Jaxon Van Derbeken Profile
Jaxon Van Derbeken is an American award-winning reporter/anchor working for NBC Bay Area serving as a reporter. He has been working for the network since March 2016.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Career
Van Derbeken serves as a reporter at NBC Bay Area who attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received his master’s degree in journalism. Before joining NBC Bay Area, Van Derbeken reported for the San Francisco Chronicle for almost 20 years, leading the paper’s investigative and public safety efforts. Some of the high-profile stories he has covered are, the Rodney King beating, the O.J. Simpson case, the Los Angeles riots, Fajitagate, and the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple.
Van Derbekenwas also awarded the award of being the best journalist of the year by the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists after he spearheaded the Chronicle’s coverage of the San Bruno Pipeline Explosion. Lately, he has reported on the occurring problems with the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge uncovering major infrastructure flaws with the bridge’s construction.
Van Derbeken reported on law enforcement for the Los Angeles Daily News where his coverage of the LAPD during the Rodney King beating was recognized by the American Civil Liberties Union before joining the San Francisco Chronicles. He also continued with extensive interviews and research for the book “Official Negligence,” by retired Washington Post reporter Lou Cannon about the LAPD, the beating, as well as ensuing riots.
Several news organizations including the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Headliner Awards, the California Newspaper Publishers Association, as well as the Associated Press have recognized his work.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Age
Van Derbeken’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Jaxon is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Height
Van Derbeken stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Family
Information regarding Derbeken’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Wife
Information about Van Derbeken’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Van Derbeken is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Salary
Being one of the top reporters for NBC Bay Area, Van Derbeken earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jaxon Van Derbeken Net Worth
Van Derbeken has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter.
Jaxon Van Derbeken NBC Bay Area
At NBC Bay Area, Van Derbeken works alongside;
- Scott McGrew – Anchor/Reporter
- Cheryl Hurd – Reporter
- Mark Matthews – Reporter
- Mike Inouye – Traffic Anchor
- Stephen Stock – Reporter
- Jessica Aguirre – Journalist/Anchor
- Jeff Ranieri – Meteorologist
- Marcus Washington – Anchor
- Damian Trujillo – Reporter
- Terry McSweeney – Anchor/Reporter
- Vianey Arana – Anchor/Reporter
- Chris Chmura – Consumer Reporter
- Ian Cull – Reporter/Multimedia Journalist