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Dale Russell Biography
Dale Russell is a skilled American journalist currently working at WAGA_TV, FOX 5 as a Senior Investigative Reporter. He has spent more than 30 years investigating some of Atlanta’s biggest stories. and is the FOX 5 I-Team’s government watchdog.
Dale Russell Age
His age is not available as of now, research is ongoing and this information will be updated soon. He is around 45 years old.
Dale Russell Education
He attended and graduated from the University of Georgia State where he earned a BS in education.
Dale Russell Family
Russell was born and raised in the United State. He has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Dale Russell Wife
He is happily married to Betty Bernhardt on June 4, 1960. The duo also did their wedding at Tomah and also have two kids. The family resides in the DeKalb County neighborhood where he was raised.
Dale Russell Children
Russell and his wife Bernhardt are blessed with two children. He has not disclosed more information regarding his children.
Dale Russell Height|Weight
Russell stands on an average height of 5 Feet 8 inches and weighs around 75kgs.
Dale Russell FOX
He started his career as a freelance newspaper and magazine writer, his entire journalism career has been right here in Atlanta. He went on to serve as a reporter for WGST News Radio and then moved into television as an investigative reporter.
Russell has made important stories while covering some of the nation’s biggest events, including the Atlanta Child Murders, the Olympic Park bombing, and the September 11th terrorist attacks. His exposes on Georgia’s Speaker of the House, Glenn Richardson, and presidential candidate Herman Cain led to dramatic changes in the state and nation’s political landscape.
In addition, his examination of racial profiling by US Customs agents at Atlanta’s airport led to a nationwide overhaul of customs searches. In 2005, he traveled to Iraq to embed with the Georgia National Guard during its historic wartime deployment.
Russell has received more than 50 journalism awards, including broadcasting’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award. Atlanta Magazine, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Creative Loafing, and The Atlanta Press Club have all named him as the city’s top TV journalist. Georgia Trend Magazine selected him as one of Georgia’s 100 Most Influential People. He has been inducted into the NATAS Southeast Silver Circle, honoring the state’s top television professionals.
He is an active board member of the First Amendment Foundation which fights for openness in government. A former high school counselor, he attended and graduated from the University of Georgia State where he earned a BS in education. He was born and raised in Atlanta and has two children and lives with his wife in the DeKalb County neighborhood where he was raised.
Dale Russell Salary|Net Worth
He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 and has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars.
Dale Russell’s Social Media Platforms
He has over 6.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.