Michael Williams Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WPTV, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Michael Williams Biography

Michael Williams is an American eight-time Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter who is currently working at WPTV. He joined the WPTV NewsChannel 5 team in March 2011. previously, he worked at WFOR in Miami where he served as a political reporter. 

Michael Williams Age

Williams 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.

Michael Williams Height

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

Michael Williams Family

Williams has two twin sisters and one of them is known as Carol, he also has a brother. However, he has neither revealed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private.

Michael Williams Wife

Williams is married to Leisa. Together they have been blessed with three children namely; Lindsey, Erin, and Ally.

Michael Williams Net Worth

Williams has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and reporter.

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Michael Williams Salary

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

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Williams.

How old is Michael Williams? Not Available
How tall is Michael Williams? 5 feet 8 inches
Who is Michael Williams married to? Leisa
How much money does Michael Williams earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Michael Williams worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Michael Williams Career

While he worked at WFOR, he covered both the 2008 and the 2010 political campaigns whereby he had the opportunity to have one-on-one interviews with; John McCain, Charlie Crist, and Barack Obama, and many others. Additionally, he produced two half-hour specials, “Dreams of the American West”, and “Dreams of the Galapagos” which aimed at encouraging people to become more engaged in preserving our natural heritage.

He was a Washington, D.C.-based national correspondent from 2002-2004 where he worked for NBC NewsChannel. While he worked as the channel’s correspondent, he covered the build-up to the war in Iraq as well as the Columbia space shuttle tragedy. the White House and Capitol Hill were also included in this beat.

While he worked for WTVJ (NBC) from 1984 to 2006, he covered just about every major story that hit the Miami area, and also while he worked at WSVN (the Fox affiliate). Some of these stories include; Hurricane Andrew, the 2000 Florida presidential election controversy, the custody battle over Elian Gonzalez, the visit to Miami of Pope John Paul II, and the fall of Eastern Airlines. Furthermore, he has credentials overseas as well as reporting from Panama, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, and South Africa.

In his broadcasting career, he has won eight Emmy awards as well as having the privilege of being a recipient of the prestigious Dupont-Columbia Award for reporting he did in Haiti.  Additionally, for his outstanding work in South Florida for more than twenty-five years, he was honored by the Suncoast Chapter of NATAS (the Emmy organization) with the Silver Circle award.

His TV career began in Fort. Pierce at WTVX, and this is not his first time working for Scripps, as he had previously worked for Scripps when he reported for two years for our Cincinnati station, WCPO. For his education, he attended and graduated from the University of Florida.

Michael Williams WPTV

Williams  is currently working at WPTV where he works alongside other famous WPTV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Keli Ferguson
  2. James Wieland
  3. Kate Wentzel
  4. Steve Villanueva
  5. Kahtia Hall
  6. Steve Weagle
  7. Jon Shainman
  8. Tania Rogers
  9. Tory Dunnan
  10. Erica Rakow
  11. Jay Cashmere
  12. Shannon Cake
  13. Hollani Davis
  14. Chris Gilmore
  15. Mike Trim
  16. Ashleigh Walters
  17. Kelly Dunn

Michael Williams Social Media Platforms

Williams is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 3k followers on Twitter and over 5k followers on Facebook.