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About Chris Jansing - Former White House Correspondent From NBC

sajju Published On Mon May 31 2021   Modified On Mon May 31 2021
About Chris Jansing - Former White House Correspondent From NBC

Chris Jansing (30th January 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, the United States of America) is an American journalist and TV news correspondent who is currently serving as Senior Correspondent for NBC News.

In fact, she is the former NBC's Senior White House Correspondent from 2014 to 20th January 2017. Moreover, she is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has also worked with WNYT TV.

Early Life, Parents, & Education:

Christine Ann Kapostasy-Jansing aka Chris Jansing was born on 30th January 1957 in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, the United States of America. She is the youngest child of the 12 children of her parents, Joseph Kapostasy and Tilly Kapostasy.

As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Aquarius. By nationality, she is an American and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Talking about her education, Christine attended Otterbein College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She was a political science major who later switched majors to broadcast journalism.

Personal Life; Ex-husband:

Chris Jansing is divorced and currently living a single life. Previously, she was married to her ex-husband, Robert Jansing in 1982. Robert is a former chemist who ran an analytical chemistry laboratory. 

Chris Jansing's Ex-husband, Robert Jansing Source: Articlebio

In fact, he worked as a research scientist at the NYS Department of Health. The former couple has not shared any kids. Unfortunately, they ended their relationship and divorced due to personal reasons.

Professional Career:

After her graduation, Ann pursued her career as an intern at a cable station in Columbus, Ohio. After that, she worked at WIPS radio station at Ticonderoga, New York. Following that, Chris served as a general assignment reporter for WNYT TV and later became their weekend anchor and weekly co-anchor. 

Chris Jansing reporting news for MSNBC Source: HollywoodMask

In June 1998, Kapostasy began working for NBC News' MSNBC, "The Today Show", NBC Nightly News. On 13th June 2014, she became the NSC's Senior White House Correspondent till 20th January 2017. 

Awards & Achievements:

The NBC journalist has won an Emmy award for her brilliant work. Similarly, she has also won the 'Best Person' award from the New York State Broadcasters Association. Furthermore, Christine was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in June 2016.

Net Worth & Salary:

The Emmy Award-winning TV correspondent Chris Jansing has been working for more than 30 years. She has gathered a net worth of $8 million so far. Likewise, she earns an average salary of $200 thousand.

Other Facts:

The former NSC's Senior White House Correspondent stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.68 meters and weighs 57 kg. Additionally, she is actively present on her social media accounts like Twitter and Facebook.

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