Marissa Mitchell Bio, Age, Heights, FOX 5 DC, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Marissa Mitchell Bio, Wiki

Marissa Mitchell is an American Emmy-Award-WInning Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 News in D.C where she works as a morning news anchor. Prior to FOX 5, she was working the station’s sister station, FOX 5 Atlanta where she was an anchor/reporter for the station reporting during the day and co-anchoring the station’s “News Edge at 11” on weeknights.

Marissa Mitchell Age

Mitchell was born on the 5th of February 1986 in Atlanta, in the United States. She is 36 years old as of 2022.

Marissa Mitchell Heights

She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet which is about 1.52 meters.

Marissa Mitchell Education

She is a proud graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism located in Evanston, Illinois where she graduated with a master’s degree in broadcast journalism. There, she was receiving a full-tuition scholarship from the McCormick Foundation. In addition, she was also a Knight Foundation and Carnegie Corporation News 21 Fellow.

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Additionally, she is a proud graduate of Emory University in Atlanta where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism where she was also receiving a full-tuition scholarship. In her school, she is one of the six graduates who were named to the school’s Hall of Fame for her dedication to Emory and the surrounding community.

Marissa Mitchell Work Experience

Mitchell works with the FOX5 News team where she is serving as a morning news anchor. Prior to FOX 5 Atlanta, she had spent several months working as a solo anchor for “Good Day Atlanta” on weekends. After her first year anchoring in her hometown, she was nominated for “Best Anchor” by the Regional Southeast EMMY Chapter.

Asides from her anchoring role, she covered some major events which include Super bowl LIII week and covering Hurricane Irma. In addition, she covered multiple days of protests in the regions of Atlanta and Charlotte, and North Carolina which was all following a high-profile, officer-involved shooting in the year 2016. Additionally, she also worked in the field where she was field anchoring the inauguration of Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp. Kemp faced a contentious race against Democrat Stacey Abrams that gained national attention.

She is a no-stranger on the city’s red carpet and most notably chatting with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios. In addition, she has interviewed some newsmakers throughout her career from media mogul Oprah Winfrey and the screen legend Clint Eastwood all the way to actress Halle Berry and world-renowned wellness guru Deepak Chopra. Her story with celebrity tributes to the late “Queen of Soul” Retha Franklin where she earned her a “Salute to Excellence Award” from the National Association of Black Journalists.

Prior to moving to Atlanta, she was working for the WBMA-TV team in Birmingham, Alabama. While, there, she was part of the station’s launch team for the “Focus at 4” program. In addition, she was also serving as an anchor for the station’s Middy News. There, she covered city hall and often broke exclusive reports regarding government funding. She also helped in the leading of the station’s coverage of the 50th anniversary of the “Selma to Montgomery March.” The march was attended by President George W. Bush and Barack Obama in addition to other congressmen and civil rights icons such as John Lewis.

Her television career began while working for WTVC-TV located in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she was working as a multimedia journalist. While there, she reported breaking news which includes reporting on the deadly 27th of April 2011 tornado outbreak across the Southeast. In addition, she worked as a writer for Rolling Out and Crossroads News.

Mitchell is a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Sorority Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists. In addition, she also mentors many budding journalists and speaks at various schools, churches, and conferences. In addition, she has also received numerous honors for her community involvement with many youth and women. Additionally, she is a very busy motivational speaker.

Throughout her life, she is known for what she has done professionally. However, her love for journalism did not start in adulthood. From when she was around nine years old, she had the desire to become a journalist. As a teenager, she co-hosted the morning announcements television shows at Dunwoody High School where she was co-hosting alongside fellow Atlanta native and host Ryan Seacrest who graduated and had the same role.

Marissa Mitchell FOX 5

Mitchell works with the FOX 5 where she works alongside fellow FOX 5 reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:

  1. Jim Lokay
  2. Marina Marraco
  3. Wisdom Martin
  4. Holly Morris
  5. Sue Palka
  6. Shirin Rajaee
  7. Jeannette Reyes
  8. Caitlin Roth
  9. Mike Thomas
  10. Gwen Tolbart
  11. Maureen Umeh

Marissa Mitchell Net Worth

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

Marissa Mitchell Salary

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

Marissa Mitchell Parents and Siblings

She was born and raised in Atlanta to her loving and caring parents. However, she shares no information in relation to her parents and or siblings if she has any. Away from work, she enjoys dancing, and spending time with her family, where she states she has many relatives in the DMV area. She also enjoys going to concerts and festivals and traveling.

Marissa Mitchell Husband/ Spouse

Mitchell has not yet revealed any information about her marital status. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Marissa Mitchell Kids

Mitchell prefers to keep information about whether or not she has any children away from the public hence it is not known if she has any children at the moment. However, we will update the information once it’s available.

Marissa Mitchell Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 8,735 followers, around 1,450 followers on her Facebook page, and 16,005 followers on her Instagram account.