John Elliott Bio, Age, Family, Wife, WCBS-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

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John Elliott Biography

John Elliott is an American meteorologist on WCBS-TV (CBS 2) where he joined in January 2007. CBS 2 is the CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. It serves as the network’s West Coast flagship outlet.

Elliott began his journalism career as an advertising copywriter and producer. He also taught media courses at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan, and Central Missouri State.

Elliott began his weather casting career at WRBL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Georgia. He then moved to KGET, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California changing his role as a news anchor. There, he served as a morning news anchor. He later worked for XETV-TV in San Diego. There, he served as an anchor on the Fox station’s morning newscasts.

Elliott moved to NBC News in June 2002 as a television anchor. He served as morning news anchor appearing weekday mornings on NBC on “Early Today” and as a correspondent on MSNBC. At MSNBC, he served as a 2004 MSNBC presidential campaign correspondent in the battleground state of Iowa. Elliott has also reported from numerous bases and posts throughout the USA. As troops were deployed for the war in Iraq, he spent time onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.

A photo of John Elliott
A photo of John Elliott

Elliott has received numerous honors and awards for his work in reporting. He is a recipient of the California Associated Press award for Best Weathercaster

John Elliott WCBS-TV

Elliott joined CBS 2 in January 2007. Initially, he served as a meteorologist on “CBS 2 News This Morning” and “CBS 2 News At Noon.” Eliott was later moved to the weekends. His fellow WCBS-TV news team includes:

  1. Ali Bauman
  2. Dick Brennan
  3. Mary Calvi
  4. Dave Carlin
  5. Aundrea Cline-Thomas
  6. Jenna DeAngelis
  7. John Dias
  8. Maurice DuBois
  9. Natalie Duddridge
  10. Alice Gainer
  11. Dr. Max Gomez
  12. Andrea Grymes
  13. Carolyn Gusoff
  14. Cindy Hsu
  15. Kristine Johnson
  16. Marcia Kramer
  17. Jennifer McLogan
  18. Jessica Moore
  19. Lisa Rozner
  20. Hazel Sanchez
  21. Dana Tyler
  22. Chris Wragge
  23. Steve Overmyer
  24. Elise Finch
  25. Vanessa Murdock
  26. Lonnie Quinn
  27. Otis Livingston
  28. Tony Aiello

John Elliott Age

Elliott keeps his personal life very private. He has not yet disclosed his date of birth. However, according to some sources, Elliott is about 65 to 66 years old as of 2019.

John Elliott Family

Elliott is very close to his mother and he does not hesitate to write sweet messages and posts for her on mother’s day.

John Elliott Education

Elliott earned his B.A. in radio, television, and film from Wayne State University in Detroit. He later pursued a
master’s in communications from Central Missouri State University. Under the Mississippi State University, Elliott studied meteorology

John Elliott Wife

Elliott is happily married to MaryEllen Ford-Elliott. On their anniversary in 2017, John posted a photo of the two.

John Elliott Daughter

Elliott and his wife MaryEllen have a daughter, Elizabeth together.

John Elliott Salary

Elliott’s annual salary is not yet disclosed. However, the salary of an anchor/reporter at CBS can range from $64,359 – $185,922.

John Elliott Net Worth

Elliott has earned greatly from his journalism career. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed to the public.

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