Jim Powell is a popular American sportscaster currently serving for the Atlanta Braves as a broadcaster. Prior to that, he was serving on WTMJ Radio for Milwaukee Brewers as a radio announcer.
Jim Powell Age
Jim Powell was born in Roswell, Georgia, in the United States on January 3, he is around 56 years of age from his looks though he has not revealed his date and year of age.
Jim Powel Height
Powell stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in ( approx. 1.7m ).
Jim Powell Family
He was born and brought up in Roswell, Georgia, in the USA. He prefers a private life when it comes to his family where he has not revealed any information concerning his siblings and parents hence their existence is not known.
Jim Powell Wife
Jim is happily married to his beautiful wife named Emmy. He has been married to her wife for over thirty years. The adorable couple is blessed with three beautiful daughters named Sabrina, Julia, and Allie. Emmy deserted her job where she served for a CBS affiliate located in Columbia, South Carolina as a news director after they welcomed their firstborn Baby.
Her wife Emmy presently serves for ALTA as a Director of Marketing. The lovely duo tied the knot in 1989. Jim and his beautiful family presently live happily together in Canton, Georgia.
Jim Powell Education
Jim joined the University of Georgia and earned a degree in broadcasting. He served for WRFC located in Athens as an intern while still at the University. In January 2020, the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame selected him.
Jim Powell Braves Salary
He receives an annual salary of $105,800 and this is according to Atlanta Braves broadcast announcers’ salary.
Jim Powell’s Net Worth
Jim has an estimated net worth of between $20 million – 55 million US dollars and his career as a broadcast announcer at Atlanta Braves is the primary source of his income.
Jim Powell Career
As of now, Jim has been serving for the Atlanta Braves as a broadcast announcer for over fifteen years. He has been calling for at least 28 seasons of the Major Leagues broadcasts. Prior to that, he served for the Milwaukee Brewers as a radio play-by-play since 1996 where in 1988 he was awarded the Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year award.
In addition, he as well while serving for Milwaukee he did television broadcasts. Since his tenure where he was serving for Minnesota, Jim has been in the Major League broadcasting career since 1993. Also, he called games for the Columbia Mets and Charlotte Knights.
As well he served for WVOC radio located in Columbia, South Carolina as a sports broadcaster. He secured a job in 1991, where he served on weekends as a play-by-play at WSB-AM to work as a play-by-play for the Braves, Georgia Bulldogs, and Atlanta Falcons.