Weijia Jiang Bio – CBS News, Wikipedia, Age, Biography, Pictures, WCBS
Weijia Jiang Birthday / Age / Date of Birth
June 1983. As of 2019, she is around 36 years old.
Marriage & Wedding / Husband / Dating / Boyfriend
Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
Weijia Jiang sounds completely Asian, doesn’t it? Well, Weijia is definitely one by birth. Yet, it has been very easy for her to adapt to the American way of life. This is because her family immigrated to foreign shores when she was just a child.
Family Background :
- Weijia is a native of Xiamen in China.
- Her family moved to West Virginia in the U.S., when she was just two years old.
- She is bilingual as she speaks fluent Chinese, as well as English.
- After completing high school, Weijia joined The College of William and Mary.
- She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy in 2005.
- Thereafter, she applied for a Master of Science (M.S.) degree at Syracuse University.
- She received her degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2006.
- The Professional Gallery at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications inducted her into their prestigious ranks, in 2012.
Salary, Net Worth & Career :
- Weijia forayed into the world of reporting at the tender age of 13. Channel One News in Los Angeles, hired her as a student anchor and reporter.
- While completing her graduation at Syracuse University, she took up the role of reporter for WBRE-TV in Scranton at Pennsylvania.
- However, her reporting base remained Washington D.C.
- Weijia linked up with WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland, in 2006 & was their reporter, right up to 2008.
- Next, she took up a job with WIZ-TV, in Baltimore. She was their general assignment reporter from June 2008 until June 2012.
- Weijia’s next halt was WCBS-TV in the Greater New York City area. As a general assignment reporter, she covered all kinds of stories.
- She covered the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, wherein a trigger-happy individual killed several kindergarten kids.
- She also covered Super Storm Sandy and the bombings that occurred at the Boston Marathon.
- Currently, Weijia is with the same establishment, that is, WCBS-TV. However, she is working as a correspondent for CBS Newspath.
- She received this new designation in July 2015, after which she covered the US Presidential campaign in 2016.
Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :
- Apart from her passion for reporting about exciting events directly from the field, Weijia loves writing feature-news.
- She admits to being a champion at charades and consuming chocolates!
- Although not a great singer, she admits to eternal hope to be one in the future!
- She is a good amateur dancer.
- Weijia admits that she is a foodie at heart.
- She is interested in causes that concern children, education, economic empowerment, civil rights and social action.
- Her close association with the political arena has led to a keen interest in politics.
- She also loves to participate in anything, which involves the arts and culture arena.
Weijia is an inspiring example of how to make one’s dreams come true! She has achieved much at a young age. Her diligence, determination, liveliness and intelligence have taken her to the top.
Currently Not Married.