Kristi Nelson Biography|Profile
Kristi Nelson is an American journalist working at NBC 5 First at Four and 5 Talk Street Anchor and Reporter. At the age of 9 years, Nelson’s fascination with journalism started and Santa left a typewriter for her beneath the Christmas tree.
Kristi Nelson Age|Birthday
How old is Nelson? She is around 35 years old as of 2023. Her age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Kristi Nelson Education
She finished “The Chamique Holdsclaw Story” while working on a Master’s degree at Columbia University. It was published in 2000 by Scholastic Press. Just recently, she has distinguished herself through coverage of issues relating to justice, race, communities, and health.
Kristi Nelson Height|Weight
Nelson stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Kristi Nelson Family
Nelson was born in the united state, however, she has not revealed information regarding her parents or siblings members.
Kristi Nelson Husband|Married
Nelson is happily married to Justin. The couple tied the knot on a Tuesday in the NICU ward of the Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas.
Kristi Nelson Children|Baby
Nelson and her husband Justin are blessed with two children, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her kids.
Kristi Nelson Career
At the age of 9 years, Nelson’s fascination with journalism started and Santa left a typewriter for her beneath the Christmas tree. She began banging out articles based on topics she saw on TV and would cut and paste the stories on paper, which she would then sell to family members for 25 cents each. It was the beginning of a long love affair with news and storytelling.
30 years later, she is now a multiple award-winning journalist, the anchor of NBC 5 First at Four and the NBC 5 Responds reporter. She worked at NBC 5, she’s also hosted Lone Star Politics, and NBC 5 Spotlight and has been at the forefront of some of the region’s most memorable breaking news stories in nearly twenty years.
Her large experience goes beyond her time reporting and anchoring in the nation’s 5th largest television news market. She began her broadcasting 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.
When she joined the National Basketball Association’s Communications Department, working as a writer within the Publishing Ventures division nelson got a taste of the sports world. She authored feature articles for commemorative magazines and NBA-branded publications, including Inside Stuff and Hoop magazines, and was part of the media relations team mobilized for major events, including the NBA Finals, NBA All-Star Weekend, and NBA Draft.
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In addition, 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. Just recently, she has distinguished herself through coverage of issues relating to justice, race, communities, and health.
Nelson donated a kidney to her mother and documented the process in a multiple-part series called “Kristi’s Gift,” which aired on NBC 5 the week of the surgery. The series earned Kristi an Emmy in August 2011.
She received three Lone Star Emmys and earned a Gracie Award from the prestigious national organization, The Alliance for Women in Media. Furthermore, 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 Salary|Net Worth
Nelson has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.