Who is Craig Melvin?
Craig Melvin is an American journalist working as ‘Today’ National Correspondent for NBC News and News Reporter/Anchor for MSNBC. He began his career as a high school student at NBC affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina, where he worked as an “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997.
Craig Melvin Age
Melvin is 43 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.
Craig Melvin Height
Melvin stands at an average height of 6 feet with a moderate weight of 84 Kg.
Craig Melvin Parents
Melvin was born to Lawrence Melvin and Betty Melvin. He was brought up alongside his two siblings, his brother namely Ryan Melvin being the younger one.
Rev. Lawrence Meadows, his second older half-brother, died on December 9, 2020, at the age of 43 after battling colon cancer.
Melvin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Wofford College.
Craig Melvin Wife
Melvin is married to Lindsay Czarniak. They married on October 15, 2011, in the presence of family and close friends. Lindsay is a former sports anchor for ESPN and WRC-TV.
Craig Melvin Salary 2022
Melvin earns an annual salary of up to $3 million. He works as a Correspondent for NBC News and News Reporter/Anchor for MSNBC NBC 4.
Craig Melvin Net Worth | How Rich is Melvin?
Melvin has an estimated net worth of $9 million. His main source of income comes from his career as a journalist.
Craig Melvin NBC
Melvin began his career as a high school student at NBC affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina, where he worked as an “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997.
Soon after graduation, he decided to return to WIS in July 2001 as a news photographer and producer before landing a role as a reporter for the channel’s morning news team, where he produced his “Craig Cam” live pieces.
He was eventually advanced to a news anchor for the weekend morning and evening newscasts before taking over the weekday newscasts. Melvin departed WIS-TV in July 2008 to work for NBC’s affiliated station in Washington, D.C., WRC-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts.
He left WRC-TV in July 2011 to join MSNBC as a daytime anchor, while still making contributions to NBC News as a reporter. He co-anchored MSNBC’s broadcast of the Republican and Democratic political conventions in 2012.
Melvin co-hosted NBC’s annual presentation of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting in December 2020. He stated in March 2022 that he will be quitting his hour of MSNBC Reports to focus on Today.
Craig Melvin Neck Surgery
Melvin is reported to have undergone neck surgery. However, we are yet to verify these reports. This section is under review and we shall update it as we learn more about the surgery.
Why is Craig Melvin leaving?
Melvin stated in March 2022 that he will be quitting his hour of MSNBC Reports to focus on Today.
Which College did Craig Melvin Attend?
Melvin attended Wofford College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government.