Bill Ritter

Bill Ritter Biography and Wiki

Bill Ritter (b. February 26, 1950) is an American television news anchor and journalist. Bill Ritter was named co-anchor of WABC-TV New York’s Eyewitness News at 6 p.m. in February 2001. Ritter has been the co-anchor of the 11 p.m. news since September 1999, He is additionally a correspondent for the ABC News program 20/20.

Bill used to write a daily column, Behind the News with Bill Ritter, which highlighted the 11 pm edition of Eyewitness News. It was broadcasted via e-mail, and typically offered insights into how we collect the news.

Bill Ritter Age and Birthday

Ritter was born on February 26, 1950, in Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. He is 70 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Pisces

Bill Ritter Height and Weight

Ritter is of average stature, The journalist stands at an estimated 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m) and weighs about 76 kg.

Bill Ritter Education

Discussing his education, In 1972, Bill was expelled from San Diego State University, a public research university in San Diego, CA, for protesting the Vietnam War; at the time he was one semester short of graduating.

Some 40 years later, he resolved to finish his college education, obtaining a degree from The New School on May 20, 2016. This was from her daughter’s recommendation.

Bill Ritter Parents

Ritter was born to a Jewish family, The son of Bill Ritter Sr. and Ethel Ritter. Her mother Ethel was born in 1925 and is 96 years old as of early 2021.

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Bill Ritter Wife

The Eyewitness News anchor is happily married to wife Kathleen Friery, a Television producer who previously served at ABC and CNN. The couple tied the knot in 2008 at a colorful event attended by close friends and family.

Bill’s wife Kathleen Friery currently serves as a media trainer, she works with authors, CEOs, editors and publishers of top magazines, newsmakers, principals for nonprofit organizations, TV personalities, journalists, law firms, start-up entrepreneurs, and countless others who want to be more comfortable and confident while developing and advancing the ways they communicate.

Bill Ritter Children

Ritter and his wife Kathleen are blessed with three children; two daughters Mia and Ella and a son named Owen. The family harmoniously resides in New York, USA.

Bill Ritter Eyewitness News

In September 1999, Ritter was officially described as co-anchor Eyewitness News 11 pm broadcast with Diana Williams, and later in February 2001, he was added to co-anchor the 6 pm edition of the newscast as well.

On September 13, 2019, Ritter was nominated the new co-anchor of the 5 pm edition alongside Baderinwa, taking over from Diana Williams who had retired from the station after close to three decades and had her last broadcast the previous day.

Bill Ritter Salary

Bill receives an annual compensation of $1 Million, This amount is from ABC 7 anchors/reporters’ salaries. His contract with exact figures is yet to be made public.

Bill Ritter Net Worth

Ritter is a veteran in his field, From his career, we estimate his net worth at just over $5 million as of 2021. This amount is from his career as a journalist among other investments.

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