Chris Jansing on How to Make it in Cable News: ‘I Keep My Head Down and I Work Hard’

By Chris Ariens 

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If there was a “Survivor: Cable News” Chris Jansing would get the $1 million and Jeff Probst‘s admiration. The anchor of MSNBC’s 10amET show “Jansing & Co.” has been with the network for most of its existence, and she’s seen a revolving door of anchors come and go since. She left daily anchoring a few years ago to cover the West Coast for NBC News. In our MediaBeat interview, Jansing says the assignment was like, “being reborn … I remembered what my roots were.” So, how has she survived?

  • Tuesday, Part II: How MSNBC has changed throughout Jansing’s 13 years
  • Wednesday, Part III: From national tragedies to disputed elections to a Papal change, Jansing’s front-row seat to history

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