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Jana Katsuyama Bio, KTVU FOX 2, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth


Jana Katsuyama Biography

Jana Katsuyama is a JapaneseAmerican in the journalism field working for KTVU FOX 2 as a news reporter and fill-in anchor. Since 2012, she has been a part of the Ten o’clock News team. She joined the station in 2007 after working for WDTN in Dayton, Ohio as an anchor and reporter for 5 years.

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Jana Katsuyama Height

Katsuyama stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Jana Katsuyama Age

Katsuyama keeps her birthdate and year away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when Katsuyama celebrates her birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Jana Katsuyama Relatives and Family

Sample grew up in Dayton, Ohio. Her father passed away due to cancer as revealed by her Instagram post on September 20, 2021, captioned “…I lost my Dad to #cancer. So I ran with his spirit close at heart,…” Regardless, she keeps more information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Jana Katsuyama Spouse and Children

Katsuyama manages to keep her marital and relationship status private. She enjoys spending her spare time playing tennis, bicycling, ballet, and pursuing a perfect cup of tea or coffee. She loves the Bay region for its natural beauty and the rich, cultural diversity of the people.

Jana Katsuyama Education

Katsuyama received her high school diploma before enrolling at Oberlin College. When she finished her collegiate studies, she graduated with honors with a double major in English Literature and East Asian Studies.

Professional Life

Jana Katsuyama Career

Katsuyama works for KTVU FOX 2 as a news reporter and fill-in anchor. Since 2012, she has been a part of the Ten o’clock News team. During her time with the station, she has won several Emmys. Her investigation of paper automobile dealer plate loopholes prompted an Assembly bill that changed California’s license plate laws so new cars could not be on the road without a license plate.

During her journalism career, Katsuyama has broadcasted North Bay wildfires, anchored breaking news coverage during the initial hours of the Boston Marathon bombing, and was gassed while reporting on Occupy protests. In addition, she flew with the Red Barons in an open cockpit plane over Lake Superior and provided live reports from Tokyo two days after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami crisis linking with Bay Area residents in Japan.

Before arriving in New York, she worked at the ABC affiliate in Dayton, Ohio, WDTN, as an anchor and reporter. Her career started when she worked for the NBC affiliate in Duluth, Minnesota, KBJR. Before embarking on her journalism career, she worked for the Hiroshima YMCA Medical College in Yonago, Japan as an international relations coordinator. She also worked as an English teacher in Japan through the Japanese Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Education’s JET Program.

Aside from journalism, Katsuyama loves volunteering for community organizations like the Japanese American Citizens League, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Queen Program, the Nichibei Foundation, the National Japanese American Historic Society, and Self-Help for the Elderly to list a few. Since 1999, she has worked as a member of the Asian American Journalists Association

Jana Katsuyama Net Worth

Katsuyama has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during her successful career as a journalist.

Jana Katsuyama Salary

Katsuyama receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which she earns working as a news reporter and fill-in anchor.

Jana Katsuyama Social Media

Katsuyama has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a following of over 600 on Facebook, a following of over 1K on Instagram, and a following of over 5K on Twitter.

Jana Katsuyama KTVU FOX 2

At KTVU FOX 2, Katsuyama works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;