Jim Williams Bio, WBBM, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Jim Williams?

Jim Williams is an American journalist of African descent who is working for WBBM as the co-anchor of CBS2 Chicago’s 4 p.m. newscast and a reporter. Also, he serves as a host producer of “Stories to Tell. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago News team in December 2002. Further, he has served the station for more than 2 decades.

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Jim Williams Date of Birth / Age

Williams was born on February 4th, 1957 in Chicago’s South Side. He is 65 years old as of 2022.

Jim Williams Height

Williams stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Jim Williams Parents and Siblings

Williams was raised in Chicago’s South Side. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, he has a brother, Dorian, and a sister. Further, his father is a veteran who served in an artillery unit in New Guinea during World War II. Also, he served as a Chicago police officer and was promoted to serve as lieutenant.

Moreover, he passed away in 1987. Unfortunately, he lost his mother, Doris¬† Williams, in 1990 at the age of 68. Additionally, he seems to have had a close relationship with his parents as he regularly posts them on his social media accounts. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Jim Williams Spouse(Wife)

Williams exchanged vows with his wife, Joyce. The couple raises four kids. Joyce celebrates her birthday on September 20th. Prior to Joyce, he had tied the knot and had a daughter, Christina with his ex-wife. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Jim Williams Kids / Children

Williams has four kids. Even so, details regarding his children are not available to the public at the moment. Also, he has two dogs Anchor and Claire. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Jim Williams Education

After completing his high school education at Kenwood high school, Williams went on to attend

Jim Williams Career

Williams works for WBBM as the co-anchor of CBS2 Chicago’s 4 p.m. newscast and a reporter. Also, he serves as a host producer of “Stories to Tell. He joined the CBS 2 Chicago News team in December 2002. Further, he has served the station for more than 2 decades. Nonetheless, his broadcast journalism career debuted over 4 decades ago when he served WGN.

During his tenure at WGN, he served as a newswriter, producer, and reporter. Additionally, he served as a writer of newscasts for WGN Radio. From 1992 to 1997, he served Chicago Mayor, Richard M. Daley as his press secretary. Moreover, he oversaw media relations throughout the city government. For four years, he served ABC News as a correspondent.

Furthermore, he reported countrywide¬†for “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” and “Good Morning America.” For “Nightline,” he provided coverage of China’s crackdown on the spiritual group, Falun Gong. During his career, he has attained a number of journalism awards. For instance, he attained an Emmy for investigative reporting.

In May 2018, he got inducted into the National Television Academy of Arts & Sciences Silver Circle for his lifetime of work in Chicago television. On top of that, he serves the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls on the board.

WBBM/ CBS 2 Chicago

Williams works with CBS 2 Chicago where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Suzanne Le Mignot
  2. Dana Kozlov
  3. Chris Tye
  4. Albert Ramon
  5. Mary Kay Kleist
  6. Laura Bannon
  7. Robb Ellis
  8. Ed Curran

How Much Does Jim Williams Earn?

Williams approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Jim Williams Worth?

As an anchor, Williams has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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