Weijia Jiang Biography
Weijia Jiang is an accomplished Asian-American broadcaster. She is is a Washington, DC correspondent for CBS News. Jiang has worked at WCBS since 2012 as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Before that she worked at WJZ in Baltimore, WBOZ in Salisbury, Maryland, and WBRE in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Weijia Jiang Age
She was born on June 6, 1983. She is currently 35 years old as of 2018.
Weijia Jiang Early Life|Education
Weijia is originally from Xiamen, China. She is born to mother Liya Wei and father Huade Jiang, She was raised in west virginia and attended a high school in the city. She then went on to study philosophy at the college of william and mary . She later bagged her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University.
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Weijia Jiang Career
Weijia forayed into the world of reporting at the tender age of 13. Channel One News in Los Angeles, hired her as a student anchor and reporter. While completing her graduation at Syracuse University, she took up the role of reporter for WBRE-TV in Scranton at Pennsylvania. However, her reporting base remained Washington D.C.
Weijia linked up with WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland, in 2006 & was their reporter, right up to 2008. Next, she took up a job with WIZ-TV, in Baltimore. She was their general assignment reporter from June 2008 until June 2012. Her next halt was WCBS-TV in the Greater New York City area. As a general assignment reporter, she covered all kinds of stories. She covered the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, wherein a trigger-happy individual killed several kindergarten kids.She also covered Super Storm Sandy and the bombings that occurred at the Boston Marathon.
Currently, Weijia is with the same establishment, that is, WCBS-TV. However, she is working as a correspondent for CBS Newspath. She received this new designation in July 2015, after which she covered the US Presidential campaign in 2016.
Weijia Jiang Net Worth
Her current net worth is still under review. This information will be updated soon.
Weijia Jiang Married|Husband
Weijia is happily married to “Travis Luther Lowe” who works as a global vice president for public policy at Yelp, Washington. They both met in college back in 2003, They began dating in 2015 and married three years later in 2018. They welcomed their first daughter in January 2019.
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Jiang joined CBS News in 2015 as a correspondent for Newspath, the Network’s 24-hour television news gathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world. Since then, she has reported extensively on both the Obama and Trump administrations, the 2016 presidential campaign and election, the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush; and the congressional baseball shooting that wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. She has also covered a number of national stories such as Hurricane Harvey, the catastrophic Category 4 hurricane that hit Texas in 2017.
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