Marissa Mitchell Biography
Marissa Mitchell is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning anchor and reporter working at FOX 5 DC as a Morning News Anchor and Host. She joined the station in September 2020. Before that, she worked for FOX 5 Atlanta as a news anchor/reporter from September 2015 to February 2020.
Marissa Mitchell Education
Mitchell earned her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from the Medill School of Journalism of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she received a McCormick Foundation full-tuition scholarship. She graduated from Emory University in Atlanta with a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism and received a full-tuition scholarship.
Marissa Mitchell Career
Mitchell serves as a Morning News Anchor and Host at FOX 5 DC. Before that, she worked as an anchor and reporter at FOX 5 Atlanta. She recently served as an anchor as well as a reporter during the day and co-anchored the station’s “News Edge at 11” on weeknights. Before this, he spent several years 3 working at Good Day Atlanta on weekends. He has also managed to win several awards including Super Bowl LIII week, Hurricane Irma, and multiple days of protests in Charlotte and Atlanta following high-profile, officer-involved shootings in 2016. In addition to that, he also field-anchored the inauguration of Brian Kemp, Georgia Republican Governor who faced a contentious race against Stacey Abrams that gained national attention.
Mitchell also interviewed some of Hollywood’s biggest stars during the grand opening of the Tyler Perry Studios. She also interviewed other newsmakers and celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Clint Eastwood, Deepak Chopra, and Halle Berry. Mitchell earned a “Salute to Excellence Award” from the National Association of Black Journalists. She had also worked for other stations prior to joining FOX5. For instance, she previously worked for WBMA-TV in Alabama where she served as a reporter as well as an anchor. In addition to these roles, she also served as an anchor for the “Midday News.”
Mitchell also enclosed everything about city hall and broke exclusive reports concerning government funding. Furthermore, she also lead the network’s coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the “Selma to Montgomery March” which was attended by George W. Bush and Barack Obama. She began her journalism career at WTVC-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she served as a multimedia journalist. During her time here, she enclosed the 2011 tornado outbreak across the Southeast on April 27, 2011.
Mitchell is also an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. She also helps in mentoring many young journalists and speaks to various churches, schools, and conferences. She has also been awarded and honored for being involved in many community services with women and youth. When she was still a teenager, she worked at Dunwoody High School where she served as the co-host of the morning announcements television show.
Marissa Mitchell Age
Mitchell is 37 years old. She was born on February 5th, 1986 in Atlanta, United States. She celebrates her birthday on February 5th every year.
Marissa Mitchell Height
Standing to a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).
Marissa Mitchell Family
Mitchell has many relatives and friends in the DMV. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, partying, and going to concerts and festivals in her spare time.
Marissa Mitchell Husband
Mitchell is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Marissa Mitchell Net Worth
Mitchell has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being an anchor and reporter.
Marissa Mitchell Salary
Mitchell earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Marissa Mitchell FOX 5 Atlanta
Mitchell worked at FOX 5 alongside other famous FOX 5 Atlanta anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Wisdom Martin
- Blake McCoy
- Sue Palka
- Shirin Rajaee
- Jeannette Reyes
- Caitlin Roth
- Sarah Simmons
- Mike Thomas
- Gwen Tolbart
- Maureen Umeh
- Alice Gainer
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Mitchell.
|Who is Mitchell?||She is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning anchor and reporter|
|Age||37 years old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|