Nancy Chen Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, CBS News, Net Worth, Salary

Nancy Chen Emmy Award-winning correspondent working for CBS News in News York. She joined the station in February 2020

Nancy Chen Biography

Nancy Chen Emmy Award-winning correspondent working for CBS News in News York. She joined the station in February 2020 as a television journalist and correspondent.

Nancy Chen Education

After graduating from high school and earning her High School Diploma, she had to further her education. She joined the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics where she studied Chinese at Peking University in Beijing. Chen also attended the University of Southern California to pursue her course. After completing her studies there, she graduated as with a degree in international relations as a Trustee Scholar.

Nancy Chen Career

Chen is a correspondent at CBS News reporting across all broadcasts and platforms. Her work has been featured on CBS News Sunday Morning, CBS Saturday Morning, Face the Nation, and CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell. In addition to that, she fills in as an anchor for CBS Saturday Morning and CBSN, CBS’ streaming news channel. During her tenure at CBS News, she has covered national stories including the 2022 Buffalo shooting, the Omicron wave in New York City, the 2022 Bronx apartment fire, the Waukesha Christmas parade attack, and the criminal trial of Kyle Rittenhouse.

Prior to joining the CBS News team, she worked for WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C where she joined in 2017 as a weekday evening anchor. During her working time there, she served as a weekday anchor and reporter. Before working there, she served at WHDH-TV in Boston. While there, she served as a weekend anchor and weekday reporter for five years down the line. Prior to that, she worked at KSBY-TV in San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara, Calif. During her working time there, she served the station as a multimedia journalist.

Her career also took her to Los Angeles. While there, she worked for KABC-TV as a web producer for quite some time during her time in college. During the 2008 Summer Olympics, she was involved in production for NBC Sports in Beijing.  Her journalism career job started with writing for the Tulsa World for three years as a print reporter.   She hosted a reoccurring franchise titled “Hero 24/7” that highlighted volunteers in the Washington, D.C. community.

Throughout her career, she has covered a wide range of national and global level stories. These stories include the 2013 EF5 Moore, Oklahoma, tornado, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil, the Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath, the Congressional ballpark shooting, and also the Kyle Rittenhouse trial among others.

Nancy Chen
Nancy Chen

Nancy Chen Age

Chen is 34 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1988 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Chen has not yet disclosed the month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.

Nancy Chen Height

Chen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Nancy Chen Family

Chen was born in Texas and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her family still resides there. 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.

Nancy Chen Husband

Chen is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.

Nancy Chen Net Worth

Chen has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a correspondent.

Nancy Chen Salary

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


Throughout her journalism career, she has received several awards and honors. During her time at WJLA-TV, she has won two Emmy Awards from the National Capital division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. It was after they covered the 2017 Congressional baseball shooting. In addition to that, CBS This Morning won an Emmy Award in 2022 at the 43rd News and Documentary Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Live News Program” where Chen was listed as a correspondent.

Nancy Chen CBS News

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

  1. Norah O’Donnell
  2. Anthony Mason
  3. Enrique Acevedo
  4. Sharyn Alfonsi
  5. Serena Altschul
  6. Jim Axelrod
  7. Nikki Battiste
  8. David Begnaud
  9. Manuel Bojorquez
  10. Rita Braver
  11. Nancy Cordes
  12. Robert Costa
  13. Lee Cowan
  14. Jan Crawford
  15. Charlie D’Agata
  16. Adriana Diaz
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