Who is Jim De La Vega?
Jim De La Vega is an American award-winning journalist working at KMPH as a news anchor and reporter. He has won the Associated Press Best Newscast Award three times. In addition, he has been featured in a BBC documentary and broadcast live on CNN. Besides this, Jim is a renowned public speaker and a master of ceremonies. He is also an author who has spent much of his time writing novels that have been published in 26 countries and translated into Russian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, and Bulgarian.
Jim De La Vega Date of Birth / Age
Jim on the 14th of August but manages to keep information regarding his exact year of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known how od he is at the moment. However, he might be around 45years old as of 2022.
Jim De La Vega Weight and Height
Jim is about 140 pounds in weight and has a height of 5 feet 7 inches on average.
Jim De La Vega Parents and Siblings
La Vega manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Jim De La Vega Spouse/ Wife
La Vega has for a long time been keeping details regarding whether or not he is dating private. It is therefore not known whether Jim is married or not but the information will be updated once available.
Jim De La Vega Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Jim has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Jim De La Vega Career
De La Vega graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Journalism. He declined a law school scholarship offer to take an entry-level position in television and went for the shipping department to a copywriter. He, later on, became a director, production manager, and finally a reporter in the news department.
De La Vega began his broadcast career at the age of 16. This was after he got an opportunity to present in a local radio station. His teacher arranged for an interview with the station explaining, “Anyone that talks as much as you might as well get paid for it.”
He worked as the weekend fill-in broadcaster and soon became one of the youngest radio station’s General Managers in the country. He, later on, became a lead anchor and ultimately the News Director & Anchor (a position he held in three other states).
In addition, Jim has worked as a crime reporter where he covered serial killers, spree-killers, maniacs, and murderers. This made him receive threats and even shot twice. He has also worked as a political reporter where he had an opportunity to interview presidents such as Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and Carter.
Besides, he has also interviewed Hillary Clinton, Jack Kemp, Newt Gingrich, Bob Dole among others. He once had a confrontation with William Rehnquist, then Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. This was after he allowed print reporters to cover an event but barred broadcast media from covering it.
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How Much Does Jim De La Vega Earn?
La Vega earns an annual salary that ranges from $80,000-$160,000.
How Much is Jim De La Vega Worth?
As an anchor/reporter, Jim has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.