Dale Russell Bio, Age, Height, FOX 5 Atlanta, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Dale Russell Bio, Wiki

Dale Russell is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for FOX 5 Atlanta/WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia serving the station as a Senior Investigative Reporter. He has been working with this station since March 1985.

Dale Russell Age

Russell manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.

Dale Russell Height

Russell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Dale Russell Education

Russell is a former high school counselor and a proud board member of the First Amendment Foundation which fights for openness in government. Russell attended Druid Hills High School where he studied between 1969 and 1972 obtaining a High School Diploma. He attended the University of Georgia where he studied between 1972 and 1975. He is a proud graduate of Georgia State University where he studied between 1975 and 1977. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and Psychology.

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Dale Russell Career

Russell works for FOX 5 Atlanta News where he serves the station as a Senior Investigative Reporter. He happens to be the FOX 5 I-Team’s government watchdog. Asides from this, he has spent more than 30 years investigating some of Atlanta’s biggest stories. Through his investigations, he has helped shape Georgia’s political history while toppling people in power, sparking criminal investigations, exposing waste and corruption, and changing the laws.

His entire journalism career has been in Atlanta where he began by working as a freelance newspaper and magazine writer. Afterward, he went on to work as a reporter for WSGT News Radio before moving into television as an investigative reporter.

Russell has also broken important stories while covering some of the nation’s biggest events. This includes the Atlanta Child Murders. the September 11th terrorist attacks, and the Olympic Park bombing. Asides from this, he exposes on Georgia’s Speaker of the House, Glenn Richardson, and presidential candidate Herman Cain led to dramatic changes in the state and nation’s political landscape.

Through his examination of racial profiling by the US Customs agents at Atlanta’s airport which led to a nationwide overhaul of customs searches. The year 2005 saw him travel to Iraq in order to embed with the Georgia National Guard during its historic wartime deployment.

In the course of his journalism career, he has won more than 50 journalism awards. These include broadcasting’s highest honor and the George Foster Peabody Award. Asides from this, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Creative Loafing, The Atlanta Press Club, and Atlanta Magazine, all named him as the city’s top TV journalist. Asides from this, George Trend Magazine selected him as one of Georgia’s 100 Most Influential People. Rusell has also been inducted into the NATAS Southeast Silver Circle, honoring the state’s top television professionals.

Dale Russell FOX 5 Atlanta

Russell works at FOX 5 Atlanta where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Ryan Beesley
  2. Portia Bruner
  3. Courtney Bryant
  4. Alyse Eady
  5. Ron Gant
  6. Lori Geary
  7. Tom Haynes
  8. Jeff Hill
  9. Kelly Price
  10. Buck Lanford

Dale Russell Net Worth

In Russell’s career as an Anchor/ Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

How Much Does Dale Russell Earn?

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Dale Russell Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Dale manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Dale Russell Wife/ Spouse

Russell is married to his wife, Betty Bernhardt who he tied the knot with on the 4th of June 1960 in Tomah. The duo began dating when they were in high school. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his wife away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information regarding his wife is available to the public.

Dale Russell Kids

Together with his wife, the duo are proud parents to their two children who he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. As a family, they reside in the DeKalb County neighborhood where he was raised. We will update this information once more information regarding his wife is available to the public.

Dale Russell Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 6.87K followers, around 8.3K followers on his Facebook page, and about 830 followers on his Instagram account.