Craig Melvin Bio, Age, Family, Height, Career, Wife, Book, Salary

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Craig Melvin Biography

Craig Melvin is an American broadcast journalist and author currently working as a news anchor and reporter at NBC News and MSNBC. He joined NBC’s Today in August 2018 then later in October, he became the co-host of Today Third Hour.

Graig became a permanent news anchor in January 2019. He became a correspondent at Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly in 2017. Since 2016, Melvin has been anchoring the Dateline Extra show.

Craig Melvin Age

Melvin was born on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina. He is 42 years old as of 2021. Craig celebrates his birthday on the 20th of May every year.

Craig Melvin Height

Melvin Stands at an approximated height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.69 meters. He weighs about 84kgs. There is no further information about his body measurements.

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Craig Melvin Family

Melvin’s middle name is Delano. He was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. His parents are Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He was raised together with his two siblings Ryan Melvin and half-brother Rev. Lawrence Meadows. His half-brother Rev Laurence died on December 9, 2020, from colon cancer. He was 43 at the time of his death.

Craig Melvin Education

Melvin went to Wofford College where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in government. He is a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. In addition, Craig served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State Program.

Craig Melvin Career

Melvin is currently the news anchor at NBC News and MSNBC. He joined NBC’s Today in August 2018 then later in October, Craig became the co-host of Today Third Hour. Melvin became a permanent news anchor in January 2019.

Prior to his current position, he served as a news anchor at WRC-TV. Melvin joined the news Station in 2018. He was responsible for anchoring the weekend evening newscasts. Craig began his journalism career at WIS while still in high school working as a reporter.

In July 2001 after graduating from college, he returned to WIS as a news photographer and producer. In addition, he produced his own live segment called Craig Cam. Melvin was later promoted to anchor the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts before heading the weekday newscasts.

During his time on NBC and MSNBC, Craig has covered multiple stories including the national conventions for the Republican and Democratic parties, the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012, and the Moore tornado in May 2013 among other major stories.

Craig Melvin Wife

Melvin is a happily married man. He is married to Lindsay Czarniak who’s also a journalist. They tied the knot on October 15, 2011. The two have two children; daughter Sybil born in November 2016 and son Delano born in March 2014.

Lindsay Czarniak

Is an American sports news anchor and reporter currently working for Fox Sports as a studio host. The 43-year-old was previously working for ESPN as a Sports center anchor. Prior to that, she served 6 years as a reporter at WRC-TV.

Craig Melvin Book

Aside from being a broadcast journalist, Craig is also an author. He has written to books; The Belle Hotel which was published in 2019 and Pops: Learning to be a Son and a Father published in 2021.

Craig Melvin Salary

Melvin is amongst the highest-paid news anchor at NBC and MSNBC earning an annual salary of $3 million. He is one of the top-rated journalists with a long successful career.

Craig Melvin Net Worth

Melvin has an estimated net worth of $9 million. He has been able to create his wealth from his career as a broadcast journalist.

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