Bill Wixey Biography
Bill Wixey is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who is currently working at KCPQ as an anchor and reporter in Seattle since 1998. He is a graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Bill Wixey Age
Wixey was born on August 22, 1967. He is 55 years old. He celebrates his birthday on August 22 every year.
Bill Wixey Education
He is a graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Bill Wixey Height|Weight
Wixey stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Bill Wixey Family
He was born and raised in the Seattle area. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Bill Wixey Wife |Married
Wixey is happily married to Catherine, they have been together for more than a decade now. Together, they have two children, Will Wixey who was born in 2000, and Gigi Wixey born in 2002.
Bill Wixey Children
Together, they have two children, Will Wixey who was born in 2000, and Gigi Wixey born in 2002.
Bill Wixey Career
He was born and raised in the Seattle area. He is a graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University. Throughout his career, he has covered major news events all over the world. He reported from South Asia shortly after the 2005 tsunami. In addition, he also reported on the devastating earthquake in Haiti, as well as the Olympic Games in Beijing, Vancouver, and London.
Wixey received two Emmy Awards for his anchoring and reporting. In 2003, he won an Emmy for his outstanding work as an anchor. He also won an Emmy in 2010 for “Bill’s Journey,” which documented his successful battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was voted Western Washington Man of the Year in the “Best of Western Washington” contest in 2009. Moreover, he also received accolades for his 2005 “Mission of Hope” documentary, in which he traveled to Sri Lanka shortly after the devastating tsunami to document the recovery efforts.
Prior to joining FOX 13 FOX, he served as a principal anchor at Fox Sports Net, where he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001. Before that, Wixey worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KIRO-TV in Seattle. Wixey covered two Super Bowls with the Packers while working in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He covered two Final Fours with the Arkansas Razorbacks during his time in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He launched his broadcasting career in Great Falls, Montana in 1991.
Wixey is involved in charity ventures with the Ronald McDonald House, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society, St. Jude’s Hospital, Junior Achievement, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. During his leisure time, he is usually playing hockey, golfing, reading, running, watching movies, or spending time with his kids. He lives in his hometown of Kirkland, Washington.
Bill Wixey Salary|Net Worth
Wixey has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.
Bill Wixey Social Media Platforms
He is very active on all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. Wixey has over 30.7k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.