Jim Bittermann is a senior European correspondent for CNN since 1996. Since he joined CNN he has covered many reports such as the death of Princess Diana in 1997, NATO airstrikes on Kosovo in 1998, and the earthquake in Turkey.
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Jim Bittermann Wife
Bittermann is currently married to Mary Jean Lowe whose a counselor at the American School of Paris. The two got married in 2010. Bittermann was formerly married to Patricia Thompson who was an Emmy-winning television producer. The two had a daughter Dr. Tess Bittermann whose a Gastroenterologist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Bittermann’s first wife Patricia passed on at the age of 63 on December 20th, 2010.
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Jim Bittermann Education
Bittermann studied at Southern Illinois University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970. In 1989 he the University named him the Southern Illinois University’s Journalism Alumnus of the Year. 2000 he received the university’s Alumni Achievement Award.
Jim Bittermann CNN
Bittermann joined CNN in 1996 he joined the channel from ABC News. Since he joined he has covered the death of Princess Diana in 1997, NATO airstrikes on Kosovo in 1998. The earthquake in Turkey in 1999 and the World Cup soccer championships.
At ABC News he was the Paris news correspondent from 1990-1996. While there he has covered a wide range of international events such as the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Gulf War and the Middle East peace process and the U.S. deployment in Somalia. His long-form projects include Betrayed in Blood a report on the French AIDS-tainted blood scandal for PrimeTime Live. The two half-hour special reports for Nightline with Ted Koppel.
Bittermann was a European correspondent for NBC News. While in Rome he covered two papal transitions the travels of Pope John Paul II. From 1980-1990 he was based in Paris. While he was there he reported on many of the decade’s major international stories in Eastern Europe, Northern and Western Africa, Middle East Japan, and the Soviet Union. He has received a national news Emmy Award for his coverage of the 1988 Sudan famine.
Bittermann has received many honors such as a CableACE Award for CNN’s coverage of the civil war in Zaire. He has been a panel moderator at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and a member of the Jury for the French film competition Les Lumieres de Paris.
Jim Bittermann Salary
Bittermann earns an annual salary ranging between $ 40,000-$ 110, 500.
Jim Bittermann Net worth
Bittermann has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million -$ 5 million.