Who is Marissa Mitchell?
Marissa Mitchell is an American television journalist with several Emmy awards to her name. She anchors the early morning news and co-hosts the “Good Day DC” program at FOX 5 DC. She was most recently employed by sister station FOX 5 Atlanta as an anchor and reporter. Mitchell worked as a reporter during the week and co-anchored “News Edge at 11” on the station on Wednesdays.
Marissa Mitchell is a Native of Atlanta
Mitchell is 37 years old as of 2023. She was born on February 5, 1986, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Marissa stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Marissa Mitchell Education
Mitchell received her bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism in 2007 from Emory University in Atlanta. Her commitment to Emory and the neighborhood earned her a spot in the school’s Hall of Fame, along with six other alumni from her class.
After leaving Emory University, Marissa decided to further her studies by joining Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois. She graduated with a master’s degree in broadcast journalism in 2010.
Marissa Mitchell Husband
Mitchell is possibly single. There are no reports to tell that she is married. It seems like she is so focused on her career but we are keeping an eye and we shall update this section as soon as she reveals her husband to the public.
Marissa Mitchell’s Salary and Net Worth
Mitchell earns a salary that ranges between $71,627 – $128,637. Her job at FOX 5 DC happens to be her primary source of income and she has been able to create a sustainable livelihood.
Marissa Mitchell Career
Mitchell has established herself as one of the best journalists at FOX 5 DC. She had this passion for pursuing journalism from a young age and she has grown to become one. Now a journalist at FOX 5 DC, Marissa has set the bar high for everyone who is looking up to her.
She started her career in television as a multimedia journalist for WTVC-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee. During that time, she covered breaking news, such as the fatal tornado outbreak that struck the Southeast on April 27, 2011.
She worked as the sole anchor of “Good Day Atlanta” for several months before joining FOX 5 DC. It was here that Mitchell received a nomination for “Best Anchor” from the Regional Southeast EMMY Chapter in her first year of anchoring. In addition to working behind the anchor desk, Mitchell covered several significant events, like as Hurricane Irma, Super Bowl LIII week, and many days of protests in Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, in the wake of high-profile shootings involving police in 2016.
Throughout her career, she has conducted interviews with several notable people, including media mogul Oprah Winfrey, movie legend Clint Eastwood, actress Halle Berry, and widely recognized wellness expert Deepak Chopra. She received a “Salute to Excellence Award” from the National Association of Black Journalists for her coverage of the late “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin’s celebrity tributes.