Janelle Stelson Bio, Age, Height, WGAL, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Janelle Stelson Bio, Wiki

Janelle Stelson is an American Anchor working with WGAL in Lancaster, Pennsylvania as the co-anchor of the weekday at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. She has been working with this station since 1997.

Janelle Stelson Age

Stelson is 62 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 27, 1960, in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States and celebrates her birthday on the 27th of March every year.

Janelle Stelson Height

Stelson stands at an approximate height of  5 feet 6 inches.

Janelle Stelson Education

Stelson attended the University of Puget Sound where she graduated with a degree in Politics and Government. Later on, she also studied at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna, Austria, where she studied international politics and advanced German language.

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Janelle Stelson Work Experience

Stelson is an Emmy award-winning anchor working at WGAL as the co-anchor of the weekday at 4 p.m, 5:30 p.m, and 11 p.m. While working at WGAL, her broadcast experience include covering stories both internationally and nationally. She secured her first job at the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C where she wrote speeches. Stelson started her journalism career at  WHTM-TV in Harrisburg where she served as a weather anchor and reporter.

She relocated to Miami in 1989, where she worked at WPLG-TV while she was at the station, she covered everything from one of the biggest drug busts in U.S. history, hurricanes, to Haitian riots. Later on, she came back to Susquehanna Valley and worked at WHP-TV in Harrisburg as the 6 and 11 p.m anchor. In addition, she worked at WITF public radio, anchored “Computer Chronicles” on PBS, and hosted a statewide public television broadcast with the governor of Pennsylvania.

Fairbanks, Alaska is her native home and she was brought up in the Seattle area of Washington state. Over the years, a number of her most notable stories include; flying over the still-smoldering twin towers in New York City in an open military helicopter after the September 11th attacks, to deliver supplies, a Lancaster County General who was in charge of the NATO Peacekeeping forces there. and traveling to Kosovo to chronicle the PA National Guard’s involvement. In addition, she enjoys politics and has covered every US President from Jimmy Carter.

Furthermore, her favorite interviews are with; Paul McCartney, President Joe Biden during the coronavirus pandemic, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, presidential contender John McCain, and   U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. In addition, Stelson is devoted to the community by speaking to many groups, being a member of the board of directors for the Humane League of Lancaster County, working with the American Cancer Society and American Red Cross, and other organizations. In addition, she has been named on many occasions as the Best News Anchor on the annual reader poll for Senior News of Dauphin County and Lancaster County.

Janelle Stelson Net Worth

In Stelson’s career as an anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Janelle Stelson Salary

Stelson receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Janelle Stelson Parents and Siblings

Stelson’s grandfather is in the diplomatic corps, after serving in the FBI while her grandmother worked in the White House.  Her later father, Jimmie Lee Stelson, and mother, Judith Allen Stelson worked on campaigns in Washington State.

Janelle’s father was an Alaskan State trooper who passed on August 14, 2019, at the age of 86, as a result of pancreatic cancer at home in Bremerton, Washington. Jim was born on April 2, 1933, to his father Earnest Nathan, and his mother, Nellie May in Gypsum, Kansas, during the Great Depression. Janelle was brought up with her three sisters and is the eldest.

Janelle Stelson Husband/ Spouse

Stelson is a widow. She was married to the later Dr. Steven Houser, who was a neurosurgeon working at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Lancaster Rehab Hospital. Steven died at 11:07 on January 10, 2016, as a result of a brain injury.

Janelle Stelson Kids

Stelson manages to keep information regarding whether or not she has any children away from the public. An update of this information will be out when available.

Janelle Stelson Weight Loss

Stelson has not disclosed information about her weight loss, however, an update of this information will be out when available.

Janelle Stelson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Stelson is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 23k followers, and around 23k  followers on her Facebook page.