In the afternoons, Rob Nelson is the presenter of Newsy, Scripps Television’s brand new programme. In the past, Rob Nelson has worked for NewsNation’s primetime show NewsNation Prime as a nightly news anchor and for WABC-TV as a weekend morning presenter and weekday reporter.
Rob Stephen Nelson aka Rob Nelson was born on June 5, 1978 in New Jersey, United States of America. From now on he is 43 years old and he is an American by nationality. He also has the birth sign Gemini. He is the son of Bob Nelson (father) and Sharon Nelson (mother). Apart from that, there is no other information about his siblings, ethnicity, religion and childhood life.
Speaking of his academic credentials, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There is no information about his graduation. Based on his achievements, we can assume that he completed his education at a renowned university.
After completing his education, he worked as a presenter at WWL-TV in New Orleans from 2000. He worked as a morning news anchor and reporter. He also worked for the Times-Picayune newspaper before joining ABC News in 2012.
Joining ABC News
In 2010, Rob joined the ABC network. There he worked as a network journalist and reporter for Good Morning America and World News on the ABC Network. Along with David Muir, Rob and Nightline worked on this project. In addition, he worked as a co-anchor for ABC News World News Now and America This Morning while remaining at ABC. After almost 3 years of work, he left the ABC Network.
In October 2021, he rejoined Kate O’Brian, who employed him at ABC, for Newsy’s debut as a broadcast and streaming television news channel. He is the anchor of Newsy Reports, a news only program, from 4pm to 7pm. He lives in Atlanta.
After leaving ABC Network, he joined ABC-TV in 2014. There he worked as a co-anchor for weekend morning news programs. Also worked as the Saturday and Sunday morning presenter for Eyewitness News. He announced his retirement from the channel on February 24, 2020 to pursue other opportunities.
He also relocated to Chicago, where he helped Nexstar Media Group found NewsNation for WGN America, the company’s national broadcaster. The three-hour program launched in September 2020, but as the revamped NewsNation channel included additional opinion and analysis programs, the rebranded NewsNation Prime was shortened to one hour. Nelson resigned from NewsNation in August 2021.
awards and fortune
As a news anchor and journalist he has won several awards and recognitions. He has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Press Club of New Orleans, and the Louisiana Press Association.
As an anchor, he earned a decent amount of money in his professional life. Speaking of being net worth, it is estimated at around $1 million. In addition, he earns an annual salary of $80,000.
Rob is a married man. He married Jenny Hurwitz and have been together for more than nine years. Wedding date and place are unknown. The couple have a son named Gabe, who was born in late October and November 2019.
Speaking of rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of it as of yet. In addition, he focuses on his personal and professional career.
body measurement and social media
Rob is 5 feet 10 inches tall. He also has dark black eyes and black hair. Apart from that, there is no further information on Nelson’s other body measurements.
Rob is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On his Instagram, There are more than 5,000 followers and his Twitter account has more than 10,000 followers.