Fred Shropshire, News anchor at NBC 10, Going through Divorce, Finding Love again, Blended Family, Children

Fred Shropshire is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, currently working as a weekday evening news anchor at NBC 10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined NBC 10 in June 2023 and anchors the 6pm, 7pm and 11pm newscast.

Before joining NBC 10, Fred worked as a weekday evening news anchor at WCNC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina Area. He worked there for a period of 8 years.

Did you know that Fred is a member of the National Association of Black Journalist? Now you know.

Age | How old is Fred Shropshire

Fred was born in 1978, and he is 45 years old as of 2023.

Profile Summary

Birth NameFred Shropshire
Date of Birth1978
Age45 years old as of 2023
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse NameMarley Shropshire (m. 2021)
Children3 biological (Carolina, Ezra and Jojo) 1 stepson
Ex-wifeSheyenne Rodriguez (d. 2018)
ProfessionNews anchor at NBC10 Philadelphia
Education UNC-Chapel Hill – Bachelor’s degree in Journalism

Parents | Father | Mother

He was born to his father (a retired marine) and mother in Jacksonville Florida, United States. “I was very blessed. My father was present in my life,” Fred said during an interview.

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First Wife | Going through divorce | Sheyenne Rodriguez | Ex-wife

Fred was married to Sheyenne Rodriguez, a former news anchor and reporter. Fred and Sheyenne worked together at ABC II WTVD in Raleigh-Durham; he anchored the afternoon news while Rodriguez was an on-air morning reporter.

In May 2015 the couple left WTVD and moved to Charlotte, where Fred started working as an evening news anchor for WCNC.

Not long after moving to Charlotte, and after the birth of their daughter Jojo, Fred and Sheyenne parted ways. Their divorce was finalized in 2018, and Fred was left with their three children; Carolina, Ezra and Jojo.

Fred Shropshire Difficult Times

Fred admits that this was the most trying times of his life, but he thanks mostly his father for helping him navigate through all that.

Finding love again | Light at the end of the tunnel | Second Wife

Fred Shropshire with his wife Marley Shropshire

Fred is now a happy man after marrying his second wife Marley Shroshire. Marley Shropshire is also a divorcee and has one son. They are now a blended family, with a total of four children; three from Fred’s previous marriage and one from Marley’s previous marriage.

Children | Blended Family | Carolina | Being the best father

Fred Shropshire with his three biological children; Carolina, Ezra and Jojo

Fred is a loving and caring father to his three children from his first marriage with his ex-wife Sheyenne. His first born daughter Carolina was born in 2012, second born son, Ezra was born in 2014 and his last born daughter, Jojo was born in 2016.

Fred Shropshire’s 3 biological kids and his stepson

He is also a stepfather to Marley’s son.

Education | University

He attended UNC-Chapel Hill and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In 2006 Fred was honored as a distinguished Nelson Benton Lecturer for the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

Fred Shropshire Career | News anchor at NBC 10

Fred Shropshire is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, currently working as a weekday evening news anchor at NBC 10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He joined NBC 10 in June 2023 and anchors the 6pm, 7pm and 11pm newscast.

Before joining NBC 10, Fred worked as a weekday evening news anchor at WCNC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina Area. He worked there for a period of 8 years.

His hard work and determination has seen him being recognized with an RTDNA award, regional Edward R. Murrow awards and regional Emmy awards.

Fred Shropshire Hobbies and Interests

  • Fred loves talking to students and mentoring them
  • He enjoys emceeing community events, for instance he served as the spokesperson for the CMS Male Empowerment Network.
  • Fred loves spending quality time with his now blended family
  • He enjoys reading history books
  • He loves traveling with his blended family and celebrating all his kid’s birthdays.

Who is Fred Shropshire?

Fred Shropshire is a weekday evening news anchor at NBC 10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Did Fred leave WCNC in Charlotte?

Yes Fred left WCNC, and joined NBC 10 in June 2023.

Who was Fred Shropshire’s first wife?

Fred’s first wife was Sheyenne Rodriquez, and together they had three children; Carolina, Ezra and Jojo. They separated and finalized their divorce in 2018.

Did Fred remarry after divorce?

Yes. Fred is currently married to Marley Shropshire, and are now a blended family with four children?

How many kids does Fred have?

Fred has three biological kids, from his first marriage with ex-wife Sheyenne Rodriguez, and he is also a stepfather to Marley’s son.