Suzanne Le Mignot Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WBBM-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

Suzanne Le Mignot Profile

Suzanne Le Mignot is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago in Illinois as a weekday reporter and weekend anchor. She has been working at the station since 1995.

Suzanne Le Mignot Education

Le Mignot is a proud 1993 graduate of the University of South Florida, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. During her stint at the university, she served at WBUL, a student-run radio station, as a news anchor. Le Mignot had her high school studies at Northeast High School.

Suzanne Le Mignot Photo
Suzanne Le Mignot Photo

Suzanne Le Mignot Career

Le Mignot serves at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago as a weekday general assignment news reporter and weekend morning news anchor. She started as a freelance reporter at the station, but after 4 years (1999), she began working full-time as a news reporter and Chicago’s South Side-based correspondent. She transitioned to the anchoring role in the year 2000 when she was an early morning news anchor. However, she returned to her general assignment reporting role after one year (2001). Le Mignot left WBBM – CBS 2 for a short stint and then returned in June 2002.

Since she started working at WBBM, she has reported on many different stories, especially ones about communities. She was a news reporter for WBBM’s Southside neighborhood newsroom for 1 year (1999 – 2000). In the year 2002, her coverage of a building with 35 tenants lacking heat led to changes in how heat shut-offs are handled in Chicago, IL during winter. Before Le Mignot joined CBS2, she worked for WBBM-AM Newsradio 780 as a news anchor and reporter from 1994 to 1999. She also held the same roles at WGN-AM for several months in the year 1996 and at WTMJ-AM in Milwaukee from 1995 to 1996, before going back to WBBM-AM in the year 1996.

Le Mignot worked in Belgrade, Yugoslavia as a news reporter and anchor at different NTV Studio B TV stations, Trecan Kanal, and Radio and Television Serbia for a year (from 1991 to 1992). Her career in broadcasting started at WUSF-TV in Tampa, Florida, where she helped with production from 1989 to 1993. She also contributed as a correspondent for the Urban Business Magazine and Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida.

Suzanne Le Mignot Awards and Honors

Le Mignot has earned several honors and awards for her outstanding journalism. In the year 2007, The Associated Press recognized her for her investigative coverage named “Tracking Your Security” in the hard news feature category. Le Mignot’s investigation revealed that bomb-sniffing dogs at Chicago’s Metra train stations couldn’t smell explosives passing by. Because of her story, a new law was made in Illinois. It says dog handlers must get 180 hours of tough training and pass a new state test. Le Mignot’s report was also recognized with a Peter Lisagor Award, for in-depth coverage. The Chicago Bar Association has also honored her with a Herman Kogan Award.

Le Mignot has received a number of industry awards, including 2 national and local Emmy Awards: for her breaking news reports on the passing of Pope John Paul II in the year 2005 and for her breaking news coverage of the 2008 Blue Line derailment. The other industry awards include the National Association of Black Journalists Leadership Award, 2 Peter Lisagor Awards, and the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award.

Le Mignot has also been honored with other prestigious awards for her journalism work. In the year 2016, she received the National Civil Rights Library Lifetime Achievement Award. The following year, Le Mignot became an inductee of the National Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Also in the year 2017, she was also given the “We Dream in Color” Michelle Obama Humanitarian Award for her coverage that brought about positive changes in the lives of those facing tough times. In the year 2019, Le Mignot clinched 1st place in the Chicago Journalists Association Sarah Brown Boyden Award Competition in the Public Service category for her series of reports titled “Misidentified Man.”

MOVE and YOVE (Mothers Opposed to Violence Everywhere and Youth Opposed to Violence Everywhere) honored Le Mignot with The Shantieya Smith “We Fight for Her Award” in the year 2021. This recognition came as a result of her coverage that shed light on missing and killed black women and girls in Chicago, IL. Moreover, in the year 2021, Le Mignot was selected by Better Magazine as among the top 10 Black Women of Impact in Chicago and was named the “2021 Multicultural Woman of the Year” by the America Nation Multicultural World Foundation.

Suzanne Le Mignot Age

Le Mignot is 54 years old as of 2024. She was born on January 25, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She therefore celebrates her birthday on the 25th of January every year.

Suzanne Le Mignot Height

Le Mignot stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Suzanne Le Mignot Family

Information regarding Le Mignot’s parents and siblings is under review. However, there will be an update of the information as soon as it’s available.

Suzanne Le Mignot Husband | Daughter

Le Mignot is a married woman and her spouse is Goran Rajsic. The duo is blessed with a daughter, whose name is under review. The family resides happily in the Gold Coast area of Chicago, Illinois.

Suzanne Le Mignot Salary

Being one of the top anchors and reporters for WBBM-TV, Le Mignot earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 100,000. 

Suzanne Le Mignot Net Worth

Le Mignot has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Suzanne Le Mignot Volunteer Work

When Le Mignot isn’t working, she enjoys helping out in different volunteering roles. She’s part of the National Association of Black Journalists and serves on the board of the NABJ – National Association of Black Journalists Chicago Chapter. Le Mignot also spends time as a volunteer and mentor at Bunche Elementary School in Chicago’s Englewood community. She organizes workshops and fun trips to boost the self-confidence of young girls. Additionally, she’s been on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana.

Le Mignot also serves on the board of the biggest no-kill animal shelter in the Midwest, PAWS Chicago. Back in the year 2003, she played a key role in starting the 1st humane education program with PAWS. This program visits schools in Chicago to teach young kids about taking care of animals. It’s even used by the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago. Additionally, Le Mignot has been on the board of directors for the Better Boys Foundation. This organization helps girls and boys in the North Lawndale community on Chicago’s west side with educational support.

Le Mignot has also been a Trustee of the Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities. This group helps adults and kids with developmental disabilities in DuPage and Cook counties. She’s also on the Board of Trustees of Lifeline Humanitarian Organization. This organization gives medical supplies and support to war orphans in former Yugoslavia. Additionally, Le Mignot serves on the Advisory Council for Smile Train, a group that offers cleft palate surgery to kids in need worldwide, saving lives.

Suzanne Le Mignot WBBM-TV

Le Mignot works at WBBM-TV alongside other famous WBBM-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Marie Saavedra
  2. Irika Sargent
  3. Joe Donlon
  4. Brad Edwards
  5. Audrina Sinclair
  6. Ryan Baker
  7. Jim Williams
  8. Dana Kozlov
  9. Chris Tye

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