Melanie Lawson Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, ABC13, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Melanie Lawson is an American journalist who is as well an anchor at ABC13 KTRK-TV, Houston. She started as a full-time general assignments reporter at Channel 13 and later graduated to be the co-anchor of Live at 5 and Channel 13’s midday show, Eyewitness News at 11 am.

Melanie Lawson Biography

Melanie Lawson is an American journalist who is as well an anchor at ABC13 KTRK-TV, Houston. She started as a full-time general assignments reporter at Channel 13 and later graduated to be the co-anchor of Live at 5 and Channel 13’s midday show, Eyewitness News at 11 am. Besides, she hosts a weekly Community Affairs program called “Crossroads”, focusing on issues and events around our city.

Melanie Lawson Age

Lawson is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born Melanie Cerise Lawson on March 10, 1969, in Houston, Texas, United States. She celebrates her birthday on March 10 every year.

Melanie Lawson Height

Lawson stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Melanie Lawson Family

Lawson was born of Rev. Bill Lawson and Audrey Lawson who are well known as the founders of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She was born in a family of four children and her other siblings are, Cheryl Lawson, Eric Lawson, and Roxanne Lawson.

Melanie Lawson Husband

Lawson was married to Geary G Broadnax who was a businessman. The couple tied the knot on December 13, 1986, in a private ceremony in Harris Country, Texas. However, the couple divorced after several years in marriage and they have not disclosed whether they have children or not.

Melanie Lawson Net Worth

Lawson has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – 5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.

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Melanie Lawson Salary

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

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Melanie Lawson.

How old is Melanie Lawson? 52 years old as of 2021
How tall is Melanie Lawson? 5 feet 6 inches
Who is Melanie Lawson married to? Geary G Broadnax
How much money does Melanie Lawson earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Melanie Lawson worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Melanie Lawson Education

Lawson earned her undergraduate degree in Politics from Princeton University and a joint degree in Law and Journalism from Columbia University. She also worked at a Wall Street law firm for three years prior to returning to Houston. Currently, she is admitted to both the Texas and New York State Bars.

Melanie Lawson Career

Melanie has had a varied and exhilarating stint at Channel 13. Additionally, she covered virtually every city, state, and national election during her career. Melanie has traveled to several places as Cuba, Panama, and Africa, among other places. She’s won several awards for her reporting, including the only local reporter in the nation to make that trip, an Emmy for her coverage of President Clinton’s visit to South Africa.

She has as well interviewed a huge range of notables, including three United States Presidents, the Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger, poet Maya Angelou, director Spike Lee, Grammy Award winners Destiny’s Child, former heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman,  legendary journalist Barbara Walters, Denzel Washington, Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and actors Lily Tomlin, evangelists Joel and Victoria Osteen, and Shirley McLaine

Her favorite stories are those about Houston’s rich, multi-ethnic community – most stories about children and others quietly working to make a difference in their lives.

She is involved in the Houston community is far-reaching. Besides, she is on the board of several community organizations including the Houston Ballet, Volunteer Houston, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, SHAPE Community Center, and the Houston Association of Black Journalists. Melanie as well belongs to the Houston Chapter of The Links, the American Leadership Forum, and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Lawson is as well a member of the Texas Lone Star Chapter of Emmys and Women in Film and Television. She has as well been honored as the YWCA’s “Outstanding Women of the Year”, a “Women of Distinction.”

Melanie Lawson ABC13

Lawson is currently working at  ABC13 where she works alongside other famous  ABC13 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Steven Romo
  2. Elissa Rivas
  3. Erica Simon
  4. Katherine Whaley
  5. Collin Myers
  6. Kevin Roth
  7. David Tillman
  8. Rachel Briers
  9. Elita Loresca
  10. Travis Herzog
  11. Tom Abrahams
  12. Mayra Moreno
  13. Chauncy Glover
  14. Erik Barajas
  15. Samica Knight
  16. Ilona Carson
  17. Art Rascon
  18. Gina Gaston
  19. Tom Koch

Melanie Lawson Social Media Platforms

Lawson is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 193,000 followers on Twitter, 9,000 followers on Instagram, and 33,000 followers on Facebook.

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