Shawn Yancy Bio, Age, NCB 4, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Salary

Shawn Yancy Biography

Shawn Yancy is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist currently working as an evening anchor at NBC 4 News Channel based in Washington, District of Columbia. Despite serving as an anchor, she also contributes as a special report reporter. Yancy joined the station’s team in January of 2021.

Previously, Shawn worked at WTTG-TV, Fox 5 News based in Washington as a news anchor. She co-anchored the 6, 6.30, 8, 10, and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts at the station. Yancy joined the station in September of 2001 and left in September 2020.

Moreover, Yancy is the owner of The Bangle, an online jewelry and accessories boutique. She opened the shop in November 2012. Shawn kicked off her career as a journalist at WTAE Hearst Pittsburgh as a news anchor and reporter from 1996 until she left the station in August 2001.

Yancy has won several awards, such as the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2007 for her investigative series on asbestos at the National Institutes of Health. She also received an Emmy Award for Outstanding News Anchor in 2006.

In addition, Shawn has served on the board for A Wider Circle and previously served on the boards for Dress for Success DC and The St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth, and Families. Shawn also joined other D.C. newswomen in spearheading an annual fundraiser for local charities helping underserved breast cancer patients with treatment and services.

Moreover, she was a founder of Girls Nite Out with Shawn Yancy from 2010 until the present. She is also a professional artist with clients nationwide. Yancy grew up in Indiana and attended and graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications in Radio and Television after completing her high school education at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

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Shawn Yancy Age

How old is Shawn Yancy? Yancy is 36 years old as of 2023. She was born on October 12, 1987, in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States. In addition, she usually celebrates her birthday on the 12th of October every year.

Shawn Yancy Family

Yancy was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States to her parents. Her father, Dr. Erick A. is a well-known pediatrician, while her mother is Pamela Yancy. She has two siblings: a brother, Damion Yancy, and a sister, Erika Yancy. Yancy holds an American nationality and an African-American ethnicity.

Shawn Yancy Husband

Shawn is happily married to her beloved husband, Marcus Wiseman, a former football player. The two started dating back in 1987 and got married in 1993. Together, they have been blessed with three kids, all boys: Anthony, Tyson, and Jackson. Their eldest son, Anthony, plays the position of a back for Durham’s Duke Blue Devils football team.

Shawn Yancy’s Height

Yancy stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Shawn Yancy’s Net Worth

Yancy has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million as of 2023. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.

Shawn Yancy Salary

Yancy receives an estimated annual salary ranging from $55,590 – $115,570.

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