Weijia Jiang Biography and Wiki
Weijia Jiang is a renowned Chinese American television journalist and reporter based in Washington D.C. and has served as the senior White House Correspondent for CBS News since July 2018.
Weijia Jiang Age and Birthday
Jiang was born on June 6, 1983, in Xiamen, Fujian, China. She is 39 years old. Her birth sign is Gemini. She was raised in Buckhannon, West Virginia when her parents immigrated there when she was two years old.
Weijia Jiang Height and Weight
Jiang stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall and weighs around 60 Kg (132. lbs).
Weijia Jiang Family| Parents
Jiang was born in Xiamen, Mainland China to her parents Liya Wei(mother) and Huade “John” Jiang(father).
Weijia Jiang Education
After graduating from high school, Weijia attended the College of William & Mary and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a minor in Chemistry. Jiang then advanced her studies at Syracuse University earning a Master’s in broadcast journalism in 2006.
Weijia Jiang’s Husband and Children
Jiang is happily married to her husband Travis Luther Lowe, an executive at Yelp and a donor to Democratic Party candidates and causes, in Palm Springs, California. The two met in college where they co-hosted a weekly campus television show and got married on March 17, 2018, in a beautiful wedding that also featured a Chinese ceremony.
The couple is blessed with two children, their firstborn daughter Frankie Mei (born on December 24, 2018), and their second-born son named Jack Li (born on May 2020). The family currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Weijia Jiang Heart Sugery| Scar| Injury
Jiang has no scar on her chest and there is no evidence of her undergoing surgery.
Weijia Jiang Career| CBS White House Correspondent
Jiang developed an interest in journalism at the age of 13 and started her journalism career professionally after graduating from college and was a reporter for WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. Between 2008 and 2012, she worked at WJZ-TV, Baltimore, and then joined WCBS-TV, New York as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor until 2015.
Jiang then became a correspondent for Newspath, the 24-hour newsgathering service for CBS News based in Washington D.C., where she covered major political stories. In 2018, Jiang became a senior CBS News correspondent for the White House and traveled with President Donald Trump on many occasions including on-board Air Force One.
However, there are controversial moments between Jiang and Donald Trump. The former president told Jian to “Ask China” after questioning him about the COVID-19 testing program during his May 11 press briefing. Moreover, Weijia is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Weijia Jiang’s Awards
She received RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award for her reporting, “Gone But Not Forgotten” during her tenure at WBOC-TV, Salisbury, Maryland.
Also won Outstanding Feature/Human Interest for her reporting “Gone But Not Forgotten (Hooper’s Island)” by Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters’ Association Contest Awards.
Weijia Jiang Salary
Being a Senior White House correspondent, Jiang receives an average annual salary of about $100,000.
Weijia Jiang’s Net Worth
Jiang has an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million as of 2023. She has earned her wealth from her successful career as a journalist.