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OccupationAuthor, Journalist
Place of birthBaltimore, Maryland, United States
Birthyear1960
BirthmonthOctober
Birthday21

Byron Pitts an American journalist as well as an author who currently works for ABC News. Pitts served as a chief national correspondent for The CBS Evening News until 2013. Moreover, Pitts was also a contributor to the newsmagazine 60 Minutes.

As of now, Pitts works as a co-anchor of Nightline, ABC New's late-night news program broadcast. Pitts is married to Lyne Pitts and has three children from their marital relationship. 

How Much Net worth Does Byron Pitts Have In 2019? Salary, Income

Byron Pitts earns a hefty sum of money from his journalism career. Previously, Pitts served as a correspondent for the CBS Evening News until 2013 through which she definitely got paid a good salary. 

As of now, Pitts works for ABC News as a journalist. A journalist of ABC News earns an average annual salary of around $72,331-$77,726, thus Pitts also definitely gets paid the salary in the same pay scale.

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Moreover, the estimated net worth of Pitts as of 2019 is reportedly around $5 million. Similarly, his spouse Lyne Pitts is a television producer and earns a decent sum from her career. Currently, the couple is living a lavish life with their kids relishing the combined net worth. 

When Did Byron Pitts Marry His Wife? Relationships, Wedding, Children

Byron Pitts has a successful professional as well as personal life. Pitts is married to his beloved wife Lyne Pitts. His spouse, Pitts is a television producer. However, neither Pitts nor his spouse Lyne has revealed the precise date and place of their wedding. 

 
 
 
 
 
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My wonderful daughter and Broadway star Christiani at my book launch party tonight. Grateful for my friends, family and colleagues for their support. #BeTheOne

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Pitts is of secretive nature and mostly keeps his personal details behind the curtains, thus not much information about his married life is disclosed to the media. Nevertheless, the husband and wife are blessed with three kids from their relationship. 


CAPTION: Byron Pitts and his daughter

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They have three daughters Brittni Pitts, Christiani Pitts, and Angela Pitts. Pitts and his spouse Lyne are together since their wedding and are maintaining a peaceful relationship. They are living a blissful life with their children with no signs of divorce and affairs. 

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What Is The Birthdate Of Byron Pitts? Early life And Education

Byron Pitts was born on 21st October 1960, in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a famous American author and journalist. Pitts was born to Clarice Pitts and William Pitts. He was raised by his single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Pitts as a child had a debilitating stutter and also was illiterate until he was 12 years old.

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy Father's Day to the moms like Clarice Pitts who wear both hats with grace and dignity. You are remembered on this day too. A grateful son

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Pitts studied in all-boys Catholic high school named Archbishop Curley High School located in Baltimore. He also attended Ohio Wesleyan University but he spent his summers in Apex, North Carolina. Pitts graduated in Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Speech Communication and Journalism graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1982.

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Byron Pitts Career

Since his childhood, Byron Pitts had a dream to be a journalist. He grabbed his opportunity working on 60 Minutes when he was just 18 years old. Pitts also at WTVD in Durham, North Carolina as an intern worked. When he completed his graduation Byron worked in several television stations on the east coast.

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Later Pitts worked at WNCT-TV in Greenville, N.C. as a weekend sports anchor and reporter from 1983 till 1984. Later to work as a substitute anchor and reporter for WFLA-TV he moved across the Florida peninsula to Tampa from 1988 to 1989. Pitts then moved to Boston and served for WCVB-TV as a special assignment reporter from 1989 to 1994.

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Moreover, Byron also worked for WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia as a general assignment reporter from 1994 to 1996. That was his last local job. In 1997 he worked for CBS Newspath as a correspondent when he moved to Washington, D.C. CBS Newspath is a 24-hour affiliate news service of CBS News.

Byron even covered the news about the Iraq War. He is also famous for his successful coverage including Hurricane Katrina, the military buildup in Kuwait, the war in Afghanistan, the Florida Presidential recount, the refugee crisis in Kosovo, the Florida fires, the Elian Gonzalez story and the mudslides in Central America. Currently, Pitts is associated with the ABC News and co-anchors Nightline since 2018

Byron Pitts Awards And Achievements

In May 1998 Byron Pitts was named a CBS News correspondent and was also based in Miami in 1998 and Atlanta in 1999. He also became a lead reporter of CBS News during the September 11 attacks.

For covering the news for CBS News Pitts gained fame and further won an Emmy Award. He was also awarded for covering the Chicago train wreck in 1999 with a national Emmy Awards. In 2002 Pitts won a National Association of Black Journalist Award. He is also six times regional Emmy Awards winner and also is awarded Associated Press Awards for four times.

Updated On Tue Jan 27 2015 Published On Tue Jan 27 2015 By rajan

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