Kristi Nelson Bio, Age, Height, NBC 5 , Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Kristi Nelson Bio, Wiki

Kristi Nelson is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for NBC 5 serving the station as an anchor. Before joining NBC 5, Nelson worked d as a General Assignment Reporter at WVIT-TV/NBC 30 News.

Kristi Nelson Age

Nelson 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 30s.

Kristi Nelson Height

Nelson stands at the height of 5 feet  5 inches tall.

Kristi Nelson Education

Nelson attended and graduated from Talented & Gifted Magnet High School in College Prep with a High School Diploma. She subsequently went on to get a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of North Texas. Later on, she attended and earned a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Kristi Nelson Career

Nelson works at NBC 5  where she serves as an anchor. Most notably, her interest in journalism started when she was just 9 years old. Kristi is now a multiple award-winning journalist, and the anchor of NBC 5 First at Four and NBC 5 Responds reporter. In the nearly two decades she’s spent at NBC 5, she’s also hosted Lone Star Politics, and NBC 5 Spotlight and been at the forefront of some of the region’s most memorable breaking news stories. Her extensive experience goes beyond her time reporting and anchoring in the nation’s 5th largest television news market.

She began her journalism career as a newspaper reporter, spending several summers as an intern at The Dallas Morning News before going on to work at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and later, The Cincinnati Enquirer. Kristi got a taste of the sports world when she joined the National Basketball Association’s Communications Department, working as a writer within the Publishing Ventures division. Aside from that, she authored feature articles for commemorative magazines and NBA-branded publications, including Inside Stuff and Hoop magazines.

Kristi Nelson NBA

Moreover, she was part of the media relations team mobilized for major events, including NBA Finals, NBA All-Star Weekend, and NBA Draft. Her work at the NBA led to another accomplishment that of being a published author. Kristi finished “The Chamique Holdsclaw Story” while working on a Master’s degree at Columbia University. It was published in 2000 by Scholastic Press. In recent years, Nelson has distinguished herself through coverage of issues relating to justice, race, communities, and health.

Additionally, she has three Lone Star Emmys and earned a Gracie Award from the prestigious national organization, The Alliance for Women in Media. She also has multiple awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and has been honored by several local organizations for both her work as a journalist and her contributions to the North Texas community.

Kristi Nelson’s Net Worth

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

How Much Does Kristi Nelson Salary

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

Kristi Nelson’s Parents and Siblings

Nelson is the daughter of mother Jo Helen Nelson and her father’s name has not been revealed hence it will be updated as soon as it’s available. In August 2011, Kristi donated a kidney to her mother. She has also not revealed any information about her siblings.

Kristi Nelson Husband/ Spouse

Nelson is a married woman. She is happily married to her husband Justin. The two got married on Tuesday in the NICU ward of the Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Kristi Nelson Kids

Nelson is a proud mother to two kids, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her kids. An update of her kid’s information will be done once available.

Kristi Nelson NBC 5

Nelson works at NBC 5 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Brian Curtis
  2. Brittney Johnson
  3. Rick Mitchell
  4. Newy Scruggs
  5. Deborah Ferguson
  6. Laura Harris
  7. Grant Johnston
  8. Meredith Land
  9. Bianca Castro

Kristi NelsonTwitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 10k followers, around 13k followers on her Facebook page, and about 987 followers on her Instagram account.