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Jim Hill Bio, KCAL CBS Los Angeles, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth


Jim Hill Biography

Jim Hill is an American in the journalism field working for KCAL CBS Los Angeles as a host of the weekend editions of “Sports Central.” Also, he appears on the station’s weekday newscasts at 6 and 11 p.m. He rejoined the station in March 1992 after serving KABC Los Angeles for 4 years.

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Jim Hill Height

Hill stands at a rough height of 6 feet and 2 inches.

Jim Hill Age

Hill is 77 years old. He was born James Webster Hill on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.. Every October 21st, Hill annually celebrates his birthday.

Personal Life

Jim Hill Relatives and Family

Hill has a brother named David who was born on January 1, 1954. David is 70 years old and previously was a professional football player who served as a tight end in the National Football League (NFL). Regardless, he keeps more information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Jim Hill Spouse and Children

Hill manages to keep his relationship status private thus his current relationship status is unknown. Previously, he had married Erma White between 1965 and 1973. After Erma, he tied the knot with actress Denise Nicholas on Valentine’s Day 1981. Denise and Hill met at a Sacramento poetry reading in June 1980. In October 1981, they split and she filed for divorce. They reconciled and Hill filed for divorce in 1984. The divorce was finalized in 1987. He has a son named Walter J. Hill.

Jim Hill Education

Hill received his high school diploma from Highlands High School in Texas before enrolling at Texas A&M University–Kingsville(then known as Texas A&I University). While in college, he played college football.

Professional Life

Jim Hill Career

Hill works for KCAL CBS Los Angeles as a host of the weekend editions of “Sports Central.” Also, he appears on the station’s weekday newscasts at 6 and 11 p.m. He started his sportscasting career with KCAL CBS in 1976. In 1987, he left the station to serve KABC Los Angeles where he worked for 4 years before rejoining CBS LA in 1992.

Before starting his broadcasting career, he served the NFL as a football defensive back. In this capacity, he played for the San Diego Chargers, Green Bay Packers, and Cleveland Browns. He incorporates his football and broadcasting experience to deliver his awarded sports reports.

In May 2006, he was granted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2010, he served as an inductee of the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The organization has often named him and his colleagues the best TV sports anchor staff in the region. Also, he has received honors from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, United Press International, the Los Angeles Press Club, the Associated Press, and numerous other organizations.

Hill has also received recognition from several local newspapers as Southern California’s best sportscaster numerous times. USA Today named him the best sports anchor in Los Angeles. The LA Press Club granted him the Joseph M Quinn Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.

Orgnizations and Community Service

Active in the community and sports fitness organizations, he is a spokesperson for the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. In this capacity, he serves the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Recreation and Parks in many youth outreach and sports fitness programs. He works on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Urban League. In addition, he works as an advisor to the board of the Boy Scouts of America.

Hill works as a member of the Governor of California’s Board for Physical Fitness and Sports and the President’s Council for Physical Fitness. Previously, he chaired Los Angeles County’s “Just Say No” anti-drug program, the Watts Summer Games, president of Athletes for Kids, and was a member of the advisory board for the Grossman Burn Center.

Jim Hill Net Worth

Hill has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist and a football defensive back.

Jim Hill Salary

Hill receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which he earns working as a host and sports broadcaster.

Jim Hill KCAL

At KCAL CBS Los Angeles, Hill works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jamie Yuccas
  2. Nicole Comstock
  3. Kara Finnstrom
  4. Lesley Marin
  5. Rachel Kim
  6. Suzanne Marques
  7. Ross Palombo