Yunji de Nies is a brilliant American journalist from San Francisco, California, who grew up in Kona, Hawaii. She is currently a freelance journalist. She also works as a TV host for different media sites, including PBS Hawaii, where she is a host, and Matt Levi Investigates, where she is a producer and reporter.
She also works as a web video host and reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat. She also works for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser of the Digital Billboard Network. Yunji worked as a producer for WAGA/FOX5 and CNN in Atlanta for a year before becoming a freelancer.
Yunji De Nies Age
Yunji De Nies was born in San Francisco, California, United States of America on February 12, 1992. She is 30 years old.
Yunji De Nies Height
Yunji stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in/1.6m tall.
Yunji De Nies Family
Yunji was born on February 12, 1992, in San Francisco, California, to a Dutch father and a Korean mother. Yunji was raised in Kona, Hawaii.
Yunji De Nies Wife
Yunji is married to Kent Walther, who is her spouse. Yunji and Kent have two lovely children together. Kaya Jiyun Walther, their first child, was born on August 19, 2016. They welcomed their baby, Kenzo Mori Walther, on November 30, 2018.
Yunji De Nies Education
Yunji studied political science at Yale University and graduated with honors. Yunji then attended the University of California, Berkeley for her master’s degree in journalism. While there, the journalist began her journalism career by working on the radio. From May to September 2002, she worked as a desk assistant for ABC News’ World News Weekend in New York City, New York.
Yunji De Nies Salary
Yunji earns an annual salary of $67,296.
Yunji De Nies Net Worth
Yunji’s estimated net worth is $1 milllion.
Yunji De Nies Career
Yunji began her journalism career on the radio while still in college. Yunji then interned with ABC News’ Nightline and worked for five months as a desk assistant for ABC News’ World News Weekend in New York City, New York. She subsequently moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she joined WAGA/FOX5 News in August 2003 as a Special Projects Producer, producing news specials for the 5, 6, and 10 a.m. newscasts until May 2004.
She had the opportunity to work as a freelance reporter and producer for CNN in Atlanta from June 2003 to December 2004. From June 2004 through July 2006, she worked as a reporter for WGNO/ABC26 News in New Orleans, Louisiana. She reported live for the 5, 6, 9, and 10 a.m. newscasts while there. Yunji also covered the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
She joined ABC News as a NewsOne correspondent in July 2007. Over 200 affiliates and clients in the United States and around the world rely on the network for live and packaged news reports. She was credited with covering the fatal tornadoes in Lady Lake, Florida, the 200 UK Terror bombing, Saddam Hussein’s death, and President Gerald Ford’s funeral while at the station.
Following her departure from NewsOne, she worked as a White House Correspondent in Washington, D.C., where she covered and reported on the Obama and Bush administrations. She later worked as an ABC correspondent for all ABC News platforms, including abcnews.com, ABC News Radio, Nightline, World News, and Good Morning America. She began working as a news anchor for KITV in September 2012. Yunji worked for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Digital Billboard Network until March 2017.