Jim Hill Profile
Jim Hill is an American sportscaster, former professional football player, and sports director. Hill is one of the nation’s most respected sports anchors, he has been a fixture on CBS2 in Los Angeles for more than 30 years. Hill appears on the station’s weekday 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts and he also hosts the weekend editions of “Sports Central” – Southern California’s most comprehensive sports newscast.
Jim Hill Career
Hill, who played defensive back in the National Football League, draws upon his talents as a broadcaster and his experience as a player, coaches to deliver his award-winning sports reports and relationships with top athletes.
In May 2006, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony that was attended by a Who’s Who list of Hall of Fame athletes, government leaders, and entertainers.
He was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2010. The same organization has named Jim and his CBS2 and KCAL9 colleagues the best television sports anchor staff in the Los Angeles area numerous times. Additionally, Jim has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Associated Press, Los Angeles Press Club, United Press International, and many other organizations.
Paige has also been allowed many times as Southern California’s best sportscaster by a number of local newspapers. Additionally, USA Today named him the best sports anchor in Los Angeles. He started his career as a sportscaster with CBS2 in 1976. Hill initially spent 11 years with the CBS-owned station. Jim rejoined CBS2 in March 1992, the following four years with KABC-TV in Los Angeles.
Paige has also been allowed many times as Southern California’s best sportscaster by a number of local newspapers. Additionally, USA Today named him the best sports anchor in Los Angeles.
He is active with several communities and sports fitness organizations. Hill is a member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Urban League and the advisory board for the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves as a spokesperson for the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. In this honorary role, he works with the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Recreation and Parks in numerous youth outreach and sports fitness programs.
Jim Hill Super Bowl Ring
During his first season as a Green Bay Packers player in 1972, he begins his broadcasting career as a contributor to the Monday and Tuesday evening newscasts of Green Bay station WBAY-TV; as the primary affiliate of the CBS-TV Network in Green Bay at the time, WBAY-TV carried most Packers games during the 1970s. After retiring from the NFL, he started in 1976 at KCBS-TV (then KNXT), where Hill was a sports anchor for 11 years. He started on the NFL on CBS in 1980 as an analyst. But in 1992–93 and 1984, 1985, he was the play-by-play announcer on selected games. Hill also served as Sideline Reporter for CBS Sports’s coverage of the 1984 Super Bowl.
Jim Hill Age
Hill was born on October 21, 1946, in San Antonio, Texas, United State of American (he is 73 years old as of 2019.)
Jim Hill Height/ Weight
Hill stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches or (1.88m) tall and weighs at 180lb or (86Kgs).
Jim Hill Family
Hill’s younger brother is former Los Angeles Rams tight end David Hill. He was honored on May 9, 2006, with the 2,311th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His colleagues, friends, family, and dignitaries such as Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa were in attendance to honor the popular sportscaster. Mayor Villaraigosa declared May 9, 2006, in Los Angeles as “Jim Hill Day.”
Jim Hill Wife
Hill was married to Erma White (1965–1973). He has one son, Walter J. Hill, and lives in San Antonio, Texas. Later he married actress Denise Nicholas but the couple later divorced.
Erma White Jim Hill
White is the ex-wife of Jim Hill. The couple got married between 1965 and 1973 (8 years). Erma is mother to Walter J. Hill.
Jim Hill Salary
Being one of the top sports anchors for CBS2/ KCAL9, there is no doubt Hill earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of money Hill receives has not yet been disclosed.
Jim Hill Net Worth
Hill has an estimated net worth of 9 million which he is eared from his career as a sportscaster.
Jim Hill CBS2/KCAL9
At CBS2/KCAL9 Hill works alongside;
- Sandra Mitchell – Journalist
- Jeff Nguyen – Reporter
- Kandiss Crone – Journalist
- DeMarco Morgan – Co-anchor
- Nicole Comstock – Reporter
- Dave Lopez – Journalist
- Sharon Tay – Journalist
- Suzie Suh – Co-anchor
- Jeff Michael – Journalist/Co-anchor
- Juan Fernandez – Anchor
- Jeff Vaughn – Anchor/Reporter
- Suzanne Marques – Co-anchor
- David Goldstein – Investigative Reporter
- Rachel Kim – General Assignment Reporter
- Kristine Lazar – Investigative Reporter
- Jasmine Viel – Anchor / Reporter
- Tom Wait – General Assignment Reporter
- Sara Donchey – Anchor / Reporter
- Hermela Aregawi – General Assignment Reporter
- Lesley Marin – General Assignment Reporter
- Tina Patel – Reporter
- Kara Finnstrom – Reporter
Jim Hill Twitter
CBS2 Sports Director Jim Hill: Lakers' Jerry Buss 'set the standard' for NBA owners « http://t.co/Xaor7vQ8
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) February 18, 2013