According to his bio, KCAL9 anchor Jeff Michael was born on March 20 in Sacramento, California. While he has chosen to conceal his age, it is known that he attended the University of California, Davis.
Jeff Michael: Career and Salary
He began his journalism career at Reno’s KRNV-TV. After two years, he moved to Virginia to anchor and report for WRIC-TV. As he covered major Southeast storms at the time, the anchor encountered his first hurricanes. He also frequently traveled to Washington, D.C. to report from the White House.
Then he traveled to his main news market in Miami, Florida. Meanwhile, drug trafficking and racial tensions were at an all-time high. As a result, he was able to cover the 1989 race riots and drug busts in Miami. Those international assignments took him to Mexico and Panama, where he covered the US-led deposition of Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega.
Jeff made his first appearance in Los Angeles in 1990. He was an ABC7 Eyewitness News crime reporter. He won the first two Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards while working for ABC. In fact, during his eight years with Channel 7, he was even named Weekend Anchor.
The anchor quickly left for Fox 11, where he worked for 18 years. He then became the co-anchor of CBS’s KCAL9 in January 2017. On the network, he co-anchors CBS2 This Morning on weekdays and CBS2 11 AM News with Sharon Tay. Jeff earns an average salary ranging from $60,000 to $176,166 from his job at KCAL9.
Jeff Michael: Married and Wife
Jeff is not a fan of publicizing his marriage to Joanne Michael. But it’s a different story when it comes to his children, as he holds nothing back when it comes to showing off his children. He is the proud father of three children: Tom and Ryan, two sons, and Emily, a daughter. Jeff doesn’t hesitate to share family moments on his social media sites, whether it’s his daughter’s graduation or a special occasion.
On September 9, 2015, his son, Tom, got engaged. It was his wife who broke the news on Instagram. But Jeff’s family consists of more than just his wife and children.
He adores his parents and never fails to include photos of them in his posts. In fact, on April 13, 2018, he posted a photo of his father on Instagram and wished him a happy 97th birthday. He was also proud that his father was still going strong at such an advanced age. After all is said and done, Jeff proves to be a charming family man.