Suzanne Le Mignot Biography
Suzanne Le Mignot is an American anchor/reporter for CBS 2 Chicago since joining the station in 1995. She serves as CBS 2 Chicago’s weekend news morning anchor and weekday reporter.
Suzanne Le Mignot Age
Le Mignot is 51 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 25, 1970, in Chicago, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 25th January every year.
Suzanne Le Mignot Height
Le Mignot stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Suzanne Le Mignot Family
Le Mignot 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 Le Mignot has any siblings.
Suzanne Le Mignot Husband
Le Mignot resides in the Gold Coast area of Chicago with her daughter. It is however not known if she is married.
Suzanne Le Mignot Net Worth
Le Mignot has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – 5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor/reporter.
Suzanne Le Mignot Salary
Mignot earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Suzanne Le Mignot Education
Le Mignot attended the University of South Florida where she graduated with a B.A. in Mass Communications.
Suzanne Le Mignot Career
Le Mignot joined CBS 2 as a freelance reporter and became a full-time reporter in 1999. She has covered several stories, with a particular concentration on community-related occasions, including filling in as a news correspondent for CBS 2′s Southside neighborhood newsroom from 1999-2000.
Before joining CBS 2, she was a news anchor and reporter for WBBM-AM Newsradio 780 (1994-99). Le Mignot was a news anchor and reporter at WGN-AM (1996) and at WTMJ-AM in Milwaukee (1995-96), before returning to WBBM-AM in 1996.
She worked as a news anchor and reporter in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (1991-92) at Radio and Television Serbia, Trecan Kanal, and NTV Studio B television stations.
Le Mignot started her broadcasting career at WUSF-TV in Tampa, Florida as a production assistant and associate producer (1989-93). Additionally, she worked as an anchor at the student-run radio station, WBUL, and served as a correspondent for the Tampa Tribune and also Tampa-based Urban Business Magazine.
In 2007, Suzanne was honored by the Associated Press in the hard news feature category for her investigative report entitled “Tracking Your Security.” LeMignot’s investigation uncovered that bomb-sniffing dogs at Chicago’s Metra train stations could not detect the passing scent of explosives.
Her reports in 2002 on a building with 35 tenants without heat changed the way heat shut-offs are conducted in the City of Chicago during the winter.
Suzanne Le Mignot Awards
Throughout her career she has won several other industry awards: a local and national Emmy Award for her breaking news reports about the death of Pope John Paul II (2005); a local and national Emmy for her breaking news reports on the Blue Line derailment (2008); two Peter Lisagor Awards (1994 and 1996); and the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award (1997).
This is in addition to receiving the National Association of Black Journalists Leadership Award, while a student (1993). She is the recipient of the National Civil Rights Library 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in journalism. In the next year, she was inducted into the National Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
Later on, in 2017, she also received the “We Dream in Color” Michelle Obama Humanitarian Award for her reports that prompted a positive change in the lives of those who have persevered through challenging times. In 2019, she won first place in the Chicago Journalists Association Sarah Brown Boyden Award Competition in the Public Service category for her “Misidentified Man” series of reports.
Suzanne Le Mignot House
In November 2017, Le Mignot paid $405,000 to buy a two-bedroom condominium unit on the 14th floor of a Gold Coast building from former WLS-Ch. 7 reporter Laura Podesta. After buying it, she sold her 121-year-old four-bedroom house on the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood for $499,000.
Suzanne Le Mignot CBS 2 Chicago
Mignot is currently working at CBS 2 Chicago where she works alongside other famous CBS 2 Chicago anchors and reporters including;
- Robb Ellis
- Ed Curran
- Audrina Bigos
- Ryan Baker
- Brad Edwards
- Irika Sargent
- Jim Williams
- Mary Kay Kleist
- Brad Simmons