Jim Hill CBS, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Sports, Awards, Association, Salary, and Net Worth

Jim Hill Bio | Wiki

Jim Hill is a Black-American sports anchor for CBS2 for more than three-decades on weekdays at six and nine p.m newscasts. He is also the host of the weekend edition Sports Central, one of the most comprehensive sports newscasts in South Carolina. Jim is also a former player in the National Football League and also a defensive back player. Before rejoining CBS in March 1992,  he was working for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Jim first joined CBS in 1976 where he served as a sports anchor for 11 years.

Jim Hill Age

He was born on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, in Texas, in the United States. Jim is 73 years old.

Jim Hill Height

He is a man of above-average stature. He stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx. 1.88m).

Jim Hill Family

He was born as James Webster Hill in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States. Jim is the elder brother of  David Hill, former professional Black-American football tight end in the National Football League. Jim’s brother was also a player at  Los Angeles Rams and Detroit Lions for twelve seasons. David also made an appearance at the Rams Promotional video, Let’s Ram It in 1986, where he went by the name, Big Daddy Hill. Despite being a public figure due to the nature of his work, Jim has kept undisclosed the identity of his parents.

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Jim Hill Wife

He first got married in 1965 to Erma White. Jim and his first wife were blessed with a son, Walter J. Hill during the period of there union. He divorced Erma in 1975 and later married his second wife Denise Nichole, an actress on February 14, 1981, on Valentine’s day. Jim and  Nichole met at a Sacramento poetry reading while Nichole was coping with the death of her 26-year-old sister who was shot to death.

Nicole is a retired American actress and social activist who was engaged in the Civil Rights Movement. Jim and her second wife separated in October 1981 and Nicole filed for divorce before her reconciliation with Jill thereafter. The couple again separated leading to final time divorce filing in 1984 which was finalized in 1987.

Jim Hill CBS

He is a sports anchor for  CBS2 for more than three-decades on weekdays at six and nine p.m newscasts. He is also the host of the weekend edition Sports Central, one of the most comprehensive sports newscasts in South Carolina. Jim is also a former player in the National Football League as well as a defensive back. He has utilized his skills in football, talent in broadcasting, and his relationships with top coaches and athletes to achieve the award-winning sports reporter title.

Before rejoining CBS in March 1992,  he was working for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Jim first joined CBS in 1976 where he served as a sports anchor for 11 years. Prior to starting his career in sportscasting, he was a football player for San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers. During his first season in Green Bay Packers, Jim was a contributor to the Monday and Tuesday evening newscasts for WBAY-TV, Green Bay Station. He also made appearances in television and movies such as  Arli$$ and Rocky III.

Some of Jim’s colleague at CBS include;

Charlie D’Agata – Foreign correspondent.

Kristine Johnson – Anchor.

Andrea Grymes – Reporter.

Sara Donchey – Anchor.

Jericka Duncan – National correspondent.

Jim Hill Sports

Jim is a former player in the National Football League and also a  National defensive back player. Before starting his career in sportscasting, he was a football player for San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers. During his first season in Green Bay Packers, Jim was a contributor to the Monday and Tuesday evening newscasts for WBAY-TV, Green Bay Station. He also made appearances in television and movies such as  Arli$$ and Rocky III. Jim retired from National Football League and started working for CBS as a sports anchor in 1976.

Jim Hill Awards

During his tenure in CBS,  Jim received a star during the Hollywood Walk of Fame, an event that had in attendance Who’s Who list of Hall of Fame athletes, government leaders, and entertainers on May 9, 2006, which was declared as “Jim Hill Day”  in Los Angeles by Mayor Villaraigosa. Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame named Jim and his colleagues the best television sports anchor staff in Los Angeles numerous times. Jim has also been recognized by the Los Angeles Press Club, United Press International, Associated Press, and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was named by USA Today as the best sports anchor in Los Angeles.

 Jim Hill Associations

He is active in Community and sports fitness organization. Jim serves as a member of the board of directors for the Los Angeles Urban League and the advisory board for the Boy Scouts of America. He is also the spokesperson for the Department of  Recreation and Parks.  in Los Angeles City where he works with the office of the Mayor.

Jim is a member of the President’s Council for Physical Fitness and also a member of the Board of Governor for physical fitness and sports in California. Previously, he served as the chair of the anti-drug program” Just Say No” in Los Angeles County, president of Athletes for Kids, a member of the advisory board for the Grossman Burn Center, and chair of the Watts Summer Games.

Jim Hill  Salary

He has been working as a sports anchor for CBS for more than three decades. There is no doubt, therefore that Jim earns a decent salary. Jim’s salary is $4 million per year.

Jim Hill net Worth

From his illustrious career as a former National Defensive back player and sports anchoring for more than three decades, there is no doubt that Jim has accumulated a decent fortune. Jim’s net worth is $9 million.

What is Jim Hill’s net worth

From his illustrious career as a former National Defensive back player and sports anchoring for more than three decades, there is no doubt that Jim has accumulated a decent fortune. Jim’s net worth is $9 million.

Who did Jim Hill play for

Jim is a former player in the National Football League and also a  National defensive back player. Before starting his career in sportscasting, he was a football player for San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers.

How old is Jim Hill now

He was born on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, in Texas, in the United States. Jim is 73 years old.