Lindsey Mastis Biography
Lindsey Mastis is an American Emmy Award-Winning anchor working for WJLA-TV. She came to WJLA from WFLA where she served as a breaking news anchor as well as a general assignment.
Lindsey Mastis Education
Mastis attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where she graduated with a Practicum Degree in Journalism in 2003. She then went to The Johns Hopkins University – Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Lindsey Mastis Career
Mastis follows breaking news from the Alert Desk in the morning on 7 News and hosts The Coronavirus Alert Desk, a program that connects viewers with experts and facts. The program has managed to reach more than 10 million viewers ever since the Coronavirus pandemic started. She has also managed to enclose history-making events that took over America and beyond. For instance, she was in the U.S. House gallery when members first voted to impeach President Donald Trump. She also witnessed rare protests inside the Senate gallery during the vote to confirm a controversial Supreme Court justice. Mastis also enclosed President Obama’s re-election in 2012 from the swing state of Ohio. Additionally, she enclosed the inaugurations of President Joe Biden, President Donald Trump, and President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.
Mastis has been able to travel to different states in America so as to be able to enclose stories like; the mass shooting near the University of California Santa Barbara, and the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. She managed to enclose the deadly West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion, and the mass shooting at a movie theater from Aurora, Colorado. She enclosed the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomber and was in Watertown when authorities announced they had arrested Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Mastis has also been recognized internationally when she went to Mexico and reported on medical tourism. She also taught TV journalism and social media to journalists in the Kurdish region of Iraq. Additionally, she went to India with the International Reporting Project to create a documentary on child mortality.
Mastis had also worked for other stations prior to joining WJLA-TV. For instance, she previously worked for the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C., where she served as a reporter and Feature Story News service from the Los Angeles bureau. She also was the breaking-news anchor at the NBC affiliate in Tampa, Florida, and was a morning show anchor at the ABC affiliate in Southern Illinois. Last but not least, she previously hosted the nationally-syndicated Terrorism Alert Desk.
Lindsey Mastis Age
Mastis was born on August 12, 1984, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She is therefore 36 years old as of 2021.
Lindsey Mastis Height
Mastis stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Lindsey Mastis Family
Mastis’s mother is known to be a cancer survivor. Mastis was raised alongside her sister sibling. The information about her parents’ names is still unknown by the public.
Lindsey Mastis Husband
Patrick OBrien is the name of Mastis’s husband and has been happily married since 17, 2010. Forest Park in St, Louis is where they got married and had been dating for quite some time before tying the knot. She finds pleasure in collecting vinyl records, playing piano, and is also learning Spanish.
Lindsey Mastis Salary
Mastis earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Lindsey Mastis Net Worth
Mastis has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being an anchor.
Lindsey Mastis Community Service
Mastis is also very much involved with helping her community by sacrificing her time, efforts, and funds with organizations. The organizations include the Charles County Law Enforcement Torch Run to support the Special Olympics. She is also a member of Autism Speaks National Capital Area, and various school and career organizations.
Lindsey Mastis WJLA
Mastis is currently working at WJLA where she works alongside other famous WJLA anchors and reporters including;
- Jonathan Elias
- Robert Burton
- Michelle Marsh
- Bill Kelly
- Scott Abraham
- Ashlie Rodriguez
- Veronica Johnson
- Britt Waters
- Steve Rudin
- Dave Lucas
- Carl Willis