Marissa Mitchell Bio | Wiki
Marissa Mitchell is an American anchor and reporter. She currently working as a morning anchor for “Fox 5 Mornings” and as a host and reporter with “Good Day DC” at WTTG-TV/FOX 5 based in Washington D.C. Before she joined FOX 5, Marissa served as a reporter at Fox5 Atlanta where she anchored the “New edge at 11”. She co-anchored the station’s Weeknights broadcasts.
Also, Marissa spent a few months anchoring “Good Day Atlanta” on weekends. Marissa was among the six alumni of her class who were elected to the Hall of Fame of the City For their commitment to Emory and the local community at large. Marissa realized that she wanted to be a journalist as early as nine years of age.
As a teenager, she served as a co-host of the morning television show announcements at Dunwoody High School. Ryan Seacrest, her fellow Atlanta native graduated from the same high school and had the same job. After her graduation from Northwestern University, Marissa became a Fellow at the Knight Foundation and Carnegie Corporation News 21.
Marissa Mitchell Age
She was born on February 5, 1986, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. Marissa is 36 years old.
Marissa Mitchell Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Marissa stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in ( Approx 1.68m).
Marissa Mitchell Family
She was born to her late father and mother in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. Marissa has a sister called Amber who wedded her husband Larry Williams in May 2021. She holds American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Marissa has credited her family for their love and support.
Marissa Mitchell Husband
Currently, Marissa seemed to be much more focused on her career rather than her personal life and especially her marital status. After going through her Instagram account, Marissa has never shared a post of her past or present relationships.
Marissa Mitchell Education
After graduating from Dunwoody High School, Marissa went to join Emory University in Atlanta for her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and journalism. Later, she joined the Medill School of Journalism of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois for her master’s degree in journalism. Marissa studied there under a McCormick Foundation full-tuition scholarship.
Marissa Mitchell Fox 5
Before joining Fox5 Washington D.C, Marissa worked as an anchor/reporter at FOX 5 Atlanta. There, Marissa reported during the day and also co-anchored the station’s “News Edge at 11” on weeknights. Before that, she anchored “Good Day Atlanta” on weekends for few months. Marissa was nominated by the Regional Southeast EMMY Chapter for the “Best Anchor” award within her first year of anchoring in Atlanta, her hometown.
Marissa covered many major events, such as Hurricane Irma, Super Bowl LIII week, and multiple days of protests in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina after a high-profile officer was involved in shootings in 2016. Also, she field-anchored the inauguration of Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp. Brian faced a contentious race against Democrat Stacey Abrams that gained national attention.
She chatted with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars during the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios. Marissa has also interviewed several newsmakers such as media mogul Oprah Winfrey and screen legend Clint Eastwood, She also interviewed actress Halle Berry as well as the world-renowned wellness guru Deepak Chopra. The National Association of Black Journalists awarded her a “Salute to Excellence Award” for her story with celebrity tributes to the late “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin.
Marissa’s colleagues at Fox News Include;
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Marissa Mitchell Leaving Fox 5
She currently serves as a morning anchor at Fox5 Washington D.C, Marissa joined the channel after she left her role at WAGA-TV/Fox5 Atlanta. Before going to Atlanta, Marissa served as an anchor/reporter at WBMA-TV in Birmingham, Alabama. She as well served as an anchor for the channel’s “Midday News.” Marissa covered city hall and often broke exclusive reports concerning government funding.
She led the station on the coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the “Selma to Montgomery March.” The ceremony was attended by former USA Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, and the late John Lewis, U.S. congressman, and civil rights icon. Her career in television started in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she served as a multimedia journalist for WTVC-TV. There, Marissa covered breaking news such as the deadly April 27 and 2011 tornado outbreak across the Southeast.
Marissa Mitchell Salary
She earns her income mainly from her job s a morning anchor for “Fox 5 Mornings” and as a host and reporter with “Good Day DC” at WTTG-TV/FOX 5 based in Washington D.C. Marissa has an average salary of $72,625 per year.
Marissa Mitchell Net Worth
Her wealth has been growing significantly well since she launched her career in journalism. Marissa has an estimated net worth of $1,099,743.
Is Marissa Mitchell Married
Marissa seemed to be much more focused on her career rather than her personal life and especially her marital status. After going through her Instagram account, Marissa has never shared a post of her past or present relationships.
Where Is Marissa Mitchell Now
Marissa is an American anchor and reporter. She currently working as a morning anchor for “Fox 5 Mornings” and as a host and reporter with “Good Day DC” at WTTG-TV/FOX 5 based in Washington D.C.
How Old Is Marissa Mitchell
Marissa is a 36-year-old American journalist who was born on February 5, 1986, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.