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Russ Mitchell Biography | Wikipedia

Russ Mitchell is a well-known American journalist who was the anchor of The Early Show on Saturday, the news anchor for The Early Show during the week, and the weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News.

It was announced in December 2011, that he would leave CBS to join WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio, as a lead anchor, starting in January 2021.

His first television job came while he was still in high school, serving as a part-time switchboard operator at KTVI in his native St. Louis. He has also worked as a reporter with Kansas City television station KMBC.

Later, he was an anchor for WFAA Dallas from 1983 to 1985, and a reporter at KTVI St. Louis from 1985 to 1987 as co-anchor of Up to the Minute.

He was a correspondent for Eye to Eye on CBS from 1993 to 1995. In addition, he substituted for Harry Smith and Mark McEwen on CBS This Morning, the predecessor to the Early Show, and was a correspondent on CBS News Sunday Morning.

Russ Mitchell Age | Birthday

How old is Russ Mitchell? Russ was born to his parents on March 25, 1960, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on March 25, of every year. He is 62 years old as of 2022.

Russ Mitchell Nationality | Ethnicity

Russ holds American nationality and citizenship. He is of white ethnicity and heritage. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States of America.

Russ Mitchell Education

Russ was in Webster Groves high school in suburban St. Louis. After high school, he moved to the University of Missouri where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1982.

Russ Mitchell Body Measurements | Height | Weight

How tall is Russ Mitchell? Russ is a man of average stature. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches approximately 1.73 meters. Drawing from his pictures, he also manages to maintain an average body weight of around 60 kg to 80kg.

More details concerning his other body measurement are currently under review. We will keep you posted once is clear from our reliable source. Keep the tab open for more updates.

Russ Mitchell Marriage | Wife

Is Rush Mitchell married? Russ has had two marriages. Initially, Russ married Erica Townsend, his ex-wife. In 1987, the couple swapped their wedding bands. Ashley Mitchell, a baby girl, was born to the couple.

However, because their relationship didn’t turn out the way they had hoped, they decided to get divorced in 2000. Later, Russ married Karina Mahtani, who was his second wife. On December 2, 2006, they got married.

Russ Mitchell Family | Parents

Although his mother and father were from St. Louis, Missouri, he spent his formative years in Rock Hill. Russ has, however, maintained very little public knowledge about his parents and siblings.

His parents’ names and occupations are currently under review. You will be updated once information is clear from our reliable source.

Russ Mitchell Net Worth

As of 2021, Mitchell’s net worth is anticipated to range from $1 million to $5 million. This includes his possessions, funds, and earnings.

His work as a news personality is his main source of income. He has been able to amass good fortune through his different sources of income.


Sheila Watko – Journalist

Catherine Parrotta – general assignment reporter

Bob Ward – Reporter

Crystal Haynes – General Assignment Reporter

Pat Harvey – Reporter

Alex MarquardtCorrespondent

Chris Flanagan – Anchor

Serene Branson – Journalist

Terrence Lee – Co-anchors

Russ Mitchell Salary

The lead anchor position he holds at Cleveland, Ohio-based WKYC is his primary source of income. Russ makes an annual salary of $71,592 on average.

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Russ Mitchell CBS | WKYC

From 1993 to 1995, Russ works as a correspondent for Eye to Eye on CBS. From 1996 to 1997, he anchors the CBS Sunday Night News. From 1997 to 2007, he co-anchors the Saturday Early Show.

From 2007 to 2010, Russ serves as the news anchor for The Early Show’s weekday edition. From 2006 to 2011, he anchors the CBS Sunday Evening News. From 2010 to 2011, he anchors the CBS Saturday Evening News.

On CBS This Morning, the predecessor to the Early Show, Russ filled in for Harry Smith and Mark McEwen. He was also a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning. Russ served as Scott Pelley’s principal replacement on the CBS Evening News.

Russ spent five years working for KMOV-TV, a CBS affiliate in St. Louis, as a day-to-day reporter and weekend anchor. The Best Reporter award was presented to Russ

Russ Mitchell | College Football | la Times

Mitchell began his professional broadcasting career in 1982 as a reporter trainee at KMBC-TV in Kansas City. Mitchell relocated to Dallas, Texas, in 1983, where he worked as the education and general assignment reporter for “Daybreak,” a morning news program on WFAA-TV.