Jim Bittermann Biography
Jim Bittermann is a European Senior CNN International Correspondent since 1996 based in Paris. He has covered stories including the earthquake in Turkey in 1999, the World Cup Soccer championships, the death of Princess Diana IN 1997 as well as the NATO airstrikes.
Jim Bittermann Age and Birthday
Bittermann was born in Joliet Illinois, the United States of America. However, he has not disclosed the year and month of birth. This is under review and we will update this section once the information is available.
Jim Bittermann Height
Bittermann is quite tall. However, details about his height measurements are currently under review. Therefore, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Jim Bittermann Family
Bittermann has kept his personal life private. Therefore, there is no available information about his family. However, we are keeping tabs and once this information is available we will keep you posted.
Jim Bittermann Wife
Bittermann was previously married to Patricia Thompson in 1996. His wife was a Paris-based documentary filmmaker and television producer. However, at the age of 63, on December 20, 2010, Patricia passed on.
Thereafter, he married Mary Jean Lowe, a counselor at the American School of Paris.
Jim Bittermann Children
Together with his late wife, Bittermann had a daughter, Dr. Tess Bittermann. His daughter is a gastroenterologist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.
Jim Bittermann Career
Bittermann was a Paris news correspondent for ABC News from 1990 to 1996 prior to joining CNN. The major events he covered At ABC included international events as the dissolution of the Soviet Union and U.S. deployment in Somalia. He also covered the Middle East peace process and the Gulf War. Additionally, his long-form projects included a report on the French AIDS-tainted blood scandal for prime time Live and Betrayed in Blood. He also reported two half-hour special reports for Nightline with Ted Koppel. He also reported about A Perfect Messiah as well as Fashion Conspiracy.
Furthermore, he was a European correspondent from 1978 to 1990 at NBC News. He covered two Papal transitions and the travel of Pope John II from 1978 to 1979 while he was based in Rome. From 1980 to 1990, while in Paris, he covered the decade’s major International stories in Eastern Europe, Western Africa, and The Middle East. He also covered Japan, the Philippines, and The Soviet Union. In the 1988 Sudan Famine, he won an Emmy Award.
Prior to joining CNN, he was based in Toronto and worked as a correspondent and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corps news magazine. Besides, he was a reporter for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio from 1973 to 1975. He worked for WQED-TV for one year, a public television network in Pittsburgh before joining WKYC-TV.
Moreover, he traveled the national presidential campaign staff of Senator Edmund Muskie of Maine and Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana from 1971 to 1972.
He began his career as a newspaper reporter with the Waukegan News-Sun in Waukegan, III in 1970 at WTMJ-TV.
Jim Bittermann Salary
Bittermann’s salary ranges from $40,000 to $120,000.
Jim Bittermann Net Worth
Bittermann net worth is estimated to be between $1 Million to $5 Million.