Shiba Russell Biography
Shiba Russell is an American anchor working for FOX 29 as a weeknight co-anchor of The FOX 29 News broadcasts at Five, Six, Ten, and 11 pm. She joined the FOX 29 news team in August 2022.
Shiba Russell Career
Russell worked for the NBC station in Atlanta where she served as a weekday anchor for 6 years before joining FOX 29. While she worked at NBC, she was able to secure a number of exclusive interviews. She was among the two TV journalists asked to interview then-VP candidate Kamala Harris. In addition, Shiba was the only Atlanta journalist who got an invitation to the White House to interview First Lady Dr. Jill Biden.
Furthermore, she has an interview with the late renowned gospel singer Duranice Pace that went viral and had almost 5 million views. For that interview, she earned an Emmy nomination and numerous opportunities for Pace. Russell launched two news series inclusive of “Elevating Atlanta,” focusing on shining a light on changemakers elevating their community. In addition, she also assisted in launching a new morning show, “Morning Rush ATL,” that later earned two Emmy awards.
In addition, she has also worked at NBC 4 New York where she served as the co-anchor of the Noon, 5 pm, and 11 pm weekday newscasts. Russell has also served as the anchor of “Way Too Early” on MSNBC and “Early Today” on NBC News. Prior to joining New York City, she worked in Pittsburgh, Boston, the Bronx, and Long Island where she served as an anchor and reporter.
Shiba has won 10 Emmy awards and she has covered breaking news stories across the country. A number of the stories she has covered include; the deadly EF5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the Sandy Hook school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, Hurricane Sandy, 9/11, and the I-85 bridge collapse in Atlanta. In addition, she has contributed to many team awards such as; a number of Edward R. Murrow, a National Emmy, and National Headliner awards.
Furthermore, Russell is actively involved in a number of charity organizations such as; community food banks, the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the Urban League, the YMCA, local Chambers of Commerce, and the Salvation Army. Shiba attended the College of New Rochelle in New York where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. In addition, she has also studied at Northwestern University in Illinois where she earned a Master of Science degree from the Medill School of Journalism. During her downtime, she enjoys dining out at undiscovered restaurants, exercising, and spending time with her daughter.
Shiba Russell Salary
Russell earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Shiba Russell Net Worth
Russell has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Shiba Russell Age
Russell was born on August 1, 1976, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. She is 47 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 1st of August every year.
Shiba Russell Height and Weight
Russell stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Shiba Russell Family
Russell likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Shiba Russell Husband and Children
Russell is a mother to one daughter whose name she has not disclosed. She has also not disclosed whether she is married, however, an update of this information will be updated when available.
Shiba Russell Social Media Platform
Russell is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 12.2k followers on Twitter 14.1k followers on Instagram, and 24k followers on Facebook.