Chris Jansing Biography
Chris Jansing is an American television news correspondent working for MSNBC serving as an anchor. She joined NBC News in June 1998.
Chris Jansing Career
Jansing serves as the anchor of Chris Jansing Reports airing from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET on weekdays on MSNBC. She replaced MTP Daily in May 2022 and took over the show. After her college studies, she interned at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio, and later on joined WIPS a radio station in Ticonderoga, New York. After working for the radio station for several years, she moved on to working for WNYT television in Albany, New York, where she served as a general assignment reporter. She was later on given a raise and started serving as a weekend anchor and later on the weekly co-anchor. She worked for this station for about 13 years and during this time, she won a New York Emmy Award in 1997. Jansing worked for WNYT for about 17 years and managed to win a New York Emmy Award in 1997 for her encasement of the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta.
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In June 1998, she joined NBC and started off by serving as an anchor and reporter for both NBC and MSNBC. At MSNBC, she served as the Sunday version of NBC Nightly News and substitute anchor for The Today Show. She moved to Los Angeles in 2008 where she served as a field reporter for about two years. Jansing, later on, started serving as an anchor of the 10 am hour on MSNBC weekdays on Jansing and Company, with Richard Lui. On June 13, 2014, she started serving as a White House Correspondent at NBC.
Jansing was tagged senior national correspondent for MSNBC on June 1, 2017. In addition to her role, Jansing alongside Brian Williams continues to anchor the network’s breaking news and provide coverage of Capitol Hill and the White House. It was publicized that she would take over the MTP Daily to NBC News NOW slot with her own hour of MSNBC Reports.
Chris Jansing Age
Jansing is 63 years old as of 2020. She was born Christine Ann Kapostasy on 30 January 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on January 30th every year.
Chris Jansing Height
Jansing stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Chris Jansing Family
Jansing is the last born child of the 12 children of Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. She is of a Roman Catholic family and of Hungarian and Slovak descent.
Chris Jansing Husband
She married Robert Jansing, a chemist, in 1982, and running an analytical chemical laboratory; and, upon moving to the NBC in 1998, she used her husband’s name to change her track. She explained that it was simpler for viewers to say it . The couple separated afterward.
Chris Jansing Net Worth
Jansing has an estimated net worth of $4 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Chris Jansing Salary
Jansing earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.