Jeff Michael Profile, Wiki, Bio
Jeff Michael is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for CBS2/KCAL9. He joined the station in January 2017.
Jeff Michael Career
Michael serves at CBS2 and KCAL9 as a co-anchor of the evening newscasts at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm. Before joining the station, he served as an anchor and reporter for KTTV – Fox 11 for 18 years. Michael first became friendly to Los Angeles viewers in 1990, as a crime reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News. During his eight years on the air at ABC, Michael won the first two of what would be many Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Jeff was named Weekend Anchor at Ch. 7 before leaving for Fox.
He started his career at KRNV-TV in Reno. After several years, Michael set out for the East Coast and landed in Richmond, Virginia where he anchored and reported for WRIC-TV. It was in Virginia that he got his first taste of hurricanes and politics, covering major Southeast storms and often traveling to Washington D.C. to report from the White House.
From Richmond, he headed to his first major news market—Miami, Florida. It was a time when the neon glow of TV’s Miami Vice was fading but the drug trade and racial tensions were still rising. He covered the 1989 race riots, countless drug busts, and international stories that took him to Mexico and to Panama for the U.S. removal of Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega.
Over his more than three decades as a journalist, He has covered many other major national stories including the mass shooting in Aurora Colorado, the Oklahoma City Bombing, Rodney King’s arrest, and the Los Angeles Riots that followed the acquittal of the officers who arrested King.
Michael followed O.J. Simpson on the infamous slow-speed Bronco chase and covered the Simpson criminal trial. A Sacramento native, Michael graduated from the University of California, Davis. When Michael isn’t working, he’s either on a ski slope or trying to learn a new tune on an old guitar.
Quick Facts About Jeff Michael
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Jeff Michael Age, Birthday
Michael was born on 20 March in Sacramento, California. He has managed to keep his personal life private hence the year he was born is not known. However, he might be in his 50s.
Jeff Michael Height, Measurements
Michael stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Jeff Michael Family
Information regarding Michael’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Jeff Michael Wife, Married, Children
Michael married Joanne Michael. The couple is blessed with three children: two sons, Tom and Ryan, and a daughter named Emily.
Jeff Michael Salary
Being one of the top news anchors for CBS2, Michael earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jeff Michael’s Net Worth
Michael has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news anchor.
Jeff Michael CBS2/KCAL9
At CBS2/KCAL9 Michael works alongside;
- Sandra Mitchell – Journalist
- Jeff Nguyen – Reporter
- Kandiss Crone – Journalist
- DeMarco Morgan – Co-anchor
- Suzanne Marques – Co-anchor
- David Goldstein – Investigative Reporter
- Rachel Kim – General Assignment Reporter
- Kristine Lazar – Investigative Reporter
- Jasmine Viel – Anchor / Reporter
- Tom Wait – General Assignment Reporter
- Sara Donchey – Anchor / Reporter
- Lesley Marin – General Assignment Reporter
- Tina Patel – Reporter
- Kara Finnstrom – Reporter