Janelle Wang Biography
Janelle Wang is an American journalist currently working with KNTV NBC Bay Area in San Francisco. Wang reports on NBC Bay Area News at 6,00 p.m. while also anchoring the 5,00 p.m news on weeknights alongside Raj Mathai.
Since joining NBC Bay Area, Wang has won three Emmy awards; one for her coverage of the Valley Fire in Middletown, another for the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland. The third Emmy was for her coverage on the North Bay Fires in Wine Country.
In her position, she has also traveled to Kansas City to cover the San Francisco Giants World Series victory. She also went to Russia for the Winter Olympics coverage.
Before joining NBC, Janelle was anchoring and reporting at KGO-TV ABC7 where she worked for more than 8 years. While in San Francisco, she reported on various stories ranging from the deadly San Bruno gas fire to the steroid scandal in professional sports.
Janelle is also recognized for covering the Scott Peterson murder trial where people from as far as South America and Europe read her daily trial notes from the courtroom.
During her time at KGO-TV, Wang also hosted the afternoon talk show “The View from the Bay” for its entire 4-year run. Her guests included President Jimmy Carter, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and TV Host Oprah Winfrey. This made her quite popular later landing her a new guest hosting spot job with Regis Philbin on “Live with Regis and Kelly.”
Janelle Wang Age|Birthday
Wang’s age is not yet known because she has chosen to keep her birth dates a secret. However, we will update you as soon as we get the details.
Wang grew up in San Francisco, Bay Area. She later joined the University of California graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
Janelle Wang Husband|Married
Wang is married to her loving husband Matt Nelson, a San Francisco attorney since 2009. The two were blessed with one daughter in March 2016.
Janelle Wang Daughter
Wang and Matt welcomed their firstborn daughter Hailey Janelle in March 2016. She has been sharing her daughter’s pictures on her Instagram page.
Janelle stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Janelle Wang Family|Parents
Severally, Janelle has been witnessed thanking her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wang for their support during her education and career beginnings. Unfortunately, we do not have their names. We promise to update as soon as they are available.
Janelle Wang Salary|Net Worth
According to the NBC anchors salary range, Wang pockets an annual salary of between $33,774 – $112,519. In addition, she is estimated at a net worth of between $500k – $1 million.