Kevin Merida is an American journalist from Wichita, Kansas currently working as an Editor-in-Chief for ESPN since November of 2015.
Kevin Merida Biography
Merida is an American journalist from Wichita, Kansas working with ESPN as an Editor-in-Chief. Additionally, he is an author and Senior VP for ESPN where he works for the blog The Undefeated.
Merida was raised in the Washington, D.C. area. He attended Crossland High School where he graduated. Later, he joined Boston University where he graduated. After his graduation, he joined the University of California.
Previously, he has worked as a writer and editor at the Dallas Morning News and the Milwaukee Journal. In the papers, he mainly wrote about society and crime. Later in 1993, he started working for the Washington Post.
There, he primarily covered US politics. This includes news related to the White House and the United States Congress. In addition, he authored a series on African American men in the United States. The series was named “Being a Black Man,” and was featured in the newspaper.
Later in 2008, he became Assistant Managing Editor at The Washington Post for the paper’s United States national news department. Later on February 4, 2013, he was named Managing Editor for the station. He was responsible for news and features coverage as well as the Universal News Desk.
His work mainly revolves around biographies about “difficult subjects,” as described by the Houston Institute for Race & Justice. Throughout his career, he has covered biographical subjects like Strom Thurmond, Bob Dole, George W. Bush, and Newt Gingrich.
He has also co-authored ‘Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence. This is a story about Clarence Thomas, with Michael A. Fletcher. After quite a long search, The Los Angeles Times announced on Monday, May 3, 2021, that it had selected the seasoned journalist to be Executive Editor of the publication.
Kevin Merida Age
Kevin Merida was born in 1957 in Wichita, Kansas. However, he shares no information in regards to his exact dates of birth. An update of this information will be out when available.
Kevin Merida Family
He manages to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Merida shares no information in regards to his parents or siblings if he has any. An update of this information will be out when available.
Kevin Merida Wife
Kevin is in marriage with his wife Donna Britt. The couple was named the “Black Voices Power Couples” of the year by The Huffington Post in 2012.
Kevin Merida Children
He shares no information in regards to whether or not he has any children or not. However, judging from his age, he ought to have a daughter or son. An update of this information will be out when available.
Kevin Merida Height
He is approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall which is around 1.72 meters.
Kevin Merida Salary Range
He earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $5,000 to $10,000.
Kevin Merida Net Worth Range
Kevin Merida has an estimated net worth of around $150,000.
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