Craig Melvin Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, MSNBC, Net Worth, and Salary (2024)

Craig Melvin Biography

Craig Melvin is an American Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter working at MSNBC and NBC News. He joined the network in August 2018. He co-hosts “Today Third Hour”.

Craig Melvin Age

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

Craig Melvin Height

Melvin stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 84 kg.

Craig Melvin Family

Melvin is born to Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He has a younger brother, Ryan Melvin, and an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows who died fromcolon cancer on December 9, 2020, at the age of 43.

Craig Melvin Wife

Melvin is married to Lindsay Ann Czarniak who happens to be a sports anchor and reporter for Fox Sports. They tied the knot on October 11, 2011. Together the couple has been blessed with two children, a son named Delano who was born in March 2014, and a daughter named Sybil who was born in November 2016.

Craig Melvin Net Worth

Melvin has an estimated net worth of $9 Million which he has earned throughout his career as an anchor.

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Craig Melvin Salary

Melvin earns an annual salary ranging from $3 Million.

Craig Melvin Career

Melvin serves at MSNBC and NBC News as a co-host of “Today Third Hour”. He has been co-hosting the show since October 2018 – he became a permanent co-host in January 2019. He began as a daytime news anchor on NBC, where he hosted “Today” and contributed to NBC News as a reporter. Melvin covered MSNBC TV One’s Election Night, the national conventions for the Republican and Democratic parties in partnership with NBC News.

In December 2012, he covered the Sandy Hook shootings, and the shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014, in September he covered the murder of Hannah Graham, the Charleston church shooting as well as the death of Freddie Gray in June 2015, the mass shooting of Dallas police officers in July 2016, he covered the Moore tornado in May 2013, he also covered the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the George Zimmerman trial in July. Additionally, in August 2016 he was among the NBC reporters covering the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Furthermore, he was able to succeed José Díaz-Balart as the anchor of MSNBC Live.

In February 2018, he reported for NBC from Pyeongchang County on the coverage of the Winter Olympics. Later on, in September, he was promoted to weekday news anchor on Today and he formed the cast of hosts heading Today’s Third Hour in October. He also had the privilege of co-hosting NBC’s annual broadcast of the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in December 2020.

Before joining the NBC network, he worked for Washington, D.C.’s NBC-owned-and-operated station, WRC-TV, as a weekend evening news anchor. He departed from WRC in July 2011.While in high school, he joined NBC affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina where he worked from 1995 to 1997 as an “Our Generation Reporter”. He serves as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State program and is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

In July 2001, he relocated back to WIS where he was able to secure a job as a producer and news photographer. Later on, he became a reporter for the station’s morning news team whereby he produced his “Craig Cam” live segments. Not long after he was promoted to being a news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts before heading the weekday newscasts.

While he was at WIS-TV, he created several series that covered issues affecting the homeless in Columbia and education, among many others. He left WIS-TV in July 2008 and joined WRC-TV. When coming to his education, he attended Wofford College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government in 2001.

Craig Melvin MSNBC

Melvin is working at MSNBC where he works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;

  1. Lawrence O’Donnell
  2. Kelly O’Donnell
  3. Kristen Welker
  4. Peter Alexander
  5. Kasie Hunt
  6. Monica Alba
  7. Carol Lee
  8. Garret Haake
  9. Savannah Guthrie
  10. Marrianna Sotomayor
  11. Mike Memoli
  12. Steve Patterson
  13. Morgan Radford
  14. Lester Holt
  15. Geoff Bennett
  16. Steve Schmidt

Craig Melvin Social Media Platforms

Melvin is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 137k followers on Twitter, over 284k followers on Instagram, and over 100k followers on Facebook.

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