Jawan Strader Biography
Jawan Strader is an American Emmy-awarded journalist who serves NBC 6 South Florida as a co-anchor of NBC 6 News, weeknights at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with NBC 6 anchor Jackie Nespral and at 11 p.m. alongside NBC 6 anchor Trina Robinson. Additionally, he serves as a host of Voices, a community affairs program devoted to the black community and the disenfranchised, alongside Jawan Strader. He joined the station in January 2016.
Jawan Strader Age
Strader is 50 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 15, 1971, in Indiana United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 15th of November every year.
Jawan Strader Height
Strader stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jawan Strader Family
Strader was raised by a single mother. However, he has not mentioned the name of his mother or those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Jawan Strader Wife
Strader is married to Yolanda who happens to be a business attorney. Together the couple has been blessed with two sons called; Sienna and Bryson.
Jawan Strader Net Worth
Strader has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Jawan Strader Salary
Strader earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jawan Strader Career
Strader serves NBC 6 South Florida as a co-anchor of NBC 6 News, weeknights at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with NBC 6 anchor Jackie Nespral and at 11 p.m. alongside NBC 6 anchor Trina Robinson. Additionally, he serves as a host of Voices, a community affairs program devoted to the black community and the disenfranchised, alongside Jawan Strader. He joined the station in January 2016.
Strader has served as a journalist for more than a two-decade anchor desk, covering some of the biggest and most impactful stories that have touched South Florida and the country. He anchored the heartbreaking Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and the Hollywood Hills nursing home tragedy where 12 seniors died after Hurricane Irma.
Following this, he attained an Emmy award in 2018. During the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, he was the only South Florida anchor in the field covering the event. In addition, he was in Orlando speaking with the victims and sharing their stories with viewers after the terrorist shooting inside Pulse nightclub.
Prior to that, he was in Havana, Cuba to cover former President Obama’s historic trip. Indianapolis, Indiana is his native home but after residing in South Florida for more than ten years, he feels it is a second home to him. While serving as a journalist, he traveled to Tulsa, Cleveland, Miami, Austin, Indiana, and South Bend.
After graduating from Indiana University, he was able to secure a job at WTVJ/NBC 6 in 2012. Before he joined WTVJ, he previously worked at the local CBS affiliate serving as a weekend anchor, 10 p.m, a morning anchor, and host of community affairs show. The Miami New Times recognized him as the Best News Anchor in 2018.
Furthermore, CCNN Live gave him 2016 the Media Excellence award. For Media Coverage of Public Education, he received an award of distinction from the education fund of Miami-Dade. Legacy magazine named him as one of South Florida’s most powerful and influential black people by the legacy magazine.
Jawan Strader NBC 6 South Florida
Strader is working at NBC 6 South Florida where he works alongside other famous NBC 6 South Florida anchors and reporters including;
- Kelly Blanco
- Willard Shepard
- John Morales
- Ryan Phillips
- Adam Berg
- Angie Lassman
- Steve MacLaughlin
- Jackie Nespral
- Sheli Muñiz
- Roxanne Vargas
- Trina Robinson
- Johnny Archer
Jawan Strader Social Media Platforms
Strader is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 8k followers on Twitter and over 8k followers on Facebook.