Michelle Miller Belonging, Bio, Age, Husband, Books, Salary and Net Worth

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Michelle Miller Biography

Michelle Miller, a correspondent now serves as a co-host on “CBS Saturday Morning” and frequently contributes to “CBS Mornings,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and the “CBS Evening News.” Since joining CBS News in 2004, Miller has been a dedicated journalist covering a broad spectrum of national and international stories. 

  • Age

Michelle Miller was born on December 8, 1967, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Currently, she is 55 years old and holds American nationality.

  • Education

Miller received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Howard University and studied abroad in Kenya and Tanzania. In addition, Miller also holds a master’s degree in urban studies from the University of New Orleans.

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  • Husband

Miller is married to Marc Morial, who serves as the President and CEO of the National Urban League and has previously held the position of Mayor in New Orleans. Together, they are parents to a son named Mason, born in 2002, and a daughter named Margeaux, born in 2005.

Michelle Miller Career

Michelle Miller serves as a co-host on “CBS Saturday Morning” and is a prominent contributor to various CBS News programs, including “CBS Mornings,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and the “CBS Evening News.” Additionally, she lends her reporting skills to “48 Hours” and anchors Discovery’s “48 Hours on ID” and “Hard Evidence.”

Since joining CBS News in 2004, Miller has been a dedicated journalist covering a broad spectrum of national and international stories. Her extensive portfolio encompasses topics ranging from presidential elections to the climate crisis.

Notably, Miller has become a trailblazer in the realm of social justice reporting, providing groundbreaking coverage on events such as the killings of George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, and Michael Brown, as well as the Emanuel 9 Massacre in Charleston. She has been a leading force in CBS News’ coverage of the protest movement related to these critical issues.

Miller made history as the first CBS News correspondent on-site at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Her reporting extended beyond the immediate event to cover the movement for changes in national gun laws, including her coverage of the March for Our Lives protests.

Internationally, she has delved into stories such as the refugee crisis in the Middle East, the commemoration of Nelson Mandela’s life, and the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Michelle Miller Awards

Michelle Miller’s impactful reporting has earned her numerous prestigious journalism awards, including an Emmy for her series on the National Guard’s Youth Challenge Academy, an Edward R. Murrow Award for her coverage of a daycare center standoff in New Orleans, and participation in the Alfred I. duPont – Columbia Award-winning team for coverage of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting. In 2019, Miller received a Gracie Award for her reporting on the concealed world of sex trafficking in “48 Hours: Live to Tell: Trafficked.”

Michelle Miller’s accomplishments extend beyond journalism, as evidenced by her receipt of a Salute to Excellence Award from NABJ and the title of Woman of the Year bestowed upon her by the National Sports Foundation. Recognized as one of the “12 to watch in TV news” by TV Week in 2014, Miller’s influence in the industry is undeniable.

Her extensive interview roster includes conversations with global leaders, politicians, artists, and celebrities, ranging from President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey to Beyoncé and Denzel Washington.

Miller’s career in both broadcast and print journalism has seen her contribute to esteemed outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, CBS affiliate WWL-TV in New Orleans, WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina, the Orange County News channel, and ABC News “Nightline” in Washington, D.C. She has also shared her expertise as a journalism and mass communication instructor at Dillard University in New Orleans.

Michelle Miller Wikipedia

In addition to her co-hosting and reporting roles, Miller actively engages in various board memberships, including the School of American Ballet. And also the Greater New York Chapter of the Links, Inc. She is a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative for the United Way of New Orleans. Additionally, she has contributed to the March of Dimes National Communications Advisory Council.

Miller’s leadership roles encompass vice president of the YWCA of Greater New Orleans, president of both the Black Journalists Association of Southern California and the New Orleans Association of Black Journalists, and former member of the Board of Advisors at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism.

An advocate for education and mentorship, Miller has participated in the Poynter Institute, served as a Hitesman Lecturer at Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication, and engaged with the Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference at the Harvard Business School.

She has delivered guest lectures at numerous institutions, including Drew University, Howard University, Wellesley College, Stony Brook University, Southern University at New Orleans, and Loyola University. Furthermore, Miller has delivered commencement addresses at Tennessee State University and St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, where she was honored with an honorary degree.

Michelle Miller Books

Belonging is a book about Michelle’s enduring journey spanning decades as she seeks a profound connection with the woman who granted her life. It is a narrative of confronting the past and, ultimately, discovering her identity as a journalist, a wife, and a mother.

Michelle reflects on the years dedicated to unraveling the complexities of her mixed-race heritage and navigating her position in a world predominantly shaped by whiteness.”

Michelle Miller Salary

Miller receives an annual salary ranging from $42,544 – $143,769. However, details about the exact amount of salary she earns are currently not available.

Michelle Miller’s Net Worth

Miller, an award-winning CBS news correspondent in New York has an estimated net worth of $3 million.