National correspondent Michelle Miller is one of the most accomplished journalists in today’s world. She currently serves as a co-host on the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning.
Michelle Miller Short Bio
Michelle Miller was born on 8 December 1967 in Los Angeles, California. Carrying American nationality, she possesses African-American ethnicity. Regarding her parents, her father Ross Miller was the first physician who attended Robert Kennedy during his assassination. However, she has not talked much about her family background and early childhood.
Speaking about her education, she graduated from Howard University from where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. For her master's degree, she joined the University of New Orleans.
Salary / Net Worth
Upon her graduation, she worked as reporter and anchor for WWL-TV, the CBS affiliate. She worked there for three years and during those years her broadcast "The Early Edition" became the highest rated newscast across the nation. Between her journalism career, she also taught communications and broadcast journalism at Dillard University. Later she traveled to New York City where she became substitute anchor for BET Nightly News.
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In 1988 she served as an intern at Nightline and The Minneapolis Star- Tribune. During 1989 to 1990 she wrote articles for the ‘Valley’ and ‘South Bay’ for the Los Angeles Times. After leaving this job in 1990, she moved to Orange County News Channel in California where she worked as a producer, news reporter, and assignment editor. After her 2 and a half years in the station, she relocated to Columbia, South Carolina where she worked for WIS-TV as a news reporter and anchor for their show ‘Weekend Morning News.' She again moved to New Orleans, Louisiana after one year in South Carolina where she worked as a news reporter and weekend anchor at CBS-News Affiliate WWL-TV.
She then joined CBS News in 2005 and became a bureau correspondent right away. While working as the bureau correspondent, she reported news for all broadcasts of CBS News and regularly appeared on ‘CBS This Morning’, ‘The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley’, ‘CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer’, ‘CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood’, ‘CBS Evening News with Katie Couric’ and ‘The Early Show’.
Miller has received awards like Edward R. Murrow Award in 1998, Dupont Award from Columbia University in 2013 and Salute to Excellence Award from the National Association of Black Journalists. She was also voted as the Women of the Year by the National Sports Foundation in 2013.
As news correspondent of CBS, she draws an average salary of $102K per annum. With all her accumulated amount her net worth might have reached million.
Married - Husband, Children
Looking into her love life, she is happily married to Marc Morial, President, and CEO of the National Urban League and former New Orleans mayor. She met her husband during a news conference in the same room on City Hall's second floor around 1994. Shortly after she started dating him following the wedding in 1999. Her marriage took place at the St. Louis Cathedral in the French Quarter.
Since then, she has been relishing her married life. She welcomed her first child named Mason in 2002 and second child Margeaux in 2005.
Michelle Miller during her wedding day with her husband Marc Morial in 1999 (Photo: gettyimages)
The family of four are happily living together and enjoying their moments with their children. She has perfectly balanced between her personal life and professional life.