Jim has been married to Sharon Mobley stow since a long time. They also had romantic love life for several years before getting married. As a married couple, they are living in Washington, D.C.
Intelligent and industrious since his childhood days, Jim graduated from Annandale High School with good grades in 1989. He then joined James Madison University and finally earned his undergraduate degree in mass communication in 1993. He has also been active in broadcasting since he was child. When he was in Annandale High School, he also worked in WXJM and WSVA. After earning his Bachelors degree, he joined radio station WMAL and then the following year, he joined WTTG-TV where he worked as a desk assistant. He then joined WBIR-TV in 1995 where he served as a reporter and substitute anchor. He began working for CNN since April 2007. His net worth is said to be around millions.