Journalism may not carry the glamour and prestige that Hollywood provides as an actor or a musician, but it offers a similar path to fame, by the performance of a noble deed. Bill Hemmer is one of several American journalists who has been enjoying the perks of this profession since he became a professional journalist, working for news organizations like CNN and Fox News Channel.
For American television viewers, Bill Hemmer is a recognizable face who is known for being one of the anchors of America’s Newsroom on Fox News Channel. His career has spanned through radio and television, from being a radio DJ to becoming an anchor for one of the leading news shows in American News.
Bill Hemmer’s Bio
Every parent raises their child to become a successful person in their chosen field, and as for Bill Hemmer, his parents can be nothing but satisfied with his life. Born on the 14th of November, 1964, his parents Goerganne Knitte and William R. Hemmer could be proud of their son who has risen to the top of American Journalism as one of the anchors of a morning show on a national network.
Born as the middle child of five children, Bill Hemmer began his education at the Catholic school, Our Lady of Victory before completing his high school years at Elder High School in 1983. For his higher education, Bill attended Miami University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
His passion and interest in broadcasting started when he was in high school when Bill and one of his friends, started a radio program. This interest followed him all the way to college and helped him kickstart a professional life in the field, beginning with a radio in Cincinnati, WMUB-FM, where he worked as a radio DJ as an intern.
After working as a radio DJ for a while, he got his chance to work in TV as an intern for one of CBS affiliate stations. He worked in the sports production team at WLWT-TV and then after graduation he got a job as a sports producer for WLWT-TV.
His dream of becoming an anchor was fulfilled shortly after working as a producer when he joined WCPO-TV as a sports anchor. He later joined CNN, the international news organization and worked on several shows and programs, over the course of ten years covering varying major stories from 1996 Olympics bombing and the World Trade Center incident on September 11, 2001.
Bill Hemmer joined Fox News in August 2005 and has remained with the channel till date, anchoring the channel’s show, America’s Newsroom alongside a fellow journalist, Sandra Smith. During his time with Fox News, he covered stories like the Republican National Convention in Florida and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Over the course of his career, Bill Hemmer has been the recipient of a number of awards, including an Emmy award for his coverage of the 1996 bombing and two regional Emmys for his documentation of his backpacking trip through China, India, Nepal, Egypt and a number of countries.
Is He Gay?
Bill Hemmer is a good-looking man whose defined body structure and handsome face fits into the stereotype of gay men. He is not known to be in any relationship and thus, there have been rumors that he might be gay. As far as we know, Bill is not a gay man and has been involved in a couple of heterosexual relationships over the course of his life.
Married Life – Who is the Wife?
As mentioned earlier, Bill Hemmer is not believed to be in any relationship. He is a single man who, at the moment doesn’t seem to be getting married anytime soon.
It, however, hasn’t been for a lack of trying on his part. He was once in a relationship with Dara Tomanovich, who is a Canadian model. The couple was together for eight years, between 2005 and 2013, with everyone expecting them to head to the altar in the near future.
Unfortunately, that would not be the case after both parties announced the end of their relationship. Since then, Bill Hemmer has portrayed the picture of a single man.
Other than fame, Journalism is one of the most lucrative industries in American job economy and Bill Hemmer has felt its impact. Over the course of his career as an American journalism, working for two major news organizations like CNN and Fox News Channel, his experience and reputation have allowed him to earn as much as $400,000 per year, which in turn have helped him to a total net worth estimated to be around $3 million for the journalist.