Jim Donovan Biography
Jim Donovan is an American three-time Emmy award-winning sports and news anchor who is currently working at WKYC. He serves as the weekday 6 and 11 p.m sports director and news anchor at WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio. in March 1985, He joined the WKYC news team and served as a weekend sports anchor. Additionally, he was named the voice of the Cleveland Browns in 1999. Furthermore, since 1999, he has been in the radio voice of the Cleveland Browns Radio Network.
Jim Donovan Age
Donovan is 65 years as of 2021. He was born on July 17, 1956, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 17th of July every year.
Jim Donovan Height
Donovan stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall.
Jim Donovan Family
Donovan 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 Donovan has any siblings.
Jim Donovan Wife
Donovan is married to Cheryl Donavan. Together they are blessed with a daughter named Meghan Donavan.
Jim Donovan Net Worth
Donovan has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports anchor and news anchor.
Jim Donovan Salary
Donovan earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Donovan.
|How old is Jim Donovan?||65 years as of 2021|
|How tall is Jim Donovan?||5 feet 7 inches (1.7m)|
|Who is Jim Donovan married to?||Cheryl Donavan|
|How much money does Jim Donovan earn?||$45,000 – $110,500|
|How much is Jim Donovan worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Jim Donovan Career
He has covered so many national and international events such as World Cup Soccer; in 1992, swimming and soccer competitions at the Olympics for NBC, and the ’96 Summer Olympics for NBC/3News; in 1994.
He has been hosting for the Soap Box Derby PBS live national coverage since 1991. For thirteen years, he has provided coverage of the CVS Cleveland Marathon. Furthermore, from 1987 to 1997, he was the play-by-play announcer for NBC Sports’ NFL games. Notably, he was awarded an Emmy for Best Sportscaster in 1995. Previously, he had received an Emmy for “Browns ’92; The Next Step” in 1992.
The Cleveland Press Club named him the all-Ohio Best Sportscaster in 1988, for his report on Bob Golic’s farewell to the Cleveland Browns in 1990. Not long ago he provided play-by-play basketball and hockey coverage for the Satellite News Channel in Burlington, Vermont. Furthermore, in the Vermont Reds, a Cincinnati Reds minor league baseball team, he served as a play-by-play announcer for one season.
While in St. Cloud, Minnesota was when his career in journalism began at WJON Radio where he served as a sports director. Additionally, he did play-by-play and sports anchoring at WEZF-TV and WVMT Radio. Prior to serving as spokesperson for the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, he has participated in events benefiting the American Lung Association, Arthritis Foundation, and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundations.
Boston is his native home. He attended Boston University where he graduated proudly. As of the moment, he resides in Hinckley with his family.
Jim Donovan WKYCDonovan is currently working at WKYC where he works alongside other famous WKYC anchors and reporters including;
- Adam Boulton
- Will Ujek
- Brandon Simmons
- Monica Robins
- Pat Chiesa
- Nick Camino
- Leon Bibb
- Andrew Horansky
- Lynna Lai
- Matt Stanridge
- Jason Frazer
- Matt Wintz
- Hollie Strano
- Betsy Kling
- Danielle Wiggins
- Romney Smith
- Jay Crawford
- Dave Chudowsky
- Maureen Kyle
- Laura Caso
- Sara Shookman
- Russ Mitchell
Jim Donovan Social Media Platforms
Donovan is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 3k followers on Twitter, over 5k followers on Instagram.