Alana Austin Biography
Alana Austin is a media personality serving as the Washington Correspondent for Gray Television’s Washington News Bureau covering the White House and Congress for 91 TV markets. Previously, she covered national and state politics in Richmond, Virginia at Gray TV’s WVIR-TV.
Alana Austin Age
Her age is unknown.
Alana Austin Height
She is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Alana Austin Nationality
Austin is of American nationality.
Alana Austin Education
Alana graduated with a B.A. as a double major in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also completed the Honors Carolina and Public Service Scholars programs.
While in college, she reported for the Daily Tar Heel and Carolina Week, student-run publications. She was also awarded various journalism internships as an investigative researcher at a TV station in Raleigh/Durham, a reporter/translator at Deutsche Presse Agentur (German Press Agency) in Washington while taking classes at Georgetown University through The Fund for American Studies, and as an intern, at ZDF (German TV) in Berlin while studying at Freie Universität through InternXchange.
Alana Austin Parents
Austin, a New York native grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Nevertheless, there is no information about her family.
Alana Austin Husband
She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.
Alana Austin Gray Television
Austin serves as the Washington Correspondent for Gray Television’s Washington News Bureau covering the White House and Congress for 91 TV markets. She joined the Gray Television Washington News Bureau team in August 2017 after spending three years covering national and state politics in Richmond, Virginia at Gray TV’s WVIR-TV.
While assigned as the only full-time, on-air television State Capitol correspondent, Austin reported on the legislative sessions of the Virginia General Assembly and on political, governmental, legal, and socioeconomic matters from Governor Terry McAuliffe’s administration. She also covered the 2016 presidential election and primaries, with a focus on the vice-presidential candidate, and Virginia senator, Tim Kaine.
Austin also broke news on the Affordable Care Act’s loss of coverage for 250,000 thousand Virginians, the federal corruption conviction and appeal of former Governor Bob McDonnell, the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Mark Warner and opponent Ed Gillespie, and the Virginia Republicans’ legal challenge to McAuliffe’s mass restoration of rights executive order during her tenure.
In addition, Austin also anchored and produced newscasts regularly at a station in Charlottesville. Before that, she worked as a general assignment reporter in Waynesboro and as a videographer in Lynchburg and Danville, Virginia.
She is a proud Tar Heel, avid traveler, voracious reader, and devoted dog mom.
Alana Austin Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,500.
Alana Austin Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.
Alana Austin Instagram
She does not have an Instagram account.