Bob Bonner Profile
Bob Bonner is a multi-skilled journalist working for WECT. He joined the station in the Summer of 2000 where he was named Sports Director anchoring the weekday 6.00 and 11.00 o’clock sports segments.
Bob Bonner Career
Bonner went to Central Florida University and graduated in 1994 with UCF – B.A. Psychology. He then began his career in Television at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio where he first worked as an intern and got promoted to sports Photographer and Reporter.
After working for 18 months, Bob took the position of the Weekend Sports Anchor at WAGT in Augusta, Georgia. In fact, he got an offer too good to reject-playing Augusta National. Bob worked there for 18 months then moved to Wilmington.
Bob now led the office for 13 years and during that time, the department broke several significant sports stories. Such stories include Jerry Wainwright’s departure from the UNCW men’s basketball team to the Wilmington Waves which is a Los Angeles Dodgers minor league affiliate, pulling out of town.
This department was also on-site for events such as The Masters, PGA Championship, Daytona 500, the NCAA basketball tournament, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup Finals, U.S. Open, and numerous high school state championship games. In 2013 he left his duties to join the team Carolina in the Morning and also as WECT News at Midday.
Bob Bonner Age
Bonner’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Bob is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
Quick Facts About Bob Bonner
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Bob Bonner Height
Bonner stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Bob Bonner Family
In 2013, Bob left his duties to join the team Carolina in the Morning and WECT News at Midday. This change came when their twin daughters started Elementary School. Therefore, nighttime hours greatly reduced his time at home with his family.
Bob Bonner Wife
Bonner is happily married to Kelli who is a UNCW graduate. The two met soon after Bob arrived in Port City where he was covering the Wilmington Hammerheads. Bob proposed to her at Cinderella’s Castle and in 2005 they got married. The two have been blessed with twin daughters who were born in 2007. The girls are Madison and Kaitlyn. Bob and his family live at Walt Disney World on the golf course, tennis court, and beach.
Bob Bonner Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WECT, Bonner earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Bob Bonner Net Worth
Bonner has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and Sports Director.
Bob Bonner WECT
At WECT Bonner works alongside;
- Frances Weller
- Jon Evans
- Ashlea Kosikowski
- Kim Ratcliff
- Bill Murray
- Kassie Simmons
- Zach Solon
- Gannon Medwick
- Eric Davis
- Gabe Ross
- Claire Fry