Bill Ritter Biography
Bill Ritter is an illustrious American journalist and television news anchor presently working as an anchor at WABC-TV Eyewitness News located in New York. He also serves for the ABC News program 20/20 as a correspondent. Moreover, Bill served as a co-anchor of the Eyewitness News at 11 p.m since 1999. Bill has also anchored the station’s news at 6 p.m since February 2001.
Bill Ritter Age
Bill Ritter was born on 26th February 1950, in Los Angeles, the United States. He is 72 years old.
Bill Ritter Height
Bill is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (Approx 1.8 m).
Bill Ritter Family
Bill Ritter was born in Los Angeles, in the United States of America to his caring and supportive parents in a Jewish family. He was raised alongside his late brother called Bruce.
Bill Ritter Wife
Bill is blissfully married to his beautiful and loving wife called Kathleen Friery. The lovely couple exchanged their wedding vows on September 6, 2008. Bill and Kathleen are proud parents to three adorable kids named Mia, Owen, and Ella.
Bill Ritter Education
He went to San Diego State University where he was banished one semester short of graduating after protesting the Vietnam War. Later, Bill graduated with a degree from The New School on May 20, 2016.
Bill Ritter Salary
He receives an enormous salary of $175,850 annually. This is in accordance with WABC-TV Eyewitness News anchors’ salaries.
Bill Ritter’s Net Worth
Bill Ritter has managed to garner a hefty fortune over the years of his work and has an estimated net worth of $6 Million.
Bill Ritter Career
He joined Eyewitness News as an anchor back in June 1998 and reported on weekend news. Later, Bill began to anchor the Eyewitness Newscast at 11 pm, and in 2001, he added the 6 pm newscast. He has reported on several events for both ABC News and Eyewitness News. Bill moved to ABC News in 1992 as a co-host of “Good Morning America Sunday”.
At the beginning of Bill’s journalism career, he was a native of Los Angeles and covered the Los Angeles riots for the Rodney King trial and Fox Television Network. He worked for Fox Networks’s nationally show Entertainment Daily Journal(E.D.J) as a reporter from August 1991 to February 1992. Later, Bill landed a job at KTTV-TV based in Los Angeles where he served as an investigative reporter and an anchor for the station’s Gulf War Coverage.
Bill kicked off his journalism career back in 1972 in print journalism where he served as a reporter and later as a business editor of the San Diego County edition of the Los Angeles. At one point in his career, he worked as a board member of an organization located in San Diego called non-profit drug education and prevention.