Weijia Jiang Profile
Weijia Jiang is a Chinese-born television journalist and reporter currently working as a White House Correspondent for CBS News since July 2018.
Weijia Jiang Career
Jiang’s updates are available on all CBS News broadcasts and websites, including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, and CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 online news channel. She has flown with President Trump on several occasions, both domestically and internationally. It reported big news stories for the network, including the President’s landmark meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the 2018 mid-term elections, the appointment process and the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and the Mueller Investigation. In 2015, Jiang joined CBS News as the correspondent for Newspath, the network’s 24-hour news channel for CBS stations and broadcasters around the globe.
Since then she has written widely on both the Obama and Trump administrations, the 2016 presidential and referendum elections, the funeral of former First Lady Barbara Bush, and the Congressional baseball shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. It has reported a variety of national news, such as Hurricane Harvey, the devastating Category 4 hurricane that struck Texas in 2017. Before moving to CBS News, Jiang was a general assignment reporter and anchorman on WCBS-TV in New York (2012-2015) covering Superstorm Sandy; the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.; and the Boston Marathon bombings.
Previously, Jiang worked at WJZ-TV in Baltimore (2008-2012) and WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Md. (2006-2008) where she won the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Associated Press Award for Feature Reporting. Then she was a graduate student nominee in 2006, she worked for WBRE-TV in Scranton, Penn., as a Washington, D.C.-based reporter. At the age of 13, she found her love for journalism as a college reporter and anchor for Channel One News in Los Angeles. Jiang graduated from William and Mary College in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a minor’s degree in chemistry, and from Syracuse University in 2006 with a master’s degree in broadcasting journalism. In 2012, she was added to the prestigious S.I. Technical Gallery. Newhouse Public Affairs School. She is an active member of the Association of Asian American Journalists.
Weijia Jiang Age
Jiang is 38 years old as of 2021. She was born on June 6, 1983, in Xiamen, China. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of June every year.
Weijia Jiang Height
Jiang stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.71m) tall and weighs 57 kg(127 lbs).
Quick Facts About Weijia Jiang
|Full Name||Weijia Jiang|
|Age||38 years old as of 2021|
|Spouse||Travis Luther Lowe|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Weijia Jiang Family
Jiang was born to Liya Wei and Huade “John” Jiang and at the age of two, immigrated to America with her family. She was raised in Buckhannon, West Virginia, where her parents, now deceased, owned and run the Chinatown Restaurant. However, she has not revealed information about her siblings.
Weijia Jiang Husband
On March 17, 2018, Jiang married Travis Luther Lowe, an executive in Yelp, and a contributor to Democratic Party politicians and campaigns, in Palm Springs, California. Jim Obergefell was in charge of the ceremony, which also included a Chinese tea ceremony. Jiang and Lowe met in college, where they co-hosted a weekly campus television program. Together the couple was blessed with a daughter in December 2018 who they named Frankie Mei.
Weijia Jiang Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS, Jiang earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Weijia Jiang Net Worth
Jiang has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.