Russ Mitchell Bio, Age, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, CBS News, and KTVI

Russ Mitchell Biography

Russ Mitchell is an American journalist most known for his work at CBS, where he was the Saturday anchor of The Early Show, the weekday news anchor for The Early Show, and the weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News.


How old is Russ Mitchell? – Age

He is 63 years old as of 25 March, 2023. He was born in 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States. His real name is Russell Edward Mitchell.

Russ Mitchell Family – Education

Mitchell was born in St. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Rock Hill. He attended high school in Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Journalism in 1982.

Russ Mitchell Wife

From 1987 to 2000, Mitchell was wed to Erica Townsend. On December 2, 2006, Karina Mahtani and he were married. Afterwards, they got divorced.

Russ Mitchell Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Russ Mitchell Salary

He earns an annual salary of $90,000.

Russ Mitchel Career

Mitchell’s most memorable TV work came while he was still in secondary school, filling in as a parttime switchboard administrator at KTVI in his local St. Louis. After graduation from Mizzou, Mitchell functioned as a columnist with Kansas City TV channel KMBC.

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Russ Mitchell Photo

Mitchell was later an anchor for WFAA Dallas (1983-1985), journalist at KTVI St. Louis (1985-1987), and an end of the week anchor and journalist for KMOV St. Louis (1987-92). He joined CBS News in 1992 as co-anchor of Up to the Moment. He was a journalist for Eye to Eye on CBS (1993-95), anchor of the CBS Sunday Night News (1995-1997), a unique co-anchor on Saturday Early Show (1997-2007, 2011), reporter for the work day release of The Early Show (2007-2010), anchor of the CBS Sunday Nightly News (2006-2011) and of the CBS Saturday Nightly News (1999-2009; and both Saturday and Sunday later 2010-2011). He likewise fill in for Harry Smith, Jane Robelot and Imprint McEwen on CBS Today, the ancestor to the Early Show, and was a reporter on CBS News Sunday Morning. He was likewise an essential substitute for Dan Rather, John Roberts, Weave Schieffer, Katie Couric and Scott Pelley on CBS Nightly News.

In December 2011, it was reported that he would move to Cleveland NBC member WKYC as lead anchor and chief manager of the 6 and 11pm broadcasts, where he remains today.