Shawn Yancy Biography
Shawn Yancy is a well-known American News Anchor for WTTG-TV, FOX 5 News in Washington, DC . The Omaha, Nebraska native is the .FOX 5 News at 6 pm, 10 pm co-anchor as well as 11 pm. Before she co-anchored FOX 5 Morning News from 5 to 7 am.
Shawn Yancy Age
Shawn Yancy was born, in Omaha, Nebraska, on 12 October 1987. She is 33 years old as of 2020.
Shawn Yancy Height
- 5 feet 8 inches (1.82 m or 182 cm).
Shawn Yancy Parents
Born and raised by her father Dr. Eric A. and her mother Pamela Yancy in Omaha, Nebraska, Yancy’s father Dr. Eric A. is a pediatrician while her mother, Pamela encourages her in every good she does. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and grew up in Indiana. Her passion for becoming a broadcasting journalist began when she was in third grade. Also, she loved art from childhood, practicing different types of paintings and drawings in contests.
Shawn Yancy Siblings
Yancy has one brother and one sister namely Damion and Erikka.
Shawn Yancy Husband
Yancy is married to Marcus Wiseman. The couple exchanged vows in 1993 in a private ceremony. They are blessed with three children namely, Anthony, Tyson, and Jackson. Yancy resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband, and their three kids. Her husband’s Wiseman is a former football player, and they wedded after years of a romantic relationship and secret affair.
Shawn Yancy Children
Yancy and her husband are parents of their three sons, Anthony Young-Wiseman, Tyson Wiseman, and Jackson Wiseman. Their elder son, Anthony was born on 10 October 1990 and is an American football safety who joined Duke Blue Devils football in 2009.
Their youngest son Jackson appeared on FOX 5 News with his mother during ‘Redskins Game Time’ in October 2014. Yancy and Marcus’ middle son, Tyson, suffered from Asperger’s Syndrome, unfortunately. The couple appreciates their son and addresses that Tyson’s autism spectrum is a gift rather than a disability.
Shawn Yancy Salary
Yancy earns an annual average salary of $52046. This is as per the WTTG-TV FOX 5 anchors salary.
Shawn Yancy Net Worth
Yancy has a net worth that ranges between $100-$1million U.S Dollars. Her career as an anchor is the primary source of her income.
Shawn Yancy Education
Yancy graduated from Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. She later joined Ball State University from where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication.
Shawn Yancy Career
Yancy began working at FOX 5 News team in September 2001. Her second day on the job became her first big story in Washington: The September 11th terrorist attacks. Before joining Fox 5, she was an anchor/reporter for WTAE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh as well as an anchor for WKJG-TV, the NBC affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Shawn Yancy Awards
- 2007, Regional Edward R. Murrow award.
- 2006, Emmy for “Outstanding News Anchor” in Washington.
- Associated Press and Golden Quill awards.