Colleen McCain Nelson (Sacramento Bee) Bio, Wiki, Age, Parents, Husband, Married, Salary, Net Worth

Colleen McCain Nelson Biography and Wiki

A Salina, Kansas native, Colleen McCain Nelson is a journalist known for working as the Executive Editor of The Sacramento Bee. She is married to her loving husband Eric. She is a graduate of The University of Kansas.

Likewise, Colleen serves as the California regional editor for the McClatchy media company. She is in charge of McClatchy’s California newsrooms, including The Sacramento Bee, The Fresno Bee, The Modesto Bee, and the San Luis Obispo Tribune.

It is known that Nelson started her career as a reporter at The Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1998 to 2000. Later on, she joined The Dallas Morning News where she worked as a reporter and later on, transitioned from the editorial writer to the editorial columnist.

McCain spent 2012 on the campaign trail, covering Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum and visiting swing states to report on the presidential race. She formerly worked at The Dallas Morning News before joining the Journal in 2012.

As a reporter, Nelson covered local, state, and national politics, and subsequently as an editorial writer and political columnist. Throughout her career, she has been a recipient of several awards including a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

Colleen McCain Nelson Age

Nelson’s age is probably between her early 50s and late 40s as of 2022.


McCain was born in Salina, Kansas, and celebrates her birthday every year on her birth month.

Colleen McCain Nelson Height

Nelson’s height stature is that of an average person.

Colleen McCain Nelson Parents

McCain was born and brought up by her loving American parents. She grew up along with her siblings in Salina, Kansas,  United States of America.

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Colleen McCain Nelson Education

Nelson is Phi Beta Kappa and a proud graduate of The University of Kansas. She also holds a Bachelor of Science and Journalism.

Colleen McCain Nelson Husband and Married

McCain is married to her loving husband Eric. It is known that he is the head of The Kansas City Star’s digital news operations.

Colleen McCain Nelson Salary

McCain’s career as a journalist earns her a salary of $75,000-$90,000 on an annual basis.

Colleen McCain Nelson Net Worth

Nelson sits at a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Millin (Approx.) as of 2022.

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