Bill Leslie is a journalist best known as a two time Peabody Award winner and more than 75 major awards with five-time Emmy award Winner whose work has been appreciated by plenty of individuals.
Moreover, there is one more thing he owns which cannot be matched by many and that is his family life including his wife and children. So let's dig into his personal life!
Glimpse At Bill’s Personal Life
Bill Leslie is married to Cindy Leslie. They share two children, Lauren and Willam and granddaughter, Elizabeth. But observing his Facebook post, it seems that he enjoys most of his time with his family rather than his professional life currently.
Recently back on 30 November 2017, he flaunted his love and enjoyment with his wife via Facebook on the occasion of her birthday. As a family person, Bill keeps showering love for his beautiful family on his social media as well. However, they live together and share a beautiful bond.
Bill Leslie wishes birthday to wife Cindy on 30 November 2017 ( Photo: Bill Leslie's Facebook)
Besides, Bill again found his personal bliss with the born of his second granddaughter, Ava Marie. Ava came to this world in May 2018 adding more happiness to the already sustained joy.
Leslie was emotionally moved to see his angel-like granddaughter for the first time. The tears poured from his eyes all day long while Ava was taking her first breath in this world.
Bill remembered the dates 1 September 1984 and 30 December 1988 when his daughter and son were born. The arrival of his granddaughter recaptured the same joy which he had the privilege to enjoy multiple times.
Well, it must be the support and motivation that he gets from his family that Bill has reached this far in his career. Bill has been enjoying success in his professional life pretty well. Besides his wild personal life, Bill has been successful in managing his professional life splendidly as well which he share adequate love and affection with his wife and children.
However, Bill’s profession has been very fruitful as he was honored with more than 75 major awards. With such a thriving career Bill must have garnered an impressive amount of net worth contributed by his splendid salary earnings. A news anchor/reporter at WRAL earns an average of $73k, with top making more than $86k.
Life As A Newscaster!
American Journalist, Bill Leslie anchors the morning and noon newscasts for WRAL TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bill Leslie currently ages 68, and he celebrates his birthday every year on 26 September. He was born in Morganton, North California.
Bill completed his graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. He contributed his life of 30 years as a full-time broadcast news experience. He served as news director of large radio operations in Norfolk and Houston and for WRAL-FM and North Carolina News Network.
Moreover, he is also an accomplished journalist winning more than 70 major news awards including five Emmys. Bill is the only two-time Peabody Award winner in broadcasting from North Carolina. Bill is a veteran anchorman and environmental reporter. Bill has produced more than a dozen award-winning documentaries.
After 45 years in broadcasting, Bill Leslie announced that he plans to retire from WRAL-TV, where American news anchor David Crabtree started his career journey. He is a credible journalist who understands and cares about the stories he is sharing. Bill is one of the best breaking news and continuous coverage.
Bill has produced six CDs including three albums which have hit at or near the top of the world music charts.
Finally, the veteran personality waved farewell to the channel on 29 June 2018. All the channel’s crew members showed massive respect to him after hearing his inspirational good-bye speech.