Ron Mott Biography
Ron Mott is an American television news correspondent from Kansas City, Kansas. Mott works for NBC News and is a regular contributor to Today, NBC Nightly News, and MSNBC.
While he was in high school, he was selected as an on-air correspondent for the NBC News series, “Main Street,” hosted by former “Today” co-anchor Bryant Gumbel.
Mott was a news reporter and fill-in anchor with television stations in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, and in Burlington, Vermont. Much of his career was in the sports industry before transitioning to television news. He worked in the public relations office of the Kansas City Chiefs; was a sports writer at the Kansas City Star. He has also served as a newspaper reporter/writer for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). He spent two years as communications and public relations director for a subsidiary company owned by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus.
Ron Mott Age
Mott was born in Kansas city, Kansas but has not yet disclosed his date of birth.
Ron Mott Wife
Mott is a married man but the name of his wife is not yet disclosed. He lives with his wife in suburban Atlanta.
Ron Mott College
He attended the University of Missouri where he earned a B.A. in political science. In 2001, he earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is also a licensed private pilot and member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
Ron Mott NBC News
Mott has been an NBC News correspondent since May 2005 and is based in Chicago. He has covered one of the most notable stories in the Southeast since joining the network, including Hurricane Katrina, which earned him an Emmy nomination. He received a “Let’s Do It Better!” Award of Excellence from Columbia University for reporting on race and ethnicity.
He also covered the Duke lacrosse sexual assault case and a series of church arsons in Alabama.
Ron Mott Awards
News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
Nominee – News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast