Juju Chang Biography
Juju Chang (Hyunju “Juju” Chang) is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist who works for ABC News as the co-anchor of Nightline and as a frequent reporter for Good Morning America and 20/20.
How old is Juju Chang? – Age
She was born on 17 September 1965 in Seoul, South Korea. She is 57 years as of 2022.
What nationality is Juju Chang? – Family and Parents
She is a South Korean-born American, the daughter of immigrants Okyong and Palki Chang, who immigrated to the United States in 1969 and lived in Sunnyvale, California.
Is Juju Chang still married? – Husband
At the time, she married and converted to Judaism. Chang and her husband, Neal Shapiro, a New York-based executive producer of “Dateline NBC,” whom she married on 2 December 1995, have three sons: Jared Shapiro, Travis Shapiro, and Mason Shapiro.
Chang stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches(1.67m)
She receives an annual estimated salary of 98,790.
Juju Net Worth
Her net worth is predicted to be $1 million.
Juju Chang Career
Chang is known for her in-depth personal anecdotes set against the backdrop of breaking news from around the world. Her most recent research includes a thorough examination of the infamous immigration security procedures (MPPs), often known as the “Remain in Mexico” immigration scheme. The story was recounted through the eyes of a pregnant mother and her family, who were among the 60,000 asylum seekers camped beside the Rio Grande for months.
A collection of publications on LBGTQ+ issues is included in Chang’s award-winning study on discrimination against transgender persons around the world. Chang was honored with the GLAAD award for her reporting on the 25th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s murder and his parents’ legacy.
Chang’s exclusive television interview with transgender soldier Chelsea Manning, who has been imprisoned for seven years, focused on national security leaks, mental care for transgender inmates, and LGBTQ military duty.
Chang has covered major events for ABC News for decades, including the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on hospital ICUs, health services, and vital personnel. Chang reported on the Superstorm Sandy, the Orlando nightclub massacre, and the Boston Marathon bombing.
She’s gone all over the world to raise awareness about social issues and gender-based harassment, including a trip to the front lines of Boko Haram and #bringbackourgirls in Central Africa. ‘Femicide: the Untold Fight,’ an eye-opening look at systemic cruelty against women, took her to Honduras.
Chang also includes celebrities like Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Tom Hanks, and Nicki Minaj, as well as newsmakers like Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, former Vice President Joe Biden, and Oprah Winfrey. Parental issues, digital addictions, and social media moguls like Dude Perfect and Kendall Jenner are among the subjects of her in-depth investigations.
Chang, a former news anchor for ‘Good Morning America,’ joined ABC News as an entry-level desk assistant shortly after graduation in 1987 and rose through the ranks to become a producer for ‘World News Tonight.’ She co-anchored the ‘World News Now’ night show after reporting for KGO-TV in San Francisco and ABCNews, a branch of NewsOne, DC. Chang’s work has received numerous accolades, including prizes. She received the Front Page Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.