Jawan Strader Biography
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Jawan Strader is an Emmy award-winning journalist working as co-anchors NBC 6 News, weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. with Jackie Nespral.
Strader is also the host of Voices with Jawan Strader. This is a community affairs show dedicated to the black community and the disenfranchised.
He is also a motivational speaker. He has inspired students and employees from different businesses across South Florida to believe in themselves and overcome obstacles.
In addition, Jawan is a strong believer in mentoring and helping others. “He credits his mother with laying a strong foundation as a single-parent to make sure he overcame obstacles.”
He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism and speech communications.
Jawan Strader NBC 6
Strader works as a co-anchor of NBC 6 News, weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. with Jackie Nespral. He also the host of Voices with Jawan Strader, a community affairs show dedicated to the black community and the disenfranchised.
According to his bio on nbcmiami.com, Strader has more than 20 years of experience in journalism. He has covered some of the biggest and most impactful stories that have touched South Florida and the country.
Strader previously worked at WTVJ/NBC 6 in 2012. Prior to joining WTVJ, he worked at the local CBS affiliate. There, he was a weekend anchor, 10 p.m. anchor, and morning anchor, and hosted a community affairs show.
Jawan Strader Age
Strader was born on November 15, 1971. He is 49 years old as of 2020.
Jawan Strader Family – Mother/ Siblings
Strader was brought up by a single mother. As a strong believer in mentoring, he credits his mother with laying a strong foundation as a single-parent to make sure he overcame obstacles.
At the moment there is no more information about his mother. It is also not known whether he has any siblings or not. He has amanged to live a very private family life.
Jawan Strader Wife and Children
Strader is married to his wife, Yolanda. The couple has two children; Sienna and Bryson. At the moment, there is no more information available about Jawan’s wife and children.
Jawan Strader Salary
It is not know how much Strader earns as a co-anchor of NBC 6 News, weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. His net worth is under review.
Jawan Strader Awards
- In 2016, Strader received the Media Excellence award from CCNN Live for Best News Anchor.
- In 2018, he received an Emmy Award for his anchoring of the heartbreaking Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. As well as for his anchoring of the Hollywood Hills nursing home tragedy where 12 seniors died after Hurricane Irma.
Also in 2018, Miami New Times recognized Jamal as the Best News Anchor.