Chris Jansing Biography
Chris Jansing ( born Christine Ann Kapostasy) is a famous television news correspondent in the United States. She is presently a senior national correspondent for NBC News’ cable branch, MSNBC, and a breaking news anchor for the channel with Brian Williams.
Chris Jansing NBC | Wikipedia
Jansing is a famous journalist currently working for NBC as a senior White House Correspondent alongside Brian Williams, as a breaking news anchor for the channel.
Chris Jansing Age | Birthday
Chris is 65 years old as of 30 January 2022. She was born Christine Ann Kapostasy in 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday every 30th of January.
Chris Jansing Education
Jansing majored in political science while in college and later switched to broadcast journalism after working for the college radio station. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Otterbein College in 1978. ALSO READ: Chris Wallace
Chris Jansing Ethnicity | Nationality
What ethnicity is Chris? she belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage, she was born and raised in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. and she holds American nationality.
Chris Jansing Height | Measurements
Jansing stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.68 cm) and weighs 132 lb (60 kg).
Chris Jansing Early Life| Family | Siblings
She was the youngest of 12 children born to Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, to a Roman Catholic family. Her forefathers and mothers are Hungarian and Slovak.
Chris Jansing Wife | Married
She married Robert Jansing, a chemist who managed an analytical chemistry laboratory, in 1982 and began using her married name when she joined NBC in 1998. After that, the couple was divorced.
Chris earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 Million.
She interned at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio, before accepting a job at radio station WIPS in Ticonderoga, New York, for a short time. She subsequently took a job as a general assignment reporter for WNYT television in Albany, New York, where she quickly ascended through the ranks to become the weekend anchor and eventually the weekly co-anchor. She was a 17-year employee of WNYT. She won a New York Emmy Award in 1997 for her coverage of the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing. Jansing began working for NBC News in June 1998, and she began using her surname Jansing instead of her maiden name Kapostasy, which she had previously used.
She’s since worked for MSNBC as an anchor and reporter, as well as a replacement host for The Today Show and NBC Nightly News on Sunday. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2008 and spent two years working as a field reporter before returning to anchor in 2010. Weekdays at 10 a.m., Chris Jansing anchored Jansing and Company on MSNBC, with Richard Lui serving as a correspondent and substitute anchor. On June 13, 2014, Jansing left the show to become NBC’s Senior White House Correspondent. On June 1, 2017, Jansing was promoted to a senior national correspondent for MSNBC. Jansing and Brian Williams will continue to host the network’s breaking news coverage, as well as reporting from the White House and Capitol Hill.