Chris Jansing Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, MSNBC, Net Worth, and Salary

Chris Jansing is an American 2-time Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter & correspondent working as MSNBC’s anchor, & NBC News’ senior white house correspondent.

Chris Jansing Biography

Chris Jansing is an American two-time Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter and correspondent working at MSNBC and NBC News. She serves as a senior white house correspondent for the NBC News cable division and as a breaking news anchor at MSBNBC. 

Chris Jansing Age

Jansing is 64 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 30, 1957, in  Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 30th of January every year.

Chris Jansing Height

Jansing stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches  (1.68m) and she weighs 57 ks.

Chris Jansing Family

Jansing’s father is known as Joseph Kapostasy while her mother’s name is Tilly Kapostasy. She is the youngest of her twelve siblings and one of her sisters’ names is  Janice however, she has not mentioned the names of her other siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private.

Chris Jansing Husband

Jansing was married to Robert Jansing who happens to run an analytical chemistry laboratory in 1982. Later on, they got divorced after she moved to NBC in 1998. However, she still uses her husband’s name as she finds it easier for her viewers to pronounce. She currently resides in Washington D.C.

Chris Jansing Net Worth

Jansing has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and correspondent.

Chris Jansing
Chris Jansing

Chris Jansing Salary

Jansing earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Chris Jansing Career

Jansing serves at MSNBC and NBC News as a senior white house correspondent for the NBC News cable division and as a breaking news anchor at MSBNBC. In June 1998, she joined NBC News and at this time she used her last name Jansing professionally rather than her maiden name of Kapostasy which she had used previously. Since then, she has been a substitute anchor for The Today Show and the Sunday version of NBC Nightly News and reported for MSNBC. she relocated to Los Angeles IN 2008, where she worked as a field reporter for two years, and later in 2010, she returned as an anchor.

Before that, she served as a correspondent and substitute anchor and as the co-anchor of  Jansing and Company alongside Richard Lui which aired on MSNBC at 10 am. When she anchored the Jansing & Company news show on MSNBC, she was able to locate some of the largest stories of our time including coverage of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the shooting tragedies in Newtown, Colorado, the Olympic Games in Torino, hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and the nuclear crisis in Japan. On June 13, 2014, when she became NBC’s Senior White House Correspondent the Jansing and Company show came to an end.

Furthermore, she was with Pope John Paul II during his historic visit to Israel and anchored MSNBC’s coverage from Rome for his funeral as well as the elections of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict. She was also present at the royal wedding and the birth of Prince George in Landon. In addition, she has hosted a series of prime-time reports called “Battleground America” and has covered numerous presidential campaigns.

Before joining MSNBC she worked at WNYT television as a news anchor. In addition, she was named a senior national correspondent for MSNBC on June 1, 2017. After she had completed her college education, she found an intern job in Columbus, Ohio at a cable station. Later on, she was able to secure a job in Ticonderoga, New York at a WIPS radio station. Not long after, she secured a job in Albany, New York where she served as a general assignment reporter for WNYT television. While she was at WNYT she rose to become the weekend anchor and then the weekly co-anchor within a short while and she worked at WNYT for seventeen years.

For her 1996, coverage of the Olympic Park bombing at the Olympic Games in Atlanta, she received an Emmy award and she also received a second Emmy. In addition, her report on hunger in New York State earned her the “Best Person” award from the New York State Broadcasters Association. Furthermore, in June 2001, she was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

Chris Jansing MSNBC

Jansing is working at MSNBC where she works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;

  1. Lawrence O’Donnell
  2. Kelly O’Donnell
  3. Kristen Welker
  4. Nicolle Wallace
  5. Chuck Todd
  6. Lindsey Reiser
  7. Alicia Menendez
  8. Savannah Sellers
  9. Brian Williams
  10. Alex Witt
  11. Cori Coffin
  12. Hallie Jackson
  13. Stephanie Ruhle

Chris Jansing Social Media Platforms

Jansing is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook and Twitter. She has over 111k followers on Twitter and over 34k followers on Facebook.

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