J.C. Monahan is an American newscaster whose style of broadcasting has often been described as ‘breathtaking’ in many quarters. She has been hailed for her professionalism in weather forecasting and reporting over the years and has won awards, including an Emmy, in recognition of her qualities and excellence on the job. In the process, she has won over many fans to herself who follow her every move on social media.
Monahan has worked with many media companies such as WPXT-TV and NECN. She now works with WBTS-LD, a low-powered NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Boston. Over the years, she has proven her worth on the job and has become one of the most famous faces at WBTS-LD.
Who is J.C. Monahan?
The exact day, month and year in which J.C. Monahan was born have not been revealed at the moment. This is because the media personality has succeeded in keeping that aspect of her life out of public reach. Some reports have claimed that she was born in 1973 but this has not been proven. However, we know that she is a native of Newton, a city in Massachusetts.
Even though everyone now knows the media personality as J.C. Monahan, it is noteworthy that her full name is Jennifer Catherine Monahan. She only decided to shorten the name into initials for easiness.
The high school that Monahan attended is not known, nevertheless, we know that she has always had the dream of working in the media and this informed her decision to study what she studied in university. Monahan attended the University of Maine and graduated in 1994 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. She then proceeded to further broaden her knowledge of broadcasting and journalism by enrolling for the Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program.
J.C. Monahan began her career at WZON, an AM radio station located in Bangor, a city in Maine after she was employed by the station to work as the News Director. While at WZON, she became very good at the job and won the hearts of many people. In fact, because of her exceptional reporting and broadcasting skills, Monahan won the highly coveted Associated Press award as well as the Maine Association of Broadcasters award for Best Radio Newscast and Best Series Reporting.
Despite being very accepted at WZON where she did exploits, Monahan did not remain at the station forever. After a while, she moved to Portland, another city in Maine to work as a weekend forecaster and entertainment reporter for WPXT-TV. She worked at WPXT-TV for some time before she moved away to NECN, a cable news TV network where she worked as the weekend meteorologist.
In 2001, J.C. Monahan began working as the morning meteorologist with WCVB, an ABC-affiliated television station located in Boston. She would later go on to become a co-host of Chronicle, an evening magazine show at the station. She also co-anchored other programs at the station during this time.
In 2017, J.C. Monahan left WCVB and moved to WBTS, a low-powered NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Boston. She now works with the station. Over the years, the media personality has been very effective in her job and has been variously hailed for her efficiency.
Her Salary and Net Worth
J.C. Monahan has made a decent fortune for herself over the years. Having worked with various media houses over the years and gaining quite a lot of recognition in the process, it is expected that she has made quite some income in the course of her job.
Her exact net worth has been a subject of debate in recent times. While some reports have claimed she is worth about $900,000, others have pegged her net worth at around $600,000. However, none of this has been confirmed. According to some reports, the media personality earns around $90,000 in annual salary. This is, however, still to be confirmed as well.
J.C. Monahan’s Husband and Family
The identity of J.C. Monahan’s parents has not been revealed. Just like her date of birth, the names of her mother and father have been elusive over the years. Also, it is not known if she has any sibling with whom she grew up or if she is an only child.
She is, nonetheless, very fond of her kids and very often shows them off on Twitter, the social media platform where she is very active and tweets every now and then to the excitement of her many fans.
The media personality is married to a man identified as Jim Farrell. According to reports, Jim is a director at WGBH, a radio station in Boston. The exact time in which the couple got married has not been revealed but we know that they have two daughters together. Their first girl identified as Catherine was born on the 18th of October, 2006 and their second child, Victoria Rose was born on the 28th of March 2012.