Bill Wixey Biography
The Emmy Award-winning journalist, Bill Wixey is a well-known news anchor working for Q13 News for over two decades now. Wixey joined Q13 News from Fox Sports Net where he worked as a principal anchor.
Bill Wixey Age
Bill Wixey was born on August 22, 1967. He is 52 years old of age as of 2019.
Bill Wixey Wife
Bill is married to his wife Catherine for over two decades now. The couple is blessed with two children namely Will Wixey born in 2000 and Gigi Wixey born in 2002.
Bill Wixey Salary and Net Worth
Wixey’s salary ranges between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 annually. From his successful career as a journalist, he has been able to accumulate an approximated net worth of $50K- $100K.
Wixey is a graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Bill Wixey Career
Bill is a two Emmy awards winner for his anchoring and reporting. He won an Emmy in 2003, for his outstanding work as an anchor. Also in 2010, he won another Emmy for “Bill’s Journey”, which documented his successful battle over Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
He was voted Western Washington Man of the Year in the “Best of Western Washington” contest in 2009. Following his 2005 “Mission of Hope” documentary, Bill received accolades in which he traveled to Sri Lanka shortly after the devastating tsunami to document the recovery efforts.
Prior to joining Q13 FOX, Bill was a principal anchor at Fox Sports Net, where he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001. Before that, Bill worked for KIRO-TV in Seattle as a sports anchor and reporter.
He covered two Super Bowls with the Packers while working in Green Bay, Wisconsin. During his time in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Bill covered two Final Fours with the Arkansas Razorbacks. He launched his broadcasting career in 1991 in Great Falls, Montana.