Jessica Ralston Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, WSYX, Net Worth, and Salary

Jessica Ralston is an American 5-time Emmy award-winning anchor & reporter working at WSYX. She anchors Good Day Columbus airing on weekdays from 5 am to 9 am on the station.

Jessica Ralston Biography

Jessica Ralston is an American 5-time Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter working at  WSYX. She anchors Good Day Columbus airing on weekdays from 5 am to 9 am on the station. She joined the station in April 2016.

Jessica Ralston Age

Ralston is 46 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1975 in, Youngstown Ohio, United States. However, she has not revealed the date nor the month in which she was born as she likes to keep her personal life private.

Jessica Ralston Height

Ralston stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Jessica Ralston Family

Ralston’s parents divorced when she was three years old. She has an older brother called Robert. However, she has not revealed the names of her parent as she likes to keep her personal life private. Youngstown, Ohio is her native home.

Jessica Ralston Husband

Ralston is married to Jimmy Johnson who happens to be an investment banker. The couple tried the knot in 2013. Together they have been blessed with three children namely; Ginger, Ellie Mae, and Parker Paisley.

Jessica Ralston Net Worth

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

Jessica Ralston
Jessica Ralsto

Jessica Ralston Salary

Ralston earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Jessica Ralston Career

Ralston serves at ABC6 – WSYX as a news anchor for Good Day Columbus which airs on weekdays from 5 am to 9 am. The program also airs on FOX28. Before joining the station, she served at WTVF NewsChannel 5 in the Music City, Nashville as the anchor of the evening newscasts, and host of a show called “Openline”. She was honored as a “Style Setter: One of the city’s 10 best-dressed” by the “Nashville Scene” magazine.

Her journalism career began at WFMJ-TV21 in Youngstown where she worked as a Producer. Later on, after relocation to Clarksburg, West Virginia, she served as a reporter, producer, and evening anchor at WDTV, Newschannel 5.

From there she went to Charleston, West Virginia where she worked at WSAZ TV-3 and spent a decade there. While she worked at WSAZ TV-3, she was able to work her way up from being a reporter and anchor and later on to being an Evening Anchor. While she worked at WV, she was honored with a “Key To The City Of Charleston” by the mayor’s office and also honored as a “Woman of Achievement” by the South Charleston Women’s.

After that, she joined WTVF NewsChannel 5 and then joined WSYX – ABC6. Five Emmy Awards were awarded to her while she worked in WV, TN, and OH. Furthermore, she also received fifteen Emmy nominations for anchoring, Breaking News, and Team coverage.

Additionally, she has been honored with thirty-six Broadcaster and Associated Press awards, such as many  consecutive wins for “Best Anchor”, “Best Enterprise Reporter”, “Best Newscast”, “Best Reporter”, and “Best Breaking News Coverage.” She was voted in the Columbus Dispatch “Top Picks” poll as the “Top 3 Anchorwomen” in 2019. Later on, she took home the top honor and she was named the Columbus Dispatch “Top TV News Anchorwoman” in 2020.

In her life, she has been involved in voluntary and charity work as she fully believes in investing in the community and giving back to it in any possible way. In addition, she is passionate about helping with issues that affect women and children, helping victims of crime find justice, and is an advocate for animals.

During her leisure time, she enjoys traveling the world, spending quality time with family and friends, and hitting the gym. She is a Columbus resident who lives with her 2 miniature Dachshunds, Ginger and Ellie Mae, and her Boxer named Parker-Paisley. When coming to her education, she attended Youngstown State University where she graduated during the “Jim Tressel” era.

Jessica Ralston WSYX

Ralston is working at WSYX where she works alongside other famous WSYX anchors and reporters including;

  1. Jackie Orozco
  2. Katie McKee
  3. Mike Kilburn
  4. Bob Kendrick
  5. Stacia Naquin
  6. Marshall McPeek
  7. Kurt Ludlow
  8. Andrew Buck Michael
  9. Adam Slinger
  10. Phil Kelly
  11. Terri Sullivan
  12. Tom Bosco
  13. Karaline Cohen
  14. Rodney Dunigan
  15. Kalea Gunderson
  16. Clay Hall
  17. Jessi Starkey

Jessica Ralston Social Media Platforms

Ralston is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 13k followers on Twitter, over 8k followers on Instagram, and over 46k followers on Facebook.

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