Shawn Yancy is an American journalist currently working with WTTG-TV’s FOX 5 News in Washington, D.C., as a news anchor since 2001.
In her longtime career with FOX 5, she has been awarded Edward R. Murrow Award in 2007 for an investigative series on asbestos at The National Institutes of Health and also an Emmy for ‘Outstanding News Anchor’ in 2006.
She is also the owner and artist at an art and design firm, Shawn Yancy Art & Design.
She is also the founder of Girls Night Out by Shawn Fancy, an organization to empower and promote the well being of women and children.
Shawn Yancy’s Family
Shawn Yancy celebrates her birthday on 13th October of every year.
She grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her family members. Her father worked as a pediatrician.
Shawn is a family loving person as she has shared several photos with her family members through her social media.
Whether it is an anniversary wish or birthday wish to her parents, she doesn’t miss to make them happy with beautiful posts. She has also frequently praised her mother, Pamela Yancy, for encouraging her in every step of life.
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Additionally, she can also be seen mentioning her brother, Damion Yancy, and sister, Erikka Yancy, on their birthdays and special occasions.
Shawn developed a dream to become a journalist from a young age when she was just in third grade.
Seeing her father getting interviewed with Indiana’s first black news anchor on the Ask the Doctors program in the TV grew an inspiration in her to appear on the TV one day.
She was also interested in art from childhood. She used to practice different types of painting and drawing and also took part in contests. Today, she also does abstract artworks in her spare time.
As of her education, she has graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications.
Shawn Yancy is 32 years old as of 2019. She stands at the height of 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6 meters).
Though her actual weight is yet to be revealed, she is always careful to maintain her healthy weight and also gives time to fitness activities.
Shawn Yancy is happily married to Marcus Wiseman.
Recently, she has shared a photo with her husband of 26 years through her Instagram on 28th November 2019.
In the post featuring both of them in the wedding dress, she revealed that they had renewed their vows on the occasion of their marriage anniversary.
The couple is blessed with three children. Their eldest son, Anthony, is 28 years old, the middle one, Tyson, is 19 years old, and the youngest one, Jax, is 14 years old.
Shawn Yancy's husband Marcus Wiseman with her children on 16 June 2019 (Photo: Shawn Yancy's Instagram)
Apart from being a promising journalist, she also plays her role of mother and a loving wife more efficiently.
She enjoys to spend time with her family members and loves to post her memorable moments with them through her Instagram.
Shawn Yancy has garnered a remarkable sum in her 25 years of her career, but she has not disclosed her net worth until today.