Monica Malpass

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Monica Malpass (born April 28, 1961 in High Point, North Carolina[1]) is an American journalist and television anchor for WPVI Action News in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[2] She co-anchors the WPVI 5 p.m. weekday newscast and hosts the station's political talk show, Inside Story.[2]

Monica Malpass was born on April 28, 1961.[3][4] She received a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1983 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[2] She won a Rotary scholarship to the University of Puerto Rico in 1984.[2]

Malpass began her career as a reporter for the student-run newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[2] She then worked as a news anchor and reporter for WCHL-AM in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; a reporter for WFMY-TV, in Greensboro, North Carolina; and a reporter and anchor at WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.[2]

Malpass joined WPVI (Channel 6), the local ABC affiliate in Philadelphia, in January 1988.[2] She initially anchored the morning newscasts. She remains at WPVI as the 5 p.m. co-anchor as of 2015.

Malpass obtained a master's degree in political science from Villanova University in 1999.[2] She has also completed the Inside Washington program at the Brookings Institution and was a recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Neumann College in Pennsylvania.[2]

Malpass announced on the 5 p.m. newscast that she was pregnant with twins on January 11, 2010.[2] She gave birth to twin boys, Hunter Jace Malpass and Zeke Jones Malpass, on Monday, April 12, 2010.[3] Malpass has another son, Jake, with her former husband, David Cutler.[3]

The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia [1] inducted Malpass into their Hall of Fame in 2006.


  1. ^ "May 3, 1961 The High Point Enterprise from High Point, North Carolina · Page 16". 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Monica Malpass biography". WPVI. Retrieved 2010-07-29. 
  3. ^ a b c "Twins for Monica Malpass". Philadelphia Inquirer. 2010-04-12. Retrieved 2010-07-29. 
  4. ^ Araiza, Karen (2010-01-18). "Monica Malpass is Having Twins". NBC 10. Retrieved 2010-07-29.