The excellent imparting skills and sharp personality of Demetria Kalodimos have helped her achieve much more than any ordinary journalist. She has stunned the audience and professionals with her records of 15 Emmy Awards and several other accolades. Demetria Kalodimos is the longest serving evening news presenter in WSMV history who has constantly been voted favorite in local reader polls.
Career and Progression:
Demetria Kalodimos began her journalistic career as an anchor for WICD in Champaign, Illinois. She later worked for WSMV in Nashville in 1984 and moved to a documentary film company focusing on people, Genuine Human Productions in 2000. She created her first feature- length documentary named ‘Pre-Madonna’ based on 1970s Nashville. Her work for the feature film enabled her to receive an award of excellence at Berkeley Video and Film Festival in 2004.
Moreover, she anchors in WSMV Channel 4 News at 4:30 alongside Jeremy Finley and Channel 4 News at 10:00 and 6:00 alongside Tom Randles. Her excellent works for the channel has helped her receive 15 Emmys, two Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards, two National Headliner Awards and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting. Similarly, she got selected as the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcaster of the Year in 1996 and Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame in 2016.
How much is Demetria’s worth?
The outstanding journalist, Demetria Kalodimos has invested nearly three decades in the journalism sector. She has worked for some renowned networks such as WSMV, WICD and Channel 4 and garnered both economic fortune and fame resulting in her net worth of hundreds of thousand dollars. She also has been producing and directing music videos for Shawn Camp, Mary Gauthier, and another artist. Looking at her endeavors in the journalistic and music sector, we suspect Demetria must have been yielding a huge salary which contributes in her net worth.
Demetria's Married Life with Husband, Verlon Thompson:
Demetria Kalodimos had always been an admirer of songwriter Verlon Thompson. In an interview with the Clarksvilleonline.com, the journalist revealed that she was the first one to initiate the contact with Verlon after seeing him performing with Guy Clark one night. That evening she called a friend and asked her to arrange a short meeting with the singer.
Meanwhile, Verlon, who used to see Demetria as an accomplished journalist, thought she might be trying to discuss the new documentary she’s working on until Guy Clark told him that she likes her. Gradually, the couple got more familiar and dated one another for ten years before sharing a vow in the gorgeous wedding. Verlon and her husband doesn’t have children in the family but are still going strong in the relationship and are unlikely to part the ways.
Demetria's Short Bio:
Demetria Kalodimos was born in Morton Grove of Illinois, the US to supportive parents. The award winning journalist whose age could be in the mid to late 50s hasn't revealed her birthdays yet. She received a bachelor degree in music education from the renowned Illinois Wesleyan University. She then grabbed a Master degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. In the 1990s, she got involved in a lawsuit with a contractor she hired to build a home.