Jim Axelrod Bio, Wiki, CBS News, Age, Wife, Salary, Brother David, Reporter, WRAL and Net Worth

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Last updated on August 5th, 2022 at 09:38 am

Jim Axelrod Biography | Wiki

Jim Axelrod is an American Broadcast Journalist currently serving as a national correspondent for CBS News. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter for WVII-TV in Bangor. He also served as a political reporter for WRAL-TV based in Raleigh North Carolina. Jim was also a CBS Iraq correspondent and became the first on-air reports to report live from Baghdad International Airport after it was taken over by American forces.

Jim Axelrod Education

Jim attended Highland Park High School in Middlesex County, New Jersey. He went on to graduate from Corell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and earned a masters degree from Brown University.

Jim Axelrod Age

How old is Jim? Axelrod is 59 years old as of 2022, He was born on January 25, 1963, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 25 January every year. His zodiac birth sign is Capricorn. ALSO READ: Jeff Berardelli

Jim Axelrod Height

How tall is Jim? He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches. He also maintains an average bodyweight of around 76 kilograms. Jim’s hair color is black while his eyes are dark brown.

Jim Axelrod Brother David | Jim Axelrod Related To David Axelrod

Jim was born and raised by Jewish parents who lived in Highland Park, New Jersey. However, information regarding his mother and father is currently under review. Nevertheless, people claim that David Axelrod is Jim’s brother or they are related in one way or another. David is a famous American political consultant and analyst currently recognized for serving as the chief strategist of Barrack Obama. However, Jim and David have never confirmed or denied this kind of speculation.

Jim Axelrod Wife | Wedding

Is Jim Married? Axelrod is married to his wife, Christina Axelrod. The two love birds tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was only attended by close friends and family. Together Jim and his wife are blessed with three children. The family resides in Montclair, New Jersey.

Jim Axelrod Baby | Children

Axelrod is the proud father of  two handsome sons named Will Axelrod and Bobby Axelrod. He also has one daughter known as Emma Axelrod.

Jim Axelrod Reporter | CBS News

Jim currently serves as a national correspondent for the CBS Network based in New York City. He first joined the station as an Iraq correspondent for CBS News. Axelrod gave various news reports and stories affecting Iraq and its neighboring countries. He also reported live from various warfares between Iraq and its rival countries.

Jim even became the first reporter to conduct his live broadcasts from the Baghdad International Airport that was later taken by the American forces. Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree from Cornell and Brown University.

He began his career in journalism at WVII-TV based in Bangor. Later, he went on to work as a general assignment reporter for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. He also served as a political reporter and commentator for WUTR-TV in Utica, Ne York.

Jim Axelrod Salary

How much does Jim earn at CBS? Jim working as a National correspondent anchor and reporter for CBS News based in New York City earns an annual salary ranging from $85,000 to $100,000.

Jim Axelrod Net Worth

Axelrod is an American multimedia journalist and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $2 million dollars.

Jim Axelrod WRAL

Before CBS News, Jim worked as a political report and fill-in anchor for WRAL TV based in North Carolina. During his tenure at WRAL, Axelrod was spotted reporting live from various political events, social gatherings and giving the latest stories affecting the North Carolina community.