Dale Russell (Reporter) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, FOX 5 Atlanta, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Dale Russell Biography

Dale Russell is the senior investigative reporter for FOX 5 Atlanta. The FOX 5 I-Team’s government watchdog has been an Investigative reporter for 37 years. Russell’s investigations have helped shape Georgia’s political history; toppling people in power, sparking criminal investigations, exposing waste and corruption, and changing laws.

Dale Russell Age

Russell was born and raised in DeKalb County. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 70’s.

Dale Russell Height

Russell stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Dale Russell Family

Russell has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Russell has any siblings.

Dale Russell Wife

Russell is married to Betty Bernhardt since June 4, 1960. The couple tied the knot at Tomah. They have two children and they reside in the DeKalb County neighborhood.

Dale Russell Net Worth

Russell has an estimated net worth of about $1 million – $5 million which he has earned through his career as a reporter.

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Dale Russell Salary

Russell earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

Dale Russell Education

Russell studied at the University of Georgia and graduated from Georgia State with a BS in education. He is a former high school counselor and is a board member of the First Amendment Foundation, which fights for openness in government.

Dale Russell Career

Russell’s entire journalism career has been right here in Atlanta, where he started as a freelance newspaper and magazine writer. He later worked as a reporter for WGST News Radio and then moved into television as an investigative reporter. He has broken important stories while covering some of the nation’s biggest events, including the Olympic Park bombing, the Atlanta Child Murders, and the September 11th terrorist attacks. His exposes on Georgia’s Speaker of the House, Glenn Richardson, and presidential candidate Herman Cain resulted in the dramatic changes in the state and nation’s political landscape. Russell’s examination of racial profiling by US Customs agents at Atlanta’s airport resulted in a nationwide overhaul of customs searches. He later traveled to Iraq to embed with the Georgia National Guard during its historic wartime deployment in 2005.

Throughout his career, Russell has won more than 50 journalism awards, including broadcasting’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award. Atlanta Magazine, Creative Loafing, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The Atlanta Press Club have all named Russell as the city’s top TV journalist. He was selected as one of Georgia’s 100 Most Influential People by Georgia Trend Magazine. Russell has been inducted into the NATAS Southeast Silver Circle, honoring the state’s top television professionals.

Dale Russell Fox 5 Atlanta

Russell is currently working at  Fox 5 Atlanta where he works alongside other famous Fox 5 Atlanta anchors and reporters including;

  1. Phil Kent
  2. Randy Travis
  3. Alex Whittler
  4. Janice Yu
  5. Christine Sperow
  6. Doug Evans
  7. Alyse Eady
  8. Deidra Dukes
  9. Denise Dillon
  10. Morse Diggs
  11. Cody Chaffins
  12. David Chandley
  13. Courtney Bryant
  14. Ryan Beesley
  15. Katie Beasley
  16. Claire Simms
  17. Russ Spencer
  18. Ken Rodriguez
  19. Aungelique Proctor
  20. Ron Gant
  21. Buck Lanford
  22. Lori Geary
  23. Tom Haynes
  24. Emilie Ikeda
  25. Janelle King
  26. Dana Fowle
  27. Natalie Fultz
  28. Joanne Feldman
  29. Marc Teichner
  30. Sharon Lawson
  31. Paul Milliken
  32. Kelly Price
  33. Kaitlyn Pratt

Dale Russell Social Media Platforms

Russell is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 6k followers on Twitter, over 600 followers on Instagram, and over 7k followers on Facebook.

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