Leland Pinder Biography
Leland Pinder is an American journalist who serves WTVR CBS6 as an evening anchor and reporter. He joined the station in August 2021. Previously, she served in South Carolina’s capital city at legacy NBC affiliate WIS as a weekday morning anchor.
Leland Pinder Age
Pinder 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 30’s.
Leland Pinder Height
Pinder stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Leland Pinder Family
Pinder 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 Leland has any siblings.
Leland Pinder Wife
Pinder is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Leland Pinder Net Worth
Pinder has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Leland Pinder Salary
Pinder earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Leland Pinder Career
Pinder serves WTVR CBS6 as an evening anchor and reporter. He joined the station in August 2021. Previously, she served in South Carolina’s capital city at legacy NBC affiliate WIS as a weekday morning anchor.
While there, he co-anchored WIS Sunrise, WIS’ Emmy Award-winning morning newscast, with Hannah Cumler and Meteorologist Adam Clark. With the morning team, he also anchors an affiliate newscast on The CW network every day. Leland joined WIS in October 2016 as a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and a University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate.
Further, he encountered the career spotlight of partaking in an Emmy Awarded team. Leland partook in WIS’s broadcast on major stories. For instance, a statewide teacher protest at the SC State House, protests following the death of George Floyd, and the abduction and tragic killing of a 6-year-old South Carolina girl.
Also, he produced and hosted a weekly half-hour community affairs program dubbed Awareness. The program largely concentrated on matters and topics significant to Black Americans and other minority populations such as matters facing women, the elderly, and the LGBTQ community.
Leland worked as an assignment editor, reporter, and weekend anchor at Spectrum News 1 in Charlotte and Wilmington, as well as WCTI in the Greenville-New Bern market, covering eastern North Carolina, before moving to South Carolina. Following an internship in high school, Leland contemplated jobs in dentistry and teaching before opting to pursue journalism. In addition to his studies,
Leland kept himself busy in college as a member of the university’s male Cappella group and as a representative in student government. He enjoys spending time outside when he is not at work, visiting state parks, or taking quick trips to the beach or mountains.
He also enjoys reading (mainly biographies), golfing, not being as adept at tennis as he once was, and listening to music. Pinder has really enjoyed his time in South Carolina and is happy to call the capital city home.
Leland Pinder WIS-TV
Pinder worked at WIS-TV alongside other famous WIS-TV anchors and reporters including;
- Adam Clark
- Von Gaskin
- Kevin Armone
- Dominic Brown
- Joe Gorchow
- Rick Henry
- Chris Joseph
- Adam Mintzer
- Drew Aunkst
- Madeline Cuddihy
- Hannah Cumler
- Alicia Barnes
- Dawndy Mercer Plank
- Judi Gatson
- Sam Bleiweis
- Greg Adeline
Leland Pinder Social Media Platforms
Pinder is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 2k followers on Twitter, over 6 followers on Instagram, and over 2k followers on Facebook.