Russ Bowen Bio
Russ Bowen is an American news anchor for CBS 17. He joined the CBS 17 team after anchoring and reporting at KOMO-TV in Seattle. Originally from Plymouth, Bowen was excited to return the Tar Heel State.
He began his professional career at WCTI in New Bern, where he worked in the bureau in Jacksonville and covered Camp Lejeune. Having grown up in Eastern North Carolina, Russ was used to evacuating from hurricanes – but now, as a reporter, he was in the middle of the storm four times as hurricanes swept across North Carolina in his first year on the job.
Russ then spent nearly 13 years working at WLOS in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. He started in the bureau in Waynesville before moving to Asheville to report and anchor.
Bowen then headed to the Pacific Northwest, where he worked at KOMO-TV as a reporter and anchor. He also worked for News 13 where he was a co-anchor for News 13 on My40 at 10pm and reports daily for News 13. Before that, Russ served as anchor for the Saturday and Sunday editions of News 13 at 6pm and 11pm.
Bowen is a 10-time Emmy Award winner and 27-time nominee, including winning several as a writer and reporter. He has won four N.C. Associated Press awards. Bowen has also been honored by the North Carolina Chapter of Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers and Veteran’s of Foreign Wars.Russ Bowen Photo
Russ Bowen Education
Bowen graduated from UNC-Wilmington with a degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Journalism. He then earned his second degree from UNC-Greensboro, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Russ Bowen Age
Bowen likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Russ Bowen Wife | Russ Bowen Married
Bowen likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any available information about his dating life. It is therefore not known if he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated soon.
Russ Bowen Salary / Net Worth
Working as a news anchor for CBS 17, there is no doubt Bowen earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of salary he receives and his estimated net worth are not yet revealed.