Mike Colombo Biography
Mike Colombo is an American news anchor and consumer reporter working for FOX 2-KTVI serving as an evening anchor. He has been working for the station since April 2016 after working for KMOV-TV.
Mike Colombo Age
Colombo is very private about his personal life. He has not disclosed the date, month, or year in which he was born. It is also not known when Colombo celebrates his birthday.
Mike Colombo Height
Colombo stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Mike Colombo Family
Colombo 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 Colombo has any siblings.
Mike Colombo Wife
Colombo has been married to Emily Rau and together they are blessed with two sons. His wife is an Emmy-winning Journalist and Media Consultant who works at News 4 St. Louis. The couple has been married since September 2019. On the 14th of September, he posted a photo of him and his wife on their wedding day captioned ”We do weddings a little differently these days, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Happy anniversary baby!”
Mike Colombo’s Net Worth
Colombo has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Mike Colombo Salary
Colombo earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Mike Colombo Education
Colombo graduated from St. John Vianney with his High School diploma, in the year 2004. He later enrolled at Quincy University and later graduated in the year 2008, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and communication.
Mike Colombo Career
Colombo works at FOX 2 as an evening anchor and airs news at 4 and 7 p.m. He is also a consumer advocate in charge of the Contact 2 Consumer Investigative Unit. During his time as a journalist, he has been honored with five Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, two National Headliner Awards, and eight Regional Emmy awards. Additionally, he was awarded the Louisville Society of Professional Journalists and the Missouri Broadcasters Association.
While at Fox 2 and News 11, he covered some of the biggest stories including; the resignation of former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and local unrest in the summer of 2020 following the death of George Floyd. Colombo moderated the events program entitled Post Scripts on KTVI. He served as the fill-in host of political and community affairs shows on KPLR and KTVI.
Prior to joining FOX 2, he worked at KMOV based in Greater St. Louis as a Consumer Investigative Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for four years from April 2012 to April 2016. Previously, he was a reporter at WHAS 11 based in Louisville, KY for one year from June 2010 to April 2012. He started his journalism career in Quincy, IL as a reporter and fill-in anchor at NBC affiliate WGEM for two years between October 2008 and June 2010. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and recognitions including the Regional Emmy Award and Regional Edward R. Murrow Award in the year 2016. In 2015, he won the National Headliner Award and the Regional Edward R. Murrow Award among others.
Colombo is actively involved in the community during his free time. He works with the St. Louis Crisis Nursery the ACS’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. He is a Board member of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer initiative in St. Louis and is an active volunteer in the community.
Mike Colombo FOX 2
Colombo is working at FOX 2 where he works alongside other famous FOX 2 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Andy Banker
- Jeff Bernthal
- Margie Ellisor
- Daniel Esteve
- Tim Ezell
- Vic Faust
- John Fuller
- Dan Gray
- Chelsea Haynes
- Ty Hawkins
Mike Colombo Social Media Platforms
He is very active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram and Twitter.