Max Winitz Biography
Max Winitz is an American broadcast journalist, reporter, and anchor currently working as an evening anchor at WNKY 40. He also worked at WECT NBC 6 in the beautiful coastal community of Wilmington, North Carolina. He was later promoted to weekend anchor.
Max Winitz Age
Max’s information about the exact date of birth is not yet revealed or updated.
Max Winitz Education
Max attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. While in college, Max gained valuable insight into the television news business during his internships at WTVJ NBC 6 and WPLG Local 10, both in Miami. During his senior year, he became the lead anchor and news director at Quinnipiac’s on-campus television station, Q-30.
Max Winitz Wife
Max is married to his wife Hayley Wielgus, who is an anchor at WKRN in Nashville, are the proud parents of two rescue pups, Mattie and Jade.
Max Winitz Career
Max’s first reporting job started a week after graduation at WECT NBC 6 in the beautiful coastal community of Wilmington, North Carolina. He was later promoted to weekend anchor.
In 2011, after 3 1/2 years in the Tar Heel state, Max returned home to Florida as a reporter for ABC affiliate, WWSB in Sarasota. Similar to Wilmington, he was promoted to weekend anchor. Max spent more than five years at the station.
In late 2016, Max took a planned break from television news and was hired as the communications, media and public relations manager for the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota. During the event, which was being held in the United States for the first time in 23 years, Max oversaw more than 300 credentialed reporters and photographers from around the world.
During his career, Max has been the proud recipient of numerous awards from The Associated Press and The Radio-Television-Digital-News-Association. Max’s most memorable stories include covering President Barack Obama’s first inauguration in 2009 from Washington D.C., spending a week at sea on board a Navy missile destroyer, the U.S.S. Gravely, and going python hunting in the Florida Everglades.