Octavia Mitchell Biography
Octavia Mitchell is an American Emmy award-winning anchor currently working at WCBD News 2. She joined the News 2 news team in 2002 anchoring News 2 Today and News 2 Midday.
Octavia Mitchell Age
Mitchell was born on 17 December 1963 in Awendaw, South Carolina. She is 58 years old as of 2021. Mitchell celebrates her birthday on 17th December every year.
Octavia Mitchell Height
Mitchell stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Octavia Mitchell Family
Mitchell has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Octavia Mitchell Husband
Mitchell is a married woman to her loving husband named Neilson Hilton. They have a son named Cayden and like enjoying time together during their leisure.
Octavia Mitchell Net Worth
Mitchell has an estimated net worth of about $760 980- $1.5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Octavia Mitchell Salary
Mitchell earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Octavia Mitchell Career
Mitchell is a proud graduate of Lincoln High School. She attended South Carolina State University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting and English. To have a career she loves in her hometown is a blessing to her.
Her comprehensive reports on education have made her be well-known throughout the Lowcountry. News 2 and Mitchell have a special commitment to reporting positive news on local schools. For example, her “Cool School of the Week” segments highlight community initiatives in local schools and many effective and positive programs.
Each Cool School gets reports over the entire week. The particular philosophy and programs of each school are clearly explained. Local viewers get a nuanced view of the range of great schools among the community. Mitchell also reports good news on school awards, teachers of the year as well as other acknowledgment of outstanding work in the schools.
She gained the reputation of being a balanced reporter, fair, as well as complete. Mitchell is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has won numerous awards. In addition, her role in the community granted her accolades. The titles “Community Tribute Honore” by the MOJA Arts Festival and “Most Cheerful News Anchor” by the Charleston City Paper are among her previous recognitions. Her photo has graced the cover of Women of Fruit magazine, an inspirational periodical focused on influential women in the Carolinas.
Recently she was inducted into The Citadel’s Zucker Family School of Education’s WALL OF FAME. For several years at the Lowcountry American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, she served as the media champion. She has a passion for storytelling that has a direct impact on the community and that she strives to be, “A voice for the voiceless.”
“When you and a good head and good heart that are always a formidable combination to a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” – Nelson Mandela.
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Union African Methodist Episcopal Church as well as National Association of Black Journalists. Mitchell has worked as a mentor for many school-aged children and she regularly pays visits to the school. She serves as a hostess for community events and many schools or mistress of ceremonies.
During her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, writing poetry, watching old movies, swimming as well as dancing when time allows. In addition, she likes spending time with her close-knit family and friends.
Octavia Mitchell WCBD
Mitchell is currently working at WCBD where she works alongside other famous WCBD anchors and reporters including;
Octavia Mitchell Social Media Platforms
Mitchell is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 3k followers on Twitter, over 3k followers on Instagram, and over 3k followers on Facebook.