Mike Gillespie Biography
Mike Gillespie is an American Anchor/Reporter/Meteorologist working for WOLO-TV where he serves as a sports director. He began his tenure at the network in September 2014.
Mike Gillespie Age
Gillespie 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 40’s.
Mike Gillespie Height
Gillespie stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
Mike Gillespie Family
Gillespie has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. However, he is seen posting a photo of his father on his Facebook page on April 26, 2023, stating that they have just brought him back home after a nine-day stay at Prisma. He further states that his dad is in great spirits fighting cancer like hell. Gillespie manages to keep information regarding his siblings and mother away from the public. We will update you once information regarding this is available to the public.
Mike Gillespie Wife
Gillespie got married to his loving wife Caroline Robinson on April 15, 2023. The couple got engaged on November 3, 2021, in Irmo Town Park. They are seen posting lovely photos of the both of them having great times together on their Instagram pages. There is no information on whether they have children or not. We will update you once information regarding this is available in the limelight.
Mike Gillespie’s Net Worth
Gillespie has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports director.
Mike Gillespie Salary
Gillespie earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Mike Gillespie Education
Gillespie went to F.W. Buchholz High School in 2004 where he graduated in 2007 with a Diploma. There he was a proud member of the Academy of Finance, High School Journalism Honors Society. Later that same year, he joined the University of Florida. He graduated in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, Business Administration.
There he was a proud member of Lambda Chi Alpha National Fraternity, 2010 Gator Growl Writer, National Journalism Society. He also gave the commencement speech to my 2007 high school graduating class. Additionally, he also went to the University of Florida, he earned a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications and a master’s in multimedia journalism.
Mike Gillespie Career
Gillespie works at ABC Columbia/WOLO-TV as a sports director. Prior to joining the network, he was tenured at the Independent News Network in Davenport, Iowa as the Sports Director/Main Sports Anchor, where he anchored and produced five sportscasts per day, overseeing sports content and operations for the network. His dream is to one day play college and professional basketball.
All he wanted while growing up was to suit up for Billy Donovan. He needed an outlet for his sports passion, so he began an internship in the sports department at WCJB, TV-20 at the end of his sophomore season. Since 2014 he has called Columbia home. Gillespie began as the weekend sports anchor/reporter at ABC Columbia, and in June of 2016 got promoted to sports director.
Apart from running the day-to-day operations and production of ABC Columbia’s multimedia sports platforms, he also manages the station’s position of main sports anchor and host of Gamecock Saturday Night. Gillespie has been fortunate to report some of the most significant sporting events in the United States, including two National Championships.
He has also featured Zion Williamson’s rise through the basketball ranks, a men’s and women’s Final Four, five Masters Tournaments, and four College Football Playoffs. Additionally, he was also at the University of Florida, where he spent five years as an anchor and play-by-play announcer for the Florida Gators/IMG Sports Network.
Mike Gillespie WOLO-TV
Gillespie is working at WOLO-TV where he works alongside other famous WOLO-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Doug Currin
- Rochelle Dean
- Lindsey Goodwin
- Miya Payton
- Crysty Vaughan
- Curtis Wilson
- John Farley
- Tyler Ryan
- James Scott
- Chaz Frazier
Mike Gillespie Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1.1K followers on Instagram.