Juju Chang is a well-known Emmy Award-winning journalist, presently serving as the co-anchor of ABC News’s “Nightline”. Moreover, she also reports regularly for “Good Morning America” and “20/20.”
Earlier, prior to joining her current station, she served as a special correspondent and a fill-in anchor for Nightline. She has as well served for two years as an anchor for “Good Morning America” which was a morning news program at ABC News.
Juju Chang Age
Juju Chang was born on Sep 17, 1965, in Seoul, South Korea. She is 55 years old.
Juju Chang Height
Juju stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 4 inches (approximately 1.62 meters)
Juju Chang Family
Chang was born on Sep 17, 1965, in Seoul, South Korea to her loving and devoted father and mother; Okyong Chang and Palki Chang. Her family resettled to Sunnyvale, California, in the United States. She owns an American ethnicity but belongs to the Asian-American ethnicity.
Juju Chang Husband
She is contently married to her supportive and loving husband named Neal B. Shapiro. He is presently the president and CEO of WNET. The duo has been in marriage since they wedded on Dec 2, 1995. Earlier her husband served as the president of NBC News and also the executive producer for Dateline at NBC.
She is a proud mum of her 3 lovely sons. She commenced her motherhood in 2000 when she welcomed her first child, Jared. Three years thereafter she welcomed her second child, Travis in 2003, and thereafter her last born Mason in 2007. More details concerning her kids are unavailable at the moment.
Juju Chang Education
Chang started her High School education at Marian A. Peterson, where she studied for a year prior to transferring to Adrian C. Wilcox High School, where she finally graduated in 1983.
She thereafter decided to pursue her dream career thus she enlisted at Stanford University. At the university, she studied, graduated, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science. While at the university, she was granted the Edwin Cottrell political Science prize.
Juju Chang Salary
She pockets an annual salary of $98,790 and this is in accordance with ABC News analysts’ salaries.
Juju Chang’s Net Worth
Chang has an estimated net worth of $5 Million US dollars. Her career as a news anchor at ABC News is her primary source of income.
Juju Chang Career
She joined ABC News, taking up the role of correspondent for the ABC affiliate NewsOne located in Washington D.C. While operating at NewsOne Juju reported the White House, Capitol Hill, and the United States 1996 presidential election.
In 1998, she went back to World News Tonight, where she reported major stories such as Hurricane George, the anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, and the bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.
Her foremost news anchor position came in 1999 when she hosted “World News Now” early-morning newscasts of ABC News and “World News Now”, which was an overnight news program, and World News This Morning where she covered both national and international news.
Further, in 2009, she contributed reports to ABC’s news magazine 20/20, including a piece on Tanzania’s black market for albino body parts. She has persisted to contribute reports to 20/20 since she joined GMA.
On Nightline, which airs on ABC News, she has covered a broad range of topics including the Heparin tainting case and the in vitro fertilization industry, and has worked as a host on the show’s feature, “Face-Off.
In Mar 2011, ABC News President Ben Sherwood revealed that Juju would be retiring from Good Morning America to take a full-time role on Nightline. On Mar 27, 2014, Chang was named co-anchor of Nightline, replacing Cynthia McFadden, who resigned to join NBC News.