Michele Norris Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Kids, NPR, Washington Post, Net Worth

By | July 9, 2021

Michele Norris Biography

Michele is an American journalist  working for The Washington Post as a columnist. She has also co-hosted the National Public Radio (NPR) evening news program All Things Considered. She was the first African-American female host for National Public Radio (NPR).

Norris is a member of the Peabody Awards board of directors. It is presented by the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication .

Michele Norris Age

Norris was born on 7th , September ,1961, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Michele Norris NPR

On December 9, 2002, Norris joined the National Public Radio (NPR) evening news program All Things Considered. This made her become the first African-American female host for NPR. Fortune described Norris as “one of [NPR’s] biggest stars in 2015

Michele Norris The Race Card Project

In 2010, in collaboration with NPR, Norris began The Race Card Project. She invited people to submit comments on their experience of race in the United States in six words. Together with the collaborators, she won a 2014 Peabody Award for the project. Norris left NPR to focus on the Race Card Project in December 2015.

Michele Norris Book: The Grace of Silence

Norris is known for writing the book The Grace of Silence which she published in September 21, 2010. The Grace of Silence is a memoir and reported a non-fiction book that started as an extension of an NPR series about race relations in the United States called the Race Card Project. The genre of the book is Biography and Autobiography

On October 24, 2011, she announced that she was would temporarily step down from her All Things Considered hosting duties and refrain from involvement in any NPR political coverage during the 2012 election year due to her husband’s appointment to Barack Obama 2012 presidential re-election campaign
Audie Cornish replaced Norris. The NPR announced that Norris would be returning to the organization in a new role as host and special correspondent and that Audie Cornish would remain as host of All Things Considered on January 3, 2013.

Michele Norris Awards

  • Emmy Award for ABC News coverage of the September 11 attacks in 2006.
  • Peabody Award for ABC News coverage of the September 11 attacks in 2006.
  • Journalist of the Year, National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), citing Norris’s
  • coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential election in 2009.
  • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, the University of Michigan in 2013.
  • Peabody Award for Norris’s NPR series The Race Card Project in

Michele Norris Salary

Norris Salary estimates to be between of 33,774 USD to 112,519 USD annually . 

Michele Norris Net Worth

Norris Net Worth is still under review ,this section shall be updated once information is publicly available .

Michele Norris Family

Norris was born and brought up in Minnesota, United States to Betty and Belvin Norris Jr.; Belvin. Elvin Norris Jr.; Belvin served in the Navy in World War II. Norris parents bacground information is not known , once the details is available ,this section shall be updated .

Michele Norris Husband

Norris has a loving husband, Broderick D. Johnson, who was an Assistant to the President and the former White House Cabinet Secretary for President Barack Obama. They couple have been blessed with a daughter and a son. in addition , Norris has a stepson.

Michele Norris Education

Norris went to Washburn High School in Minneapolis. She later went to the University of Wisconsin–Madison where she first studied electrical engineering. Norris later transferred to the University of Minnesota where she majored in journalism and mass communications.

Michele Norris Achievements

Norris won the Livingston Award meant for articles she wrote about the life of a six-year-old boy who lived with a crack-addicted mother in a crack house (while still working for The Washington Post). She has also worked for ABC News as a news correspondent from 1993 to 2002. Norris won an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award for coverage of the September 11 attacks

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