Bob Donaldson Biography
Bob Donaldson is a famous American Award-winning Journalist working at WTTV in Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. as a News Anchor. There, he anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts. Most recently, he was inducted into the Silver Circle by NATAS in recognition of his distinguished service within the television industry.
Bob Donaldson Education
He received his education at The University of Missouri School of Journalism where he graduated.
Bob Donaldson Career
Bob works at WTTV as a News Anchor. There, he anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts. He has over three decades covering news in Central Indiana. He began his career at KOMU in Columbia as the Assignment Editor, the City Government Reporter, and the Weekend 6 pm and 10 pm News Anchor. His career then took him to Beaumont, Texas where he worked at KFDM as a Reporter for two years. He then moved to KTVY in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where in 1985 he won a first-place award for Spot News Reporting from Sigma Delta Chi. From there, his journalistic journey led him to KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1987, where he worked as an Environmental Reporter and Special Projects Reporter.
After working there for two years, his work as a news anchor began in Oklahoma City on the weekend anchor desk where he was honored with a UPI Tri-State Individual Reporting Achievement Award. Next, he worked at KARK in Little Rock, Arkansas as a Monday through Friday anchor. In 1991, he was chosen to serve as the lead anchor in Indianapolis at WXIN FOX59, when the station started its award-winning newscast, FOX59 News at 10. This was after an extensive nationwide search. Both in 1992 and in 1994, his efforts helped make WXIN, “Fox Station of the Year”, Besides his work on the anchor desk, he has produced Emmy award-winning special reports and documentaries during his long career at FOX59. At FOX59, he launched the highly-rated launch of FOX59 News First at Four, which led to the station’s expansion at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 7 pm.
Also, he served for a brief stint as FOX59 Interim News Director and until recently, served as the newsroom’s Managing Editor. In 2015, his journey in Indianapolis took an unexpected turn, when CBS Affiliate Programming moved from WISH to WXIN sister station, WTTV. In 2018, CBS4 Indy’s 11 pm was honored with the Emmy award for Best Newscast just two years after its launch. Most recently, his contributions to CBS4 helped the station achieve more recognition with the Emmy Award for Outstanding Overall Excellence in 2021 and News Excellence in 2022. Because of his volunteer work for groups such as College Mentors for Kids, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Habitat for Humanity and the Children’s Bureau, and the Centre for Leadership Development, he was been recognized repeatedly. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation.
Bob Donaldson Age
Bob likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 60s.
Bob Donaldson Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) tall.
Bob Donaldson Family
Donaldson has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is therefore not known if Bob has any siblings.
Bob Donaldson Wife
Bob is married to the love of his life Dr. Skye Winslow. They got married in 1984. Donaldson and his wife are blessed with three kids. Two daughters named Laura and Sarah. And a son named Drew.
Bob Donaldson’s Net Worth
Donaldson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million which he has earned through being an Anchor.
Bob Donaldson Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Bob Donaldson WTTV
Bob works at WTTV where he works alongside other well-known WTTV anchors, meteorologists, reporters, and sports anchors including;
- Melissa Crash
- Steve Brown
- Debbie Knox
- Jenny Dreasler
- Amber Hardwick
- Hannah Follman
- Lindsay Stone
- Eric Graves
- Jesse Wells
- Chris Wright
- Dave Griffiths
- Alyssa Andrews
- Krista McEnany