Byron Day Biography
Byron Day is an American Anchor working with FOX 10 News where he serves the station as an Evening Anchor for the 5 and 10 PM Newscasts. He joined the FOX10 News team in March 2018.
Byron Day FOX 10 News
Day works with FOX10 News where he serves the station as an Evening News Anchor. The Mobile native joins FOX10 News after a career covering major stories around the world. He kick-started his career working in Mobile where he was a staff announcer/weathercast for a local TV station while he was still attending the University of South Alabama.
With the desire to spend more time with his children, he became an award-winning financial services representative and manager in the Raleigh area, representing national companies. This was while serving his board client base. He is happy to be back in his hometown where he provides FOX10 viewers with the news and information they need to know.
He states that there aren’t many opportunities in broadcast journalism to return to its roots. Asides from that, he states that other stations had reached out to him over the years but their timing or location was not fit especially when his kids were younger.
He goes on to further explain that with his children grown, it was a perfect time to come home and work with an outstanding group of broadcast news professionals in a place he loves. He states that it is such a blessing coming “full circle.” Away from work, he enjoys visiting Gulf beaches, working out, attending college football and baseball games, and traveling.
Byron Day NBC
Later on, he joined NBC Sports in New York where he was serving the station as an anchor/reporter covering many of the biggest events for the top sports network. Among his memorable events include Wimbledon, ’82 where he was the first to broadcast from the historic “Standing Room Only” area at Center Court during matches. The memorable events also include The 1981 Freeze Bowl, and AFC Championship Game between Cincinnati and San Diego where the wind chill during the game was minus-37 degrees.
He has also covered Superbowl 17, Major League Baseball Playoffs, and World Series. This is in addition to serving as an Anchor/Host of NBC’s award-winning Baseball Pre-Game Show. In that time, he was nominated for a Sports Emmy.
After NBC Sports, he went on to join two major cable sports networks as the first main anchor, “Sports Time,” located in Cincinnati, and “SCORE” located in Los Angeles. He has also provided play-by-play of MLB games, and the World Baseball Championship from Italy as well as hosted various “live” interview programs featuring sports personalities and players, fielding phone calls from fans across the country.
Byron Day Career
After his graduation, he moved to Memphis and WHBQ-TV where he was continuing in the weather for one of the top stations in the country. Asides from that he was also the station’s initial host of PM Magazine, a 30-minute program highlighting fun, informative features from around the Memphis area and the country.
He later moved from sports to news and returned to Mobile and WALA-TV where he was serving the station as a morning anchor and reporter. After he made a transition to Memphis as the main anchor for WHBQ, he moved to Raleigh where he was working as the main anchor for an NBC-owned and operated station there.
At that time, he was covering the Bosnian War and the Somali Civil War, and UN Intervention. Asides from that, he has traveled to China in order to help facilitate an exhibition of Chinese tomb treasures in the US and also reported on presidential campaigns and anchored coverage of several hurricanes during that time. This was while being recognized for his efforts.
Byron Day Age
Byron was born and raised in Mobile. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Byron Day Height
Day stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Byron Day Family
Day has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Day has any siblings.
Byron Day Wife
Byron is married and has two children. He has two grandchildren.
Byron Day Net Worth
Day has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Byron Day Salary
Day earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Byron Day FOX 10
Day works at FOX 10 where he works alongside other famous FOX 10 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Lenise Ligon
- Sarah Wall
- Eric Reynolds
- Jason Smith
- Michael White
- Matt Barrentine
- Jennifer Lambers
- Joe Emer