Jim Hill Biography
Jim Hill is an American sports anchor who has been working at CBS2 in Los Angeles for more than thirty years. He anchors the weekday 6 and 11 p.m newscasts in addition to hosting the weekend editions of “Sports Central” – Southern California’s most comprehensive sports newscast. Previously, he was an American football defensive back who played in the National Football League.
Jim Hill Career
In the National Football League, he played defense and his experience as a player has enabled him to deliver his award-winning sports reports. In May 2006, during a ceremony that was attended by a Who’s Who list of Hall of Fame athletes, entertainers, and government leaders, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, in 2010, he was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Prior to being named by the same organization the best television sports anchor staff in the Los Angeles area many times.
Furthermore, he has been honored by; United Press International, Associated Press, Los Angeles Press Club, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and many other organizations. In addition, he has also been recognized numerous times by a number of local newspapers as Southern California’s best sportscaster. While in Los Angeles, he was named the best sports anchor by United States Today.
He joined the CBS 2 news team in 1976, as a sportscaster and spent eleven years in the station, Later on, he joined KABC-TV in Los Angeles for a period of four years, and in March 1992, he rejoined the CBS 2 news team. Furthermore, he is very active in a number of community and sports fitness organizations. In addition, 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.
In the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, he serves as a spokesperson, While he serves as a spokesperson, he works with the Department of Recreation and the Office of the Mayor and Parks in numerous youth outreach and sports fitness programs.
Furthermore, he is a member of the Governor of California’s Board for Physical Fitness and Sports and the President’s Council for Physical Fitness. Previously, in Los Angeles County’s “Just Say No” anti-drug program he served as the chair, president of Athletes for Kids, chair of the Watts Summer Games, and member of the advisory board for the Grossman Burn Center.
Jim Hill Net Worth
Hill has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports anchor.
Jim Hill Salary
Hill earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jim Hill Age
Hill was born on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 21st of Octover every year, thus he is 76 years old as of 2022.
Jim Hill Height and Weight
Hill stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and weighs 190 lb (86 kg).
Jim Hill Family
Hill has a brother who is a former Los Angeles Rams tight end David Hill. However, he has not disclosed any information about his parents or siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Jim Hill Wife
Hill was married to Erma White in 1965 and in 1973, the couple got divorced. While they were together, the couple was blessed with a son who they named Walter J. Hill who resides in San Antonio, Texas. Later on, he tied the knot with actress Denise Nicholas however, they later divorced.