Janelle Wang Profile
Janelle Wang is an American Emmy Award-Winning news anchor working for NBC Bay Area News. She has been working for the station since July 2011.
Janelle Wang High School
Wang attended a local high school. Later, Janelle enrolled at UC San Diego Public University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Janelle Wang Career
Wang anchors NBC Bay Area News weeknights at 5 p.m. with co-anchor Raj Mathai. Wang also reports for NBC Bay Area News at 6 p.m. Furthermore, she has won 3 Emmys for her coverage of the Valley Fire in Middletown, the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, and the North Bay Fires in Wine Country since she joined NBC Bay Area. She has traveled to Sochi, Russia to cover the Winter Olympics and Kansas City to cover the San Francisco Giant’s World Series victory.
She spent more than 8 years at KGO-TV ABC7 in San Francisco before joining NBC Bay Area. While at KGO-TV ABC7, she reported on stories ranging from the deadly San Bruno gas fire to the steroid scandal in professional sports. She as well covered the Scott Peterson murder trial were people as far away as South America and Europe read her daily trial notes from inside the courtroom.
When she was at KGO-TV, Wang hosted the afternoon talk show “The View from the Bay” for its entire 4-year run. Guests were: President Jimmy Carter, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and TV host Oprah Winfrey. Her popularity and viewer appeal on that show landed her a guest co-hosting spot with Regis Philbin on “Live with Regis and Kelly.”
When she is not working, Wang enjoys hiking and golfing with her family. She is a keen San Francisco Giants and 49ers fan. At times she spends her time promoting cancer awareness and encouraging people to join the National Marrow Donor Registry.
Janelle Wang Age
Wang’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Janelle is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Janelle Wang Height
Wang stands at a height of 5 Feet 3 Inches (160 cm) tall.
Janelle Wang Family
Information regarding Wang’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Janelle Wang Husband| Janelle Wang’s Daughter Hailey
Wang is married to Matt Nelson since December 2009. Her husband is a San Francisco attorney. Wang and her husband Matt welcomed their first baby girl together in March 2016. The couple named their daughter Hailey. Furthermore, Wang is often sharing pictures and videos of her daughter on her Instagram page.
Janelle Wang Salary
Being one of the top anchors for NBC Bay Area, Wang earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Janelle Wang’s Net Worth
Wang has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
what nationality is Janelle Wang?
Wang was born and raised in the USA and hence holds American nationality by birth. However, she has her roots in Asia.
Janelle Wang NBC Bay Area
At NBC Bay Area, Wang works alongside;
- Rob Mayeda – Meteorologist
- Anoushah Rasta – Anchor/Reporter
- Scott Budman – Reporter
- Kari Hall – Meteorologist
- Jean Elle – Reporter
- Melissa Colorado – Reporter
- Bigad Shaban – Reporter
- Scott McGrew – Anchor/Reporter
- Cheryl Hurd – Reporter
- Mark Matthews – Reporter
- Mike Inouye – Traffic Anchor
- Stephen Stock – Reporter
- Jessica Aguirre – Journalist/Anchor