Jenny Hansson Biography
Jenny Hansson is an American news anchor and reporter working for KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon. She joined the station in August 2006. Previously, she worked at KABB in San Antonio, Texas as an anchor and reporter.
Jenny Hansson Education
After graduating from high school and earning a Diploma in General Education, she had to further her education. She joined the University of Washington in September 1993 to pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism
in June 1997.
Jenny Hansson Career
Hansson is a news anchor and reporter at KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon. She serves the station as a noon and afternoon anchor. Much of her time working for KOIN 6, she was getting up early for the morning show. However, in the fall of 2021, she rejoined her former co-anchor Dan Tilkin on KOIN 6 News at 4 p.m. While she misses the morning crew, working this unicorn schedule in TV News means she is a lot less of a zombie during the day.
During her tenure working at KOIN 6, she has multiple stories including Amanda Knox’s return to Seattle and the Occupy camp in downtown Portland. In addition to that, she flew with the Patriots Jet Team and jumped out of a plane with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights. She also scaled the U.S. Bancorp Tower for a fundraiser. Her mom did not learn she covered these until Jenny later posted pictures on Facebook. Jenny’s mom was not pleased.
She marked 25 years working in television news in June 2022. Prior to joining the KOIN 6 News team, she worked in San Antonio, Texas at KABB. While there, she served the station as a reporter and anchor. She gained an appreciation of Tex-Mex food during her time there, along with a few pounds. Her career also took her to Austin, Texas to work at News 8 Austin as a reporter. Before working there, she was in Thomasville, Georgia serving at WCTV as a reporter. Her journalism career began in Yakima, Washington working at KNDO. She spent one year and four months working there.
Jenny Hansson Age
Hansson was born in Palm Springs, California. She likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Jenny Hansson Height
Hansson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Jenny Hansson Family
Hansson was born and raised in Palm Springs, California. She 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.
Jenny Hansson Husband
Hansson is married to her better half Joe Vithayathil. Joe is an American professional wrestling commentator and a news reporter. The two met at the University of Washington where they both studied. They are proud parents of their two children Siena and Josie; a blind, deaf, and incontinent 16-year-old pug named Rocky; and a very energetic Australian labradoodle named Ruthie.
During her free time, she likes working as a shuttle bus driver for her daughters and doing woodworking DIY projects around her house. She knows all the backroads to the mall. The family resides in Portland, Oregon.
Jenny Hansson Net Worth
Hansson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a news reporter and anchor.
Jenny Hansson Salary
Hansson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jenny Hansson KOIN 6
Hansson works at KOIN 6 where he works alongside other famous KOIN 6 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Jeff Gianola
- Elizabeth Dinh
- Ken Boddie
- Emily Burris
- Wayne Havrelly
- Natasha Stenbock
- Kelley Bayern
- Josh Cozart
- Mary Loos
- Steve Pierce
- Adam Bjaranson
- Brenna Greene
- Jamie Hudson