Jim Bittermann has an estimated net worth of $1 million. The American journalist studied at Southern Illinois University. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and was named Journalism Alumnus of the Year in 1989. In 2000, he received the Alumni Achievement Award. In his career, he has won multiple Emmy Awards and has covered numerous major events, including the death of Princess Diana and the NATO airstrikes on Kosovo.
Before joining CNN in 1996, Bittermann worked as a producer and correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He later went on to become a correspondent at WKYC-TV in Cleveland and WQED-TV in Pittsburgh. He later married Mary Jean Lowe, a gastroenterologist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. His salary ranges between $40,000 and $101,500.
In April 2017, he married Mary Jean Lowe, a counselor at the American School in Paris. He had previously been married to Patricia Thompson, a French television producer. She passed away in 2010. They have a daughter, Tess, who is a gastroenterologist at the University of Pennsylvania. As of 2018, Bittermann has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As of 2018, he has three children, Tess and Julia.
In the early 1990s, Bittermann worked for ABC News in Paris. He covered the Gulf War, the peace process in the Middle East, the famine in Sudan, the quake in Turkey, and the Zaire civil war. In 1998, he also served on the jury of the Les Lumieres DeParis film competition. He was married to Mary Jean Lowe in April 2017. As of 2017, his net worth is approximately $3 million.