Jan Crawford, an acclaimed American TV journalist, is widely recognized for making a remarkable career in broadcast journalism. Jan’s work covering the 2012 Presidential Elections and being the author of the New York Times bestselling Supreme Conflict “The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court”. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association. 

Jan Crawford was a former ABC News reporter and the Chief legal correspondent for CBS News. She regularly appears on the CBS Evening News, Face the Nation, and CBS The Morning, and is also seen on CBS News Sunday Morning. 

In this Jan Crawford biography, we’ll discuss Jan’s family, husband, net worth, education, and interesting facts about her professional and personal life.

Jan Crawford Wiki & Early Life

Jan Crawford Wiki

A well-known journalist, author, and attorney Jan Crawford was born on 26 October 1965 (58 years old), in the state of Alabama, United States. Jan belongs to the white ethnicity and has received the Tribune’s top reporting award twice in her career, in 1996 and 2001 respectively. 

Full NameJan Crawford
Nick NameJan 
ProfessionJournalist, Attorney, and Author
Age58 years old
Date of Birth26 October 1965
Zodiac/Sun SignCapricorn 
BirthplaceAlabama, United States
Current AddressNew York

Jan Crawford Husband, Boyfriend, and Relationship

Jan Crawford is married to her beloved husband Doug Greenberg. The couple first met each other in law school, but they didn’t fall in love at the time. Jan and Doug got caught up in each other’s business, which led to their engagement and later marriage. 

Relationship StatusMarried 
Husband/BoyfriendHusband: Doug Greenburg

Jan Crawford Family

Jan Crawford Family

Jan Crawford the TV journalist has kept her family’s identity secret. However, she often posts photos with her parents and brother on her social media account. 

Crawford lives with her husband Doug and with her four children in New York. The couple has three daughters: Carolyn, Louisa, and Page, and a son, Jack

Parent’s NameFather: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
SiblingsBrother: Yet to be updated
Children Son: Jack
Daughter: Carolyn, Louisa,

Jan Crawford Education

Jan grew up in the firms of Alabama and has attended Albert P. Brewer High School. Being an outstanding student Jan enrolled in High School early at the age of 16.

Later, she went to the University of Chicago Law School and earned her bachelor’s degree in law.

SchoolAlbert P. Brewer High School
Alma MaterUniversity of Chicago Law School
Highest QualificationB.A. in Law

Jan Crawford’s Career

Soon after graduating from law school in 1987 Crawford joined the Chicago Tribune as a reporter, where she began covering legal affairs, which took her to the Supreme Court beat in 1994. 

In 1997 Crawford worked in a 13-part series on the South a generation after the civil rights movement and won the Tribune’s top reporting award. Furthermore, Justice John Paul Stevens chose Jan for his first network television interview reflecting on his memories of former President Gerald R. Ford, the man who appointed him to the Supreme Court. 

From 1998 to 2007, Crawford provided legal analysis on the Supreme Court  for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. She also helped in providing live-to-gavel coverage on PBS of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings and from 2005 Jan served as the Supreme Court analyst for Face the Nation on CBS. 

After this from 2007 to 2009, Crawford worked as a legal correspondent for ABC News and wrote a blog on “Legalities.” Then she began work for CBS in 2010, with a blog called “Crossroads.” Crawford CBS News is the chief legal and political correspondent for CBS. 

Additionally, Crawford has taught journalism at American University and frequently speaks about the court to universities, law schools, legal organizations, and civic groups.

Jan Crawford’s Net Worth, Salary

Net Worth in Dollars (Approx.)$1-5 Million
Salary Annually (Approx.)Yet to be updated

Jan Crawford Height

Jan Crawford Height
Height  In centimeters: 167 cm
In meters: 1.67 m
In Feet: 5 feet 6 inches
135 lbs

Jan Crawford Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

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InstagramInstagram Profile@janrcrawford
FacebookFacebook Profile@Jan Crawford

10 Interesting Facts About Jan Crawford

  1. Jan was born on 26 October 1965 (58 years old) and she is a well-known journalist, author, and attorney.
  2. Jan CBS earned a degree in law from the University of Chicago Law School.  
  3. Jan started her career in journalism soon after her graduation in the Chicago Tribune as a reporter.
  4. Jan is married to her beloved husband Doug Greenberg. 
  5. Jan worked as a legal correspondent for ABC News and wrote a blog on “Legalities.”
  6. Crawford joined CBS News as a legal correspondent in 2005. 
  7. Crawford has authored several books, including “Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the US Supreme Court.” 
  8. She has covered a wide range of topics, from politics and legal affairs to major news events. 
  9. Crawford has garnered numerous awards, including an Emmy Award for her reporting on the Supreme Court. 
  10. Currently, Jan is the Chief Legal Correspondent for the network, covering major cases and Supreme Court hearings.

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Is Jan Crawford still with CBS?

Yes, she is still CBS News as chief legal and political correspondent for CBS.

Who is Jan Crawford’s husband?

Her husband name is Douglas N. Greenburg.

How old is Jan Crawford?

She is 58 years old.

Has Jan Crawford won any awards for her journalism?

Yes, She has an Emmy Award.