Melanie Hastings Biography
Melanie Hastings is an American award-winning journalist currently working as a News Anchor at NewsChannel 8 and WJLA in Washington DC. She anchors Good Morning Washington at 4:24 AM, Good Morning Washington Express at 6 AM, and co-anchors the Midday Report.
Melanie Hastings Age
Hastings was born on the 9th of May, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is 66 years as of 2021. Hastings celebrates her birthday on the 9th of May every year surrounded by friends and family.
Melanie Hastings Height
Hastings stands and an average height. From her photos, her height goes well with her body weight. However, there are no exact details about her body measurements, hair, and eye color. These details will be updated as soon as they are available.
Melanie Hastings Family
Hastings was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Hasting was born to her parents Jean Athanase Sayegh and Annabell Sayegh. However, there is no further information about her parents. Hastings is very private when it comes to personal matters.
Melanie Hastings Education
Hastings went to the University of Delaware where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications.
Melanie Hastings WJLA
Hastings joined WJLA 24/7 in 1991. She anchors Good Morning Washington at 4:24 AM, Good Morning Washington Express at 6 AM, and co-anchors the Midday Report. Hastings anchored NewsChannel 8’s first newscast when it was launched in 1991.
Prior to joining WJLA, Hastings was working as a News Anchor at WTTV in Indianapolis. She worked in that position for 2 years before leaving in 1991. Hastings began her journalism in 1979 when she joined KTVI-TV in St. Louis. She served as their News Anchor and Reporter for a year.
Hastings later joined WSAZ-TV in Huntington, Charleston, West Virginia as a news anchor and reporter. She worked for the television station for 4 years from 1985 till 1989. Throughout her journalism career, Hastings has won several broadcasting awards and nominations including “Best Public Affairs” by the Associated Press, a commendation from American Women in Radio and Television, and a nomination for a regional Emmy Award.
Melanie Hastings Husband
Hastings is happily married to her husband Edmund Ross WotringJr. The two have been married for about 40 years since April 19, 1980. Together they have two children Allison Stewart Hastings and Edmund Ross III Hastings.
Melanie Hastings Salary
Hasting is one of the best news anchors at WJLA with a very long career. She earns an annual salary in the range of $45, 000 – $110, 000.
Melanie Hastings Net Worth
Hastings has an estimated net worth in the range of $1 million – $3 million. She has earned her wealth from her career as a journalist.