Weijia Jiang Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, CBS News, Trump, Net Worth and Salary

Weijia Jiang is an Asian-American reporter who is currently a Washington, DC correspondent for CBS News. She has worked at WCBS since 2012.

Weijia Jiang Bio, Wiki

Weijia Jiang is an Asian-American reporter who is currently a Washington, DC correspondent for CBS News. She has worked at WCBS since 2012. Since July 2018, she has been a White House Correspondent for CBS News.

Weijia Jiang Education

Jiang attended The College of William and Mary where she graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a minor in Chemistry. In 2006, she graduated from Syracuse University with a master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In 2012, Jiang was inducted into the prestigious Professional Gallery at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Weijia Jiang CBS News

Jiang started her career at the age of 13 as a student reporter and anchor for ChannelOne News in Los Angeles, California.

She joined CBS Newspath from WCBS-TV, where she served as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor since 2012. At WCBS-TV, Jiang covered Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombings and the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Before that, she worked at WJZ-TV in Baltimore (2008-2012) and WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland (2006-2008). When Jiang was a graduate school candidate in 2006, she worked for WBRE-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as a Washington, D.C.-based reporter.

On March 27, 2020, shortly after Trump sent another “Chinese virus” tweet, Weijia Jiang told her Twitter followers that an unnamed White House official had dialed up the racism. “This morning a White House official referred to #Coronavirus as the “Kung-Flu” to my face,” she wrote, adding “Makes me wonder what they’re calling it behind my back.”

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Weijia Jiang Trump

In April 2020, she made headlines after Donald Trump told her to, “keep your voice down,” when she questioned him on his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

In May 2020, she again made headlines again after President Trump told her to “ask China” when she asked him why the Trump administration was touting its coronavirus-testing numbers and comparing the numbers with those in other countries.

Weijia Jiang Age

She was born on June 6th, 1983 in Xiamen, China. Jiang is 39 years old.

Weijia Jiang Height

Jiang stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 57 kg.

Weijia Jiang Family

Jiang was born in Xiamen, China, and raised in West Virginia, where she immigrated with her parents when she was two years. She is the daughter of Huade Jiang and Liya Wei. Her parents, who are both retired, owned and operated Chinatown Restaurant in Buckhannon, West Virginia.

Weijia Jiang Husband

Jiang is married to Travis Luther Lowe. The couple tied the knot on March 17, 2018, at Casa de Monte Vista, an events space in Palm Springs, California.

The two met in 2003 at the College of William & Mary, from which each graduated. A year later, the two started co-hosting a weekly campus television show, in which they amused viewers with their mismatched styles – she a serious news reporter and he a joking political commentator. They became close friends and later a couple.

Weijia Jiang Children / Daughter

On October 10, 2018, Jiang announced via Twitter that she was pregnant, and in January they were blessed with a baby girl.

Weijia Jiang Net Worth

Jiang has an estimated net worth of $2 Million which she has earned through being a reporter and correspondent.

Weijia Jiang Salary

Jiang earns an annual salary ranging from $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Jiang.

Who is Weijia Jiang?

She is an Asian-American reporter who is currently a Washington, DC correspondent for CBS News

How old is Weijia Jiang?

38 years old as of 2021

How tall is Weijia Jiang?

5 feet 4 inches

Who is Weijia Jiang married to?

Travis Luther Lowe

How much money does Weijia Jiang earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Weijia Jiang worth?

$2 Million

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