Bill Ritter Biography

Bill Ritter an American television news anchor and journalist known for working as a news anchor at WABC-Tv as of December 1992. She got named co-anchor of WABC-TV New York’s Eyewitness News at 6 p.m. in February 2001, from being the co-anchor of the 11 p.m. news.

He is was well a correspondent for the ABC News program and previously he worked for KCAL-TV as a reporter for five months.

Bill Ritter Age

Ritter was born on February 26, 1950, in Los Angeles, USA,

Bill Ritter Height and Weight

Ritter stands tall at an average height and has an average body weight.

Bill Ritter Education

Ritter got expelled from San Diego State University back in the year 1972 for protesting aganist the Vietnam War, at the time of his expulsion he was one semester short of graduating. After a preiod of 40 years his daughter asked him decided to complete his college education, an he later earned a degree from The New School on May 20, 2016.

Bill Ritter Family

Ritter was born into a Jewish family. Back in March 2018 his brother Bruce died at the age of 66 and he shared the news on his Twitter account, he posted a photo of him and his brother with a caption that read:

“Brothers are partners for life. And Bruce and I were that. Till the end. Which was today! I’m crushed. I will not say I’ve lost my partner in life. Although I have. But I do know that, for all of his life, all of his 66 years, he was my partner. And I was his.”

Bill Ritter Marriage

Bill married Kathleen on September 6, 2008. The pair has three children together a daughter named Mia, a son named Owen, and their youngest daughter is Ella. Mia encouraged her father to complete his degree 40 years since his expulsion from San Diego University.

Bill Ritter Wife and Kathleen Friery

Ritter wife Kathleen Friery is an American television producer. She is famous as a brilliant communicator with an uncanny sense of what works with audiences of all kinds. She earned the award-winning producer with over two-decade experience at working with of network TV’s most successful, trusted as well as recognizable news shows.

His wife enrolled and later graduated from New York University with a degree called Master of Arts (MA)Field Of Study Broadcast Journalism. She as well graduated from the State University of New York College at Potsdam where she graduated with a degree in the Field Of Study Political Science.

Bill Ritter COVID-19

Back on March 29th, 2020, Bill shared why he has been off-air and working from home. Ritter said, ” My doctor determined I had a mild case of #CoVid19 – groggy, head cloudy, scratchy throat. But no fever and no piercing headaches. I was told to stay home, isolated, and quarantined. I had taken extreme precautions at work. Didn’t mingle with co-workers. I went from home to my locker (no one there) to the studio and reversed and repeated that for 10 days.”

He as well confirmed he was feeling better, but taking his temperature washing hands, and drinking lots of water. He as well said, “As you can see by Up Close this morning (the first segment is above) … I am still working and plan to be on the air if possible – from home. I’m also hoping to get back to work – with an immunization from this exposure – as soon as I can. But not before I can. I owe that to my family, my friends and co-workers, and you. A doctor will make that determination.”

Back on April 12th, 2020, On Sunday, Ritter shared that he had recovered from COVID-19 and he appeared On Up Close to discuss his recovery from coronavirus he also spoke with U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, and ABC Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton.

Bill Ritter ABC Salary

Ritter earns an estimated annual estimated salary range of $52,661 to $108,353

Bill Ritter Net Worth

Ritter has an estimated net worth range of between $1 million-$5 million.


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