Michael Cogdill Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Retired, WYFF, Net Worth, Salary

Michael Cogdill is an American 29-time Emmy-winning Anchor/Reporter, Novelist, & Screenwriter known for having worked for WYFF from 1989 to 2021. He served as a primary news anchor. 

Michael Cogdill Biography

Michael Cogdill (born George Michael Cogdill) is an American 29-time Emmy-winning Anchor/Reporter, Novelist, Screenwriter, and Film producer known for having worked for WYFF News 4 Today in Greenville, South Carolina. He served as a primary news anchor. 

Michael Cogdill Age

Cogdill is 60 years old as of 2021. He was born on 11 June 1961 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 11th of June every year.

Michael Cogdill Height

Cogdill stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Michael Cogdill Family

Cogdill is the son of a truck driver and a mill worker. He 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 Cogdill has any siblings.

Michael Cogdill Wife

Cogdill is married to Jill Kremer Cogdill. They tied the knot in 1985 and together they are parents to a dog known as Maggie.

Michael Cogdill Net Worth

Cogdill has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.

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Michael Cogdill Salary

Cogdill earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Michael Cogdill Career

Cogdill has served at WYFF News 4 Today as a primary news anchor. There he was also the Long-Form Reporter, Speaker, and Writer. He joined the station in the year 1989 and departed in November 2021, on retirement. Michael counted it a joy on WYFF News 4 to anchor the 6:00 and 11:00 news weeknights. Cogdill is the founder of HeartStrong Media, which he founded in January 2015.

As one of the most honored television storytellers in America, Michael Cogdill is blessed. His awards cache contains 29 Emmys and the Edward R. Murrow National for a wide variety of achievements, from live reporting to long-form storytelling. His prizes include numerous awards for the anchor of the year and journalist of the year.

TV credits for Michael include not only WYFF4, but CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and The Today Show as well. As diverse as you can get, his interview credits are about: Reverend Billy Graham, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Abby Hoffman, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator John McCain, Howard K. Smith, James Brown, and countless eminent members of Congress along with other big newsmakers around the nation. Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States and prominent names in the film are included in his coverage credits. Michael is a well-loved speaker and author. To wide acclaim, he released his Southern novel, She-Rain, in 2010.

Michael is also the creator of Cracker the Crab and the Sideways Afternoon, a hard-cover children’s novel, a little beach tale telegraphing the strength of small acts of affection. Michael is currently working on For The Love of Honeysuckle Lane, a new Southern novel. He is very proud of his working-people heritage, drawing every day on their profound experience and life lessons. Whn coming to his education, Michael is a cum laude graduate with a degree in media, with an emphasis on liberal arts from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Micheal Cogdill WYFF

Cogdill has worked at WYFF where he worked alongside other famous WYFF anchors and reporters including;

  1. Parella Lewis
  2. Dale Gilbert
  3. Cedric Haynes
  4. Chris Justus
  5. Julia Morris
  6. Hannah Ward
  7. Nigel Robertson
  8. Jane Robelot
  9. Gabrielle Komorowski
  10. Geoff Hart
  11. Dana Griffin
  12. Carol Clarke

Michael Cogdill Social Media Platforms

Cogdill is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 1.8k followers on Twitter, over 1.6k followers on Instagram, and over 10.7k followers on Facebook.

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