Juju Chang Biography
Hyunju “Juju” Chang is an American Journalist and correspondent. Chang is currently the anchor of Nightline on ABC News. She formerly served as a special correspondent and substituted reporter for Nightline. He formerly anchored Good Morning America for ABC News’s morning news program from 2009 to 2011.
Chang began work for ABC in 1984 as a desk assistant. The network later on, made her a producer and off-air anchor for ABC World News Tonight. She then moved to KGO- TV working as an anchor. KGO is an ABC Affiliate based in San Fransisco, broadcasting Local and state news topics. She won an Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award in 1995 after producing a women’s health series.
Juju Chang Age
Chang was born on 17th September 1965, in Seoul, South Korea.
Juju Chang Height
Chang stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Juju Chang Education
Chang joined Marian A. Peterson High School for one year, but afterward, the school was converted into a middle school. Chang then transferred to Adrian C. Wilcox High School’s graduating class of 1983. She was a nationally ranked-swimmer at a young age.
Juju enrolled at Stanford University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications in 1987. She received the Edwin Cotrell Political Science Prize while at Stanford.
Juju Chang Nationality & Ethnicity
Chang holds American nationality. She belongs to Korean heritage.
Juju Chang Parents
Chang is the daughter of Okyong and Palki Chang. She was born in Seoul but grew up in Sunnyvale, California. Her parents migrated to the United States in 1969.
Juju Chang’s Husband (Nelo Shapiro)
Chang married her husband, Nelo Shopiro, in 1995. The couple tied the knot with her love of life on 2nd December 1995. She converted to Judaism religion after her marriage. The pair met when they were colleagues at ABC news.
Her husband, Nelo, is the CEO and founder of WNET. He was previously the President of NBC News and the executive producer for Dateline NBC. Before NBC employed him, Shapiro spent 13 years as a news producer at ABC News.
She is a member of the Asian-American community as a founding board member of the Korean American Community Foundation and Foreign Relations Council active member. The family has lived on the West Side of Manhattan since 2011. Chang co-anchored the annual Spring Luncheon held by The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in 2015.
Juju Chang Sons
Chang and her husband have three sons: Jared, born in 2000, Travis, born in 2003; and Mason, born in 2007.
Juju Chang ABC News
Chang is a co-host of ABC News’ “Nightline.” She also broadcasts regularly for 20/20 and Good Morning America. Juju previously co-anchored an ABC News Live special, Stop The Hate: The Rise In Violence Against Asian Americans. She then co-anchored and reported from the scene for an ABC News 20/20 breaking news special, “Murder In Atlanta,” which won a Front Page award in 2022. Chang holds a GLAAD award for her story about Matthew Shepard’s death and the legacy his parents built in his honor.
Chang has covered essential breaking news for decades for ABC News, including a wide coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Juju has Aired mass shootings and the myriad affairs raised by shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the concert in Las Vegas, and the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Conn. Chang has profiled prominent treading personnel like Joe Biden and Oprah Winfrey and high-profile celebrities Jamie Lynn Spears, Matt Damon, and Ben Affleck. Her broad feature reporting covers mental illness, opioid addictions, and parenting dilemmas.
Chang joined ABC News as an entry-level desk assistant in 1987 after graduating. Shen later became a producer for World News Tonight before moving to work at KGO TV in SanFransisco.
Juju Chang Jinger Duggar
Duggar Vuolo is an author, who seemed to be living an idyllic life as the dutiful fourth daughter. Jinger is now the married mother of two has rejected what she said were oppressive rules from her childhood. Vuolo’s new book, “Becoming Free Indeed: My Story of Disentangling Faith from Fear,” details her departure from the strict Christian teachings she said caused her to suffer from perfectionism, eating disorders, and panic attacks. Vuolo sat down with ABC News’ Juju Chang to discuss the new book and what she learned from reflecting on that part of her life.
Juju Chang’s Salary & Networth
Chang earns an estimated annual salary of USD 98,790. Her net worth is approximately USD 990,253.
Juju Chang Social Media
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