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Bill Riales Bio, WKRG, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

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Bill Riales Biography

Bill Riales is an American in the journalism field who works for WKRG as an anchor and digital journalist. He anchors News 5 this morning. August 2000 marked the start of his career with News 5. He worked at WEHT and WTVW in Evansville, Indiana, for fourteen years before relocating to the Gulf Coast, where the beach, sailing, gorgeous scenery, and milder weather drew him.

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Bill Riales Height

Riales stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches

Bill Riales Age

Riales keeps his birthdate and year away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when Riales celebrates his birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Bill Riales Relatives and Family

Riales keeps information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Bill Riales Spouse and Children

Riales is happily married and has been blessed with three children. They reside in Daphne. He loves to cook and goes to the beach every day. Riales resides in Daphne with his family.

Bill Riales Education

Riales completed his high school education and then joined Jaguar Nation at the University of South Alabama, where he obtained a journalism degree.

Professional Life

Bill Riales Career

Riales works for WKRG as an anchor and digital journalist. He anchors News 5 this morning. August 2000 marked the start of his career with News 5. He worked at WEHT and WTVW in Evansville, Indiana, for fourteen years before relocating to the Gulf Coast, where the beach, sailing, gorgeous scenery, and milder weather drew him.

Riales’ job as a digital journalist allows him to continue his career-long passion for reporting, shooting, editing, and producing original content. In addition, Riales has worked for News 5 since 2000 as an investigative reporter. He has won honors from the industry for his perceptive reporting both from the anchor desk and the field.

Riales has conducted investigations and found issues in the pest control, chiropractic, and funeral businesses. His reports on online scams resulted in the identification and conviction of an Alabaman who had defrauded individuals nationwide out of thousands of dollars. Additionally, he discovered how door-to-door meat merchants deceive people into paying far more than necessary.

Riales has conducted an investigation of environmental concerns in South Alabama, scrutinizing Mobile Water & Sewer, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, and the Environmental Protection Agency. One purported carpet cleaning company told the Better Business Bureau that “it’s just too hard to do business in Mobile with all the media attention” and decided to leave the area.

Riales concentrated on the use of the dispersant “Corexit” and its potential effects on people and marine animals during the Gulf Coast oil disaster. Having won numerous awards as a broadcast journalist, Riales was nominated for an Emmy for his documentary about the Honor Flight South Alabama program, which transports veterans of World War II to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C.

Riales keeps covering issues pertaining to veterans and the armed forces. The Mobile Press Club has awarded him Best Anchor twice. Additionally, he has won accolades for Best Investigative Reporter and Best Anchor from the Associated Press in Indiana and Alabama.

Bill Riales Net Worth

Riales has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist.

Bill Riales Salary

Riales receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which he earns working as an anchor and digital journalist.

Bill Riales Social Media

Riales has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 6K on Facebook, a following of over 1118 on Instagram, and a following of over 458 on Twitter.

WKRG

At WKRG, Riales works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Chad Petri
  2. Peter Albrecht
  3. Rose Ann Haven
  4. Jessica Taloney
  5. Devon Walsh