Russ Mitchell

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Birthday
25, 1960
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Television journalist best known as anchor for CBS's The Early Show and CBS Evening News. In 1997, he won an Emmy for his coverage of the crash of TWA's Flight 800. 

Before Fame

He operated a switchboard at KTVI while still in high school.

Trivia

He received the National Association of Black Journalists Award in 1995.

Family Life

He was married to Erica Townsend from 1987 to 2000. In 2006, he married Karina Mahtani.

Associated With

He filled in for anchor Harry Smith on CBS This Morning.