Tom Wills Biography
Tom Wills is an American journalist working as a news anchor for WJXT4 News. Wills joined Channel 4 in 1975 and has co-secured Jacksonville’s most noteworthy appraised evening reports for over 40 years.
Tom has many external interests. His #1 book is “Lesson on the Mount” by Emmett Fox and his number one film is the Oscar-winning “Hits the dance floor with Wolves.” He is additionally an enthusiastic avid supporter.
He appreciates watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, the Florida Gators football, and all-school b-ball. A Pittsburgh local, Tom has a news coverage degree from American University.
He and his significant other, Gina, have three developed youngsters and are presently the pleased grandparents of Adele and Jack. “Grandkids are the treat of life!” Tom said. Tom summarizes his life as: “Family, confidence and 4.”
Tom Wills WJXT4 News
Prior to coming to Jacksonville, Tom was a correspondent at WTOP radio and WTOP-TV in Washington. While there, Tom covered occasions, for example, the Martin Luther King death riots, Bobby Kennedy’s memorial service, the Supreme Court hearing on the Pentagon Papers, the Watergate break-in, and President Richard Nixon’s takeoff from office.
He likewise functioned as a part-time educator at American University, showing news detailing. Since moving to WJXT, Tom has had the joy of talking as well as meeting each president since Jimmy Carter.
“During the 11 years I resided and worked in the country’s capital the nearest I at any point got to a president was the day I was doled out to stake out the White House theater during the Six-Day War in 1967 in the event that LBJ chose to come there to say something.
He didn’t,” Tom said. Tom says the main thing about his occupation is that it offers another experience consistently. Tom’s excitement and difficult work have procured him two Florida Emmys, and he shares two Columbia Dupont grants for narrative detailing.
In the same way as other transmission writers, Tom likewise has a few minutes he would prefer not to recall. One occurred while he was mooring the end of the week news dressed head to toe in dazzling yellow.
“I didn’t think it was humiliating at that point, however thinking back, it was,” he said. On May 12, 2015, the station respected its 40th commemoration with WJXT with 60 minutes, an ideal time extraordinary and Mayor Alvin Brown came to the station to broadcast Tom Wills Day in Jacksonville. In March 2018, Florida Associated Press Broadcasters respected Tom with its Legacy Award.
WJXT4/NEWSJAX4 News Team
- Justin Barney
- Jamal St. Cyr
- Cole Pepper
- Mark Collins
- John Gaughan
- Lauren Verno
- Alicia Booth
- Scott Johnson
- Jenese Harris
- Staci Spanos
- Kent Justice
- Tarik Minor
- Vic Micolucci
- Jennifer Waugh
- Melanie Lawson
- Bruce Hamilton
- Joy Purdy
- Mary Baer
Tom Wills Age
Tom was born on July 4, in Pittsburgh, the United States.
Tom Wills Wife
He is married to Gina and the couple has three grown children together.
Tom Wills Height
He is approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 meters) tall.
Tom Wills Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.
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