Mitch Jacob Profile
Mitch Jacob is an American news director and manager working at ACB15 serving as a News Director. He has been working for the station since July 2021 after working for WSMV in Nashville.
Mitch Jacob Career
Jacob began his journalism career while in high school in Rapid City, South Dakota. While in high school, he produced a 30-minute documentary on teenage drinking and driving after several of his classmates were tragically killed in a drunk driving accident and it raised his passion for journalism. He has an experience of over 40 years in the journalism industry.
Throughout his career, he has covered major stories in several cities heading up newsrooms. Prior to joining the ABC15 news team, he worked at KNXV in Phoenix, Arizona. While there, he served the station as a news director for two years. Before that, he worked in Nashville, TN at WSMV as a News Director. In addition to that, he worked in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, OH.
Jacob has covered the Nashville Christmas morning bombing which heavily damaged several downtown blocks, the Congressional softball game shooting, and also the D.C. inauguration riots among other stories. During his working time in Phoenix, he directed the continuous coverage of what was one of the worst wildfires in Arizona history — the Rodeo-Chediski Fire. Jacob continues his intense drive to cover local news with balanced journalism that demands truth. He survived the Nashville tornado which was a little too close for comfort as he took cover in the bathroom while the tornado heavily damaged his neighborhood.
During his leisure time, he enjoys hanging with his two rescue dogs Murphy and Macy, traveling, as well as home renovation. Jacob is a foodie. He is thrilled to experience all the new restaurants. His Nashville garage was transformed into a movie set for an on-demand CBS series titled “Tell Me a Story.”
Mitch Jacob Age
Jacob’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old he is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Quick Facts About Jacob
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Mitch Jacob Height
Jacob stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Mitch Jacob Family
Information regarding Jacob‘s parents and siblings is under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mitch Jacob Wife
Information about Jacob’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if he is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Mitch Jacob Salary
Being one of the top directors and managers for ABC15 Arizona, Jacob earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mitch Jacob Net Worth
Jacob has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news director and manager.
Mitch Jacob Awards
Throughout his career, he has received several awards and honors. They include local, regional, and national awards for the coverage. He won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the Baltimore Riot following the arrest of Freddie Gray who died while in police custody.
Mitch Jacob ABC15
Jacob works at ABC15 where he works alongside other famous ABC15 anchors and reporters including;
- Nohelani Graf
- Nicole Grigg
- Nicole Gutierrez
- Collin Harmon
- Iris Hermosillo
- Ashley Holden
- Courtney Holmes
- Courtland Jeffrey
- Kaley O’Kelley
- Ashley Paredez