Kim Russell Biography
Kim Russell is an American reporter. She currently works as a reporter for WXYZ. Kim started her professional career in journalism at WJBK in 2003. She worked there as a freelance writer, web producer, assignment editor, and reporter. In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, playing soccer, biking, baking, reading, and writing. While at WEYI Kim was nominated for an Emmy for her coverage of the murder of 4-year-old Dominick Calhoun.
Kim Russell Age
She is around 36 years old. Details of her birthday and parents names have not been shared. This information will be updated soon. Russell grew up in South Redford where her father was a police officer.
Kim Russell Education
Russell graduated from South Lyon High School. She studied Telecommunications and Writing at Eastern Michigan University.
Kim Russell Career
Kim started her professional career in journalism at WJBK in 2003. She worked there as a freelance writer, web producer, assignment editor, not to mention a reporter. She left the Great Lakes state for a short time to take her first on-air job at the CBS and FOX affiliates in Lima, Ohio. After getting some experience, she hurried home to continue her journalism career working as an anchor and reporter at WILX in Lansing, as well as WSMH, WNEM, and WEYI in Flint.
While at WEYI Kim was nominated for an Emmy for her coverage of the murder of 4-year-old Dominick Calhoun. The Argentine Township boy died after suffering unthinkable abuse. Kim felt honored to be able to tell his story and take part in a movement aimed at preventing child abuse.
Working in news allows Kim to meet new people and share new experiences, two things she loves. Kim is proud to work at a station like WXYZ, where the goal every day is to produce stories that make a positive difference in the community. Russell works along with Jim Kiertzner, Jenn Schanz, Ross Jones, Ross Jones, Heather Catallo, and Hally Vogel.
If you have a story you’d like covered, Kim wants to hear about it. You can contact her at KRussell@WXYZ.com.
Russell volunteers at the station’s “Brightest and Best,” a program honoring the academic achievements of high school seniors. Kim’s role at WXYZ has given her opportunities for community involvement including being a judge at the Dearborn Firefighters Chili Cook-off. The event raises thousands of dollars for the Great Lakes Burn Camp, a place for kids to meet, heal, grow and support other burn survivors. It has also led her to emcee events such as CRUSH Birmingham. This raises money for the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.
Kim Russell Husband | Children
The award-winning reporter is a married woman. Although she has not disclosed the name of her husband as of now. There are no reports of her having any children as of now. In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, playing soccer, biking, baking, reading, and writing.
Kim Russell Net Worth
Russell earns a good an average salary although she has not disclosed the actual figure of her salary. Her estimated net worth is currently under review.