Don Hammond Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WLTZ, KENS-TV, Salary and Net Worth

Don Hammond is the First News anchor /Multi-Media Journalist. He has also worked as An Amy veteran and journalist/broadcaster at WLTZ-Tv.

Don Hammond Bio, Wiki

Don Hammond is an American First News anchor /Multi-Media Journalist. He is also an Amy veteran, accomplished journalist, and broadcaster who joined WLTZ-Tv in January 2017. 

Don Hammond  Education

Hammond went to Defense Information School to become a military Broadcast specialist.

Don Hammond WLTZ-TV

Hammond anchored weeknight newscasts and reports. Hammond served four years in Infantry Division from 1974-78. He has been honorably discharged and began his broadcast career at WLVV/WCNW in Fairfield, Ohio. He had Attempted the Assassination of President Ronald Reagan in March 1981 Prompting Hammond to re-enlist in the Army.

Therefore in 1981-84, he rose through the ranks at the Southern Command Network eventually becoming the nightly news anchor at  SCN in the country of Panama. He is also successfully completed the 7th Special Forces Airborne and Jungle Expert Courses at  Fort Sherman, Panama. Later he finished his military career in 1986 as an instructor at the military broadcast school specializing in voice and diction.


Hammond also served as a television news anchor at KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas. Before joining WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, and at other stations. He also served as the Washington DC bureau chief for Sinclair broadcasting who throughout his career former Army SSG Hammond has reported passionately on military and veterans issues.

Hammond is excited to be on the team at WLTZ First News in Columbus, Georgia, in part, because of its proximity to Fort Benning and the support the community provides to the important military mission. He is glad that several of his army bodies live in Chattahoochee Valley.

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Don Hammond Photo

At WLTZ First News, Don works alongside; Dee Armstrong (News Anchor), Marlena Mumma (News Anchors), Josh Pate (News Anchors), Robbie Watson (News Anchors), Miller Robson (Chief Meteorologist), Desmond Seketrius (Morning Meteorologist), Dana Barker (Digital Meteorologist), Scott Carpenter (Sports Director), Larissa Liska (Sports Anchors), among others.

Don Hammond Age

Hammondlikes 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.

Don Hammond Height

Hammond stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Don Hammond Wife

Hammond is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Don Hammond Salary

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

Don Hammond Net Worth

Hammond has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a First News anchor /Multi-Media Journalist.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Hammond.

Who is Hammond? He is an American First News anchor /Multi-Media Journalist
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 8 inches
SpouseNot Available
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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