Bill Hemmer Biography
Quick Facts Bill Hemmer
- NameBill Hemmer
- FatherWilliam R. Hemmer
- MotherGeorganne M. Knittle
- ReligionRoman Catholic
- ProfessionJournalist, television presenter
- Working ForFox News Channel
- Net Worth$3 Million
- Salary$400 Thousand
- GirlfriendDara Tomanovich
- EducationMiami University
- AwardsEmmy Award
- Online PresenceWiki, Twitter
- TV ShowAmerica's Newsroom, American Morning, All American New Year, Fox Online, America's Election Headquarters
- Birth Name William George Hemmer
- Birth PlaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States
Bill Hemmer is an American journalist who currently works for the Fox News Channel, based in New York City. Likewise, he is also morning co-anchor of America’s Newsroom. Previously, Hemmer worked for CNN as an anchor and reporter.
For his work on CNN’s coverage 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Hemmer won an Emmy Award. Hemmer previously dated his girlfriend, an actress Dara Tomanovich.
What Is The Net worth Of Bill Hemmer In 2019? Income, Salary, Earnings
Bill Hemmer earns an astonishing sum of money from his journalism career. Hemmer currently works for the FOX News Channel based in New York City. A Fox News journalist earns an average salary of around $45,723-$86,781 per year.
Hemmer is working for Fox News since 2005 thus he definitely gets paid the salary in the same pay scale. Besides he is also a co-anchor of America’s Newsroom through which he definitely gets paid a good salary.
CAPTION: Bill Hemmer’s house
As of 2019, the estimated net worth of Hemmer is around $4 million. Similarly, his annual income is around $500 thousand. Bill owns a house in Sag Harbor, New York which he bought for $1,750,000.
The house features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a two-story living room as well as a dining area. It was built in 2000, and covers the area of 2,544 square feet, and is set on over two acres.
Is Bill Hemmer Married Or Dating His Girlfriend? Relationships, Affairs
To date, Bill Hemmer is not married and is currently single. However, he previously dated his girlfriend Dara Tomanovich who is a Canadian model as well as an actress. The former couple began dating in 2005.
CAPTION: Bill Hemmer and his ex-girlfriend Dara Tomanovich
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Hemmer and his former girlfriend Dara were happily enjoying their love life and frequently made public appearances together. Moreover, they often went on date at the top Empire State Building.
There were even several speculations that Hemmer and his girlfriend Dara were planning to get engaged and married. However, the things didn’t work out well and finally, the pair parted their ways after being in a relationship for around eight years in 2013.
CAPTION: Bill Hemmer and his ex-girlfriend Dara Tomanovich
Since then, Hemmer is still single and there are no rumors about his affairs and other relationships. As of now, Hemmer seems to be focusing on his career rather than being involved in any kind of personal stuff.
When Was Bill Hemmer Born? Early Life, Parents, Education
Bill Hemmer was born on 14th November 1964, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. He is a famous American news anchor. His full name is William George Hemmer. His parents are William R. Hemmer and Georganne M. Knittle. His father is a mattress executive while his mother is a former high school teacher. In his family, he is the middle child. He was raised Roman Catholic.
Bill studied at Our Lady of Victory Catholic parochial school. He then attended Elder High School in Cincinnati as graduated from there. Hemmer along with his friend started a radio program while they were at their senior year.
They used to play music for fifteen minutes before beginning the classes. For beginning his passion he gives his credit to his time as the high school disc jockey. Hemmer also studied at Miami University located in Oxford, Ohio. He graduated from there holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Bill Hemmer Early Career
While Bill Hemmer was studying at Miami University he joined Miami University Dolibois European Center in Europe and is located in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. While Bill was still in college, worked as an intern for Mama Jazz at WMUB-FM as a radio disc jockey.
Before as an intern working at Cincinnati’s NBC affiliate, Bill Hemme joined at the iconic WOXY-FM. WOXY-FM is America’s first alternative music station. In 1980 Bill realized his passion for live television when he worked at WLWT-TV which is a sports production.
YouTube: Staubach to Hemmer: Report of war of words with Trump false
Hemmer got the position at WLWT-TV when he was in senior year at Miami University. After that, he worked as the weekend sports anchor at WCPO-TV which is a CBS affiliate. He traveled world form CBS when he was just 26 years old.
Bill traveled to Nepal, India, China, Vietnam, Eastern Europe, Egypt, and Israel. He spent his two weeks in Calcutta, India working in the children’s clinics run by Mother Teresa who died in September 1997.
During his career, Hemmer has also submitted tapes and photos for a local newspaper The Cincinnati Post which is CBS’s local affiliate. Collectively his pieces are known as Bill’s Excellent Adventure.
As A Journalist
Bill Hemmer later began working as a news reporter after returning to WCPO. Later he joined CNN’s international headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. He spent his 10 years working at CNN. While working at CNN Bill hosted many programs like American Morning with Paula Zahn and later with Soledad O’Brien, CNN Early Edition, CNN Live Today with Daryn Kagan, CNN Morning News and CNN Tonight.
Hemmer spent 37 days in Tallahassee, Florida covering the bombing of 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He also covered the Timothy McVeigh execution in May 2001 reporting from Terre Haute, Indiana. He also reported on escalating tensions in Iraq when he traveled to Kuwait in 2003.
Moreover, Hemmer worked on-site covering Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2005 he covered live from Vatican City on the death of Pope John Paul II. Later, in August 2005 Bill joined Fox News. He there worked as a reporter and reported a number of stories. He reported the stories of 2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis, British sailor’s hostage situation in Iran, Hurricane Katrina aftermath, Iraq War, Barack Obama in July 2008 etc.
Among the few reports, Hemmer is one of them who have been embedded with U.S. Marines in Camp Fallujah, Iraq. He also covered Iraq War troop surge of 2007 conditions when he traveled to Baghdad, Iraq in October 2008. Further, Bill also covered live from Charlotte, North Carolina about the Democratic National Convention. He is one of the leading anchors from Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Each year Bill Hemmer has been the part of George Knittle Memorial Bayley Place Golf Classic as he hosted it when he returned to Cincinnati. It is named after his grandfather George F. Knittle. Unfortunately, his grandfather died in 2003 when he was 100 years old. For the chapter Arthritis walk, Hemmer became the honorary chair of Ohio River Valley in 2008. He is the active supporter of Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans of America.
Hemmer spent his week at the Vatican moderating the Second Annual Adult Stem Cell Research Conference in April 2013. Moreover, he also became the key speaker at Miami University, Oxford’s Farmer School of Business commencement in the same year.
Along with his mate of Miami University, they established MUDEC scholarship in honor of longtime service of Dr. Emile Haag to Miami University Dolibois European Campus. He there also awarded a student to attend school seeking financial assistance in Luxembourg.
Bill also became the recipient of Elder High School Professional Distinction award in 2013. In the honor of Paul V. Stryker, this award was given for their professional achievements foster superior performance in his peers as well as the men of Elder member of the Elder community. Paul is a teacher at Elder for more than 40 years.
Bill Hemmer Awards And Achievements
Bill Hemmer was awarded many awards at the program. He won two regional Emmys, Best Host, and Best Entertainment Program. For covering the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta he won an Emmy Award.