Marilyn Mitzel Biography, Age, Early Life, Net Worth, and Anchor

Marilyn Mitzel Biography

Marilyn Mitzel is a television reporter and news anchor, originally from North Dakota. She matters most in making a difference in people’s lives. Former News Anchor, Medical and Investigative Reporter for WSVN Miami, she began her broadcasting career in Bismarck, North Dakota at KFYR-TV AM/FM as a general assignment reporter.

Marilyn Mitzel Early Life

Marilyn Mitzel graduated from Bismarck High School in 1971. What matters most to her is making a difference in people’s lives. Marilyn began her broadcast career in Bismarck, North Dakota, at KFYR-TV as a general assignment reporter. She was quickly promoted to anchor. After nearly three years in North Dakota, she jumped to WRTV in Indianapolis, then to WSVN in Miami.

Medical and investigative reporting became her special calling and she has received several awards including The United Press International first place award for her special report on kidney transplants; and a first-place award from the Associated Press for a new series examining the plight of the facially disfigured.

This series of reports also earned her the prestigious CASPER Award from the Indiana State Medical Association. Mitzel’s achievements include the “Ryan White Story,” about a young man whose courage helped educate the world about AIDS and contributed to Congress passing the “Ryan White Act.” Several of Mitzel’s medical stories are archived at the National Library of Congress. While taking a break from the broadcast industry, Mitzel served with the White House Press Advance Corps under the first Bush Administration. During her career, she has interviewed five U.S. presidents.

Marilyn Mitzel
Marilyn Mitzel

Among Mitzel’s many awards, she received an Emmy Award for her half-hour special, “A Matter of Life and Death,” and an Emmy nomination for her series, “Hope Never Dies.” Marilyn Mitzel has come full circle. She is once again working at KFYR as the morning anchor. She states, “I have always loved North Dakota and always thought about coming back here. You know what they
say, be careful what you wish for, it just might come true. So I’m back in my home state with the greatest people on the planet.”

Marilyn Mitzel Anchor

Leaving the White House, she reentered the world of broadcasting joining WSVN in Miami as a health reporter and news anchor. She received an Emmy Award for her half-hour special, “A Matter of Life and Death,” and an Emmy nomination for her series, “Hope Never Dies.” The Dade County Trial Lawyers Association presented Mitzel with the Consumer Awareness Media Award for her insightful reporting of topical health and safety information.

She was named one of South Florida’s “UP AND COMERS” by Price Waterhouse and Medical Communicator of the Year by the Dade County Medical Association. She also received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Associated Press, and Special Recognition Awards from the American Heart Association, Florida and Broward Dietetic Associations, and the South Florida Diabetes Foundation.

Marilyn continues to make a difference as a spokesperson for the healthcare industry. She produces and distributes medical and health segments to the national media. A communication specialist, she does video productions and media training for medical, legal, and business professionals. In addition, she serves as a crisis management consultant.

A native of North Dakota, Marilyn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications. She attended Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. She continued her education working on her Masters in Journalism at Butler University in Indianapolis. She currently resides in Miami, Florida, and is an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University.

Marilyn Mitzel Medical Reporter

Making a difference is what Marilyn Mitzel does best. From her groundbreaking investigative series “Cancer At The Pumps” which changed Florida laws requiring vapor recovery systems on gas pumps, to “Dangerous Diets” which triggered a congressional investigation into the diet industry, to the “Ryan White Story”, about a young man whose courage helped educate the world about AIDS and contributed to Congress passing the “Ryan White Act.”

Marilyn matters most in making a difference in people’s lives. Former News Anchor, Medical and Investigative Reporter for WSVN Miami, she began her broadcasting career in Bismarck, North Dakota at KFYR-TV AM/FM as a general assignment reporter. Soon she was promoted to anchor. After nearly three years in North Dakota, she jumped to WRTV in Indianapolis.

Medical reporting became her special calling even from her career beginnings and winning awards for her stories her mantel: receiving the United Press International first-place award for her special report on kidney transplants, and a first-place award from the Associated Press for a new series examining the plight of the facially disfigured. This series of reports also earned her the prestigious CASPER Award from the Indiana State Medical Association.

After breaking the Ryan White story, Marilyn moved to WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. where several of her medical stories are archived at the National Library of Congress. She then took a break from the broadcast industry and entered the world of politics at its highest level, serving with the White House Press Advance Corps under the first Bush Administration. She worked under the Director of Communication, Roger Ailes, Now President Of Fox News. Miss Mitzel declined an opportunity to join the White House Staff to rejoin the private sector.

Marilyn Mitzel Age

She was born on November 14, 1953.

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Marilyn Mitzel Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.

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