Craig Melvin Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, MSNBC, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter
Craig Melvin Biography
Craig Melvin is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and MSNBC. He became a news anchor on NBC’s Today in August 2018 and, in October 2018, a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.
Craig Melvin Career
Melvin first joined NBC-affiliated WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina as a high school student, serving as a “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997. He returned to WIS in July 2001 as a news photographer and editor, before becoming a reporter for the station’s morning news unit, producing his “Craig Cam” live segments. He was later promoted to news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts before the weekday newscasts were broadcast.
At WIS-TV, Melvin has produced a variety of series addressing topics surrounding education and the homeless in Columbia, among others.In July 2008, Melvin left WIS-TV to attend NBC’s owned and run WRC-TV station in Washington, D.C., where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts. Three years later, in July 2011, Melvin left WRC-TV to become a daytime anchor for MSNBC, while also contributing to NBC News as a reporter. In 2012, Melvin, in conjunction with NBC News, hosted MSNBC’s coverage of the National Conventions for Republican and Democratic Parties as well as TV One’s Election Night coverage.
In December 2012, he has covered the Sandy Hook shootings. In 2013, he covered the Moore tornado in May, as well as the Asian Airlines Flight 214 crash and the George Zimmerman trial in July.
In 2014, Melvin covered the August killing of Michael Brown and the September murder of Hannah Graham. In 2015, he covered the bombing of the Charleston Church as well as the death of Freddie Gray in June. In 2016, Melvin covered the mass killing of Dallas police officers in July and was also one of the NBC reporters for the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in August. He also succeeded José Díaz-Balart as anchor of MSNBC Live the same year.
Melvin reported from Pyeongchang County in 2018 for NBC coverage of the Winter Olympics in February. He was also promoted to the Weekday News Anchor on Today in September and was the host cast for Today’s Third Hour in October. In December 2020, Melvin co-hosted NBC’s annual coverage of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree illumination.
Craig Melvin Age
Melvin is 41 years old as of 2020. He was born on May 20, 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. He celebrates his birthday on Moay 20th every year.
Craig Melvin Height
Melvin stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.69 m).
Craig Melvin Family
Melvin was born to Lawrence Melvin and Betty Melvin. He has a younger brother, Ryan Melvin, and an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows, who at the age of 43 died from colon cancer on December 9, 2020.
Craig Melvin Wife
Melvin married then-ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter Lindsay Czarniak on 15 October 2011. They live in Connecticut and have a son, Delano “Del,” born in March 2014, and a daughter, Sybil “Sibby,” born in November 2016.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Melvin has an estimated net worth $6 million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Craig Melvin Salary
Melvin earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.