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Jaxon Van Derbeken Biography | Wiki

Jaxon Van Derbeken is an American journalist currently working for NBC Bay Area. He joined the team in March of 2016. Jaxon always wanted to report ever since he was ten years old. Before NBC Bay, he worked as a full-time general assignment reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and other local stations in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Jaxon is known for his highly profiled political updates and for delivering the best investigative reports.

Jaxon Van Derbeken Age

Van Derbeken was born around the early 1960s in the upper suburbs of the United States. However, Van Derbeken’s exact date of birth and birthday is still unknown.

Jaxon Van Derbeken Height | Weight

How tall is Jaxon Van Derbeken? Van Derbeken is a middle-aged man with an average body stature who stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches. He also weighs approximately 70 kilograms. Jaxon’s other body measurements are Chest 33 inches, Waist 30 Inches, and biceps 16 inches.

Jaxon Van Derbeken Family and Siblings

Van Derbeken was born to a Native American mother with Irish ancestry and a Scottish-American father. His paternal grandparents are the first generation of Scottish-Americans who liked to farm in the western counties of the United States. Therefore, his father worked on a farm before he moved to the Urbad side and did odd jobs after getting married to his mother.

Jaxon’s mother on the other hand is a retired school teacher who devoted her life to raising her kids in the right and proper manner. However, Van Derbeken has managed to keep the identities of his mother and father away from the public. We will share it once it is available.

Jaxon Van Derbeken Wife

Who is Jaxon Van Derbeken’s Wife? Van Derbeken is happily married to his loving wife. However, he likes to keep his personal life private, hence Jaxon has not yet disclosed the identity of his wife, spouse, or partner. However, we will update this information as soon as possible. Derbeken likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not.

Jaxon Van Derbeken Education

Jaxon finished his early elementary school studies in his hometown. He then graduated from a Private high school before acquiring his master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. In college, he was known for delivering the latest sports updates in the on-campus journalism station and also participating in other charitable events.

Jaxon Van Derbeken NBC Bay Area | Career

Derbeken is an award-winning reporter for NBC Bay Area, with a focus on public safety and enterprise reporting. He reported for the San Francisco Chronicle for nearly 20 years. Leading the paper’s investigative and public safety efforts thus joining NBC Bay Area. Among other very known stories, he has reported the Simpson case, the Rodney Kung beating, O.J., the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple, and the Los Angeles riots, Fajitagate.

Currently, he reported on the ongoing problems with the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge uncovering major infrastructure flaws with the bridge’s construction. Derbeken also took the upper hand in the Chronicle’s coverage of the San Bruno Pipeline Explosion. For which he was awarded Journalist of the Year by the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

He went on to do sizeable interviews and research for the book “Official Negligence,” by former Washington Post reporter Lou Cannon about the LAPD, the beating, and ensuing riots. Prior to joining the San Francisco Chronicle, Jaxon reported on law enforcement for the Los Angeles Daily News where his coverage of the LAPD during the Rodney King beating was recognized by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Derbeken has been acknowledged for his work by several news organizations including, The National Headliner Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press, and the California Newspaper Publishers Association. He acquired his master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

Derbeken Salary

Van is considered to be making around $45,000 to $65,000 annually from his career as a news reporter on NBC Bay Area News. He also made around $100,000 from his previous work with the source media outlet.

Jaxon Van’s Net Worth

Jaxon has an estimated net worth of $1 Million- $5 million. His primary source of wealth and income is undoubtedly considered to be his broadcasting career. Jaxon’s net worth has also been specified according to the number of properties under Jaxon’s name and his current assets.

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