• Roxanne Evans is a broadcast journalist and news anchor with an estimated net worth of over $500,000.
• She has worked all around the US, covering high profile news both in and out of the field.
• She is currently employed by News 12, a 24 hour regional cable news station.
• She has reported on slum lords, corrupt businesses, con-artist scams and other stories with a direct effect on viewers or consumers.
• She is active on social media, mainly tweeting about news and posting personal photos.
Who is Roxanne Evans?
Roxanne Evans was born in the United States of America, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for serving as a part of the New Jersey-based television channel News 12 as an environmental reporter. She is also the station’s evening news anchor.
The Riches of Roxanne Evans
How rich is Roxanne Evans? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career in broadcast journalism. Her work has led her to various parts of the country as she’s reported on high profile news both in and out of the field. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase, as her current salary is reputed to be close to $100,000.
There is almost no information available about Roxanne’s life away from her professional endeavors. There are no details regarding her family, childhood, and her education. Even the reasons and experiences that led her to choose her career have never been disclosed publicly. It is only known that she grew up in the US, and sometime after matriculating from high school, she made the decision to pursue journalism.
Journalism is the production and distribution of reports spanning several platforms such as print, television, internet, and radio. Concepts and role responsibilities vary from country to country. There are some journalists who are directly associated with a country’s government while others work for independent companies. They can also be hired by a private industry for a specific goal. With the advent of smartphones and the internet, the media landscape has changed in recent years, with more focus on digital news and fast paced releases. This has also brought about problems with more traditional forms of media. However, some people still excel in the more traditional fields, such as Roxanne who has proven so on television.
According to Evans, she’s worked all around the country at top broadcast stations covering major markets, though has not really specified the details of her work. She has also been involved in field reporting, and has covered high profile trials, missing children stories, political campaigns, and major natural disasters around the country. This eventually led her to start working with News 12, or the News 12 Networks, a group of regional cable news channels owned by Altice USA, providing 24 hours in news coverage.
They offer news covering various regions of the New York City metropolitan area, with the exception of Staten Island, Queens, and Manhattan; Roxanne is a part of the New Jersey coverage team. The station began its operations in 1986 and is the first 24-hour regional cable news service in the country. The company attracted criticism when it started charging a subscription service for those who live outside the viewing area, at a time when they were still under Newsday Media Holdings. The company was then bought by Altice in 2016.
News 12 still had a Connecticut and Westchester team then but decided to consolidate the two and spread them to Long Island and New Jersey. In 2018, a new division named Altice USA News was created and a new program called “I24News” started airing. According to Roxanne, some of her most memorable stories are those that have a direct effect on viewers or consumers. She’s reported on slum lords in the area, and investigated corrupt businesses as well as their owners. She’s also reported on con-artist scams looking to profit from the less fortunate.
— Roxanne Evans (@roxanneevans12) November 6, 2018
One of her greatest achievements in the field so far, was when one of her reports led to single mothers and the elderly gaining their money back from a scam. She also reported on heating problems in an area which helped restore heat to a home during the middle of the winter. Her reports have also contributed to the discovery and arrest of several criminals. She makes reports on a daily basis, and also contributes to the digital presence of the network. Her videos and reports can be viewed online through the company’s website, as well as on YouTube.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of any of Evans’ romantic relationships. She has not made public any information about a boyfriend or a husband, so sources state that she is single, as there is no evidence to prove otherwise. According to her, she enjoys working as a newscaster as she hopes that her work can make a difference to her viewers’ day.
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Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, particularly on Twitter in which she has over 4,000 followers. She mainly tweets about recent developments within national and local news, however, she does not report as often as most active online journalists. She also has an Instagram account with over 1,500 followers, which contains a lot of personal photos, including with celebrities and of her going out to events in the city. She also posts photos from behind the scenes at work. She has a Facebook page too, on which she occasionally posts about unusual or noteworthy news within the area, as well as videos of some memorable broadcasts, though she does not post in that account often, at times taking months between posts.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia