Mitch Jacob Bio, Wiki
Mitch Jacob is an American News Reporter/ Director working with ABC 15 – KNXV in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been working with this station since July 2021.
Mitch Jacob Age
Jacob manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.
Mitch Jacob’s Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Mitch Jacob’s work experience
Jacob works at ABC 15 as a news reporter/ director. His television career began when he was still in Rapid City, South Dakota. When several of his classmates lost their lives in a drunk driving accident he served as a producer of a 30-minute documentary on teenage driving and drinking. And that’s where his passion for a good story started. He worked in several cities heading up newsrooms, such as; Washington, D.C., Nashville, TN, and Columbus, OH for over four decades as a journalist. Jacob also worked as a news director for another local station in the Valley.
He was part of the coverage of several major stories when he was a news manager. Some of the stories include the Congressional softball game shooting; the D.C. inauguration riots; and recently the Nashville Christmas morning bombing which heavily destroyed several downtown blocks. He earned recognition due to many regional, local, and national awards for his coverage such as; a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the Baltimore commotion following the arrest of Freddie Gray who passed away while in police custody.
Jacob directed the ongoing coverage of Arizona’s worst wildfire in history named Rodeo-Chediski Fire. More than 450,000 acres and hundreds of homes were tragically destroyed due to the fire in eastern Arizona. He still continues with his urge to cover local news with balanced journalism that demands the truth, even after more than four years in the news business. He feels like it’s the duty of a journalist to ask tough questions and always be there to hold up the community.
So much has changed so fast since the viewers started receiving the news. He is aware that they must be there on every platform and social site educating, informing, and making sure their viewers know that they can be trusted to keep them informed and safe. While his not working, Jacob loves traveling, home renovation, and hanging out with his two rescue dogs Macy and Murphy. He also likes eating and is happy to experience all the new hotels in the Valley since he’s been gone.
Pre-pandemic, a movie set for an on-demand CBS series called “Tell Me a Story.’In which his Nashville garage was transformed. He got through the Nashville tornado which almost gave a room for comfort when he took cover in the bathroom while the tornado heavily spoilt his neighborhood. Mitch is happy to relocate to the Valley of Sun and call Phoenix home! He says it is a dream come true to be working at ABC15 with such amazing award-winning journalists who share the same values.
Mitch Jacob’s Net Worth
Jacob’s career as a News Reporter/ Director, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Mitch Jacob Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Mitch Jacob’s Parents and Siblings
Born and raised in the United States, Jacob prefers to keep the information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.
Mitch Jacob Wife/ Spouse
Jacob manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage. An update of this information will be out once information regarding whether or not he is in marriage is available to the public.
Mitch Jacob Kids
Jacob manages to keep information regarding whether or not he has any children away from the public. An update of this information will be out when available.