Janet Roach Biography and Wiki
Janet Roach is a beautiful and talented American news journalist currently working for 13 News as a evening news anchor. She is a nine-time Emmy-Award-winning journalist, two-time recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award and also three time national Telly Award winner.
Janet Roach Age | How old is Roach?
Roach has not disclosed her exact age to the public.
Janet Roach Birthday
It is Not Known When Roach celebrates her birthday.
Janet Roach Height and Weight
Roach stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches with a moderate weight.
Janet Roach Family
Roach was born and brought up in the USA by her loving parents. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family or her siblings.
Janet Roach Education
Roach is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in Public Policy Analysis.
Janet Roach Husband | Is Roach Married?
Roach has two teens, Gabrielle and Trevor. She lives with them and her husband, Harold, in Newport News.
Janet Roach Salary
Roach receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from her career as a news journalist.
Janet Roach Net Worth | How Rich Is Roach?
Roach has an estimated net worth of $200,000-$500,000 as of 2022, from her successful career
Janet Roach Body Measurements
- Full Names: Janet Roach
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Husband: N/A
- Salary: $75,000 – $90,000
- Net Worth: $100,000 – $500,000
Janet Roach Wikipedia
Janet Roach is a nine-time Emmy Award winner, two-time Edward R. Murrow Award winner, and three-time national Telly Award winner in journalism. Roach has been in the forefront of national news coverage throughout her broadcast career, from the 9/11 terror events at the Pentagon through President Barack Obama’s historic inauguration in Washington, D.C. in the year 2009.
With her award-winning documentary, Hooked on Heroin: Virginia’s Growing Killer, she was one of the first journalists in Hampton Roads to raise attention to the growing heroin crisis.
Janet’s documentary, 20 and Odd: Africans’ Arrival in 1619, chronicled the historic arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America in 1619 to Hampton, Virginia. She won an Emmy and two National Gold Telly Awards for that documentary.
In the Emmy Award-winning documentary Looking For Happiness, Janet tackled the mental health problem with a riveting narrative about a Norfolk mother seeking for sufficient treatment for her mentally ill and autistic son.
She earned a regional Emmy in 2018 for her documentary about the ongoing struggle for medical research funding. Desperate for Dollars: The Fight for Medical Research was the title of the documentary. In a series of findings released in 2014, she chastised Virginia’s public school system for failing to diagnose and effectively treat dyslexia issues in its children.
For the half-hour documentary Battleground Virginia, she won a regional Emmy and an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2013. During the 2012 presidential election, Virginia was transformed into a politically “purple” state, according to the special.
Janet has informed viewers of several frauds and consumer alerts as an investigative reporter for 13 News Now. Her investigative stories about an employment firm suspected of charging consumers excessive fees for fraudulent job promises earned her a Virginia Associated Press Award in 2006. One of the company’s offices in Virginia Beach was closed as a result of her reporting.
Janet received the Associated Press Douglas Southall Freeman Award for public service in journalism in 2006 for a series of reporting on domestic violence. Janet investigated the stories of various domestic violence victims in order to uncover legal flaws in the procedure of obtaining protective orders against abusers.
Janet is a firm believer in keeping an eye on your neighborhood. She spends a lot of time speaking at women’s and children’s organizations. In 2010, she was the Honorary Chairwoman of the American Cancer Society’s South Hampton Roads Relay for Life, and in 2011, she was the Honorary Chairwoman of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She has collaborated on various projects with the Hampton Roads Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
She enjoys mentoring aspiring journalists as well as her younger coworkers who are new to the industry. Janet was honored by the YWCA of the Virginia Peninsula as a Woman of Distinction in 2010.
Janet worked for ABC affiliates WMAR-TV in Baltimore, Maryland, WTTG-TV in Washington, DC, and WITI-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before coming to Hampton Roads.
Her documentary on domestic violence, “Hurting to Healing,” won multiple local and regional prizes, including an Emmy, while she was reporting in Milwaukee. The city of Milwaukee recognized her for her ongoing coverage of the subject of domestic abuse.