Marissa Mitchell Biography
Marissa Mitchell is an American and an Emmy-nominated and award-winning journalist. She is currently serving 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.
She attended and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois. where she earned her master’s degree in broadcast journalism and received a full-tuition scholarship from the McCormick Foundation. 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.
Marissa Mitchell Age
She was born on February 5th, 1986 in Atlanta, in the united states. She is 35 years old.
Marissa Mitchell Height
Mitchell stands on an average height of 5 Feet 5 inches.
Marissa Mitchell Family
Marissa was born to her late father and mother on February 5, 1986, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. She has a sister called Amber who wedded 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.
Mariss Mitchell Husband
She has not revealed whether she is in a relationship as she likes to keep her personal life private. This information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Marissa Mitchell Children
Marissa has not yet revealed any details concerning whether she has children or not. However, this information will be updated as soon as possible.
Marissa Mitchell Career
Mitchell has covered several major events in, such as North Carolina following high-profile, Super Bowl LIII week, multiple days of protests in Atlanta and Charlotte, Hurricane Irma, and officer-involved shootings in 2016. Additionally, 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.
Furthermore, she was familiar with the city’s red carpet scene, she was often seen chatting with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios. Mitchell has interviewed several newsmakers during her career from media mogul Oprah Winfrey and screen legend Clint Eastwood to actress Halle Berry and world-renowned wellness guru Deepak Chopra.
Before moving to Atlanta, she served as an anchor/reporter in Birmingham, Alabama at WBMA-TV. She was also part of the station’s launch team for its “Focus @ 4” program during her tenure at WBMA and worked as an ancho for its Midday News.
Marissa Mitchell FOX 5
She also served as an anchor for its “Midday News.” Mitchell covered city hall and often broke exclusive reports regarding government funding. She assisted in leading 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.
Her broadcasting television career started in Chattanooga, Tennessee as a multimedia journalist for WTVC-TV. Where she reported breaking news, including the deadly April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak across the Southeast. In addition, she also served as a writer for Rolling Out and Crossroads News.
She attended and graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois. where she earned her master’s degree in broadcast journalism and received a full-tuition scholarship from the McCormick Foundation.
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 an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists. Moreover, she also mentors many budding journalists and speaks at various schools, churches, and conferences. Mitchell has won numerous honors for her community involvement with youth and women.
Marissa Mitchell Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 10,000 – $ 50,500.
Marissa Mitchell Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth that ranges between $500k – $ 1 Million.