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Chris Jansing
Chris Jansing

Chris Jansing Biography

Chris Jansing ( born Christine Ann Kapostasy) is an American television news correspondent who works for NBC News as a senior national correspondent for the network’s cable branch, MSNBC, and as a breaking news anchor for the channel alongside Brian Williams. From 2014 till January 20, 2017, Jansing worked as a senior White House correspondent for NBC News. She presented the MSNBC show Jansing and Company from 2010 to 2014.

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She came to NBC from WNYT, where she had worked for 17 years, and won a New York Emmy Award in 1997 for her coverage of the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing. Chris was an anchor for both the NBC Today Show and the NBC Nightly News on Sunday. She subsequently relocated to Los Angeles in 2008, where she worked as a field reporter for two years before returning to her former position as an anchor in 2010. She was elevated to Senior White House Correspondent Reporter for NBC, covering breaking news alongside Brian Williams, when the show ended on June 13, 2014.

Chris Jansing Career

She worked as an intern at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio, after graduation, and then accepted a job at radio station WIPS in Ticonderoga, New York, for a brief period. She subsequently took a job as a general assignment reporter for Albany, New York-based WNYT television, where she quickly ascended through the ranks to become the weekend anchor and eventually the weekly co-anchor. She was a 17-year employee of WNYT. In 1997, she won a New York Emmy Award for her coverage of the Atlanta Olympic Park bombing. Jansing began working for NBC News in June 1998, and she began using the surname Jansing professionally instead of her maiden name, Kapostasy, which she had used previously.

She has since worked for MSNBC as an anchor and reporter, as well as a replacement anchor for The Today Show and the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News. She moved to Los Angeles in 2008 and worked as a field reporter for two years before returning to her previous position as an anchor in 2010. Chris Jansing previously hosted Jansing and Company on MSNBC weekdays at 10 a.m., with Richard Lui serving as a correspondent and replacement anchor on a regular basis. Jansing joined NBC’s Senior White House Correspondent on June 13, 2014, and the show terminated. Jansing was promoted to a senior national correspondent for MSNBC on June 1, 2017. Jansing will continue to host the network’s breaking news coverage alongside Brian Williams as part of his new job.

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Chris Jansing Age

How old is Chris? Jansing is 65 years old as of 2022. She was born Christine Ann Kapostasy on 30 January 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on January 30th every year.

Chris Jansing Education

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Otterbein College.

Chris Jansing Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Chris? she belongs to the  Mixed ( Hungarian and Slovak) ethnicity/heritage. Jansing was born and raised in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, United States and she holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.

Chris Jansing Height

Jansing stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).

Chris Jansing Family | Siblings | Parents

Jansing was born in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, to Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy, a Roman Catholic family, she is the youngest of 12 children. Christine is of Hungarian and Slovak descent.

Chris Jansing Husband | Married | Engaged

She was married to Robert Jansing, In 1982 a chemist, who ran an analytical chemistry laboratory, The couple later divorced.

Chris Jansing Salary

How much does she earn? Jansing earns an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500 per year.

Chris Jansing Net Worth

Chris’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million dollars. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her job as a journalist is his main source of money. Chris has amassed a large wealth from her multiple sources of income, but she likes to live a humble lifestyle.

Chris Jansing Covid

Maggie, Chris’s aunt, passed away in July. This is based on her tweet, which is explicitly cited below. “This morning, COVID abducted my dear Aunt Margie. I last saw her in January, and I’m glad for the time we had together, as well as the kind personnel at her Florida hospital who helped me say my goodbyes over FaceTime. But it’s not something I’d wish on anyone. “PLEASE put on a mask.”

Chris Jansing Awards

  • An Emmy Award for her coverage of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing at the Olympic Games in Atlanta. She also has a second Emmy Award.
  • “Best Person” award from the New York State Broadcasters Association for her report on hunger in New York State.
  • Inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in June 2016.