Bill Wixey Bio, Age, Wiki, Q13, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Salary

Bill Wixey is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist currently serving as an anchor at Q13 News Seattle, Washington since 2003.

Bill Wixey Biography

Bill Wixey is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist currently serving as an anchor at Q13 News Seattle, Washington since 2003. Wixey has anchored and reported in Seattle since 1998. Prior to joining Q13 news he worked as a a principal anchor at Fox Sports Net, where he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001.

Bill Wixey Education

Wixey attended and graduated from Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, after his high school education he furthered his studies at the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.

Bill Wixey Career

Wixey’s broadcast career began in 1991 in Great Falls, Montana Prior to joining Q13 News, Wixey served as a principal anchor at Fox Sports Net. While there he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001.

Before working for Fox Sports he worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KIRO-TV in Seattle and he is honored to have covered two Super Bowls with the Packers while working in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He also covered two Final Fours with the Arkansas Razorbacks during his time in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

He has covered a lot of interesting stories and major events all over the world, from the 2005 tsunami South Asia right after it happened, to the devastating earthquake in Haiti and not forgetting the Olympic Games in Beijing, Vancouver and London.

He has earned awards from his amazing work, he won an Emmy for his outstanding work as an anchor in 2003 and in 2010 he won an Emmy for “Bill’s Journey,” which documented his successful battle over Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Bill Wixey
Bill Wixey

In 2005, he received accolades for his “Mission of Hope” documentary, in which he traveled to Sri Lanka shortly after the devastating tsunami to document the recovery efforts.

Bill also gained recognition and he was voted Western Washington Man of the Year in the “Best of Western Washington” contest in 2009.

Bill Wixey Q13

Wixey is thrilled to be part of the Q13 News in Seattle, Washington and he is currently serving as the station’s news anchor since 2003.

When he is not working Bill loves to playing hockey, golfing, reading, running, watching movies, or spending time with his kids.

He loves donating time to worthy charitable causes in the community. He 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.

Bill Wixey Age

Wixey was born on 22nd August 1967 in Seattle, Washington, United States. He is 55 years old as of 2022.

Bill Wixey Height

He stands at an average height of about 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Bill Wixey Family

Wixey was born in Seattle, Washington to his loving parents Elza Wixey, father and Karen Lee, his mother. His parents however divorced when Bill was 11 years old. Five years after the separation, his mother married Larry Hawkes but in 2009 he died of cancer. Later on in 2018 Bill posted on Facebook that his mother, Karen, passed on after suffering from small cell cancer.

Bill Wixey Wife

He is a married man and he has been married to lovely wife Catherine since 1996. The two are proud parents of two amazing children, Will, their son and Gigi, their daughter.

Bill Wixey Net Worth

Wixey has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a reporter and anchor.

Bill Wixey Salary

He earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Bill Wixey Social Media

Wixey is very active in social media including Instagram, twitter, Facebook. He has over 18000 followers on Twitter, over 6000 followers on Instagram, and over 33000 followers on Facebook.

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