Jim Axelrod CBS, WRAL, Wife, Brother, Bio, Age, Family, Height, Children, Salary and Net Worth

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Jim Axelrod Biography and Wiki

Jim Axelrod is an American Journalist currently serving as the chief investigative and senior national correspondent for CBS News based in New York. 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 master’s degree from Brown University.

Jim Axelrod Age

How old is Jim? Jim is 61 years old as of 2024. 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. 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 body weight of around 76 kilograms. Jim’s hair color is black while his eyes are dark brown.

Jim Axelrod Family | Parents

Jim was born and raised by Jewish parents who lived in Highland Park, New Jersey. However, information regarding his family members including her mother, father and siblings is currently under review.

Jim Axelrod Brother David

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. READ: Karl Rove

Jim Axelrod Wife | Wedding

Is Jim Married? Jim 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 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 warfare between Iraq and its rival countries. RELATED: Stuart Varney

Jim even became the first reporter to conduct his live broadcasts from the Baghdad International Airport which 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, New 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 with an estimated net worth of $2 million.


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.