Russ Mitchell WKYC, LA Times, Bio, Age, Wife, Salary, CBS, Net Worth, Height, Family and Net Worth

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Russ Mitchell Biography

Russ Mitchell is an American journalist currently serving as a news anchor and managing director at WKCY Studios based in Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, he served as an anchor of the CBS Evening News weekend editions and The Early Show on Saturday, and national correspondent for nineteen years at CBS News.

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Russ Mitchell Education

Russ after completing his high school education at Webster Groves High School, joined The University of Missouri-Columbia where he received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism. In 2007, he was honored Missouri Honor Medal.

Russ Mitchell age

How old is Russ? Russ is 60 years old as of 2023. He was born Russell Edward Mitchell on March 25, 1960, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on March 25th of every year. RELATED: S. Epatha Merkerson 

Russ Mitchell Nationality and Ethnicity

Mitchell holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He belongs to the African-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Russ Mitchell Height

How tall is Russ? He stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)

Russ Mitchell Family

Russ was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri by his parents. Though, information regarding his family members including his father, mother and siblings is currently under review. RELATED: Dominic Rains

Russ Mitchell Wife

Is Russ married? Russ is currently married to his wife Karina Mahtani. The couple got married through a wedding ceremony held on December 2, 2006.

Russ was previously married to his first wife Erica Townsend. The ex-duo got married in 1987 and later divorced in 2000. Russ and his ex-wife Erica, do share a daughter by the name of Ashley.

Russ Mitchell Salary

Russ serving as a news anchor and managing director at WKCY Studios based in Cleveland, Ohio, earns an estimated annual salary of $120,000. RELATED: Anne Lamott

Russ Mitchell Net Worth

Russ is an American journalist, anchor and reporter with an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Russ Mitchell WKCY

Russ currently serves as a news anchor and managing director at WKCY Studios based in Cleveland, Ohio. He joined WKCY News on January 16, 2012, as a Managing Editor for Evening News and took the helm as the lead anchor for the 6 pm and 11 pm newscasts.

Russ Mitchell CBS

Russ’s impressive career in journalism began in 1993 when he was appointed as a correspondent for the esteemed program Eye-to-Eye with Connie Chung. Two years later, in 1995, he became a part of the CBS Washington bureau. Mitchell’s dedication and expertise led to him being named co-anchor of CBS News Saturday Morning in July 1997. As a reporter for the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and 48 Hours, he ventured on numerous assignments, covering significant events and conducting interviews worldwide. Mitchell reported from war-torn Bosnia, traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to interview then-President Laurent Kabila, and provided coverage from Cuba, India, Indonesia, and The Marshall Islands.

One of the defining moments in Mitchell’s career occurred on September 11, 2001, when he found himself on the anchor desk alongside Dan Rather. In the aftermath of the devastating attacks, he reported from Ground Zero and various parts of Manhattan in the following days and weeks, offering crucial updates and insights. Additionally, Mitchell had the privilege of anchoring the live CBS Special Report coverage of the capture and subsequent death of Osama Bin Laden on May 1, 2011.

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