Billie Jean Shaw Profile
Billie Jean Shaw is an American reporter, anchor, and multimedia journalist working for WIS-TV. She anchors 7 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m newscasts. She rejoined the station in August 2021
Billie Jean Shaw Education
Jean attended Winthrop University and in 2013 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a minor in Marketing. While there, she covered issues in the community and political news on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. She got her first job after graduation at the FOX affiliate in Charlotte, NC. Jean worked as an Assignment Desk Editor and Digital Journalist. During her time there, she reported the historic Civil Rights case of the “Friendship Nine.” The news was emotional and compelling and went on to capture national headlines.
Billie Jean Shaw Career
Jean is a reporter, anchor, and multimedia journalist at WIS-TV. She anchors 7 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m newscasts. She is an award-winning and Emmy-nominated previously served in Charlotte, North Carolina at the NBC affiliate for four years. In the course of her time there, she worked as a fill-in anchor, morning reporter as well as general assignment reporter.
During her time in Charlotte, she covered the 2017 ambush and murder of a York County, SC detective, the FBI investigation into unlawful arrests made by the former sheriff of Chester County, SC, and a week-long manhunt for an accused mass murderer in Chester, SC. In addition, she reported the death of South Carolina’s first black chief justice, Ernest Finney as well as the election of Charlotte’s first female Mayor. Jean created, hosted, and produced a segment highlighting and educating people on topics and issues in communities of color.
Prior to moving to Charlotte, she served at WIS as a general assignment reporter. She was among the first reporter who covered the tragic shooting in Charleston, SC at Mother Emanuel AME Church in 2015. In 2016 she had a seat with the family and attorney of Keith Scott who was fatally shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenberg police officer. Jean interviewed 2016 presidential candidates and covered South Carolina’s historic 2015 floods.
The South Carolina Education Association was selected to receive the prestigious School Bell Award in 2019. Jean is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Quick Facts About Jean
|Full Name||Billie Jean Shaw|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Billie Jean Shaw Age
Jean was born in Manning, South Carolina. She has not disclosed the day, date, or a year she was born. However, she might be in her 30’s.
At WIS-TV Jean works alongside;
- Joe Gorchow
- Rick Henry
- Drew Aunkst
- Jamal Goss
- Intisar Faulkner
- Hannah Cumler
- Dawndy Mercer Plank
- Judi Gatson
- Sam Bleiweis
- Greg Adaline
Billie Jean Shaw Height
Shaw stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Billie Jean Shaw Family
Jean was born and raised in Manning, South Carolina by her father and mother. She has not disclosed much information about her family.
Billie Jean Shaw Husband
Jean is married to her husband Michael, they are their two daughters, Khari and Khaza, are ecstatic to return to the Midlands and serve the community!
Billie Jean Shaw Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WIS-TV she earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Billie Jean Shaw Net Worth
Jean has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter/anchor/multimedia journalist.