Janelle Stelson Biography
Here is what you need to know about Janelle Stelson the American news anchor working for WGAL News 8 as a co-anchor at 5:30, News 8 at 10 on MeTV Susquehanna Valley, WGAL 8.2 and News 8 at 11 each weeknight
Janelle Stelson Age
Stelson was born on MAY 27, 1960 in Fairbanks, Alaska United States of America. She is 59 years old as of 2019.
Janelle Stelson Salary and Net Worth
Stelson recieves an annual salary that ranges between $56,242 to $61,082 dollars annually according to WGAL salaries profile. Her net worth is still under review. Little is known about her cars and houses.
Janelle Stelson Wedding | Janelle Stelson Husband
Stelson was happily married to her then husband Steven Houser (Deceased) for a long time until his untimely death in january 2016.
Janelle Stelson Career
The several Associated Press awards recipient for reporting joined WGAL 8-TV back in 1997. The successful broadcaster has notable experience in her career which includes covering stories both nationally and internationally. Writing speeches at the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C was Stelson’s first job.
She began her onscreen career at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, as a general assignment reporter and weather anchor. She later moved to Miami in 1989 to work for WPLG-TV, where she covered hurricanes, Haitian riots and one of the biggest drug busts in the history of United States.
Stelson returned to WHP-TV in Harrisburg as the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor. She also worked with WITF public radio and hosted a statewide public television broadcast with the governor of Pennsylvania and anchored “Computer Chronicles” on PBS.
The Fairbanks, Alaska native, she grew up in the Seattle area of Washington state. Stelson is a graduate from the University of Puget Sound with a bachelor of arts degree in politics and government. Stelson also studied international politics and advanced German language at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna, Austria.
Stelson has quoted some of her favorite stories: Traveling to Kosovo to chronicle the PA National Guard’s involvement and a Lancaster County General who was in charge of the NATO Peacekeeping forces there. Another one was flying over the still smoldering twin towers in New York City in an open military helicopter after the September 11th attacks, to deliver supplies.
Due to her educational and family background (grandfather in the diplomatic corps, after serving in the FBI… Grandmother worked in the White House), Stelson has enjoyed political coverage and highlighted her favorite interviews one with the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher… and Paul McCartney!
When Stelson is not working, she likes to commit herself to the community by speaking to numerous groups, serving on the board of directors for the Humane League of Lancaster County and working closely with the American Cancer Society and American Red Cross among other organizations. Stelson has been repeatedly named “Best News Anchor ” by the The annual reader poll for Senior News of Lancaster County and Dauphin County.