Tuesday, May 28

Mike Colombo Bio, FOX 2, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

Profile

Mike Colombo Biography

Mike Colombo is a Hispanic American in the journalism field who works for FOX 2 as an anchor on News 11 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. He is the head of the Contact 2 Consumer Investigative Unit and a well-known consumer advocate. Before joining the station in April 2016, Colombo worked at KMOV-TV as a consumer investigative reporter and fill-in anchor.

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Mike Colombo Height

Colombo stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches

Mike Colombo Age

Colombo was born on July 3, but he keeps his birth year away from the limelight. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Mike Colombo Relatives and Family

Colombo keeps information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Mike Colombo Spouse and Children

Colombo is happily married to his loving wife, Emily Rau, The couple tied the knot on November 14, 2019, They have been blessed with a daughter by the name of Alda Dalton

Mike Colombo Education

Colombo attended St. John Vianney High School and later attended Quincy University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from 2004 to 2008.

Professional Life

Mike Colombo Career

Colombo works for FOX 2 as an anchor on News 11 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. He is the head of the Contact 2 Consumer Investigative Unit and a well-known consumer advocate. Before joining the station in April 2016, Colombo worked at KMOV-TV as a consumer investigative reporter and fill-in anchor.

Colombo has anchored breaking news coverage for some of the biggest topics in the region while working for Fox 2 and News 11. These include the local unrest that followed George Floyd’s death and the resignation of former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens in the summer of 2020.

He has shown his versatility as a reporter by reporting on the local effects of the Coronavirus outbreak, the 2018 campaign of U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, and the Stanley Cup run of the St. Louis Blues.

Colombo previously served as the host of KTVI’s “Post Scripts” current affairs program. He routinely fills in as the host of KTVI and KPLR’s political and community affairs programs.

Colombo spent four years at KMOV, where he excelled in a number of roles, before moving to KTVI/KPLR. Mike developed a reputation as a dependable and trustworthy spokesperson for St. Louis residents as a result of his reporting from the front lines in Ferguson during the turmoil that followed the shooting death of Mike Brown and the popularity of his “Call Colombo” franchise as a member of the News 4 Investigates team.

Mike was a reporter for WHAS 11 in Louisville, Kentucky, before working at KMOV. His employment as a reporter and stand-in anchor at NBC affiliate WGEM in Quincy, Illinois, marked the beginning of his television career.

Awards and Charity

Colombo has won eight regional Emmys, five regional Edward R. Murrows, and two national Headliner Awards. The Missouri Broadcasters Association, the Kentucky Associated Press, and the Louisville Society of Professional Journalists have all given him awards for his work.

Colombo has assisted in securing more than a million dollars in reimbursements for regional consumers in his capacity as a consumer investigative reporter. His reporting prompted revisions in the law that will better safeguard consumers.

Mike is a very engaged member of the community when he is not working. He serves on the board of the Coaches vs. Cancer program of the American Cancer Society in St. Louis. Along with the St. Louis Crisis Nursery, he collaborates with the ACS’ Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Mike Colombo Net Worth

Colombo has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist.

Mike Colombo Salary

Colombo receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000

Mike Colombo Social Media

Colombo has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 6.5K on Facebook, a following of over 1314 on Instagram, and a following of over 1.6K on Twitter.

FOX 2

At FOX 2, Colombo works with his fellow journalists and meteorologists:

  1. Tim Ezell
  2. Andy Banker
  3. Margie Ellisor
  4. Jeff Bernthal
  5. Daniel Esteve