The famous American Journalist, Craig Delano Melvin was born on 20th May, 1979 in Columbia South Carolina. He belongs to African American ethnicity. He works as a news respondent for NBC News. He is also anchor at MSNBC. He often works for Lester Hold as a fill in anchor on Weekend Today. The anchor has an astonishing personality and an attractive figure. He has a height of five feet and six inches. Craig is a talented, well informed and skilled anchor who has been able enough to make his name in millionaires. The estimated net worth of Craig Melvin is about $5 millions. His Salary is estimated to be $ 40,000.
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Early Career of Craig Melvin
Craig graduated from the Wofford College with a Bachelors of Art in Government Degree. For the very first time, Craig worked with WIS. Here he was a news reporter as well as an anchor. He worked with the channel from 2001-2008. From 2008-2011 he worked with WRC. Here, he was a weekend news anchor for evening programs. Apart from these, he has worked as a fill-in anchor for many other news channels too. He is currently working with MSNBC, Melvin is said to be one of the talented news anchors associated with MSNBC. This is the reason why many news corporations feel attraction for him. It is not all about his outstanding performance that made him to grab the attention of news industry, the confidence of Craig Melvin needs a special mention. A confidant and often challenging smile on the face is what makes him stand strong in his work.
Career Achievements of Craig Melvin
The career record of Craig Melvin proves him to be a strong journalist. It is because this fame that much about the life of Melvin can be found in the form of his bio on wiki and many other websites. He is in the field from last fifteen years and he was never fired. It is because of his skills, abilities, talent and knowledge along with responsible journalism that made him to get an Emmy Award for reporting in 2006. He was also given the best anchor award by the South Carolina Broadcaster’s Association. The important and mentionable works of Craig also include the coverage of Democratic and Republican Conventions in 2012. Apart from this he also anchored the election night coverage on TVOne in collaboration with NBC News. He also anchored shows about the public interest. Many of these include the Asiana Airlines 214 crash in 2013, West Fertilizer Company’s Plant Explosions, Deadly Tornado in Oklahoma and George Zimmerman’s Trial.
Personal Life of Craig Melvin
Today show anchor Craig Melvin is very blessed in his personal life. Betty and Lawrence are the parents of Melvin. He has two brothers, younger brother is Ryan Melvin and Elder brother is Rev Lawrence Meadows. This bliss can be attributed to his happily married life. The famous anchor Lindsay Czarniak is the wife of Craig. The couple married in 2011. Lindsay is the sports anchor for ESPN and WRC-TV. The couple is blessed with a child in 2014. They currently live in Connecticut.
Last Modified: Apr 6, 2020