Checkey Beckford Wiki, Age, Husband, Wedding, Pregnant, Engaged, and Salary

Checkey Beckford Bio | Wiki

Checkey Beckford is a Jamaican-born American journalist working in New York City for NBC as a reporter since October 2012. Formerly, she was working for CBS13 in Sacramento, California as a news reporter.

Checkey Beckford Age

She was born in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica on February 6, 1982. Checkey is 41 years old.

Checkey Beckford Height

She is a woman of average stature. Checkey has a height of 5 ft 6 in ( approx. 1.68m ).

Checkey Beckford Family

She is a native of Trelawny Parish, Jamaica. Checkey, her mother Elle Jean, and her sister immigrated to the United States when she was five years old. Unfortunately, her mother is deceased.

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Checkey Beckford Husband | Marriage

She married her husband Jimmy Atkinson in Negril, Jamaica on April 2, 2016. Checkey’s husband works as the Vice President of Millennium Partners, a global alternative investment management firm. Formerly, Jimmy worked for Morgan Stanley as a director. Checkey and her husband are proud parents of two children, a daughter, Elle Jean born in September 2019 and a son, Aiden born in October 2022.

Checkey Beckford Wedding | Engaged

On April 2, 2016, Checkey and her husband Jimmy Atkinson exchanged their wedding vows at Tensing Pen in Negril, Jamaica. The duo hosted their wedding in Jamaica making it possible for Checkey’s family still residing in there to attend. She and her husband met for a quick coffee date in March 2014.  Additionally, Checkey and her husband got engaged in December 2014, nine months after going for their coffee date.

Checkey Beckford Pregnant

As of now, Checkey is not pregnant. However, she was recently pregnant with her second baby in 2022, Aiden born in October 2022. Furthermore, while she was pregnant with her first baby in 2019, Elle Jean born in September 2019, she would occasionally share photos of her bump on her Instagram account.

Checkey Beckford And Nick Janes Divorce

While residing in Sacramento, California, Checkey was married to Nick Janes in 2011 while they were both working for CBS13. However, Checkey and Nick divorced due to undisclosed reasons. Currently, Checkey is married to her husband Jimmy Atkinson while Nick is married to his wife Christian Janes formerly known as Christina Anderson.

Checkey Beckford Education

She is a 2004 graduate of Florida Atlantic University where she graduated with a bachelor of arts in communication and media studies with minors in political science and sociology.

Checkey Beckford Nbc Tv

She is currently working for NBC in New York as a reporter covering breaking news and general assignment stories. You can catch Checkey Mondays through Fridays at 5 PM, 6 PM and 11 PM. She also contributed to the coverage of Covid-19 which earned NBC the prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

As a journalist, her report on the Tribeca terrorist attacks in 2017 earned her two New York Emmy Awards. Furthermore, Checkey has also provided coverage for the deadly Metro-North crash in Valhalla in 2015, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, the twin murders of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in 2015 New York City’s Ebola scare in 2014. Prior to joining CBS in October 2012, Checkey was working in Sacramento, California as a live reporter.

Previously, she worked in Champaign, Illinois for WICD/WICS as a reporter who wrote, shot, and edited her own stories. Furthermore, she started her broadcasting career while working for WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida as an associate producer. She was later promoted to a weekend morning producer and eventually weekday morning producer.

Some of Checkey’s colleagues ta Nbc include:

Gilma Avalos – co-anchor.

Rana Novini – anchor and general assignment reporter.

Lynda Baquero – consumer reporter.

Adam Kuperstein – anchor.

Pat Battle – co-anchor and correspondent.

Bruce Beck – lead sports anchor.

Checkey Beckford Salary

She is currently working as a reporter for NBC. Checkey’s salary is $100,000 annually.

Checkey Beckford Net Worth

She has been working in the broadcasting career as an anchor and reporter for close to two decades. Therefore, it goes unopposed that Checkey has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Checkey’s net worth is $2 million.

Is Checkey Beckford Pregnant

No. However, Checkey was pregnant with her first baby in 2019 and with her second baby in 2022.

How Old Is Checkey Beckford

Checkey is 41 years old. She was born in Trelawny Parish, Jamaica on February 6, 1982.

Is Checkey Beckford Married

Yes. Checkey married her husband Jimmy Atkinson in Negril, Jamaica on April 2, 2016. In addition, she and her husband are proud parents of two children, Elle Jean and Aiden.

Checkey’s Social Media Handles

Twitter: @Checkey4NY

Instagram: checkey4ny