John Yang Bio, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Net Worth, and PBS

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John Yang Biography

A native of Chillicothe, Ohio, United States, John Yang is a famous and popular American news commentator, correspondent, and as of February 2016, a special journalist for the PBS NewsHour.

However, he formerly worked for NBC as a correspondent and commentator, covering issues for all NBC News programming, including NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Today, and MSNBC.

John Yang Age

Yang is  64 years old as of 2022. He was born on 10 February 1958  in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 10 February every year.

John Yang Height

Yang stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) tall. His weight is publicly not available. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.

John Yang Education

Yang attended Western Reserve Academy, a private, coeducational boarding school in Hudson, Ohio, where he graduated in 1975, with a high school diploma. He subsequently joined Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts university in Middletown, Connecticut, where he graduated cum laude in 1980.

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John Yang Family

Yang was born and raised in Chillicothe, Ohio, the United States, to his parents. However, any information regarding his parents is publicly not known. Additionally, he has not shared any information concerning his siblings. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.

John Yang wife

John has however not disclosed any information regarding his current partner thus it is not known whether he is married, dating, or in a relationship. Also, we don’t know his kids. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.

John Yang Net Worth

Yang has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million

John Yang PBS

Yang is an American news journalist, and news anchor presently working at PBS NewsHour, an American evening television news program broadcast. He joined the news network in February 2016. Prior to joining PBS NewsHour, he was a Chicago-based correspondent for NBC News, reporting for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today, and MSNBC.

Before he was assigned to NBC News’ Chicago bureau, he performed at the stations Washington bureau, where he still served as a news correspondent. He joined the NBC News station in January 2007. While working for the station, he was named NBC News White House correspondent, and also covered the 2008 presidential race for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

His first job was working as a reporter with The Boston Globe, where he worked for two years. He later joined Time, an American news publishing company where he operated as a correspondent from 1981 to 1986. He has also been a reporter for The Wall Street Journal publishing company based in New York. Additionally, John was a reporter and editor at The Washington Post Newspaper, where he served for almost 10 years.

While there, he concealed domestic politics, including Congress and the White House. He also directed the coverage of economic policy in the paper’s business section and the political features in the Style section. After leaving The Washington Post Newspaper, John joined ABC News in Washington, where he served as a correspondent.

At the station, he attained popularity after covering the George W. Bush presidential campaign during Republican Party primaries. Additionally, he has served as a Middle East correspondent, where he covered every major development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including suicide bombings and Israeli military operations in Palestinian territories. In addition, he covered the death of Pope John Paul II, working with the ABC News team that also won an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for its coverage of the event.

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