Neill McNeill Bio, Wiki
Neill McNeill is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 8 WGHP in Greensboro, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He joined the station in October 1993.
Neill McNeill Age, Birthday
McNeill was born in North Carolina, United States. He 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 60s.
Neill McNeill Height, measurements
McNeill stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Neill McNeill Family
McNeill was raised in Raeford, North Carolina. 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 McNeill has any siblings.
Neill McNeill Wife, married
McNeill is married to his lovely spouse, Wendy McNeil, a family practice physician.
Neill McNeill Daughters, Children
The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 daughters, whose names are currently under review. When McNeil is not working, he likes spending time with his wife, daughters, and their golden retriever, Charlie.
Neill McNeill Net Worth
McNeill has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Neill McNeill Salary
McNeill earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Neill McNeill Education
McNeil graduated from Hoke County High School in the year 1979 and then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from the university in the year 1983 with a degree in Radio, TV, and Motion Pictures. While at the university, he was working as a reporter and anchor at WKFT-TV in Fayetteville, as a part-time employee and student intern.
Neill McNeill FOX 8
McNeill serves at FOX 8 WGHP in Greensboro, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina as a News Anchor. He co-anchors the evening newscasts at 5 pm, 6 pm, 6:30 pm, and 10 pm. Also, he serves as a reporter and producer of “Newsmakers.” These are edited and extended interview segments that feature local shakers and movers, and others who have been in the news or have influenced the news. McNeill has worked with FOX 8 for over 3 decades. He is doing exactly what he has always wanted to do and where he has wanted to do it.
Since joining FOX 8 WGHP, he has worn many hats. From the year 1983 to the year 1985, he served as a general assignment reporter. From 1985 to 1986 as an anchor of the morning/noon newscasts. In the subsequent year, he served as a co-anchor of the weekend newscasts. From 1988 to 1995, he served as co-anchor of the 11:00 pm newscasts. McNeill began working as one of the original co-anchors of the 5:00 pm newscast in the year 1990 and co-anchor of the 6:00 pm newscast in the year 2001. He became one of the original co-anchors of the 6:30 pm newscast in February of 2014. McNeill has also worked as a Wednesday’s Child reporter and a consumer reporter on FOX 8. As a Wednesday’s Child reporter, he profiled area foster children in need of adoption. Additionally, McNeill has served as an executive producer of special projects.
Throughout his career, he has won several awards and honors for his work as a reporter and co-anchor. He holds several regional Emmy Awards for best newscast and breaking news. McNeill serves in the community by volunteering for several local charities. He has also been an advisory board member of several local charity organizations. He has co-hosted the FOX 8 Holiday Concert Series with the Greensboro and Winston-Salem Symphonies. McNeill co-hosted the series since it got it inception in the late 1980s. He has worked as a keynote speaker and frequent master of ceremonies for area events and a Sunday School teacher at church. During his leisure, he likes photography, exercising, swimming, or attending spin classes.
McNeill is currently working at FOX 8 WGHP where he works alongside other famous FOX 8 WGHP anchors and reporters including;
- Bob Buckley
- Cindy Farmer
- Michael Hennessey
- Brad Jones
- Rasheeda Kabba
- Katie Nordeen
- Melissa Painter
- Shannon Smith
- Chad Tucker
- Natalie Wilson
- Van Denton
- Tom Britt
Neill McNeill Social Media Platforms
McNeill is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 3300 followers on Instagram.