Janelle Stelson WGAL, Bio, Age, Height, Education, Family, Husband, Children, Salary and Net Worth

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Janelle Stelson Biography

Janelle Stelson is an American journalist who currently serves as a co-anchor at WGAL News 8 since 1997. She covers stories both nationally and internationally at 5:30, 10 on MeTV Susquehanna Valley, WGAL 8.2, and News 8 at 11 each weeknight. Prior to WGAL News 8, she had served as a news anchor at WHP-Tv in Harrisburg especially at 6 p.m and 11 p.m.

She, therefore, started her career in 1992 and as a result, she has afforded to earn several Associated Press awards.

Janelle Stelson Age

She attained 61 years old on May 27 2021 during her birthday, being born on May 27, 1960, in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. She, therefore, belongs to the Gemini zodiac sign.

Janelle Stelson Height

She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches which is approximately 1.65 m.

Janelle Stelson Body Measurements and Weight

She has blonde hair and brown eyes in color. Her body weight and other measurements will be updated if available.

Janelle Stelson Education

She earned a bachelor of arts degree in politics and government from the University of Puget Sound. She thereafter enrolled at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna, Austria where she studied and participated in international politics and advanced German language classes.

Janelle Stelson Family, Siblings

She was born in Fairbanks, Alaska but raised up in Washington, Seattle area. She is the daughter of madam Judith Allen Stelson and late Mr.Jimmie Lee Stelson who was an Alaskan State trooper. Unfortunately, her dad passed away on August 14, 2019, at 86 years old after he suffered from pancreatic cancer.

He was born on April 2, 1933, by his parents Earnest Nathan and Nellie May in Gypsum, Kansas, during the Great Depression. Janelle’s grandmother worked as a secretary in the White House while his grandfather was popularly known as the first ambassador to Australia after the Second World War. She is therefore the firstborn daughter in a family of four daughters.

Janelle Stelson Husband

Janelle had married his soulmate Dr. Steven Houser who was a neurosurgeon at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Lancaster Rehab Hospital. Unfortunately, her husband passed away at 11:07 on January 10, 2016, after he suffered from a brain injury.

Janelle shared the sad news on Facebook that her husband underwent 8 hours of an awake craniotomy at Penn in Philly whereby everyone had hope for the best possible outcome but it was not that easy, he died three months later. Janelle said that she usually misses her husband and she will keep remembering all the joy that Steven brought to her life. They however had no kid.

Janelle Stelson Children

There are no known records of Janelle and her late husband Dr. Steven Houser having any son or daughter.

Janelle Stelson Salary

Janelle earns an average annual salary of $60,609, but the range typically falls between $48,615 and $79,935. This is according to WGAL News 8 in Susquehanna Valley anchor/reporter salaries as of September 27, 2021. However, their salary differs from one journalist to the other mainly depending on the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update her exact salary once it is available

Janelle Stelson Net Worth

Janelle’s net worth reads at $1 Million as of 2021 which she has acquired through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist in institutions she has worked for and also in businesses she has invested in.

Janelle Stelson Career

Her first job was writing speeches at the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C. She therefore

began her journalism career at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, whereby she fulfilled her duties as a general assignment reporter as well as a weather anchor. Later on in the year 1989, she relocated to Miami whereby she joined WPLG-TV, where she was recognized for covering hurricanes, Haitian riots, and also one of the top drug busts in U.S. history. She later went back to the Susquehanna Valley to anchor the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts for WHP-TV in Harrisburg. In addition, she worked with WITF public radio, whereby and anchored “Computer Chronicles” on PBS.

Janelle Stelson WGAL News 8

She has been awarded several Associated Press awards throughout her journalism career.

Janelle Stelson Body measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: Janelle Stelson
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Age: 61 years old as of 2021
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Date of Birth: May 27, 2021
  • Birthday: May 27 every year
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Weight: To be updated
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Husband/Spouse: Dr. Steven Houser
  • Children: To be updated
  • Net Worth: $1 Million as of 2021
  • Salary:  Average annual salary of $60,609

Janelle Stelson Residence

She lives in Camp Hill, Harrisburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania in the United States of America.

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