Juju Chang Profile
Juju Chang is a Korean-American award-winning journalist working for ABC News serving as a nigh line anchor. She has been working for ABC News since 1984 left in 1994 and came back in 1996.
Juju Chang Education
Chang went to Marian A. Peterson High School for one year but graduated from Adrian C. Wilcox High School’s graduating class of 1983. She was also nationally tagged as a nationally-ranked swimmer. Later on, she joined Stanford University where she attained her Bachelor of Arts in political science and communications in 1987. While at Stanford University, she was awarded the Edwin Cotrell Political Science Prize.
Juju Chang Career
Chang is an anchor who started her journalism career in 1984 on ABC News serving as a desk assistant. She changed roles to producing and reporting for ABC World News Tonight in 1991. She also produced live events and also enclosed stories for its segment by the name of American Agenda. While still serving as an off-air reporter, she enclosed events like the 1992 U.S. presidential election as well as the 1991 Gulf War.
Chang also managed to produce a women’s health series which managed to win an Alfred I. DuPont–Columbia University Award in 1995. She left ABC News in 1995 to join KGO-TV, an ABC affiliate, in San Francisco where he served as a reporter enclosing both local and state news topics. He worked for KGO-TV for about one year and returned to ABC in 1996 where he started off by serving as a correspondent in Washington D.C. While at the station she enclosed Capitol Hill, 1996 as well as White House presidential elections.
Juju Chang Age
Chang was born on September 17, 1965, in Seoul, South Korea. She is therefore 56 years old as of 2021.
Juju Chang Height
Chang at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Juju Chang
|Age||56 years old|
|Net Worth||$2.5 Million – $5 Million|
Juju Chang Family
Chang was raised in Sunnyvale, California after her family migrated to the United States of America in 1969. However, information regarding her parents and siblings is currently under review. The information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Juju Chang Husband
Chang is happily married to Neal Shapiro since December 2, 1995. Right after she was married, she converted her faith to Judaism. Chang and her husband are blessed with three sons by the name of Jared who was born in 2000. Their second-born son named Travis was born in 2003, and Mason was born in 2007.
Juju Chang Salary
Being one of the top journalists for ABC News Chang earns an annual salary ranging from $ 100,000 to $120,000.
Juju Chang’s Net Worth
Chang has an estimated net worth of between $2.5 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Juju Chang Night Line
Chang also spent some time contributing reports for ABC’s News Magazine20/20which included a segment on Tanzania’s black market for albino body parts in 2009. Furthermore, she also did reports since joining GMA. While on ABC’s Nightline, she has also managed to report many events that hit the headlines. Some of the stories include the in vitro fertilization industry as well as the Heparin tainting case.
She also spent some time hosting the show’s feature, Face-Of. Chang started hosting the show; Nightline on March 29, 2011, after leaving Good Morning America. She joined the show serving as a fill-in anchor as well as a correspondent. Prior to that, she had spent the previous 15 months serving as a contributor as well as a newsreader for GMA. She was announced to be the co-anchor of Nightline on March 27, 2014, whereby she displaced Cynthia McFadden who moved to NBC News.
Juju Chang Awards and Honors
Chang has also managed to win a ton of awards ever since she started her journalism career. Her first award was an Alfred I. DuPont Award in 1995 for a series on women’s health produced with Peter Jennings. She also managed to earn two Gracie Awards, one for a report on judicial activism, for NOW, a news magazine on PBS.
She was also awarded three Emmy awards for her work with ABC, including one for her role as a correspondent on ABC’s live coverage of California wildfires in 2008. Chang also managed to win a Freddie award (for health and medical media) for The Art of Women’s Health, a series she hosted for PBS.
Juju Chang Other works
Chang is not only working as an anchor at ABC News but has also hosted a series for PBS. She also managed to host The Art of Women’s Health, which is a seven-part television series in 1999. Additionally, she has also hosted an interactive digital show by the name of Moms Get Real which mainly aims at showing the realities of modern motherhood. Furthermore, she has also made some appearances on a cameo in episode 19 of the second season of ABC’s hit primetime drama, Revenge.
Juju Chang ABC News
Chang is currently working at ABC News where she works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;
- David Muir
- Whit Johnson
- Amy Robach
- Mona Kosar Abdi
- Robin Roberts (newscaster)
- George Stephanopoulos
- Lara Spencer
- Ginger Zee
- Rob Marciano
- Andrew Dymburt
- Linsey Davis
- T. J. Holmes