Jim Williams Biography
Jim Williams is an American general assignment reporter for CBS 2 Chicago/WBBM-TV since joining the station in December 2002. Williams also anchors the station’s Sunday evening newscasts, and is the producer/host of the documentary series “Stories 2 Tell.”
Jim Williams Age
Williams is 64 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 4, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 4th of February every year.
Jim Williams Height
Williams stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Jim Williams Family
Williams was born and raised on Chicago’s South Side by his parents a Chicago cop & special ed teacher. He has however not revealed the names of his parents or his siblings.
Jim Williams Wife
Williams is married to Joyce Williams and the couple is blessed with four adult children, including a daughter named Christina.
Jim Williams Net Worth
Williams has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – 5 Million which he has earned through his career as a reporter.
Jim Williams Salary
Williams earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jim Williams Education
He attended and graduated from Kenwood High School in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. She then went to Columbia College in Chicago where she earned a bachelor’s degree in media management.
Jim Williams Career
Williams started his broadcast journalism career more than 40 years ago at WGN TV, where he was a newswriter, producer, and reporter. Jim also wrote newscasts for WGN Radio. From 1992-1997, he was Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley’s press secretary. Jim supervised media relations throughout the city government.
For four years, Jim was a correspondent for ABC News, reporting across the country for “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” and “Good Morning America.” For “Nightline,” he covered China’s crackdown on the spiritual group Falun Gong.
He has won several journalism awards, including an Emmy for investigative reporting. In May 2018, Jim was inducted into the National Television Academy of Arts & Sciences Silver Circle for his lifetime of work in Chicago television.
Jim Williams CBS 2 Chicago
Williams is working at CBS 2 Chicago where he works alongside other famous CBS 2 Chicago anchors and reporters including;
- Robb Ellis
- Ed Curran
- Audrina Bigos
- Ryan Baker
- Brad Edwards
- Irika Sargent
- Suzanne Le Mignot
- Mary Kay Kleist
- Brad Simmons