Janet Wu Biography
Janet Wu is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist, political and investigative reporter. She is currently serving as a co-host of WCVB’s “On The Record.” OTR is a weekly roundtable discussion of Massachusetts politics that airs on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. Wu previously worked as WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 Massachusetts political reporter for over thirty years.
Janet Wu WCVB Age
How old is Janet Wu? Janet is 72 years old as of 2022. She was born in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, the United States of America. However, there are currently no details about when she celebrates her birthday. It will be updated once it has been verified.
Janet Wu’s Education
Wu attended and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Ann Arbor.
Janet Wu WCVB
Janet is currently co-hosting WCVB’s “On The Record” with Emmy-winning political and analytical reporter Ed Harding. OTR is a weekly roundtable discussion of Massachusetts legislative issues that airs every Sunday at 11 a.m. Janet has been a political reporter for WCVB NewsCenter 5 in Massachusetts for nearly three decades.
Janet was also presented with the coveted Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Political Journalism by a member of the WCVB community at a number of events. The station was honored for its applicant-centered reporting and dedication to resolving community issues in the surrounding area.
In 1998, Janet received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting as well as the Associated Press Investigative/Enterprise Classification for her story “Public Land, Private Lies.” In addition, the NewsCenter 5 political party received both the First Place National Headliner Award and the Edward R. Murrow Award for the best political coverage of anyone in 1989.
Janet was the State House reporter for WGBH-TV, Boston’s public TV slot, before coming to Channel 5. She was also a reporter for United Press International.
Janet Wu Height
Wu stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).
Janet Wu Parents | Mother
Janet is fluent in the Chinese dialect of Cantonese. However, details on her parents’ information of her parent and her siblings are not available. We promise to update this section as soon as possible.
Janet Wu Husband
Wu is a married woman. She is currently married to her husband, Adams P. Carroll. The couple is proud parents of two children, Quincy and Bailey. Moreover, the family lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Janet Wu Salary
Janet, as an anchor and political and investigative reporter at WCVB, earns an average salary of $98,578 per year. The exact amount that she earns from her career is not yet available.
Janet Wu Net Worth
Wu has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a journalist.
Janet Wu Awards
- Janet has been a core member of WCVB’s political unit and won Emmy at the 2015 Emmy® Awards given by the Boston/New England division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).
- The honor, in the Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit class, honored Janet’s work on the station’s political coverage during the 2014 mission season, an ongoing activity called ‘Commitment 2014.’
- Also in 2015, she received the ‘Motivation Award’ from the Asian Community Development Organization for her accomplished work as a political reporter.
- Janet was inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2010 and received a doctorate in Human Letters from Emerson College in 2011.