Craig Melvin is an American journalist who is an anchor and news correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. He has joined NBC’s Today since August 2018.
Craig Melvin and his birth and childhood
Craig Melvin was born on 20 May 1979 as Craig Delano Melvin. He is aged 39 years now and his birthplace was Columbia in South Carolina. His parents are Betty and Lawrence Melvin. His younger brother is Ryan and his older brother is Rev. Lawrence Meadows. He holds an American nationality. His ethnicity is African-American.
He was a student of Wofford College and graduated with a BA in Government from there.
Craig Melvin and his career, salary, and net worth
Craig had in the year 2012 anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the conventions held by the Democrats and the Republicans. He was also covering the night part of the election news for the fans of NBC News.
Craig brings out topics of general public interest and anchors the programs related to them. In July 2013 when the Asiana Airlines 214 crash happened, he had covered that news. The other major events which he covered were the deadly tornado that hit Moore in Oklahoma, the George Zimmerman trial, the December 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, and the 2013’s West Fertilizer Company plant explosion.
Craig was with WIS as a reporter and anchor from 2001 to 2008. He was the anchor for the 6 PM and the 11 PM news programs on WRC. This he anchored from 2008 to 2011. In 2011, he was recruited by MSNBC and has been working for them since.
Craig earns a decent annual salary in the capacity of a news reporter and correspondent. His exact salary has not been disclosed but his net worth is $ 3 million.
For his excellent reporting, Craig received am Emmy award in the year 2006.
Craig Melvin and his personal life-children, wife, girlfriend, relationships
Craig is a married man. His wife is Lindsay Czarniak. She is a ESPN sports anchor and a former WRC-TV sports reporter. Craig had also worked for WRC TV and it seems that the couple met there. They got married on 15 October 2011.
The couple is happy together and reside in Connecticut now. They have two children. The eldest is a son named Delano and he was born in 2014. Delano also happens to be the middle name of Craig. Their second child is a daughter named Sibby and she was delivered on 6 November 2016.
Craig’s height is 6 feet and his weight is 84 kg. His other body measurements are missing. He had black hair and eyes.
He has an Instagram account with 66.1k followers on it. On his Twitter handle, he has 57.7k subscribers. Craig is always an inspiring person. When he got the job on Today, he tweeted excitedly:
“Dreams come true. So excited to join the @TODAYshow family.”
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