Simon Shaykhet Biography
Simon Shaykhet is an American reporter and journalist working with the WXYZ Channel 7 Action news team. He joined the 7 Action News team in September 2013 as an investigative reporter.
Simon Shaykhet Education
Shaykhet attended Michigan State University, where he undertook his studies in Journalism.
Simon Shaykhet Career
Shaykhet was hired as an intern at Channel 7, before starting his broadcasting career at WXYZ, where he did his first reporting. His career started at Fox 47 in Lansing, Michigan as a reporter, and at NBC 24 in Toledo, Orlando as an anchor and reporter. He has covered the release of hundreds of cases such as the Detroit City Hall corruption affair, the Christmas Day bomber, and the Jimmy Hoffa hunt by the FBI.
Shaykhet then joined Fox 2 News in Detroit, where he served as a reporter for five years. There, he covered stories with great impact on Metro Detroit including the scandal surrounding former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and the collapse of the automobile industry. He was also the featured correspondent for Fox 2 News ”Edge at 11,” while working at Fox 2 News. The station hired him to cover national stories including the impact of Hurricane Irene. In September 2013, he joined the WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Action News team, as an investigative reporter. He has also served as the spokesperson and public affairs specialist for the Detroit Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Simon Shaykhet Age
Shaykhet likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
Simon Shaykhet Height
Shaykhet stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx. 1.72 meters) tall.
Simon Shaykhet Family
Shaykhet has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Simon has any siblings.
Simon Shaykhet Wife
Shaykhet is married to his loving and supportive wife Veronica Meadows, the Vice President for the Broadcast and Cinematic Arts Constituent Alumni Chapter, which works to connect students and alumni. The couple has been happily married since October 13, 2018, but are yet to share any information about having any children.
Simon Shaykhet’s Net Worth
Shaykhet has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a reporter.
Simon Shaykhet’s Salary
Shaykhet earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Shaykhet works at WXYZ-TV where he works alongside other famous WXYZ anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Brian Abel
- Carolyn Clifford
- Glenda Lewis
- Alicia Smith
- Keenan Smith
- Mike Duffy
- Dave Rexroth
- Mike Taylor
- Hally Vogel
- Marisa Woloszyn