Janelle Stelson Biography
Janelle Stelson is known around the Lancaster area as the news anchor for WGAL Channel 8, an NBC affiliate of Central Pennsylvania. She co-anchors News 8 newscasts at 5:30, 10:00, and 11:00 each weeknight. Born in Fairbanks Alaska, where she was the oldest of four girls. Her father was an Alaskan State trooper.
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She was born in Fairbanks Alaska, he is the oldest of four girls. He has not revealed his age or his exact date of birth to be updated soon.
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Stelson is known around the Lancaster area as the news anchor for WGAL Channel 8, an NBC affiliate of Central Pennsylvania. She co-anchors News 8 newscasts at 5:30, 10:00, and 11:00 each weeknight. Born in Fairbanks Alaska, where she was the oldest of four girls. Her father was an Alaskan State trooper.
Stelson is known around the Lancaster area as the news anchor for WGAL Channel 8, an NBC affiliate of Central Pennsylvania. She co-anchors News 8 newscasts at 5:30, 10:00, and 11:00 each weeknight.
Her visit to Millersville solidifies her commitment to the community she reports stories to. She initially was not a journalism major. She graduated for the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. While at the “Harvard of the West,” she majored in government and political affairs. Born in Fairbanks Alaska, where she was the oldest of four girls. Her father was an Alaskan State trooper. She grew up in a political family.
Her grandparents were former White House workers and diplomats. Her grandfather was the first ambassador to Austria after World War II. Her grandmother was a secretary in the White House. the person who had to hold President Franklin D. Roosevelt whenever he gave a press conference.
Stelson stated that her early twenty was the most uncertain time of her life. She advises the students to make intelligent decisions every step of the way. She wishes that she had someone tell her to not freak out when she was in college. “You’ll be surprised with how what you will learn along the path will eventually make the universe shake out the way for you,” Stelson said. “It will lead you to the evolution of what you’ll become.
Her evolution of political knowledge helped her land a job after college. She first wrote speeches for the economic minister of the Egyptian Embassy. Then she worked in the press bureau. She recalled a story about miscommunication with the minister of information, which she described as a 300-pound man. Where an Islamic slur came out of her mouth in a conversation with a butler. As she knocked on a wooden computer desk, she stated that it was the only time she got fired from a job.
She advised the students to not be freaked out if things don’t go their way. She worked in the embassy of Egypt, which gave her a higher salary, and prestige. “If you work really hard, giving it your all and try to do a great job, chances are it will lead something else really great,” Stelson said. Her political knowledge is an example of a passion she has. She noted to the students that whatever their passions may be, it always brings something to the table. When she was in college, she didn’t know that politics and government passions would help her land a job in journalism.
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Janelle Stelson Career
Janelle Stelson co-anchors WGAL News 8 at 5:30, News 8 at 10 on MTV Susquehanna Valley, WGAL 8.2 and News 8 at 11 each weeknight. The recipient of several Associated Press awards for reporting, Janelle joined WGAL 8-TV in 1997. Her broadcasting experience includes covering stories both nationally and internationally. Janelle’s first job was writing speeches at the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C.
Her journalism career began at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, as a general assignment reporter and weather anchor. In 1989 she moved to Miami to work for WPLG-TV, where she covered hurricanes, Haitian riots and one of the biggest drug busts in U.S. history. Janelle returned to the Susquehanna Valley to anchor the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts for WHP-TV in Harrisburg. She also worked with WITF public radio, hosted a statewide public television broadcast with the governor of Pennsylvania and anchored “Computer Chronicles” on PBS.
She graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a bachelor of arts degree in politics and government. She also studied international politics and advanced German language at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna, Austria. Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, Janelle grew up in the Seattle area of Washington state.
Among Janelle’s favorite stories: Traveling to Kosovo to chronicle the PA National Guard’s involvement and a Lancaster County General who was in charge of the NATO Peacekeeping forces there. And flying over the still smoldering twin towers in New York City in an open military helicopter after the September 11th attacks, to deliver supplies.
Because of Janelle’s educational and family background (grandfather in the diplomatic corps, after serving in the FBI… Grandmother worked in the White House), she especially enjoys political coverage and counts among her favorite interviews the late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher… and Paul McCartney!
Janelle’s strong commitment to the community includes speaking to numerous groups, serving on the board of directors for the Humane League of Lancaster County, and working closely with the American Cancer Society and American Red Cross among other organizations. The annual reader poll for Senior News of Lancaster County and Dauphin County have repeatedly named Janelle “Best News Anchor.”
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