Craig Melvin Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, NBC News, Wife, Children, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Craig Melvin Profile

Craig Melvin is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and MSNBC. Moreover, in August 2018, he became a news anchor on NBC’s Today and, in October 2018, a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.

Craig Melvin Age

Melvin is 45 years old as of 2024. He was born on 20th May 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on the 20th of May every year.

Craig Melvin Height

He stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Craig Melvin Education

Melvin earned a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Government from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Craig Melvin Family

Melvin was born in Columbia, South Carolina, he is the son of Lawrence and Betty Melvin. Additionally, he has a younger brother, Ryan Melvin, and an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows, who passed on from colon cancer on 9th December 2020 at the age of 43.

In 2001, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Wofford College. He is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and also served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State Program.

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Craig Melvin Wife

Melvin is happily married to his loving wife Lindsay Czarniak who is a former WRC-TV sports reporter. The couple tied the knot on 15th October 2011, together they have a son Delano who was born in March 2014, and a daughter Sybil who was born in November 2016.

Additionally, the family resides in Connecticut, Lindsay was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Her father, Chet Czarniak, spent 17 years working in a local newspaper’s sports department. She is an American sports anchor and reporter. Moreover, she currently works for Fox Sports as a sideline reporter for NFL games.

Craig Melvin Children

They are dad and mom to a son named Delano, born in March 2014, and a daughter named Sybil, born in November 2016. The circle of relatives currently is living in Connecticut, while Lindsay hails from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Craig Melvin Career

Melvin joined NBC affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina as a high school student, working as an “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997. After college, he returned to WIS in July 2001 as a news photographer and producer before becoming a reporter for the station’s morning news team.

Producing his ” Craig Cam” live segments. Later, he was promoted to a news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscast before heading the weekday newscasts. Additionally, at WIS-TV, Melvin created several series that covered issues affecting education and the homeless in Columbia, among others.

Melvin left WIS-TV to join NBC’s owned and operated station in Washington, D.C., WRC-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening newscast in July 2008. Three years later, in July 2011, Melvin departed WRC-TV for MSNBC to become a daytime anchor, while also contributing to NBC News as a reporter.

In 2012, Melvin anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the national conventions for the Republican and Democratic parties. As well as TV One’s Election Night coverage, in partnership with NBC News.

Craig Melvin MSNBC

Moreover, in 2015, he covered the Charleston church shooting as well as the death of Freddie Gray in June. Furthermore, in 2016, Melvin covered the mass shooting of Dallas police officers in succeeded José Díaz-Balart as an anchor of MSNBC Live, which would become MSNBC Reports.

In 2017, Melvin hosted his true crime series Dateline: Secrets Uncovered. It premiered on Oxygen on the 21st of July. In 2018, Melvin reported from Pyeongchang County for NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in February.

He was also promoted to weekday news anchor on Today in September and formed the cast of hosts heading Today’s Third Hour in October. Moreover, in December 2020, Melvin co-hosted NBC’s annual broadcast of the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. In March 2022, Melvin announced he would be leaving his hour of MSNBC Reports to focus on Today.

Craig Melvin Salary

He has an estimated annual salary of $ 3 million from his career.

Craig Melvin Net Worth 

Melvin has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 9 million to $ 15 million earned from his career as a broadcast journalist and anchor.

Craig Melvin Social Media Platforms

Melvin is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 158.3k followers on Twitter, 359K followers on Instagram, and 127k followers on Facebook.


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