Marissa Mitchell Bio
Marissa Mitchell, an Emmy-nominated and award-winning journalist, is presently employed as an anchor/reporter at FOX 5 DC.
Mitchell’s age and birthday
Mitchell was born in the United States on February 5, 1986.
Marissa’s height and weight
Mitchell maintains an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs approximately 70 kilograms.
Marissa Mitchell Educational background
Mitchell pursued her education at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois, where she earned her master’s degree in broadcast journalism. She received a full-tuition scholarship from the McCormick Foundation to support her studies. Additionally, Mitchell was recognized as a Knight Foundation and Carnegie Corporation News 21 Fellow during her time at Northwestern.
Prior to her graduate studies, Mitchell obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from Emory University in Atlanta. She was awarded another full-tuition scholarship to Emory University. Mitchell’s commitment to academic excellence and community involvement led to her induction into the school’s Hall of Fame, where she was among six graduatesrecognized for their dedication to Emory and the surrounding community.
Marissa Mitchell Family
Mitchell has numerous relatives and friends in the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia) area. She eagerly anticipates expanding her social circle and building connections within the community, aiming to make the area her home.
Marissa Mitchell’s Husband and children
Mitchell values her privacy regarding her personal life and has chosen not to disclose information regarding whether she has children or not. This information will be updated once available.
Marissa Mitchell Career
Mitchell’s most recent role was at the FOX sister station, where she served as an anchor/reporter. During her tenure, she reported throughout the day and co-anchored the station’s “News Edge at 11” on weeknights. Prior to this, she held the solo anchor position for “Good Day Atlanta” on weekends for a brief period.
Her outstanding contributions led to a nomination for “Best Anchor” by the Regional Southeast EMMY Chapter. Mitchell covered numerous significant events, including Super Bowl LIII week, Hurricane Irma, and multiple days of protests in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, following high-profile officer-involved shootings in 2016. Additionally, she provided field anchoring during the inauguration of Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp, whose contentious race against Democrat Stacey Abrams gained national attention.
Before her role at the FOX sister station, Mitchell served as an anchor/reporter in Birmingham, Alabama, at WBMA-TV. During her time there, she was part of the station’s launch team for its “Focus @ 4” program and served as an anchor for its “Midday News.” Mitchell’s coverage extended to city hall, where she frequently broke exclusive reports regarding government funding. Notably, she played a key role in leading the station’s coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the “Selma to Montgomery March,” attended by Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, as well as the late U.S. congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis.
Marissa Mitchell’s Net worth and salary
Marissa earns an annual salary of $250,000 and has an estimated net worth of $4 million.