Jala Washington Biography
Jala Washington, 27, is a bilingual journalist working for KXAN as a weekend morning anchor, a promotion she got after the departure of Maggie Glynn. Over the course of her career, Washington earned a good reputation leading the organization to promote her. She also worked at NewsLink Indian and at Sinclair Broadcast Group as a reporter and multimedia journalist.
Jala Washington Age and Partner
She was born on 7th June 1995 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jala also considers Texas her second home. Being born in a small family, Washington learned the value of family. She practiced it by maintaining a 10-year relationship with her boyfriend Tyler White. On October 31st, 2022, the two will have dated 11 years.
Jala Washington Education and Career
She grew up passionate about journalism. This passion became greater as she aged. She joined Ball State University where she did Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. She was active in the Gymnastics Team and also scored well in academics.
As a student, Washington got an internship opportunity at Sapos y Princesas where she created content for the magazine’s website and attended press conferences. A year before graduation she interned at WISH-TV as a reporter. She assisted in reporting, organizing interviews, and putting together a story gathered by another reporter. After graduating, Washington landed her first employment opportunity. Sinclair Broadcast Group saw her bilingual skills and gave her work as a general assignment reporter, especially for the Hispanic community. She was later promoted to a TV Reporter. In 2020, Washington traveled to Austin, Texas where she got an opportunity as an MMJ at KXAN News. Two years later she received a promotion to weekend morning anchor at the station.
In her career, Jala has covered a wide range of stories. She did the Walmart Mass Shooting, which occurred on 23rd August Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump visit across the United States. Washington also covered Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Jala Washington’s Salary and Height
Jala is at the early stages of her journalism journey but she has demonstrated significant influence, which convinced KXAN to promote her. On her personal Instagram account, Washingon loves spending time with her friends, family, and boyfriend. She is also able to afford a good lifestyle from the approximately $70,000 salary she earns from KXAN. Washington also has taste for fashion. She wears simple emblems combined with accessories that make her notable. The journalist can also display boldness when she pulls up in a bikini during off-day work. Her height of 5 feet and 6 inches perfectly fits her style of fashion.