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Shawn Yancy Biography

A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Shawn Yancy is an American news anchor and broadcast journalist. Yancy is an anchor for WTTG-TV, Fox 5 News in Washington, D.C. She co-anchors Fox 5 News at 6 pm, 10 pm, and 11 pm.

Previously Shawn co-anchored Fox 5 Morning News from 5 am to 7 am. Yancy joined Fox 5 News team in September 2001. During her second day at work turned out to be her first big story in Washington: The September 11th terrorist attacks. In 2006, Shawn was awarded an Emmy for “Outstanding News Anchor”.

In 2007, Yancy was awarded a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for an investigative series on The Asbestos Problems inside the National Institutes of Health. Shawn has been honored with various Associated Press and Golden Quill awards for her reporting on breaking news.

Shawn Yancy Age and Birthday

The American-born journalist, Yancy, was born on October 12th, 1987 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Shawn is 33 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on October 12th every year.

Shawn Yancy Height and Weight

Shawn measures a standing height of 5 feet 8 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.82 meters. Her weight and other body measurements are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.

Shawn Yancy Photo
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Shawn Yancy Family, Parents, and Siblings

Yancy is the loving daughter of Dr. Eric A., her father, and Pamela Yancy her mother. Her father is a pediatrician while her mother is a loving mother who offers motivation to Shawn whenever she is down. There is no known information about her having siblings. This information is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Shawn Yancy Dating, Husband and Children

The American journalist, Yancy, is the wife of Marcus Wiseman. The lovely couple got married in 1993 in a private ceremony. The couple has been blessed with three children namely; Anthony, Tyson, and Jackson. Shawn resides with her family in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. Marcus is a former football player, and they wedded after years of a romantic relationship and secret affair.

Shawn Yancy Education and Career

Education

Shawn graduated from Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Yancy later joined Ball State University from where she graduated with a Bachelors’s Degree in telecommunications.

Career

In September 2001, Shawn began working at Fox 5 News team. During her second day at work turned out to be her first big story in Washington: The September 11th terrorist attacks. In 2006, Shawn was awarded an Emmy for “Outstanding News Anchor”. Prior to joining Fox 5 News channel, Yancy was an anchor for WTAE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh. She was also an anchor for WKJG-TV, the NBC affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Shawn Yancy Net Worth and Salary

Yancy has been made a great fortune from his journalism career. Her annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.

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