Steve Pickett Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CBS 11, Salary, and Net Worth

Steve Pickett
Steve Pickett

Steve Pickett Profile

Steve Pickett is an American Emmy Award-winning general assignment reporter working for CBS 11 in Dallas, Texas where he serves as a news reporter. Before joining the station in March 1996 he worked for KGW-TV in Portland, OR as a News Reporter.

Steve Pickett Education

Pickett graduated from John Marshall High School in 1979 with a Diploma in General Education. From there, he joined the University of Oklahoma in the same year to further his education. In 1983, he completed his studies there and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-TV-Film.

Steve Pickett
Steve Pickett

Steve Pickett Career

Pickett works at CBS 11 News in Dallas, Texas as the Emmy Award-winning general assignment reporter. He is responsible for daily news coverage of issues, and events that affect and impact the lives of North Texans in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Before joining the CBS 11 News team, he worked for KGW-TV Portland, OR as a news reporter for two years and eight months from July 1993 to February 1996. He also worked for KFSN TV ABC 30 in Fresno, California for seven years and nine months. While there, he served as a reporter and fill-in anchor

During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Pickett was the only broadcast journalist embedded with the 56th Brigade of the Texas National Guard. In early 2010, he traveled with a group of Dallas physicians to Haiti to report on the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there. Pickett also covered the Dallas Independent School District, his daily reports provide solid information regarding the academic and educational landscape of North Texas.

Steve Pickett Age

Pickett is 63 years old as of 2023. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States on August 6, 1961. Pickett celebrates his birthday on the 6th of August every year.

Steve Pickett Height

Pickett stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Steve Pickett Family and Wife

Pickett was born and raised by his parents in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. He is married to Rachel. The two are proud parents of their two sons, Syeed Pickett, and Patrick Todd Pickett.

Steve Pickett Salary

Being one of the top general assignment reporters for CBS 11 News, Pickett earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000. 

Steve Pickett Net Worth

Pickett has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a general assignment reporter.

Steve Pickett Awards and Recognitions

Pickett is an Emmy Award-winning journalist. He has been recognized nationally for his coverage of Public Education and his reports from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina garnered the “Best News Story” Katie Award from the Press Club of Dallas. Pickett received an Emmy Award for coverage of the War in Iraq in 2005, and the Haiti Earthquake in 2010, and a Dallas Press Club Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

The University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society, The Poynter Institute, The Institute for Educational Inquiry, and The National Association of Black Journalists awarded him professional recognition. He also received a distinction from the Institute for Educational Inquiry-Seattle WA for coverage of Public Education.

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