An American television personality Jim Axelrod was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey and grew up in Highland Park, New Jersey. His day and date of birth is not available anywhere in the internet. White ethnicity Jim Axelrod belongs to American nationality. He got his high school education from Highland Park High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1985 majoring in history and did his master’s degree from Brown University in 1989 also in history subject.
National correspondent and reporter Jim Axelrod began his career from WVII TV at Bangor, Maine in 1989. Later, he served as an anchor and reporter at WUTR TV Utica, New York for a year in 1989 and also became a reporter and producer of the 11pm news in WSTM TV at Syracuse, N.Y from 1990 to 1993. Then he moved to WRAL TV as a political reporter and worked there till 1996. He joined CBS News as a Miami based correspondent in 1996, served in the Dallas Bureau for around three years in 1997 and New York Bureau from 1999 to 2006. Then he was hired as CBS News Chief White House Correspondent till 2009. While working at CBs News, he covered wide variety of domestic and international stories like the war in Iraq. He was the first television journalist to report live from Baghdad’s Saddam International Airport immediately after it fell to U.S. troops. He also covered various stories like American invasion of Afghanistan, the war and refugee crisis in the Balkans and the hostage crisis in Peru. Currently, Jim Axelrod net worth is still under review.
Honors and Awards
In 2002, he achieved an Emmy Award for the CBS Evening News coverage of the Washington D.C. sniper siege. In 2003, he received news and documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast. In 2010, he was honored with duPont Columbia Silver Baton for CBS Reports: Children of the Recession, the extraordinary multi-platform series about the recession’s devastating effects on children. He was honored with News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine in 2014 and News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast in 2016.
Personal life and bio : Who is Jim Axelrod wife?
Jim Axelrod married with Christina Axelrod. She is not a popular face in the media and is well known as Axelrod life partner. After marriage, Jim Axelrod wife gave birth to three children namely Emma Axelrod, Will Axelrod and Bobby Axelrod. Currently, the family is living joyfully in their house of Montclair, New Jersey. Nominal information on Jim Axelrod bio is found in the popular site Wikipedia. He is also active in social site Twitter with more than 10.8k followers.