Craig Melvin Biography
Craig Melvin is an American journalist best known for working at NBC News and MSNBC. He works on NBC’s Today as a news anchor and is a co-host of Today Third Hour.
Melvin went to school at Wofford College and then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. His career as a journalist began while still at Columbia High. He worked as the teen reporter for WIS News 10. After graduating from college in 2001, Melvin returned to WIS News. Craig was also known for the Craig Cam live shows. In 2008, Melvin left WIS and went to work at WRC-TV in Washington as a reporter and anchor.
During this time, he was also the anchor for many weekend broadcasts. During 2011, he also earned his big break and joined MNSBC as Dayside Anchor and relocated to New York City. Since 2011, he has also worked as an anchor and co-host for MSNBC Live weekend and MSNBC Live.
Currently, Melvin works for NBC News where he began as a news correspondent in 2012 and later became an anchor. from 2015 to 2018, Craig worked for NBC’s News ‘Weekend Today’ as the co-anchor. Additionally, he has appeared as a correspondent on ‘Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly’. Craig is also a contributing anchor for ‘Dateline NBC’.
Moreover, Melvin reported during the elections and Republican and Democratic National Conventions. He has also interviewed famous personalities like Feidin Santana, Bill Clinton, and Nicki Minaj. Graig was also named the keynote speaker at the RTDNA-Loyola University Chicago program ‘Anchor Leadership: Truth and Trust in the Digital Age.’
Craig Melvin Age | Birthday
Melvin was born on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States. He is 41 years old as of 2020.
Craig Melvin Height | Weight
Melvin stands at a height of 5’7″ (1.69m) weighs is 84kg.
Craig Melvin Family | Siblings
Melvin was born to Lawrence and Betty Melvin. His younger brother is named Ryan Melvin and an older half-brother is named Reverend Lawrence Meadows.
Craig Melvin Wife | Children
Melvin got married to Lindsay Czarniak on October 15, 2011. Lindsay is a journalist and has worked at ESPN as a sports anchor and at WRC-TV as a sports reporter. Their wedding was at the Church of the Holy City in the presence of their relatives and colleagues. They are blessed with two children. Their son Delano was born in March 2014 and the daughter Sybil was born in November 2016. Moreover, they live in Connecticut.
Craig Melvin Net Worth | Salary
Melvin is currently estimated at a net worth ranging between $3 million to $6 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a journalist. His salary is not yet known to us. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.