Who is Chanteé Lans?
Chanteé Lans works as a reporter at WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News. Before joining WABC-TV in November 2021, Lans was an employee at KTBS-TV where she served as an evening anchor and investigative reporter. Prior to that, she was a General Assignment Reporter at CBS.
She is a recipient of several journalism awards notably; a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Radio Television Digital News Association’s Michele Clark Fellowship.
Not enough, Lans has also been nominated for two New England Emmy Awards. She has won the trust of viewers for her storytelling skills and ability to adapt to new environments.
Chanteé Lans Education
Lans is a well-educated lady. She holds a Master of Arts in Global Development and Social Justice from St. John’s University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Temple University.
Chanteé Lans Age and Height
Lans was born in Brooklyn and raised in Long Island, New York. She celebrates her birthday on the 29th of September every year. Talking of her measurements, Chantee stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Chanteé Lans Husband
Lans is possibly single. She has not revealed the specifics of her husband and she prefers to keep her personal details away from mainstream media. It is also not known whether or not she has children of her own.
Chanteé Lans Salary and Net Worth
The WABC-TV earns a salary that ranges between $54,637 – $96,567 and she has built a net worth of $900,000 over the years that she has worked as a journalist. Her wages have provided her with a stable source of income.
Chanteé Lans Channel 7 Eyewitness News
Lans has won several awards because of her journalism skills. She currently works as the Long Island correspondent for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News. She was once writing articles for the New York Times.
Before joining her current station, Lans worked as an investigative reporter and evening anchor at the ABC affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her resume indicates that she also served as a general assignment reporter at KYW-TV CBS Philadelphia and at WBZ-TV CBS Boston.
She came to WBZ after working as a reporter for WPRI-TV and its sister station, WNAC-TV, both CBS and FOX affiliates in Providence, Rhode Island.
Lans formerly worked as a reporter and producer for WAPT-TV ABC 16 in Jackson, Mississippi, and as a national desk broadcast associate for CBS News in New York.
Throughout her career, she has conducted exclusive interviews with newsmakers in the country. For instance, she has U.S. president, Joe Biden.
She has also covered national events such as the Boston Marathon bombings, the arrest and murder trial of New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, the Philadelphia Eagles’ historic first-ever Super Bowl victory, and the arrest and subsequent release of rapper Meek Mill, which sparked criminal justice reform in Pennsylvania and across the country.
In one of the most memorable instances in her career, Lans was among the few journalists who were selected by the Radio Television Digital News Association to travel to the NATO headquarters and the European Union in Brussels, Belgium as a fellow of the RIAS German/American Exchange Program.
Later, she was a founding member and the first president of the Southern New England Association of Black Journalists, which was the first tri-state branch of NABJ. It was honored with the NABJ Professional Chapter of the Year title in 2015.