Bob Mueller Biography
Bob Mueller is an American ten-time Emmy Award-Winning journalist who is currently working at WKRN. He co-anchors News 2 at 5, 6, and 10 p.m., and host of the Sunday morning political show “This Week with Bob Mueller,” He has been a News 2 anchor since 1984, whereby he began as a field reporter covering the State Capitol.
Bob Mueller Age
Mueller likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 60’s.
Bob Mueller Height
Mueller stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Bob Mueller Family
Mueller’s mother is named Mary, he also has a sister named Deb. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not revealed the names of his father and other siblings.
Bob Mueller Wife
Mueller is married to Nancy Mueller. Together the couple is blessed with three children; two sons named Will and Nick and a daughter named Mari, and fur babies Nina &Phoebe. Additionally, he is the granddad to James Michael.
Bob Mueller Net Worth
Mueller has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Bob Mueller Salary
Mueller earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Bob Mueller Career
He has attained many honors and distinctions during his reporting time including ten Emmy Awards. Additionally, he is a member of the Silver Circle reserved for those working in broadcast journalism for more than 25 years. He has also been honored with six National Communicator Awards, and eight National Telly Awards and for his investigative reporting, he has been declared a winner of the coveted George Foster Peabody National Award.
He has also received awards from International, United Press, the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), and the Associated Press. He was initiated into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame in 2018.
His career in broadcasting started while in high school, whereby he worked as a radio news reporter/disc jockey. He attained a B.A. in Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. while in college he followed his interest in radio, gaining more experience in the field as a news and sports reporter, and eventually as the station’s news director. At WMDB-TV in Peoria, Illinois was where he began in television as a reporter, producer, and anchor. He was an investigative reporter and state government reporter and anchor when he worked for WTVC-TV in Chattanooga.
He is renowned for bringing his viewer’s major historical events. In 1981 he covered the first space shuttle launch, he was the first reporter to talk to Jimmy Carter about the release of the hostage in Iran, he was present when President Jimmy Carter returned to Plains, Georgia, after leaving the White House. Apart from covering several Democratic and Republican Presidential Conventions and two Presidential Inaugurations, he has brought his audiences one on one interviews with Jimmy Carter, Ronal Reagan, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Al Gore, and George H.W. Bush.
He is an active member of Middle Tennessee and has been recognized for helping the community. For six years he was a member of the board of trustees for the Second Harvest Food Bank which aims at feeding the hungry and has currently been an active member for the last thirty years.
He has served as a member of the scout’s committee and for over17years, he has worked with the Boy Scouts. Additionally, in Nashville Mental Illness Organization he serves as a member of the advisory board. In his charity/celebrity golf tournaments, he has worked with country music singer Vince Gill. Through his coverage of The Vinny, he has been helpful in raising awareness and funding raising over $5 million.
He has hosted his own tournaments for twenty-five years. Over $1,500,000 has been raised by the Bob Mueller M.S. Celebrity Challenge to fight M.S. For the past twenty years, he has been a member of the Nashville Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Boar of Trust.
He also served as a member of the Board of Trust for Rocketown of Nashville for three years. A youth music venue, skate park, and after-school resource. This was singer Christian Michael W. Smith’s dream that had become a reality. In 2009, he was honored to be instated in the Highland High School Hall of Fame in addition to, being awarded four TEA School Bell Awards.
During his leisure time, he loves ice hockey, the beach, jogging, reading, and golfing.
Bob Mueller WKRN
Mueller is currently working at WKRN where he works alongside other famous WKRN anchors and reporters including;
- Gerald Harris
- Elizabeth Lane
- Jerry Barlar
- Stephanie Langston
- Andy Cordan
- Jessi Turnure
- Kristina Shalhoup
- Emily Proud
- Kayla Anderson
- Cory Curtis
- Mary Mays
- Davis Nolan
- Meaghan Thomas
- Danielle Breezy
- Anne Holt
- Alex Denis
- Nickelle Smith
- Josh Breslow
- Erica Francis
- Eric Egan
- Nikki Burdine
- Neil Orne
- Hayley Wielgus
Bob Mueller Social Media Platforms
Mueller is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 5k followers on Twitter, and over 2k followers on Instagram.