Bill Balleza Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Children, KPRC TV News, and Net Worth

Who is Bill Balleza?

Bill Balleza is an American Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor.  He serves as a senior news anchor for NBC-affiliated television station, KPRC-TV, located in Houston, Texas.  Bill has been signed with the station until 2021 that will make veteran in television as a journalist since 1971. Bill began his career at KSAT 12 and KSAT.com in 1970. He left the job after a year and immediately started at KRON 4 News in 1971. After working for KRON 4, he headed to join KHOU 11 News in 1973.

Detailed Bill Balleza Biography

Bill is a graduate of San Antonio College and a Vietnam veteran who served as a Marine Scout Sniper during the Tet Offensive of 1968.

Bill Balleza KPRC

A native of San Antonio, Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor, Bill joined KPRC 2 News in August of 1980. Bill started his career as a television reporter at KRON-TV in San Francisco in July of 1971.

In a career that has spanned more than 40 years, Bill has covered thousands of stories including the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Truman. He also covered the death of Pope John Paul II from the Vatican in 2005, and the election of Pope Francis in 2013. His reporting on the deadly fertilizer company explosion in West, Texas earned him an Emmy.

He also covered the shooting of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, the Murrah Federal Building explosion in Oklahoma City, and the crash of American Flight 587 in New York, one month after the 9-11 attacks. Bill thrives on covering breaking news and is frequently called upon to lead KPRC 2’s news coverage as field anchor on the scene.

Bill Balleza Salary

From his job at KPRC, Bill earns an average salary ranging from $92,743 to $95,189. So it is clear to us that he carries a net worth of millions. He has not yet disclosed his estimated net worth.

Bill Balleza Retiring From KPRC

KPRC 2 News anchor Bill has announced that he will retire from the station in January 2020 following an esteemed 49-year career. The announcement was made to the KPRC 2 News team during a meeting on October 16 2019.

“It’s never easy saying goodbye to a family member, and even more difficult losing an icon,” said KPRC 2 Vice President/General Manager Jerry Martin. “For over 35 years on the anchor desk, Bill capitalized the “J” in journalism for our newsroom. It is only fitting that he is retiring at the top of his game with both our 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts leading the market since 2017.”

After 39 years of anchoring KPRC (Channel 2)’s evening news, Bill is ready to do absolutely nothing when he retires in January 2019.

Bill a native of San Antonio joined KPRC 2 News in August of 1980 as a reporter and anchor, and became the main anchor in 1990, following Ron Stone. During his tenure at KPRC 2, he has shared the anchor desk with respected newscasters Paula Zahn, Jan Carson, Linda Lorelle and his current co-anchor Dominique Sachse since 2001.

Bill Balleza KPRC TV

A native of San Antonio, Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor, Bill joined KPRC 2 News in August of 1980. Bill started his career as a television reporter at KRON-TV in San Francisco in July of 1971.

In a career that has spanned more than 40 years, Bill has covered thousands of stories including the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Truman. He also covered the death of Pope John Paul II from the Vatican in 2005, and the election of Pope Francis in 2013. His reporting on the deadly fertilizer company explosion in West, Texas earned him an Emmy.

He also covered the shooting of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, the Murrah Federal Building explosion in Oklahoma City, and the crash of American Flight 587 in New York, one month after the 9-11 attacks. Bill thrives on covering breaking news and is frequently called upon to lead KPRC 2’s news coverage as field anchor on the scene.

Retiring From KPRC TV

KPRC 2 News anchor Bill has announced that he will retire from the station in January 2020 following an esteemed 49-year career. The announcement was made to the KPRC 2 News team during a meeting on October 16 2019.

“It’s never easy saying goodbye to a family member, and even more difficult losing an icon,” said KPRC 2 Vice President/General Manager Jerry Martin. “For over 35 years on the anchor desk, Bill capitalized the “J” in journalism for our newsroom. It is only fitting that he is retiring at the top of his game with both our 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts leading the market since 2017.”

After 39 years of anchoring KPRC (Channel 2)’s evening news, Bill is ready to do absolutely nothing when he retires in January 2019.

Bill a native of San Antonio joined KPRC 2 News in August of 1980 as a reporter and anchor, and became the main anchor in 1990, following Ron Stone. During his tenure at KPRC 2, he has shared the anchor desk with respected newscasters Paula Zahn, Jan Carson, Linda Lorelle and his current co-anchor Dominique Sachse since 2001.

What is Bill Balleza Age?

Bill was born on September 6, 1948.

Who’re Bill Balleza Family Members?

Bill was born in San Antonio. He has never revealed any information regarding his parents and siblings.  He attended Fox Technical High School. He then graduated from San Antonio College in 1973.

Bill has lived in Houston since 1973.  Bill is an avid woodworker, he as designed and built rooms full of furniture, including a coffee table for a family that he and his colleagues at KPRC 2 sponsored for a Houston Habitat for Humanity build. Bill’s wife once told him to stop making large pieces as there was no more room. Since then, Bill has created hundreds of cigar and keepsake boxes

Who’re Bill Balleza Children?

He has three children, two daughters, Heidi and Kate, and a son named Travis.   He never misses the chance to post his children on his social media sites. From wishing his daughter, Kate on her birthday to showing off his son making it to the Dean’s list, Bill has everything covered.

Who’s Bill Balleza Wife?

Bill is a happily married man. He has been married to his gorgeous wife Melissa Loh since June 27, 1992, when the two exchanged their wedding vows. The reporter even posted a throwback picture of his wedding with his wife on their 26th anniversary.

What is Bill Balleza Net Worth 2020?

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