Quick Facts of Jan Crawford

  • Full NameJan Crawford
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceAlabama
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality America
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • SpouseDouglas Greenburg
  • EducationAlbert P. Brewer High School, University of Alabama, University of Chicago Law School
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
  • ChildrenCarolyn, Louisa, Jack, Page
Jan Crawford

The versatile day, Jan Crawford is a journalist, author, and also a lawyer. Crawford is currently working as a chief legal correspondent for CBS News. She appears in several programs like CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, and CBS News Sunday Morning. Previously, she worked in ABC as a correspondent. Crawford also worked as a legal analyst for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Regarding her personal life, Crawford is married to her longtime boyfriend with whom she shares four children.

Jan Crawford’s Bio, Wiki

Born in 1965 in Alabama, Jan Crawford is a popular TV journalist. Crawford is American as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White. Her parents raised her on a farm in rural Alabama.

Regarding her academics, Jan completed her high schooling from Albert P. Brewer High School. In 1987, she graduated from the University of Alabama and later earned a degree from the University of Chicago of Law School.


In 1987, Crawford made her journalism debut as a reporter in the Chicago Tribune. Soon after graduating from the law school, she started covering legal affairs for the network. Soon, she won the Tribune’s top reporting award for her amazing work several times.

Moreover, from 1998 to 2007, Crawford provided legal analysis for the news program, PSB NewsHour presented by Jim Lehrer. After leaving the show, she joined ABC News as a senior legal correspondent. In 2010, she shifted to CBS as a chief legal and political correspondent. She also writes a blog title, Crossroads on CBS. She appeared several programs on CBS like CBS Evening News, Face the Nation, CBS This Morning, and CBS News Sunday Morning.

Besides, she is also an author who published her book,  Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court which became the New York Times bestselling book. She is also a lecturer who taught journalism at American University.

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Jan Crawford’s Net Worth And Salary

Jan Crawford has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, but, the amount is still under review. Crawford’s major source of income is her journalism career. As per some sources, a CBS correspondent earns an average salary that ranges from $93,594 to $119,296 whereas an ABC’s correspondent makes an average salary that comes between $93429-$131014.

Besides, Crawford also earns a good amount from her published book,  Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court costs $12.19 in Kindle, $8.14-$9.91 in Hardcover, and $9.95-$13.89 in Paperback.

Jan Crawford’s Personal Life (Husband & Family)

The hardworking journalist, Jan Crawford is married to her longtime boyfriend turned husband, Douglas Greenburg. The couple started dating while studying at the law school and eventually tied the knot.

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Moreover, the husband-wife shares four children, Carolyn, Louisa, Jack, and Page who completed their family. Similarly, the pair is together for years without any divorce rumor.

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Jan Crawford’s Body Measurement (Age And Height)

Jan Crawford has a good height which is not known. As of 2018, her age is 53.