Craig Melvin Biography
The Columbia, SC native Craig Delano Melvin, is a well-known journalist and news anchor who is currently working at NBC News and MSNBC. Melvin became a news anchor on NBC’s Today in August 2018 and in October 2018, he was made a co-host of Today Third Hour before becoming permanent in January 2019.
Craig Melvin Age
Melvin was born on May 20, 1979 in Columbia, SC, United States.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Melvin has an estimated net worth of $3 million U.S dollars, and recieves an annual salary of $ 40,000 Thousand U.S dollars. Credits to his career as an anchor which has made him accumulate such a net worth.
Craig Melvin Wife
Melvin is married a married man to his beatiful wife Lindsay Czarniak, then-ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter. The couple tied the knot on October 15, 2011 and the reside in Connecticut. Together they are parents of a son Delano “Del” born in March 2014 and a daughter, Sybil “Sibby” born in November 2016.
Craig Melvin Early Life and Education
Born in Columbia, South Carolina, Craig is a son to Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Wofford College.
He has a younger brother, called Ryan Melvin and an older brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows. Melvin is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and also has served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State program.
Craig Melvin Career
During the Republican and Democratic National conventions in 2012, Melvin anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the convention and also TVOne’s Election Night coverage in partnership with NBC News. He often anchors topical matters of public interest.
Some of the Melvin’s notable works is the coverage of Asiana Airlines 214 crash July 2013; the George Zimmerman trial; the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012; the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, in May 2013 and the West Fertilizer Company plant explosion in April 2013.
- 2001–2008: WIS anchor and reporter, Columbia, S.C.
- 2008–2011: WRC-TV 6 PM and 11 PM Weekend news anchor, Washington, D.C.
- 2011–present: NBC News/MSNBC
- 2011–2014: MSNBC Live weekend anchor
- 2012–present: NBC News correspondent
- 2015–2018: Weekend Today co-anchor
- 2016–present: MSNBC Live anchor
- 2016–present: Dateline Extra Anchor
- 2017: Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly correspondent
- 2018–present: Today news anchor, Today Third Hour host