Jenny Hansson Bio, Age, Height, KOIN 6, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Jenny Hansson Bio, Wiki

Jenny Hansson is an American anchor/ Reporter working for KOIN 6 serving the station as a  news anchor and reporter. She has been working with this station since  August 2006. 

Jenny Hansson Age

Hansson manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of her age will be done once she has made the information public. However, judging from her appearance, she might be in her 40s.

Jenny Hansson Height

Hansson stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Jenny Hansson Education

Hansson graduated from high school and earned a Diploma in General Education. Later on, she enrolled at the University of Washington in September 1993 to pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism in June 1997.

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Jenny Hansson Career

Hansson works at KOIN 6 News in Portland, Oregon where she serves as a news anchor and reporter. She serves the station as a noon and afternoon anchor. Much of her time working for KOIN 6, she was getting up early for the morning show. However, in the fall of 2021, she rejoined her former co-anchor Dan Tilkin on KOIN 6 News at 4 p.m. While she misses the morning crew, working this unicorn schedule in TV News means she is a lot less of a zombie during the day.

During her time working at KOIN 6, she has multiple stories including Amanda Knox’s return to Seattle and the Occupy camp in downtown Portland. In addition to that, Jenny flew with the Patriots Jet Team and jumped out of a plane with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights. She also scaled the U.S. Bancorp Tower for a fundraiser. Her mom did not learn she covered these until Jenny later posted pictures on Facebook. Jenny’s mom was not pleased.

Moreover, she marked 25 years working in television news in June 2022. Prior to joining the KOIN 6 News team, Hanssons worked in San Antonio, Texas at KABB. While there, she served the station as a reporter and anchor. She gained an appreciation of Tex-Mex food during her time there, along with a few pounds. Her career also took her to Austin, Texas to work at News 8 Austin as a reporter. Before working there, she was in Thomasville, Georgia serving at WCTV as a reporter. Her journalism career began in Yakima, Washington working at KNDO. She spent one year and four months working there. During her free time, she likes working as a shuttle bus driver for her daughters and doing woodworking DIY projects around her house. She knows all the backroads to the mall. The family resides in Portland, Oregon.

Jenny Hansson’s Net Worth

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

Jenny Hansson salary

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

Jenny Hansson Parents and Siblings

Hansson was born and raised in the United States, she manages to keep information regarding her parents and whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.

Jenny Hansson Husband/ Spouse

Hansson is married to her better half Joe Vithayathil. Joan American professional wrestling commentator and a news reporter. The two met at the University of Washington where they both studied.

Jenny Hansson Kids

Hansson is a proud mother of two children namely; Siena and Josie; a blind, deaf, and incontinent 16-year-old pug named Rocky; and a very energetic Australian labradoodle named Ruthie.

Jenny Hansson KOIN 6

Hansson works at KOIN 6 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jeff Gianola
  2. Elizabeth Dinh
  3. Ken Boddie
  4. Emily Burris
  5. Wayne Havrelly
  6. Natasha Stenbock
  7. Kelley Bayern
  8. Josh Cozart
  9. Mary Loos
  10. Steve Pierce
  11. Adam Bjaranson
  12. Brenna Greene
  13. Jamie Hudson

Jenny Hansson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 5k followers, around 4k followers on her Facebook page, and about 4k followers on her Instagram account.