Jim Rosenfield Biography
Jim Rosenfield is an American journalist who previously worked for WCAU as a news anchor at 4, 6, and 11 p.m. from September 2013 to December 2022. Previously, he served NBC4 Washington as an anchor and reporter.
Jim Rosenfield Education
Rosenfield attended Duke University in 1979 after completing his high school education. He graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in English. He attended Hamilton College from 1977 to 1979.
Jim Rosenfield Career
Rosenfield worked for WCAU as a news anchor at 4, 6, and 11 p.m. from September 2013 to December 2022. Previously, he served NBC4 Washington as an anchor and reporter. His journalism career started in 1981 when he served WTVD in Durham as a general assignment reporter. Next, he moved to Houston where he served KTRK as a reporter and anchor.
Rosenfield then relocated to Chicago where he served WLS as a reporter and weekend anchor. In 1998, he moved to New York where he served WCBS as a co-anchor of the noon newscast with Cindy Hsu, and the 5 p.m. newscast with Lisa Cooley Hill. In April 2000, he left the station and joined WNBC where he anchored “Live at Five” with Sue Simmons. He later left the station in 2005 and rejoined WCBS in June of that year as the lead male anchor to replace Ernie Anastos who had left the station for a 5-year $10 million contract at WNYW.
From June 2005 to April 2006, Rosenfield anchored CBS 2 News at 5 and CBS 2 News at 11 alongside Roz Abrams. In April 2006, he stopped anchoring the 5 p.m. newscast and started anchoring at 6 p.m. with Dana Tyler and at 11 p.m. with Tyler. In June 2007, he and Dana started anchoring at noon and 6 p.m. after reassignments from new WCBS managers.
WCBS’s management let Rosenfield as the noon and 6 p.m. newscaster go in an effort to cut budgets at CBS. He later left the station as they had breached his contract. He then joined WRC in Washington, D.C. as a weekend news anchor. Rosenfield worked there till September 2013 when he joined WCAU in Philadelphia as a weeknight anchor at 4, 6, and 11 p.m.
Jim Rosenfield Age
Rosenfield was born on December 18, 1958, in the U.S.A. He is 64 years old as of 2023. Rosenfield celebrates his birthday every December 18th.
Jim Rosenfield Height
Rosenfield stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches
Jim Rosenfield Family
Rosenfield’s father was born on July 19, 1929, and is 94 years old as of 2023. On July 19, 2022, Dana posted a picture of him on her Instagram account and wished him a happy 93rd birthday. Even so, he has not disclosed more information about his parents, especially his mother. It is also not known if Rosenfield has any siblings.
Jim Rosenfield Wife
Rosenfield married Dana Conroy. They have sons named Kitt and Jamie. Jamie celebrates his birthday every January 5th as evidenced by Dana’s post on January 5, 2023, captioning it “Happy Birthday, Jamie! You light up our lives…” Kitt has an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
On June 18, 2023, Dana posted a picture of her and Kitt at his graduation ceremony and captioned it “MBA magic at UCLA. Bravo, Kitt, you did it! Oh, the places you’ll go!!!” Kitt celebrates his birthday every April 24th as evidenced by Dana’s Instagram post on April 24, 2022, where she wished him a happy birthday.
Jim Rosenfield Net Worth
Rosenfield has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Jim Rosenfield Salary
Rosenfield earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jim Rosenfield Leaves WCAU/ Where Is He?/ Who Replaces Him?
Rosenfield left WCAU in December 2022 after serving the station for 9 years. He said that he left the station in pursuit of new opportunities and to be closer to home. He last aired on WCAU on December 23, 2022. Further, he said he’ll be relocating to New York but has not commented on his next career venture. Fred Shropshire replaced Rosenfield at WCAU as the main anchor.