Jala Washington Biography
Jala Washington is an American anchor and reporter working at KXAN News serving as the weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter. She joined KXAN News in November 2020.
Jala Washington Age
Washington was born on June 7, 1995, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She is therefore 29 years old as of 2024.
Jala Washington Height
Washington stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Jala Washington Family
On December 25, 2022, she posted her great-grandmother, Mae Hammock on her Instagram page celebrating Christmas together at home. Information regarding Washington’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Jala Washington’s Husband
Information about Washington’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Washington is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.
Jala Washington Education
In 2013, Washington joined Ball State University where she attained her Journalism News /Telecommunications and Spanish Linguistics, Broadcast Journalism, and Spanish in 2017.
Jala Washington Career
Washington serves as the weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter at KXAN based in Austin, Texas. On joining KXAN News, she started off by serving as the Hays County Reporter and enclosed several stories in most of the communities around the station. She, later on, started serving as the Austin Capitol correspondent prior to her role as the weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter.
Since joining KXAN News, she enclosed several high-profile stories including the Uvalde mass shooting and the l safety changes at the school after the shooting, the impact to Texas of Roe v. Wade ending, and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Washington previously worked at Sinclair Broadcast Group based in Amarillo, Texas, where she served as a Bilingual multimedia journalist and reporter. During her tenure, she enclosed quite a number of stories including presidential visits, a COVID-19 government shutdown feud, the border immigration crisis, the Aug. 3 Walmart mass shooting, and Black Lives Matter protests.
Prior to Sinclair Broadcast Group, she worked at NewsLink Indiana where she served as an anchor and reporter based in Muncie, Indiana from January 2013 to May 2014. From May 2016 to July 2016, she was an intern at WISH-TV based in Indianapolis, Indiana. She also interned at Sapos Y Princesas from May 2015 to July 2015 based in Madrid, Spain.
Jala Washington Salary
Being one of the top anchors and reporters for KXAN News Washington earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jala Washington’s Net Worth
Washington has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Jala Washington KXAN News
Washington is working at KXAN News where she works alongside other famous KXAN News anchors and reporters including;
- Monica Madden
- Maggie Glynn
- Sally Hernandez
- Tom Miller
- Erica Brennes
- Daniel Marin
- Jennifer Sanders