Neill McNeill Biography and Wiki
Neill McNeill is an American award-winning journalist working as the co-anchor of WGHP’s 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, and 10:00 pm Newscasts. . He also reports and produces “Newsmakers.”
Neill McNeill Age and Birthday
Neill was born in North Carolinian and grew up in Raeford (near Fayetteville). His exact date of birth is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Neill McNeill Height and weight
Neill appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height and has a moderate weight. Unfortunately, Details about his full body measurements are currently under review.
Neill McNeill Education
Neill graduated from Hoke County High School in 1979. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a degree in Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures, he joined WGHP in October 1983. He reported and anchored for WKFT-TV in Fayetteville as a student intern and part-time employee while at UNC.
Neill McNeill Family
Neill was born and raised in the United States of America by his parents. Unfortunately, details about the actual identities of his parents and siblings are not available at the moment.
Nonetheless, this section is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Neill McNeill Wife
Neill is married to Wendy McNeill, who is from a family practice physician. The couple has two daughters and a Golden Retriever, Charlie.
Neill McNeill Fox 8 – Career
McNeill is doing precisely what he’s always wanted to do, at the exact location he’s always wanted to be. He’s been doing it at WGHP in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad for more than 30 years. These are extended, edited interview segments with local influencers and those who have been in the news or have influenced the news.
Neill has worked for WGHP in a variety of roles, including general assignment reporter (1983-85), anchor of the morning and noon newscasts (1985-86), co-anchor of the weekend newscasts (1986-87), co-anchor of the 11:00 pm newscasts, one of the original co-anchors of the 5:00 pm newscast, co-anchor of the 6:00 pm newscast (2001-present), and one of the original co-anchors of the 10:00 pm news (when WGHP became a FOX affiliate in 1995).
He joined the 6:30 pm newscast as one of the first co-anchors in February of 2014. He’s also worked as a consumer reporter for WGHP, as well as a Wednesday’s Child reporter (profiling area foster children in need of adoption) and as an executive producer of special projects. Neill has received recognition for his reporting, and the newscasts he has co-anchored have won regional Emmy awards for best newscast and breaking news.
He’s been a member of numerous local nonprofits’ advisory boards and volunteered with them. Since the late 1980s, he’s been a co-host of the FOX 8 Holiday Concert Series with the Greensboro and Winston-Salem Symphonies. He’s also a Sunday School teacher at church and a frequent master of ceremonies/keynote speaker for area events. As a broadcast journalist, Neill feels his mission is threefold: to seek the truth and correctly tell it, to be fair, and to be empathetic.
Neill McNeill Salary
According to FOX 8 estimates, Neill receives an annual salary ranging from $27,700 – $78,800. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Neill McNeill Net Worth
Neill has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.