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Marissa Mitchell Profile
Marissa Mitchell is an American Emmy-nominated and award-winning anchor who is currently working at FOX 5 News. At the station, she serves as an anchor and reporter. Most recently, she worked as an anchor and reporter at our sister station, FOX 5 Atlanta.
Marissa Mitchell Age
Mitchell is 37 years old as of 2023. She was born on 5th February 1986, in the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 5th of February every year.
Marissa Mitchell Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Marissa Mitchell Family
Mitchell has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Marissa Mitchell Husband
Mitchell likes to keep her personal life private hence, she has not disclosed any information about her relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Marissa Mitchell Career
Mitchell covered several major events, including Hurricane Irma, Super Bowl LIII week, and multiple days of protests in Atlanta. Charlotte, North Carolina following high-profile, officer-involved shootings in 2016. She also field-anchored the inauguration of Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp. Who faced a contentious race against Democrat Stacey Abrams that gained national attention. Mitchell was also no stranger to the city’s red carpet scene, most notably. Chatting with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios.
She has interviewed several newsmakers throughout her career including media mogul Oprah Winfrey. Screen legend Clint Eastwood to actress Halle Berry and world-renowned wellness guru Deepak Chopra. Furthermore, her story with celebrity tributes to the late “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. Earned her a “Salute to Excellence Award” from the National Association of Black Journalists. Prior to Atlanta, Mitchell worked as an anchor and reporter in Birmingham, Alabama at WBMA-TV. During her tenure at WBMA, she was part of the station’s launch team for its “Focus @ 4” program. She also served as an anchor for its “Midday News’. Mitchell covered city hall and often broke exclusive reports regarding government funding.
She helped lead the station’s coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the “Selma to Montgomery. March” which was attended by Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush as well as the late U.S. congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Mitchell’s television career began in Chattanooga, Tennessee as a multimedia journalist for WTVC-TV. There, she reported breaking news, including the deadly April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak across the Southeast. Mitchell also worked as a writer for Rolling Out and Crossroads News.
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She earned her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois. Where she received a full-tuition scholarship from the McCormick Foundation. Mitchell was also a Knight Foundation and Carnegie Corporation News 21 Fellow. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from Emory University in Atlanta. Where she also received a full-tuition scholarship. Mitchell was one of six graduates in her class named to the school’s Hall of Fame. For her dedication to Emory and the surrounding community.
Mitchell is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists. Furthermore, she mentors many budding journalists and speaks at various schools, churches, and conferences. Mitchell has received numerous honors for her community involvement with youth and women. She’s a sought-after motivational speaker.
But her love for journalism didn’t start in adulthood. Since the age of nine, she wanted to become a journalist. As a teenager, Mitchell co-hosted the morning announcements television show at Dunwoody High School. Additionally, fellow Atlanta native and host Ryan Seacrest graduated and had the same role. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, travel, dance, and go to concerts and festivals. Mitchell has many relatives and friends in the DMV.
Marissa Mitchell Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at FOX 5 News.
Marissa Mitchell Net Worth
Mitchell has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Marissa Mitchell Social Media Platforms
Mitchell is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 8.7k followers on Twitter, 16.5k followers on Instagram, and 1.5k followers on Facebook.