View from the Bay

Janelle Wang, Co-Host

Janelle Wang is a host on ABC7's daytime talk show The View from the Bay. She co-hosts the lifestyle and entertainment program with Spencer Christian. The live one hour show airs every weekday at 3 p.m. It's the first local program to be streamed live on the internet each day at It's also the only Bay Area show with a live studio audience. Guests have included Oprah, Joan Rivers, and the cast of Twilight, as well as political figures like Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, and world renowned chefs including Curtis Stone, Hubert Keller, and Martin Yan.

Janelle also co-hosts the show "Everyday Living" on the Live Well HD Network, which airs in 11 cities around the country including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, and Boston.

Janelle joined ABC7 in February 2003, as a news reporter. She covered a wide range of issues including crime, politics and transportation. Her reports have included the deadly Paso Robles earthquake on the Central Coast, the Steroid Scandal in professional sports, and the inauguration ceremony of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

She was also assigned to cover the Scott Peterson murder trial, where she provided extensive live reports. Her daily trial notes from inside the courtroom were posted on and read by people as far away as South America and Europe.

Prior to joining ABC7, Janelle worked in Portland, Oregon, where she anchored one of the city's top rated morning shows. Her many reporting assignments included the violent WTO protests in Seattle and the Thurston High School shooting. She was also honored for her coverage of a massive landslide that destroyed dozens of homes in Washington State.

Janelle graduated from University of California, San Diego, where she studied Communication and Economics. In her spare time, Janelle enjoys working with the Asian community and dedicates her time to cancer education and awareness.

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