Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning television personality Jan Jeffcoat has been a news anchor for the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C., since 2013. Previously, Jan hosted and launched the national news magazine show, The List. She's traveled the country covering some of the biggest news headlines and was also a news anchor in Chicago, Houston, and Charlotte.
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Emmy Award-winning anchor Jan Jeffcoat has anchored the weekday evening and morning newscasts for WUSA9 in Washington, D.C., since 2013. While in D.C., she's covered some of the biggest news stories making national headlines, including anchoring coverage of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. She was also a guest co-host for the Emmy Award-winning daytime show on CBS, The Talk. Before joining the CBS affiliate, Jan hosted and helped launch the national news magazine show, The List, for Scripps Networks.
From 2007 to 2012, Jan anchored Good Day Chicago, which received an Associated Press Award for Best Newscast. She also received a 2011 Edward R. Murrow and 2010 Emmy Award for her 30-minute documentary, while covering the devastation in Haiti after the earthquake. In 2010, Jan received the "Young Alumni of the Year Award" from her alma mater, USC. Prior to Chicago, Jan was a news anchor in Houston, where she garnered two Emmy Nominations for Best Anchor and two Star Award Nominations by the American Women of Radio and Television for Best On-Air Personality. She was also the morning and noon anchor for two highly successful shows in Charlotte, NC at the CBS affiliate, WBTV.
In her spare time, you can catch Jan in the water. She is a water sports enthusiast and swam competitively for more than seven years. She lives in the D.C. area with her husband and their two daughters.