Craig Melvin Biography
This is what yopu need to know about Craig Delano Melvin well known as Craig Melvin. He is a well known broadcast journalist working as an anchor for NBC News and MSNBC. Melvin became a news anchor on NBC’s Today in August 2018, and in October 2018, he became a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.
Craig Melvin Age
Craig Delano Melvin was born on May 20, 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. He is 41 years old as of 2020.
Craig Melvin Height
Melvin stands at a height of 5′ 6½” (1.69 m).
Craig Melvin Parents, Family, and Siblings
Melvin’s parents are Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He has an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows and a younger one, Ryan Melvin.
Craig Melvin Wife
Melvin is married to his wife Lindsay Czarniak since on October 15, 2011. The couple is blessed with two children a son and a girl. Melvin’s wife Lindsay is an American sports anchor and reporter working for Fox Sports as a studio host for NASCAR coverage and a sideline reporter for NFL games. The family lives in Connecticut.
Craig Melvin Children
Melvin and his wife Lindsay have two children, a son named Delano “Del” born in March 2014, and a daughter, Sybil “Sibby” born in November 2016.
Craig Melvin Salary
Melvin recieves an annual salary of $3 million U.S dollars. Credits to his journalist career.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Melvin has a whopping net worth of $6 million. His career as a broadcast journalist is thye primary source of his income.
Craig Melvin Education
Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Melvin studied at Wofford College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. He is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and also has served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State program.
Craig Melvin Career
Melvin first joined NBC-affiliate WIS-TV while still a high school student, working as an “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997. He returned to WIS in July 2001, after his college as a news photographer and producer, but later became a reporter for the station’s morning news team, producing his “Craig Cam” live segments.
Later, he was promoted to news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts before heading the weekday newscasts. In July 2008, Melvin left WIS-TV to join NBC’s owned-and-operated station in Washington, D.C., WRC-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts.
In July 2011, after three years Melvin left WRC-TV and joined MSNBC to become a daytime anchor, while also contributing to NBC News as a reporter.
Melvin was also promoted to weekday news anchor on Today in September In 2018, and formed the cast of hosts heading Today Third Hour in October.