Bill Owens Bio, CBS 42, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Bill Owens?

American Emmy Award-winning Journalist,  Bill Owens, works with CBS 42 where he serves the station as an executive editor and producer. He joined the station in the year 2008.

Bill Owens
Bill Owens

Bill Owens Date of Birth / Age

Owens is 72 years as of 2023. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States on 22nd October 1950.

Bill Owens Height

Owens is 5 feet and 8 inches tall.

Bill Owens Parents and Siblings

Owens was born and raised in Oyster Bay, New York. He has kept any information about his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will nevertheless update you on this information once becomes available to the public.

Bill Owens Spouse / Wife

Owens lives in Connecticut with his wife but has not shared who she is with the public. We will nevertheless update you on this information once becomes available to the public.

Bill Owens Kids / Children

Owens and his wife have two children, and the adorable family resides in Connecticut.

Bill Owens Education

Owens graduated from Towson in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications.

Bill Owens Career

Owens led 60 Minutes to a game-changing 2020-21 season. CBS News magazine made the Nielsen Weekly Top 10, ending season #7 in prime time and the only top 10 television show to increase its viewership. In February 2019 he was named Executive Producer of 60 Minutes. Owens joined the senior team of 60 Minutes at CBS Evening News in 2007 as Executive Television Producer, where he also served as Executive Television Producer. He first joined 60 Minutes in 2003, working with Scott Pelley to produce segments that included coverage of Hurricane Katrina, the Sudan genocide, climate change, and a memorable profile of controversial NFL linebacker Bill Romanowski.

Previously, the Pelley-Owens team produced segments for 60 Minutes II, highlighted by an hour-long interview with President George W. Bush on the first anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The team also covered the US invasion of Iraq as a one-sided field correspondent-producing team and covered all CBS newscasts.

In the late 1990s, Owens was executive producer for CBS News at the White House. Working with Pelley, Bill Plante, and Rita Braver, she covered the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, revealing key stories from the scandal that preceded this historic event, as well as many other Washington stories. Owens was the primary producer for Paula Zahn and Harry Smith when they hosted the CBS show This Morning. He was previously the executive producer for shows in New York. In his first job at CBS, Owens worked as a country editor, field producer, and desk assistant for CBS News and WCBS-TV, CBS’s New York-based station. Owens began his journalism career in 1988 as a summer intern for CBS News, working at national political conventions in Atlanta and New Orleans.

CBS 42

Bill works with CBS 42 where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jane Pauley
  2. Mark Phillips
  3. Enrique Acevedo
  4. David Agus
  5. Elizabeth Palmer
  6. Alvin Patrick
  7. David Pogue
  8. Jeff Pegues
  9. Alison Pepper
  10. Elaine Quijano
  11. David Reiter
  12. Jamie Reysen
  13. Scott Pelley
  14. Tanya Rivero
  15. Sharyn Alfonsi
  16. Anthony Salvato
  17. Debora Patta
  18. Susan Spencer
  19. Christa Robison
  20. Mark Strassmann
  21. Rita Braver

How Much Does Bill Owens Earn?

Owens earns an annual salary that ranges from $20,000-$100,000.

How Much is Bill Owens Worth?

As a producer, Owens has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

Bill Owens Awards

Owens has shaped and supervised the 60 Minutes stories and hence the show has garnered multiple awards. In addition, Bill has been awarded an Emmy Award and an IRE Award and has also contributed to an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Overall Excellence Award. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in May 2012 by Towson University where he was an alumni.

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