Jawan Strader Bio, Age, Heights, NBC 6, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jawan Strader Bio, Wiki

Jawan Strader is an American Emmy award-winning journalist working for NBC 6 serving the station as an anchor. He has been working with this station since August 2012. 

Jawan Strader Age

Strader is 51 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 15, 1971, in Indiana, United States.

Jawan Strader Height

Strader stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Jawan Strader Education

The Indiana university journalism and speech communications graduate joined WTVJ/NBC 6 in 2012. Before joining WTVJ, he worked at the local CBS affiliate where he was a weekend anchor, 10 p.m. anchor, and morning anchor and hosted a community affairs show.

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Jawan Strader Career

Strader co-anchors NBC 6 news, weeknights at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. alongside Jackie Nespral. Also, he’s the host of Voices with Jawan Strader, a community affairs show devoted to the black community and the disenfranchised. He brings over 20 decades of his profession in journalism to the anchor desk, reporting some of the biggest and most impactful stories that have touched South Florida and the nation.

He received an Emmy Award for his anchoring on the heartbreaking Marjory Stoneman Douglas secondary School shooting and the Hollywood Hills nursing home disaster where 12 seniors passed away after Hurricane Irma. Out of all anchors in South Florida, he is the only anchor who reported the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Strader was there in Orlando the day after the terrorist shooting inside Pulse nightclub. He was speaking with the victims and sharing their stories with viewers. And also he went to Cuba to report on former President Obama’s historic trip.

He calls South Florida home for over a decade though he is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. His anchoring has taken him places like Washington D.C., Cleveland, Indiana, Tulsa, Austin, and Miami. Strader has won many awards such as the anchoring. Strader was recognized as the Best News Anchor by the Miami New Times in 2018. Additionally, he received the Media Excellence award from CCNN Live for Best News Anchor in 2016.

Not only does he report, but he’s also known for the hard work he does in the community. The education fund of Miami-Dade gave him the award of distinction for Media Coverage of Public Education. Strader was named one of South Florida’s most powerful and influential black people by the legacy magazine. He is a mentor to many young journalists, 100 Black Men of South Florida, a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, a role model mentor for 5000 role models of excellence, and Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity, Inc.

Jawan Strader NBC 6

Strader works with NBC 6 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Kelly Blanco
  2. Ruthie Polinsky
  3. John Morales
  4. Steve MacLaughlin
  5. Angie Lassman
  6. Adam Berg
  7. Ryan Phillips
  8. Phil Prazan
  9. Willard Shepard
  10. Alina Machado
  11. Kris Anderson
  12. Constance Jones
  13. Trina Robinson
  14. Roxanne Vargas
  15. Sheli Muñiz
  16. Jackie Nespral
  17. Heather Walker
  18. Kim Wynne
  19. Laura Rodriguez
  20. Ari Odzer
  21. Chernéy Amhara

Jawan Strader Net Worth

In Strader’s career as an anchor, he has accumulated a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Jawan Strader Salary

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

Jawan Strader Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Strader was raised by a single mom. He appreciates his mom for laying a strong foundation as a single parent to make sure he overcame obstacles. On 8th May 2022, he wished his mom a Happy Mother’s day on Facebook. He  manages to keep information regarding his father and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Jawan Strader Wife/ Spouse

Strader is married to his wife, Yolanda a business lawyer. The couple has two children; Sienna and Bryson. Strader is a proud father and husband. He loves spending time with his family and wife, Yolanda.

Jawan Strader Kids

Strader and Yolanda have two children; Sienna and Bryson who appreciate him as a responsible father. He lives in Miami with his family.

Jawan Strader Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 8,709 followers, and around 8.5k followers on her Facebook page.