Jim Hill Biography
Jim Hill is a reputed American Los Angeles-based sportscaster who is serving as a lead sports anchor and sports director at KCBS-TV. Hill has been a fixture on KCAL News in Los Angeles for more than 40 years.
He appears on the station’s weekday 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts and also hosts the weekend editions of “Sports Central” – Southern California’s most comprehensive sports newscast. Prior to that, he is also a former American football defensive back who played in the National Football league.
Jim Hill Age and Birthday
Jim is 76 years old as of 2023. He was born on 21 October 1946 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Jim celebrates his birthday on 21 October every year.
Jim Hill Height and Weight
Details of Hill’s actual height and other body measurements have not yet been made public. We will update this section when the information becomes available.
Jim Hill Family, Parents, and Siblings
Jim was born and raised by his parents in San Antonio, Texas, United States. His elder brother David Hill was a former professional Black-American football in the National football league for twelve seasons. However, he has kept a low profile when it comes to his personal life. He has not revealed any information about his parents. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Jim Hill Wife
Hill was formerly married to Erma White from 1965 to 1973. Hill has one son, Walter J. Hill. He also married for the second time to an actress Denise Nicholas but they ended up divorcing each other.
Jim Hill Education
Unfortunately, details about where Jim went to high school and college are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Hill started his broadcasting career as a contributor to the Monday and Tuesday evening newscasts of Green Bay station WBAY-TV as the primary affiliate of the CBS-TV Network in Green Bay at the time, WBAY-TV carried most Packers games during the 1970s. After retiring from the NFL, Hill was hired in 1976 at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, where he was a sports anchor for 11 years. He also served as Sideline Reporter for S Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XVIII. He left KCBS in 1987 and spent a nearly five-year stint at rival KABC-TV, where he anchored the sports segments on its 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts.
He also worked for ABC Sports’ coverage of the 1988 Winter Olympics as a Correspondent in Calgary and as Sideline Reporter for the Super Bowl XXII. He returned to KCBS in March 1992 and has remained there since. In addition to KCBS-TV duties, Hill files sports reports for sister station KCAL-TV. Hill is also one of the hosts for pay-per-view boxing telecasts produced by the Showtime cable network. He has also been recognized many times as Southern California’s best sportscaster by a number of local newspapers. In addition, USA Today named him the best sports anchor in Los Angeles.
Hill is active with several community and sports fitness organizations. He is a member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Urban League and the advisory board for the Boy Scouts of America. Hill also serves as a spokesperson for the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. In this honorary role, Hill works with the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Recreation and Parks in numerous youth outreach and sports fitness programs. In addition, Hill is a member of the Governor of California’s Board for Physical Fitness and Sports and the President’s Council for Physical Fitness.
Jim Hill Net worth and Salary
Jim has an estimated net worth of $ 9 million dollars as of 2023. However, details about his salary are not yet disclosed to the public. We will update the information as soon as it is available.
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