Michele Norris is an American journalist and the founder of the Race Card Project working as a writer for the Washington Post. She previously worked for NPR as an evening news anchor (National Public Radio).
Michele Norris Age
Michele Norris was born in Minnesota, in the United States on September 7, 1961. She is 60 years old.
Michele Norris Height
Michele’s height is 5 ft 6 in/1.68m tall.
Michele Norris Family
Michele is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States. She is the daughter of her mother, Betty, and her father, Belvin. Michele’s father is also a Navy veteran who served during World War II. Furthermore, she was reared along with her elder sister Cindy in a household of African-American origin. Sadly, Michele’s sister died on June 2021.
Michele Norris Husband
In 1993, Michele married her gorgeous husband Broderick D. Johnson. Michele’s husband previously served as a White House Cabinet Secretary in Obama’s administration. Furthermore, her spouse is currently the Executive Vice President of Comcast.
Michele Norris Kids
She has three children from her husband’s previous relationship: a son, a daughter, and a stepson. Michele has two children with her husband, Broderick D. Johnson. More specifically, the sons’ names are Norris and Broddy Johnson, while the daughter’s name is Aja.
Michele Norris Education
Washburn High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, awarded her a high school diploma in 1979. Michele later proceeded to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study in electrical engineering. She eventually transferred to the University of Minnesota, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications and wrote for the Minnesota Daily.
Michele Norris Salary
Michele earns an annual salary of $105,700.
Michele Norris Net Worth
Michele’s estimated net worth is $2 million.
Michele Norris Career
Michele is a Washington Post columnist. She formerly worked as an evening anchor for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered program before joining the Washington Post. She worked as a news correspondent at ABC News from 1993 to 2002 before joining NPR. She won an Emmy and a Peabody Award for her coverage of the September 11th attacks while working for ABC.
She has published columns for the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune during her career as a journalist. She also got a Livingston Award in 1990 for her work for the Washington Post on a six-year-old kid who lived in a cracked house with her addicted mother. She has also served as a reporter for WCCO-TV.
She formerly worked as an evening anchor for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered program before joining the Washington Post. Furthermore, she was NPR’s first African-American host. Her coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath earned NPR recognition throughout her time there. She also moderated a Democratic Presidential debate in Iowa alongside Robert Siegel and Steve Inskeep.
She also conducted interviews with celebrities such as Joan Rivers, Susan Rice, President Barack Obama, and Quincy Jones. However, she stood aside as host of All Things Considered in 2011 after her husband was assigned to Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign in 2012.
She has written a book called The Grace of Silence in addition to working as a journalist ( September 2011). She recounts in the book about sad family secrets that were never told, such as how her father was grazed by a bullet after returning to the United States after World War II. Furthermore, the book is available for purchase on Amazon for $10.60 (Kindle) and $7.27 (paperback) (Paperback).