Janelle Hall Biography
Janelle Hall is an American journalist who is working for WTAE-TV as a weekday morning co-anchor of Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 at 4:3O, 5, 5:30, 6, and 6:30 a.m. She joined the WTAE News team in 2004. Further, she has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades.
How Old is Janelle Hall?
Hall manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 40s.
Janelle Hall Height / Measurements
Hall is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Janelle Hall Partner/ Husband
Hall exchanged vows with her husband, John. The couple celebrates their wedding anniversary on August 22nd. John celebrates his birthday on July 7th. The couple has three children together. They reside in the North Hill region. However, we will update information about her spouse once it’s available.
Janelle Hall Kids / Children
Hall has three children; a son, Austin, and two daughters, Addison and Ashlyn. Austin was born in 2009 while Addison was born in 2015. Austin serves as a baseball and an American football player. Ashlyn was born on May 23rd, 2017, and is 5 years old as of 2022. Also, she had a dog named Tucker that died when her daughter, Ashlyn was a baby. However, we will update this information about her children once it’s available.
Janelle Hall Family / Relatives
Hall manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Even so, she was born and raised in Oil City in the company of her family. Further, her parents exchanged vows in September 1976. They celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary in 2022. For 48 years, her father served as a basketball referee. Additionally, she has a sister named Brea Schmidt(@thethinkingbranch).
Schmidt celebrates her birthday on November 19th. Also, she serves as a Pittsburgh Speaker and influencer. And, she has three kids with her husband. In addition, she seems to have a closer relationship with her family uniquely her sister as suggested by the captions and posts she puts on her Instagram account. We will update this information once it’s available.
Janelle Hall Education
Upon completion of her high school education, Hall went on to join Kent State University. After completing her undergraduate studies, she became its alumnus with a degree majoring in Broadcast news and a minor in Criminal Justice.
Janelle Hall Career
Hall serves WTAE as a weekday morning co-anchor of Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 at 4:3O, 5, 5:30, 6, and 6:30 a.m. She joined the WTAE News team in 2004. Further, she has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades. Nonetheless, her career debuted when she served at two radio stations in her hometown when she was 16 years old.
Upon her graduation from college, she went on to serve in Erie, Pennsylvania, and South Bend, Indiana. Also, she served as an anchor for two stations in Ohio. Throughout her career, she has secured a host of awards and accolades. For instance, she gained an Emmy and a national William Randolph Hearst journalism award for feature writing.
Besides news, she serves on the advisory committee of Lending Hearts. To boot, she serves as a host for WTAE’s yearly Project Bundle-Up benefit. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer where she offers her time to work as an MC for multiple charity happenings for groups. For instance, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Autism Speaks, and the American Heart Association.
Hall works with WTAE where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Mike Clark
- Guy Junker
- Elena LaQuatra
- Ashley Dougherty
- Kasey Reigner
- Mike Harvey
- Jeff Verszyla
- Brian Hutton Jr.
How Much Does Janelle Hall Earn?
Hall receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
How Much is Janelle Hall Worth?
Through Hall’s career as an anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Janelle Hall Accident/ Injury
In 2020, Hall suffered a trimalleolar fracture while she was riding a bicycle with her son. Following this, she underwent two leg surgeries, three plates & 15 screws in her foot-at Allegheny General Hospital under the care of Dr. Dan Altman. For seven months, the three plates and 15 screws assisted“` stabilize the outside and inside of her ankle and her tibia.
“Who knew a simple 2 mph bike ride with my son on this sidewalk would end in a crash that would lead to me being out of work for more than two months now?! Thank you all so much for your kind messages, support and words of wisdom since my ambulance ride at the end of March when I learned not only did I have my first broken bone — but I crushed my ankle in the three main places that make your ankle move — and needed two separate surgeries.
For those of you who have been asking how my progress has been: 8 weeks after not being able to walk at all after doctors put 3 plates and 15 screws in my foot, I’ve finally able to use crutches and put “30 percent” of my weight on my foot.
To be honest, I thought I’d be driving by now — so I thought this update would be a lot different. I’m working with my physical therapist multiple times a week to slowly learn how to walk again (even though my brain and body wishes I could run! 😉) …I’m (trying to learn 😏) how patient I must be. My doctors also discovered a blood clot in the leg I had surgery on — which I’m not going to lie — scared me a bit when I learned what can happen if it travels past my knee to my heart or brain — so let’s just say, when I’m able to walk again I will appreciate every step ❤️..” she posted on her Instagram account.
Janelle Hall COVID-19
Also, she suffered from COVID-19.
“It wasn’t the headache or the fatigue that sounded my inner alarm. It was the difficulty breathing and tight, pinching feeling in my airwaves that led me to follow my intuition and drive straight to a testing site. The results? COVID-19 positive. I did a few double blinks and looked around to see who the doctor was talking to — as if I didn’t realize I was the only person in the car at the time after my nose swab… Shortly afterwards, with different symptoms, my husband had a similar experience with the same test results. Like other families who have been in this situation, we immediately thought of our young children — how do we care for them if we can’t completely quarantine from them? The answer: conquer, divide, clean non-stop and do our best to care for ourselves in the meantime.
Thankfully, all three of the kids tested negative. We have heard of many cases where people with Covid have been asymptomatic. I wish that had been the case for us — but it wasn’t. During different visits to the ER when breathing-related symptoms weren’t improving — between me and my husband — we had a pair of chest x-rays, a CT scan, a Covid pneumonia scare and a test for a blood clot (something I didn’t realize can be a side effect of Covid until now) and a loss of taste and smell.
When you drop a loved one off at the hospital (my husband) and can’t go in with them due to Covid, it’s a feeling that’s hard to put into words. You can’t be with them to take notes, to be an advocate for them or monitor their condition in person— or just be there for support during a terrifying health scare.
This is one of the many reasons my praise, appreciation and admiration for our excellent medical professionals continues to grow with each and every day. Tomorrow will be 4 weeks since our positive test result. The first two weeks were scary – and I stayed home from work an extra two weeks as a precaution, just to protect my colleagues and make sure I stayed symptom-free. I’m sharing this experience f..” she posted on her Facebook page on November 30th 2020.
Janelle Hall Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Hall is active on her social media accounts. She has about 74K followers on her Facebook Page, about 16.8K followers on her Twitter account, and around 9241 followers on her Instagram account.