Jim Bittermann Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, CNN, Net Worth, and Salary

Jim Bittermann Biography

Jim Bittermann is a senior European correspondent for CNN Senior International Correspondent based in Paris. He joined the station in 1996.

Jim Bittermann Age

Bittermann was born in Joliet, Illinois, in the United States of America, He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.

Jim Bittermann Height

Bittermann stands at a proximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Jim Bittermann Family

Bittermann 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 Bittermann has any siblings.

Jim Bittermann Wife

Bitterman Is married to Mary Jean Lowe a counselor at the America School of Paris since April 2017. Previously he was married to Patricia Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, and documentary filmmaker. Unfortunately, she passed on in 2010. Bittermann and his late wife have a daughter called Dr, Tess Bitterman, a gastroenterologist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

Jim Bittermann Net Worth

Bitterman has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million -$5 million dollars.

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Jim Bittermann Salary

Bitterman receives an average salary ranging between $ 40, 000 and $120, 000.

Jim Bittermann Education

Bittermann went to Southern Illinois University where he graduated with a bachelor of science degree in 1970. , he was also named the Southern Illinois University’s journalism Alumnus of the year by the University in 1989. In 2000 he received the university’s Alumni Achievement Award.

Jim Bittermann Career

Bittermann is a senior international correspondent for CNN based in Paris, where he joined the station in 1996. He covered the death of Princess Diana in 1997, NATO air strikes on Kosovo in 1998, the earthquake in Turkey in 1999, and the World Cup soccer championships, among other stories. Previously he was working for ABC News as a Paris news correspondent from  1990 to 1996.

While at ABC, he covered a large range of international events, including U.S. deployment in Somalia, the Gulf War, the Middle East peace process, and the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Jim’s long-form projects at ABC included The Fashion Conspiracy, A Perfect Messiah, a report on the French AIDS-tainted blood scandal for PrimeTime Live, and two half-hour special reports for Nightline with Ted Koppel, and Betrayed in Blood.

prior to that, he was a European correspondent for NBC News for 12 years based in Rome. He covered papal transitions and the travels of Pope John Paul II. From 1980 to 1990, he was based in Paris, where he reported on many of the decade’s major international stories: in Northern and Western Africa, Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, the Middle East, the Philippines, and Japan. He received a national news Emmy Award for his coverage of the 1988 Sudan famine.

Before joining NBC he was a Toronto-based correspondent and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp’s news magazine. Furthermore, he was working for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, as a reporter from 1973 to 1975  after spending one year at WQED-TV, a public television station in Pittsburgh.

He has also traveled the national campaign staffs of Sen. Edmund Muskie of Maine and of Sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana from 1971 to 1972. Bittermann’s career in broadcast began at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee,in 1970, after serving as a newspaper reporter for one year with the Waukegan News-Sun in Waukegan, Ill.

Additionally, throughout his career, he has been able to acquire some awards including, a CableACE Award for CNN’s coverage of the civil war in Zaire. He has been a panel moderator at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and a member of the jury for the French film competition Les Lumieres de Paris. Lastly, he has been an assistant adjunct professor of communication at the American University of Paris, teaching courses in broadcast news and documentary film, among other subjects since 1998.

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