Jim DeFede Bio, Age, Height, CBS4, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jim DeFede Bio, Wiki

Jim DeFede is an award-winning anchor/reporter working at WFOR-CBS4 in Miami, Florida, USA serving as an investigative reporter, as well as a host of its Sunday morning public affairs program “Facing South Florida.” He has been working with this station since January 2006.

Jim DeFede Age

DeFede was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on the 11th of August 1962. He is 60 years old as of 2023. Accordingly, Jim celebrates his birthday on the 11th of August every year and her birth sign is Leo.

Jim DeFede Height

DeFede stands approximately 5 feet 8  inches (1. 75m) and weighs around 112 kg.

Jim DeFede  Education

For his education, Jim attended Colorado State University though he never graduated.

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Jim DeFede Career

DeFede works at WFOR-CBS4 in Miami, Florida, USA serving as an investigative reporter, as well as a host of its Sunday morning public affairs program “Facing South Florida.” He came to CBS4 News in January 2006. Jim is thrilled to work with the CBS4 news crew.

For CBS4 News, he has produced long-form reports, including half-hour specials such as “Last Chance Boot Camp,” on Florida’s military-style corrections center for teen offenders; “Life and Death at Zoo Miami,” a look at the treatment and care of animals at Miami’s zoo; and “A South Beach Story: The Versace Murder,” on the twentieth anniversary of the fashion designer’s murder by spree killer Andrew Cunanan. He also reported the 2016 presidential campaign traveling to South Carolina and New Hampshire, as well as across Florida, securing one-on-one interviews with Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Jeb Bush.

In August 2017, CBS4 News aired “The Everglades: Where Politics, Cash and Race Collide,” a 1-hour documentary on the 2016 environmental disaster that hit the Treasure Coast and its connection to Everglades restoration. DeFede consumed over a year working on the documentary.

In 1986, DeFede landed his first career in journalism as a night cops reporter for The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington. In 1991, he accepted an offer to serve as a staff writer with the weekly newspaper Miami New Times, where he earned numerous awards during his 11-year tenure with the paper. Between 2002 and 2005, DeFede worked as a metro columnist for The Miami Herald.

Jim has been a contributing columnist for Tina Brown’s Talk magazine. His work has also been featured in Radar, Newsday, Mother Jones, The New Republic, The (London) Independent, Miami Monthly, Key West Magazine, and Loft.

Jim is also an author. His first book, “The Day The World Came To Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland,” was printed in 2002 by HarperCollins and was honored with a 2003 Christopher Award for its capability to “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.”

Jim DeFede Net Worth Worth

In Jim’s career as a reporter/anchor, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.

Jim DeFede Salary

DeFede acquires annual earnings that range between $ 107, 879 and $ 278,885.

Jim DeFede Parents and Siblings

DeFede was born and raised to his parents in Brooklyn, New York. Although his household remains in the same rent-controlled apartment building where he was raised, DeFede left Brooklyn when he was 19 to attend University. Jim is the son of Mr. DeFede and his wife. Besides this, the news personality veteran has not revealed any further information concerning his parents or siblings if he has any.

Jim DeFede Wife

DeFede manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update on his wife will be done when accessible.

Jim DeFede Kids

Information on whether Jim has a child or not will be updated soon.

Jim DeFede Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

DeFede is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 19K Followers around 7.8 K followers on his Facebook page and 12.9 k Followers on his Instagram account.

Jim DeFede CBS4

He works at CBS4 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Sabrina Aponte
  2. John MacLauchlan
  3. Mauricio Maldonado
  4. Dave Warren
  5. Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
  6. Kim Bokamper
  7. Lissette Gonzalez
  8. Mike Cugno
  9. Jim Berry
  10. Hank Tester
  11. Ted Scouten
  12. Jacqueline Quynh
  13. Lauren Pastrana
  14. Karli Barnett
  15. Peter D’Oench
  16. Joan Murray
  17. Lisa Petrillo
  18. Marybel Rodriguez
  19. Austin Carter
  20. Eliott Rodriguez
  21. Nick McGrill
  22. Chris Widlic
  23. Jesse Wells
  24. Ruthanne Gordon
  25. Mike Sullivan
  26. Lindsey Eaton
  27. Justin Kollar
  28. Jill Glavan
  29. Courtney Crown
  30. Melissa Crash
  31. Bob Donaldson
  32. Karen Leigh
  33. Chris Wright