Michael Williams Bio, wiki, age, Height, WPTV, Wife, Family, Networth, and Salary

Who is Michael Williams?

Michael Williams is an American anchor and reporter working for WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida Area as an anchor. He has held this role since March 2011 following her tenure at WFOR-TV.

How old is Michael Williams?

Williams exact age details remain undisclosed because he prefers to maintain privacy regarding his personal life but he is speculated to be in his 60s.

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How tall is Michael Williams?

Williams stands at approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Who is Michael Williams Wife?

Williams is happily married to Leisa and together they are blessed with three daughters  Lindsey, Erin, and Ally.

Michael Williams Family

Williams keeps details about his family life private, including information about his parents and potential siblings.

Michael Williams Net worth

Williams has accumulated an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.

Michael Williams Salary

Williams annual salary falls between $45,000 and $110,500.

Michael Williams Education

After graduating from high school, Williams went to the University of Florida in 1978 where he attained a bachelor of science degree in broadcasting in 1980.

Michael Williams Career

Williams serves as a news anchor at WPTV. Michael, prior to joining the NewsChannel 5 team in March 2011, served as the political reporter at WFOR in Miami. During his tenure, he extensively covered the 2008 and 2010 political campaigns, securing exclusive interviews with notable figures such as Barack Obama, John McCain, and Charlie Crist. Additionally, he produced two impactful half-hour specials titled “Dreams of the Galapagos” and “Dreams of the American West”, aimed at fostering awareness and engagement in preserving our natural heritage.

Between 2002 and 2004, Michael served as a Washington-based national correspondent for NBC NewsChannel. During his time there, he reported on significant events including the lead-up to the Iraq War and the Columbia space shuttle tragedy. He also covered with his coverage spanning Capitol Hill and the White House. His extensive career in Miami’s media landscape began in 1984 and continued until 2006. While there, he encompassed pivotal moments such as the fall of Eastern Airlines, and the historic visit of Pope John Paul II. He also covered Hurricane Andrew, the Elian Gonzalez custody saga, and the contentious 2000 Florida presidential election. Michael’s journalistic reach extended beyond Miami as he reported from various international locations including South Africa, Panama, Colombia, Haiti, and Cuba.

Accolades have followed Michael throughout his career, including eight Emmy awards and the prestigious duPont-Columbia Award for his reporting from Haiti. Recognized for his lasting impact on South Florida broadcasting, he received the Silver Circle award from the Suncoast Chapter of NATAS in acknowledgment of over 25 years of outstanding work. Michael’s journey in television journalism commenced in Fort Pierce at WTVX. Later returning to Scripps, where he previously worked as a reporter for Cincinnati station WCPO.

Michael Williams WPTV

Williams is employed at WPTV, where he collaborates with other renowned meteorologists, anchors, and reporters from the station including;

  1. Janny Rodriguez
  2. Tania Rogers
  3. Jay Cashmere
  4. Shannon Cake
  5. Kate Wentzel

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