Rachel Vadaj Biography
Rachel Vadaj is an American journalist working for 19 News as an Assignment Desk Editor, Digital Content Producer, and Traffic Reporter. She currently serves as the host of Cleveland Now which follows up on events happening around Cleveland. Vadaj also did Cleveland Auto Show, an automobile series.
Rachel Vadaj Age and Spouse
Vadaj was born on 23rd May 1994 in Cleveland. She is popular for her contagious energy, natural talent in journalism, and expertise in handling assignments. She is the only daughter of Mark and Robin Vadaj. Like many journalists in their twenties, Vadaj has opted to remain single. Matters concerning having a husband, starting her family, or having children remain secondary.
Rachel Vadaj Education and Career
Becoming a journalist was never in her mind. Growing up, Vadaj dreamt of being a dancer. She earned her first salary as a Ballerina in Ballet San Jose’s Production of The Nutcracker. Joining high school, however, opened her up to new areas in which she could dispense her energy. She joined Riverside Highschool in Ohio and joined the cheerleading team.
Vadaj was zealous about the team that she earned a position on the All-America Team. As she advanced in high school, Vadaj developed a desire for journalism. She joined the school’s journalism society and participated in reporting and anchoring school news. She also joined various societies as she was convicted that journalism involves leadership. Rachel was specifically involved in anti-bullying societies.
In 2013, Vadaj joined John Caroll University where she demonstrated the same energy and desire for television. She was the sports director and later the President of the campus television News, JCTV-4. Far from journalism duties, Rachel served as the captain of the JCU Dance Team. She later graduated Cum Laude Honors.
Finding a job after graduation was difficult. However, she was up to show how much she was passionate about journalism. Vadaj developed journalism skills when she interned at WJW Fox 8’s Friday Night Touchdown. She was confident her skills were valuable. After some time, she got hired at 19 News in Cleveland as a host, Digital Content Producer, and Assignment Desk Editor.
Rachel Vadaj Salary, Height, and Instagram
Rachel is popular on the internet not only as a journalist but also as a fashion enthusiast. Her fashion styles have rendered her the status of an Instagram celebrity. She has an excellent way of balancing her career as a journalist as well as her taste for fashion. This led to 12k people following her.
Vadaj does not shy from dressing in mini-skirts, dresses, and high-fashion clothes. She uses her style to increase engagement in her shows. Her height of 5 feet and 6 inches is also an addition to her attributes. Her salary of approximately $70,000 annually has also afforded her the lifestyle she portrays.
When she is not working, Rachel in participating in community work that advocates for victims of bullying, a passion she has had since high school. The journalist is also passionate about animals.
It is her desire to start a foundation that promotes the safety and protection of all animals by working with animal advocate groups and humane societies to ensure people understand the value of animals and protect animals from harm. Other women journalists doing it big in sports journalism are the Andrew sisters. Kendra and Malika.