Chris Jansing is professional American broadcasting journalism and a TV personality, which is famous for her works as the senior national correspondent for NBC Network and MSNBC News. To add to it, she is known all over the US for her anchoring work for the “TODAY Show” and the “Night News,” along with Brian Williams, adding to anchoring previously her talk-show and news “Jansing and Company.” Chris has many awards and honors so far for her work as a journalist. From 2014 to 2017, she worked as an NBC News Senior White House Correspondent.
Early Life And Family
Christine’ Chris’ Ann Kapostasy, with her full name, took birth on January 30th1957, in Fairport Harbour, a place in Ohio, happening to be the youngest among twelve children of Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy. Her nationality, as her place of birth shows, is American, and her ethnicity is white. However, she belongs to Hungarian and Slovakian ancestry. She is 66 years old as of 2023 and has not shared more information about her childhood; as a child, she has more interest in journalism.
She enrolled herself at the University Of Otterbein, located in Westerville, in Ohio, and studied pol. Science in that Institute. Anyway, after her volunteering course at her college for their campus radio station, she became quite inclined towards journalism and its world. Thus, she completed her graduation with an honors degree in the year 1978 in broadcasting journalism.
After graduating, Chris kick-started her career for a local cable channel in Columbus, in Ohio, and then moved to Ticonderoga, in New York, to join WIPS radio station. After that, she moved to Albany, in New York, for a job as a general assignment reporter for WNYT television series, broadcasted by NBC. She earned a promotion and became their co-anchor. She covered the 1996 Olympic Park Centennial bombing in place of Atlanta in Georgia, which earned Chris an Emmy Award in the next year. In 1998 June, she moved to join the NBC Network.
Then she worked as an anchor and reporter for the MSNBC channel and as a substitute anchor for the show The Today Show and the Sunday version of NBC Nightly News. Later in 2008, she moved to Los Angeles, where she worked as a field reporter for more than two; in 2010, she again started to work as an anchor. Chris has anchored the 10 am hour MSNBC weekdays show on Jansing and Company along with Richard Lui; he serves as the correspondent and a substitute anchor. The show ended on June 13, 2014, when she was appointed NBC’S Senior White House Correspondent.
Continued Career Successes
She was one of the most prominent journalists of the MSNBC Network, who was daily anchoring their primetime show “MNSBC Live.” She could cover any news topics, from politics to sports to international affairs. Her experience is counted from the Hurricane Katrina attack on September 11th, 2001, to Japan’s nuclear crisis in 2011 March— the nuclear disaster of Fukushima Daiichi. To speak about sports, she has covered one of the most prestigious sports tournaments played all over the USA every year, including NBA and ice hockey.
Chris was named the Senior national correspondent for the MSNBC channel on June 1, 2017. Even after that, he would continue to work as an anchor for the Networking breaking news coverage along with Brian Williams as well as she provided coverage about the White House and Capital Hill. Then Chris announced that she move from MTP Daily to NBC News on May 6, 2022, where she would take over the clot in her hour of MSNBC Reports. On February 13, 2023, she expanded two hours show.
She got married in the early 80s to a chemical laboratory owner, research scientist, and chemist named Robert Jansing, but they faced a divorce after two years. Although she kept using his surname in her professional field and even after their divorce, she kept using it as it is even easier for people to pronounce than her title Kapostasy. After the divorce, Chris is not married to anyone, and she is single as of 2023 because she mainly focuses on developing her journalism career. There are some rumors that Chris was in a relationship with someone. However, the name and other details of the persPerson unknown. Still, Chris has not officially announced anything about the rumors. Also, she did not have children from her marriage.
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Awards and honors of Chris Jansing
Chris Jansing is a famous journalist who earned recognition for her hard work. She won the Emmy award for her reporting and coverage of the Olympic Park Bombing in the Olympic Games held in Atlanta in 1996. New State Broadcasters Association awarded her Best Person for his work in reporting hunger in New York State. In June 2016, Chris was an inductee into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of fame.
Appearance And Net Worth
She is a woman of 64. Her height and weight respectively are 168cm and 67kgs, with vital statistics of 36-28-36. According to liable sources, her net worth is between 8 to 9 million US dollars.
Social Media presences and Interest of Chris Jansing
Jansing is active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On her official Instagram account, Chris has earned more than 99.4 K followers, and he will use to post more of her pictures and videos in it. Her Twitter username is @ChrisJansing, and she has more than 128 K followers and often tweets on it. On Facebook, Chris has more than 43.8 K followers, and she will use to upload more pictures and videos in it. Chris is inactive on social media platforms such as Tik Tok and YouTube.
Chris’s main hobby is cooking, and she likes to cook desserts in her free time, and also she tries recipes and post her cooking pictures on her social media. She loves to read books; her favorite color is blue and green. Italian food is her favorite food.