Who is Jane Wells?
Jane Wells is an American broadcaster. She covers business stories in the country, people who are in question for their success, and other related stories. In addition to that, Jane publishes articles for CNBC.com and contributes whenever necessary to radio stations.
She began her career with CNBC more than 20 years ago, having previously covered news that revolved around the California economy, West Coast real estate, and Las Vegas trends in addition to retail, agriculture, and defense.
Jane Wells Age
Wells was born in Los Angeles, California, USA, on the 31st of March 1961. She is currently 62 years old.
Jane Wells Height
The CNBC journalist stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Jane Wells Education
Wells graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and philosophy.
Jane Wells CNBC
Jane contributes to CNBC and CNBC.com’s breaking news coverage by creating features, special stories, and content. She worked for CNBC as a reporter for over 20 years before embarking on her current role.
Wells worked as a senior correspondent for CNBC’s “Upfront Tonight” throughout her tenure with the network. She also developed a companion podcast and contributed to the creation of the CNBC Make It series “Strange Success.”
She worked as a reporter for WNBC, New York, the flagship television station of NBC, in Los Angeles, and as a journalist for Fox News Channel before coming to CNBC. Throughout her career, she has worked as a reporter for KTTV in Los Angeles, WTVJ in Miami, and KOB in Albuquerque.
One of her most memorable events happened while she was working for KTTV. She investigated the story of gangs endangering locals in the notorious Watts’ Imperial Courts housing project in 1989. A gang member brandishing a gun threatened her and her cameraman and they managed to make a narrow escape.
The broadcast of the event aimed to help people understand the difficulties faced on a daily basis by those residing in inner-city public housing developments.
Wells once claimed that documenting Mother Teresa’s death was her most exciting assignment. She remembers going to an Indian leprosy colony after the death of the Roman Catholic nun.
Wells has garnered multiple awards for her work, including a Peabody Award and a DuPont Award in 1992 for her involvement in covering the Rodney King trial live. Her investigative reporting garnered her a Los Angeles Emmy Award the same year.
Is Jane Wells Married?
Wells is a married woman but she has not revealed the specifics of her husband. All we know for sure is that she and her husband are blessed with two children and they currently reside in her native hometown, Los Angeles, California.
What is Jane Wells’ Salary?
Jane earns a salary that ranges between $76,637 – $153,637. Her job at CNBC serves as her primary source of income. Jane has created a sustainable livelihood thanks to her career which spans over three decades.
What is Jane Wells’ Net Worth?
Wells has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She has built her wealth primarily from her career as a journalist. She has been able to create a stable source of income from her job at CNBC.