• Shelby Holliday is a journalist known for her work with The Wall Street Journal.
• She has a net worth of over $1 million and a salary of over $110,000 annually.
• She grew up in Denver and attended Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village and the University of San Diego.
• She has experience with NBC San Diego, Fox News and the Fox Business Network, Channel One News, Bloomberg LP, and The Wall Street Journal.
• She married longtime boyfriend Jonathan Zward in 2015 and has an active social media presence.
Who is Shelby Holliday?
Shelby Holliday was born on 11 December 1985, in Denver, Colorado, USA, and is a journalist, best known for her work with The Wall Street Journal, in which she serves as a senior video reporter. She’s covered various high profile news in the Greater New York area, often collaborating with other companies for her work.
The Riches of Shelby Holliday
How rich is Shelby Holliday? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in journalism. She now earns a salary of over $110,000 annually, contributed to by working with other high profile news organizations throughout her career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Shelby grew up in Denver, raised by her parents alongside two siblings. Her father was previously a journalist which inspired her, though he later opted to pursue a career in finance. He also worked as a basketball coach, which inspired her to become physically active at a young age, participating in sports such as golf, swimming and running for most of her youth.
She attended Cherry Creek High School located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. It is the oldest high school in the Cherry Creek school district and one of the largest in the Denver Metro area, having over 3,700 students, and is designated a Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of San Diego (USD) and completed a degree in Business Administration, as a Trustee Scholar and member of the Alcala 100. During her time there, she was an active member of the women’s basketball squad.
Holliday had already set her sights on a career in journalism at a young age, beginning in high school where she wrote for the school newspaper, while also maintaining a journal blog. During her final year at the University of San Diego, she had her first taste of professional experience, working as an intern for NBC San Diego for several months, video reporting which was posted on the NBC San Diego website. After college, she moved to Columbus, Ohio in 2008, and was hired as a reporter as well as a producer for the college news network called Palestra.net
She also became a contributor to Fox News and the Fox Business Network, helping the two companies cover numerous high profile events. Both companies are owned by Fox Corporation, the now significantly downsized corporation after the acquisition by 21st Century Fox. Some of the events she reported on during this period included the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and the lead up to the 2008 Presidential election. She also showed her versatility by covering the Sundance Film Festival, the New York Fashion Week, and the Kentucky Derby.
Recent Endeavors and Projects
In 2010, Shelby was hired to work for Channel One News based in New York City, a content provider and a daily news program accompanied by commercial advertising. The network is known for being broadcast to numerous schools across the US, before eventually winding down its operations in recent years. She stayed with the company for four years, producing and reporting for its daily news show, as well as covering a lot of international stories, including the devastating Typhoon Haiyan which struck the Philippines.
Shelby subsequently moved to the Bloomberg LP company, where she started working as a television reporter. During her time there, she did interviews with government officials as well as with business leaders, but only stayed for over a year before moving to “The Wall Street Journal” to take on a position as a senior video reporter. The daily newspaper is known for being business focused, and is available around the world with its other editions. It is published six times a week and is one of the largest newspapers in the United States by circulation. The company is reputed for its award-winning coverage, and she joined a team of reporters who do video content for the digital presence of “Wall Street Journal”, with her reports mainly focused on the New York area.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Holliday married longtime boyfriend Jonathan Zward in 2015; their marriage was held privately with only close friends and family in attendance. The couple now have a child together. She is known to be a lover of adventure, and has done numerous adventurous activities while doing her broadcasts, such as bungee-jumping alongside the US Army, and also experienced flying in the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) zero gravity plane.
Never loved anything so much in my whole life. Welcome to the world, baby Zoe! pic.twitter.com/njRwLp12bB
— Shelby Holliday (@shelbyholliday) April 9, 2019
She won an award in 2014 for her series called the Rise of China, and has interviewed numerous popular celebrities over the course of her career, including Pharrell Williams and Danielle Radcliffe. Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram which has over 4,000 followers, and uses the website to post personal photos, often showing a bit of her life away from her work. She also has a Twitter account with over 19,000 followers, and uses the platform to promote some of the latest news in the business sector. She also has a Facebook account with over 8,000 followers, and it does a few promotions of her work though hasn’ot posted anything new for several months.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia