade-long career at a hand, it is quite certain that he has amassed a whopping net worth.
Although his exact net worth is not revealed, it can be speculated that his net worth may summon to a few million. That being said, he earns an annual salary of $71,000 from WUSA.