Chris Jansing

#117495
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
30, 1957
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Before becoming NBC News' Senior White House Correspondent in 2014, she hosted the MSNBC news program Jansing and Company; substitute- anchored both NBC Nightly News and The Today Show; and worked for many years as a reporter and anchor for Albany, New York's WNYT station.

Before Fame

After graduating from Otterbein College with a degree in broadcast journalism, she accepted early-career positions at a Columbus, Ohio television station and a Ticonderoga, New York radio station.

Trivia

While working for WNYT, she became known for her New York Emmy-winning coverage of the 1997 Olympics bombing incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

Family Life

The last of twelve children born to Joseph and Tilly Kapostasy, she spent her youth in Fairport Harbor, Ohio. Her marriage to chemist Robert Jansing began in 1982 and later ended in divorce.

Associated With

She and Chuck Todd both worked as White House correspondents for the NBC network.