Janet Shamlian Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, CBS News, Net Worth, and Salary

Janet Shamlian is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent, contributor, and news anchor working for CBS News since  July 2019

Janet Shamlian Biography

Janet Shamlian is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent, contributor, and news anchor working for CBS News. She joined the network in  July 2019 as a Correspondent.

Janet Shamlian Education

Shamlian attended Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Illinois where she earned her Diploma in General Education. From there, she had to further her education. She joined the University of Missouri School of Journalism to pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. While in college, she was the commencement speaker in 2016.

Janet Shamlian Career

Shamlian is a CBS News correspondent based in Houston, Texas. Her reporting is featured on all CBS News broadcasts and platforms including “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News” and the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News’ premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service. Prior to joining the CBS News team, she worked for NBC News for a decade. During her working time there, she reported for “Today,” “NBC Nightly News” and MSNBC.

During her tenure at CBS News, she has covered many of the biggest national and international stories of our time. Not long ago she covered Gilroy Garlic Festival, the California fires, and the mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart for CBS News. Prior to that, she was on the ground in Florida covering the tornado that devastated Moore, Okla, Hurricane Katrina, and the Pulse Nightclub massacre.

In addition to that, she was the first American journalist on the scene of the 2016 Bastille Day terror attack in Nice, France. In October 2016, Shamlian interviewed Arianne Zucker, the actress who Donald Trump made suggestive comments in an Access Hollywood video recorded in 2005.

Her career also took her to Chicago to work for WBBM-TV, a CBS station. While there, she served the station as a reporter. She also worked for KHOU-TV, a CBS affiliate in Houston. In addition to that, she worked at KPRC-TV in Houston. During her working time there, she served the station as a weekend news anchor. Her journalism career job began in Grand Rapids working for WOOD-TV. During her teenage, she was a competitive figure skater.

Janet Shamlian
Janet Shamlian

Janet Shamlian Age

Shamlian is 60 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 14, 1962, in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Shamlian celebrates her birthday on the 14th of May every year.

Janet Shamlian Height

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

Janet Shamlian Family

Shamlian was born in Oak Park, Illinois, and grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois. She is of Armenian and Irish descent. Shamlian has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings

Janet Shamlian Husband

Shamlian is married to her husband LeRoy Melcher III. LeRoy is a Texas-based real estate lawyer and partner of Brown Maroney and Oaks Hartline, specializing in the field of Utility Regulations. They tied the knot and exchanged their marriage vows in 1991. The family resides in Houston together with their five children.

Janet Shamlian Net Worth

Shamlian has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a Correspondent, contributor, and news anchor.

Janet Shamlian Salary

Shamlian earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.


Throughout her career, she has received the most prestigious awards and honors for her reporting and anchoring. These awards and honors include several Emmy Awards, an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award, and also a Peabody.

Janet Shamlian CBS News

Shamlian works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. John Dickerson
  2. Seth Doane
  3. Tony Dokoupil
  4. Jericka Duncan
  5. Vladimir Duthiers
  6. Carter Evans
  7. Pamela Falk
  8. Major Garrett
  9. Jeff Glor
  10. Catherine Herridge
  11. Caitlin Huey-Burns
  12. Ramy Inocencio
  13. Dana Jacobson
  14. Gayle King
  15. Ian Lee
  16. Lilia Luciano
  17. Michelle Miller
  18. Erin Moriarty
  19. Ed O’Keefe
  20. Meg Oliver
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