Melanie Christopher Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, WJTV, Net Worth, and Salary

Melanie Christopher Biography

Melanie Christopher is an American Anchor and Reporter working at WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi as a weekday evening anchor. She has been working for the station since the year 1982.

Melanie Christopher Age

Christopher likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 50s.

Melanie Christopher Height

Christopher stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Melanie Christopher Family

Christopher was born Val (late mother) and Nathan (late father). Her mom passed away due to lung cancer at age 37 (Christopher was 12 years old at the time). Her dad died of a heart attack (she was in college at the time). Christopher was brought up in an agricultural region of Florida. It is not known if Christopher has any siblings.

Melanie Christopher Husband | Ex-Husband

Christopher is married to Patrick Sewell, an interventional radiologist who is the founder and owner of “Sapheneia”, a big clinic in Jackson, Mississippi. Christopher is a divorced woman, having been in a marriage with Stan Galicki, a host of home-improvement segments on WJTV’s A Missis–.sippi Morning, which airs every Friday. The reason for their divorce is unknown.

Melanie Christopher Children

Christopher is a mom to 4 kids: 2 biological and 2 step-children. She and her ex-husband, Stan Galicki, were blessed with 2 kids: Oliver Clement Galicki (son – older) and Mary Chris Galicki (daughter). Christopher is a stepmom to Sauny and Mary Ellison, who are from her current husband’s (Patrick Sewell) previous marriage.

Melanie Christopher
Melanie Christopher

Oliver has been part of St. Andrew’s high school football. Melanie once mentioned in an interview that when she was pregnant with Oliver, she arrived at the hospital around 1:30 a.m. and described her labor as very quick, with contractions close together. She stated her intention to take 6 weeks of maternity leave and return in time for the World Series on the CBS affiliate, anticipating late newscasts. Melanie added that they wouldn’t go off the air until very late, noting the possibility of bringing her baby, ‘Ollie’, to the station.

Melanie Christopher Net Worth

Christopher has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Melanie Christopher Salary

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

Melanie Christopher Education

Christopher is a proud alumnus of Oglethorpe University in Georgia, where graduated with a major in English. She is also a graduate of Belhaven College, where she earned a master’s degree in Educational Administration. During her time at Belhaven, she served as the school’s vice president of student affairs.

Melanie Christopher Career

Christopher serves at WJTV 12 News as a weekday evening news anchor, appearing on the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. newscasts. She started as a talk show host on WJTV’s noon show at the station. Over time, she progressed through the newsroom and became the evening news anchor at WJTV. According to Christopher, the news goes beyond just reporting crime, weather, and sports for thirty minutes. Instead, it’s about delving into questions and issues that impact her hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.

In the year 2006, Christopher said goodbye to WJTV after working there for 2 and a half decades. She told The Clarion-Ledger that she felt she had “missed so much” in her kids’ lives while doing the evening newscasts. She left the station to have more time with her family. But then, in April 2011 (five years later), she went back to work there.

Christopher is interested in anything that affects people in Mississippi, like gas prices, taxes going up, or education. She says that she cares about these things personally. Some of the important stories she covered were the trial of Edgar Ray Killen in Neshoba County and reporting on Hurricane Katrina.

Christopher has received numerous awards and honors for her outstanding work in journalism. She has won several Associated Press awards. Additionally, Christopher was selected for the 7th Class of the Mississippi Top 50. This is a yearly list of influential leaders in Mississippi.

Melanie Christopher WJTV

Christopher is working at WJTV alongside other famous WJTV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Byron Brown
  2. Walt Grayson
  3. Jeremy Harrell
  4. Marie Mennefield
  5. Thao Ta
  6. Kayla Thompson
  7. Gracie Dencausse
  8. Megan Hanna
  9. Kayla Hudson
  10. Ken South
  11. Roberto Zamora
  12. David Edelstein
  13. Blake Levine
  14. Camden Morris

Melanie Christopher Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook and Twitter. She has over 3K followers on Facebook and over 1K followers on Twitter.

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