Nigel Robertson Bio, Wiki, Height, Family, Wife, WYFF News 4, Salary, and Net Worth

Nigel Robertson is an American journalist working for WYFF News 4 as an anchor of WYFF News 4 at 5, 6, and 11 p.m.

Nigel Robertson Biography

Nigel Robertson is an American journalist working for WYFF News 4 as an anchor of WYFF News 4 at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. He also anchors ‘4 The Record,’ a public affairs program airing Sundays at 11:30 a.m. He joined the station in December 1999 as a late-night news reporter.

Nigel Robertson Education

Robertson joined Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio in 1993 when he finished his high school education. In 1997, he graduated with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Telecommunications.

Nigel Robertson Career

Robertson works for WYFF News 4 as an anchor of WYFF News 4 at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. He also anchors ‘4 The Record,’ a public affairs program airing Sundays at 11:30 a.m. During his time at the station, he has worked in various roles including weekend anchor, morning anchor, and 5 p.m. anchor. He also serves Clemson University as an adjunct professor teaching storytelling. Further, he works as a Journalist in Residence at Furman University where he teaches public speaking and social media strategy.

His professional career started when he worked for the ABC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio, WTVG. There, he worked as a weekend assignment editor and an assistant producer. In this role, he learned the ins and outs behind the camera while he was a college student.

After graduating college, Robertson joined WCJB in Gainesville as a one-man band reporter from its Ocala bureau. There, he broadcasted the northern part of central Florida. Multiple times, he has received Emmys for Anchoring “Best Newscast” and for “Specialty Reporting” taking viewers inside Marine Boot camp, at Parris Island Marine Base in South Carolina.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences acknowledged him with Emmy nominations for “Business” and “Spot News Reporting.” Also, he has received awards from the South Carolina Broadcasting Association and RTNDAC.

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Robertson has landed numerous exclusive interviews. For instance, he went to the United Nations Headquarters for a national exclusive on an invite from previous U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. He serves among the few to have a dual sit-down interview with previous President Barack and Michelle Obama.

In 2016, he was picked among two other Hearst Television reporters to broadcast the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For a little over 3 weeks, he broadcasted the games, provided live reports at all hours of the day for nearly 30 TV stations around the nation, and interviewed athletes. Due to his successful broadcast, he received the chance to represent Hearst Television as a member of the 2018 Olympic team broadcasting the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Community Work and Volunteering

Robertson has been passionate about advancing care for people all over the state of South Carolina with Neurological Disorders, ever since his father was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in 2011. He collaborated with Prisma Health(then known as the Greenville Health System) to develop the nation’s initial Neurological Institute that aids patients with ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and other neurological-related illnesses.

Robertson also assisted in the creation and organization of the Greenville Polo Classic, which raises awareness and money for patients and their families at GHS, Bon Secours St. Francis, and the SC ALS Association. He works as a fellow with the Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative and is a member of the Hearst Diversity leadership team.

Nigel Robertson Age

Robertson 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 40s.

Nigel Robertson Height

Robertson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Nigel Robertson Family

Robertson 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 if Robertson has any siblings.

Nigel Robertson Wife

Robertson married his college sweetheart. The couple has three sons, a rescued black lab named “Shadow,” and a rescued German shepherd named, “Charlie.” During his free time, he is at church, cooks in the kitchen, cycles on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, and spends time with his friends.

Nigel Robertson Net Worth

Robertson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Nigel Robertson Salary

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