Bill Melugin Biography
Bill Melugin is an award-winning American journalist who serves as a national correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in the Los Angeles bureau. He joined the network in May 2021. Melugin previously worked as an investigative reporter for KTTV-TV Los Angeles, where he received an Emmy for investigative reporting in 2021.
Bill Melugin Age
Bill is 37 years old as of 2022. He was born on January 26, 1985, in Orange County, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 26th of January every year.
Bill Melugin Height
He stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Bill Melugin Family
Bill was born and raised in Orange County, California. The names of his parents or siblings if he has any are not known to the public. However, we know that he loves his mother very much, and from a caption that he tweeted, “Happy #mothersday to the best mom a son could ever ask for! My best friend, my biggest fan, and a bright light in my life! I love the buzz I feel in my pocket after every single live shot, knowing it’s her either texting a good job, fixing your tie, or you have powder on your face. Love you, mom.”
Bill Melugin Wife | Kids
Bill is not married. He is in a relationship with Katy Johnson. Bill and Katy started dating in 2018 and they celebrated their first anniversary on November 12, 2019. The two are going steady and we hope that they will end up getting married and later have kids since they have no kids. Katy Johnson is an American actress, model, and host, who has been in the business for over 10 years. She has been featured as a model in numerous magazines such as GQ, Maxim, Esquire, Men’s Health, Influential Magazine, FHM, LA Fashion Magazine, Glamour, People Magazine, Hello Magazine, Ok Magazine, Heat magazine, and many more
Bill Melugin Net worth
Bill is an award-winning journalist and this only means that his work is utterly impressive. He has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
Bill Melugin Salary
Bill receives an annual salary of $75,000.
Bill Melugin Education
Bill attended and graduated from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2012. In 2012, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He also has a minor in Spanish linguistics from the same institution and can converse in the language.
Bill Melugin Career
Melugin currently works in the Los Angeles bureau of FOX News Channel (FNC), where he works as a national correspondent. In May 2021, he joined the network. He recently has been reporting from the Rio Grande, where he has documented an upsurge in the number of people crossing the southern border.
Melugin previously worked as an investigative reporter for KTTV-TV Los Angeles, where he received an Emmy for investigative reporting in 2021. In this position, he assisted in the breaking of several stories, including the disclosure that California Governor Gavin Newsom violated COVID-19 requirements while dining at the French Laundry. His breaking news coverage at KTTV has also featured on FNC shows like Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, and The Story.
Melugin formerly worked as a fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas, and as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJYZ-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina. Melugin has won two Golden Mike Awards for Best Investigative Journalism from the Radio & TV News Association of Southern California, as well as two local Emmy Awards for his investigative reporting in Los Angeles and three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for hard news and breaking news reporting.
Bill Melugin Model
Bill has modeled for a number of agencies including; URBAN Management in Milan, Italy, at Abercrombie & Fitch in Scottsdale, Arizona, Wilhelmina Models in the Greater Los Angeles Area, and finally for FORD/ Robert Black Agency.
Bill Melugin Awards
- EMMY for Spot news (2017).
- National SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Texas State Teacher’s Association School Bell Award for education reporting (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Winner – Special Assignment (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Honorable Mention- Spot news(2014).
- Nominated for a 2014 Lone Star EMMY under the “Specialty Reporting” category.
- 1st place nationally, SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, General News Reporting.
- 3rd place nationally, BEA Festival of Media Arts, Hard News Reporting.
- 25th place nationally, Hearst Journalism Awards.
Bill Melugin Fox News
Melugin works at Fox News as a national correspondent since May 2021. At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel