With 3 Children and Media Executive Husband, Juju Chang is Blessed in Both her Married and Professional Life
Every individual would like to have a successful personal as well as professional life. But it's hard to maintain the balance between both parts of life. So, how many people, do you know who have been living their life, exactly how they dreamt of while maintaining a balance? Very few right?
And among very few people is Juju Chang, an immigrant, the anchor of Nightline and the mother of three, who has been in the television business for more than 30 years and is blessed with a loving family. Let's read to know more.
Juju Chang's Personal Life:
Juju Chang has a done wonders in her professional life, so let's see how Chang has been living off-camera!
Chang tied the knot with the President and CEO of WNET, Neal Shapiro and got married on December 2, 1995. The beautiful ceremony was held at the 200 Fifth Club, New York. And Chang and Shapiro share three sons, Jared Shapiro (16), Travis Shapiro (13), and Mason Blake Shapiro (9).
In an interview with ABC Action News, on May 21, 2013, she opened up about her personal life and gave a little insight into her family.
Chang is very fond of her family, and she always feels blessed to have them in every step of her life. And when asked to state the greatest success of her life she answered,
“Making time with my family and friends a priority."
Also, Chang shared the best gift she has ever received, and it's the gift which is thoughtful and heart touching.
A purse from my husband w/my boys faces on it!!
Talking about Chang’s husband, Neal Shapiro is, as mentioned earlier, the President and the CEO of WNET media. The 32 times Emmy Award winner, he has been actively involved in different media for more than 30 years.
Chang shares her family time with husband and children through Instagram posts and keeps his followers updated with her family time. And here are few of the Instagram post which gives an insight into her family time.
Children grow up fast before you realize. And now Chang's son Jared Shapiro has outgrown her and recently, she shared the same feelings through an Instagram post on April 10, 2017.
The encouragement of the parents is necessary for any child. Thus, Juju Chang and his husband Neal Shapiro made their son Mason Blake Shapiro's invention fair special with their presence.
Hyunju Chang's Professional Life:
Hyunju Chang, better known as Juju Chang, is an American TV journalist who is known for her contribution as an anchor for ABC News’ Good Morning America and Nightline.
Chang started her career as a desk assistant for ABC News in 1984. Later she became a producer and an off-air reporter as well.
In Chang’s 30 plus years in the television business, she has contributed a lot of effort for ABC News and its affiliated companies like KGO-TV and NewsOne.
Chang worked as a reporter for ABC’s news magazine 20/20 and later joined Good Morning America on December 14, 2009, becoming the first Korean-American co-anchor. She remained the anchor of Good Morning America from 2009 to 2011.
On March 29, 2011, it was announced that Chang would be joining Nightline, leaving GMA. She became a co-anchor on March 27, 2014, replacing Cynthia McFadden.
Caption: Juju Chang's ABC Nightline news on Neurology function published on September 21, 2015.
Chang has been nominated and won a couple of awards including three Emmys, two Gracie Awards, and an Alfred I. DuPont Award, for her outstanding contributions in television.
Juju Chang loves her work, and she even flaunts her work through social media platforms including Twitter and Instagram and some of her posts are:
A Short Wiki-Like Bio:
Born on September 17, 1965, in Seoul, South Korea, Juju Chang (actual name Hyunju Chang) is a graduate of Stanford University with a BA degree in political science and communication. She is currently an anchor of ABC’S Nightline and the former anchor of Good Morning America. Juju Chang belongs to a Korean-American nationality. Her parents, Okyong and Palki Chang were immigrants, who came to the US in 1969 from South Korea.