Chris Jansing NBC News, Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Salary, and Net Worth

Chris Jansing Bio | Wiki

Chris Jansing is an American journalist and television news correspondent. Currently, she serves as the host of Chris Reports, daily on MSNBC, having replaced MTP Daily as of May 2022. Chris was NBC News senior White House correspondent from 2014 to January 20, 2017. From 2010 to 2014, she hosted an MSNBC show called Jansing and Company.

She joined the channel in June 1998. In 2008, Chris relocated to Los Angeles and worked as a field reporter for two years before returning as an anchor in 2010. She previously anchored the 10 am hour on MSNBC weekdays on Jansing and Company, with Richard Lui.

Chris Jansing Age

Chris was born on ​January 30, 1957, in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. She is 65 years old.

Chris Jansing Height

She is of average stature. Chris stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (Approx. 1.62 m).

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Chris Jansing Family

She was born and raised in Fairport Harbor, Ohio by her parents Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. Chris is the youngest of 12 children and was raised in a Catholic family. She is of Hungarian and Slovak descent and holds an American nationality.

Chris Jansing Husband

Chris married Robert in 1982. Robert is a chemist, who ran an analytical chemistry laboratory. In 1998, Chris began using her married name upon her move to NBC,  explaining it was easier for viewers to pronounce. However, the couple subsequently divorced.

Chris Jansing Education

She originally majored in political science but switched to broadcast journalism after working for the college radio station. In 1978, Chris graduated from Otterbein College with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Chris Jansing NBC News

On May 6, 2022, it was announced that with the move of MTP Daily to NBC News NOW, Chris would take over the slot with her own hour of MSNBC Reports. On June 1, 2017, she was named a senior national correspondent for MSNBC. As part of the role, Chris continues to anchor the network’s breaking news coverage alongside Brian Williams, as well as provide coverage from the White House and Capitol Hill.

Previously, she served as NBC News senior White House correspondent. She joined the channel in June 1998. After college, she served as an intern at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio. Chris then landed a job for a short stint at radio station WIPS in Ticonderoga, New York.

Later, she worked as a general assignment reporter at WNYT television in Albany, New York. She was then promoted to the weekend anchor and then the weekly co-anchor. While there, Chris received a New York Emmy Award in 1997 for her coverage of the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta.

Chris’ colleagues at NBC include:

Lucy Bustamante – news anchor

Krystal Klei – meteorologist

Steve Sosna – meteorologist

Glenn Hurricane Schwartz – meteorologist

Bill Henleymeteorologist

Tracy Davidsonanchor

Jo Ling Kent – correspondent

Chris Jansing Salary

She serves as the host of Chris Reports, daily on MSNBC, she, therefore, receives a satisfactory salary. Chris’ average salary is $88,455 per year.

Chris Jansing Net Worth

She has worked as a journalist for many years. Therefore, there is no doubt she has accumulated decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Chris is $955,214.

How Old Is Chris Jansing

Chris was born on ​January 30, 1957, thus, she is 65 years old.

Is Chris Jansing Engaged

Chris married Robert in 1982. However, they subsequently divorced. Currently, there is no information about her being engaged.

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