Jim Axelrod Biography
Jim Axelrod is an American journalist working as the CBS News’ chief investigative and senior national correspondent, reporting for “CBS This Morning,” “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and other CBS News programs.
How old is Jim Axelrod? – Age
Jim is 58 years old as of 25 January 2021. He was born in 1963 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.
Jim Axelrod Family – Wife
He is married to Christina Axelrod. The couple has three children and lives in Montclair, N.J.
Jim Axelrod Salary – Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. Her salary is not known.
Jim Axelrod Book
Axelrod is the author of “In The Long Run: A Father, A Son, and Unintentional Happiness Lessons,” which was published in 2011 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Jim Axelrod Career
Axelrod covered a wide range of domestic and international stories while at CBS News, including the Iraq war and the American invasion of Afghanistan. Axelrod was the first television journalist to report live from Baghdad’s Saddam International Airport after it was captured by US troops in 2003. His live coverage of the US Army firing artillery rounds into Iraqi positions was the first by a reporter embedded with ground troops fighting in Iraq. Axelrod also covered the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, and he was the last journalist to depart with the military in December 2011.
Axelrod’s investigative reporting has earned him a Peabody Award for his series on West Virginia’s opioid addiction crisis, a George Polk Award for uncovering a multibillion-dollar compounding pharmacy fraud, and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting on the genetic testing industry. He was also a member of the CBS News team that received a duPont-Columbia Silver Baton in 2010 for “CBS Reports: Children of the Recession.” Axelrod also received Emmy nominations in 2002, 2014, and 2016.
Axelrod joined CBS News in 1996 as a Miami-based correspondent and later worked in the Dallas Bureau (1997-1999) and the New York Bureau (2000-2002). (1999-2006). He was also CBS News’ chief White House correspondent. He was also CBS News’ chief White House correspondent from 2006 to 2009, and in 2009 he was named a CBS News national correspondent. Axelrod was the anchor of “CBS Saturday Evening News” from 2012 to 2016.
He worked as a political reporter for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, before joining CBS News in 1996. (1993-1996). Axelrod previously worked as a reporter for WSTM-TV Syracuse, New York (1990-1993) and WUTR-TV Utica, New York (1989-1990). In 1989, he began his career at WVII-TV in Bangor, Maine.