Mike Ross Bio, KYES, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Mike Ross?

American journalist, Mike Ross works with KYES where he serves the station as the managing editor of Alaska’s news source newsroom. 

Mike Ross
Mike Ross

Mike Ross Date of Birth / Age

Ross’s age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Mike Ross Height

Ross stands at an average height but his exact height is not known. However, we will update the information once available.

Mike Ross’s Parents and Siblings

Ross grew up in the Great Lakes region. His father is a Coast Guard master chief petty officer and his family moved about every two years from upstate New York to Cleveland, Ohio to Northern Michigan. In 1968, Mike’s family moved to New York City, and during their six years there, Mike got interested in broadcasting.

Mike Ross Spouse /Wife

Ross is married but has not disclosed any information regarding his wife. However, we will update the information once available.

Mike Ross Kids / Children

Ross has three children: 21-year-old Jonathan and 18-year-old Amanda, along with Ross’s adult son, Michael, and two grandkids: Emma and John Michael.

Mike Ross Education

Ross attended Loyola University, New Orleans, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Broadcast News.  He worked full-time as a staff announcer at a local radio station all during college and served as the general manager of Loyola’s campus radio station in his senior year.

Mike Ross Career

After earning his degree, Ross moved to Baton Rouge, working first in radio news at WJBO-AM, then as a reporter for WAFB-TV in 1981, Ross moved across town to WBRZ-TV as an environmental reporter and weekend anchor.

Ross moved back to New Orleans in 1986 to join WWL-A.M., where he anchored a three-hour all-news show in the afternoon. Ross moved to WWL-TV in 1988, covering city hall and the state legislature and numerous hurricanes, including Hurricane Andrew. In 1995, Mike moved behind the scenes for a year as an assignment editor, directing news crews to their stories.

In 1996, Ross started a bureau in the Northshore region of south Louisiana, a bedroom community of New Orleans with a population about the size of Anchorage.

When Hurricane Katrina hit, WWL-TV was the only television station in New Orleans that stayed in the air. The station’s coverage during and after the storm earned Mike and the WWL staff the George Foster Peabody Award, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award.


Mike works with KYES where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Tracy Sabo
  2. Rebecca Palsha
  3. Maria Downey
  4. Maria Downey
  5. Ariane Aramburo
  6. Kristen Durand
  7. Beth Verge
  8. Dave Allgood
  9. Tracy Sinclare
  10. Lauren Maxwell
  11. Georgina Fernandez
  12. Carly Schreck
  13. Lex Yelverton
  14. Paul Choate
  15. Elinor Baty
  16. Arielle Ingram-David
  17. Nick Parker
  18. Jennifer Summers
  19. Cassandra Hopp
  20. Makayla Clark
  21. Tim Rockey
  22. Shannon Cole
  23. Joey Klecka
  24. Jeremy Rolston
  25. Eric Sowl
  26. Nick Swann
  27. Luke Patrick
  28. Kim Daehnke
  29. Jeremy Kashatok
  30. Mike Nederbrock
  31. Phil Walczak
  32. Peggy McCormack
  33. Shawn McVettie
  34. Jordan Rodenberger
  35. Austin Sjong
  36. David Bernknopf
  37. Mike Mason
  38. Rachel McPherron

How Much Does Mike Ross Earn?

Ross earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Mike Ross Worth?

As Managing Editor, Ross has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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