Leon Bibb Bio,  Age, Wife, WKYC, Net Worth, Salary  

By | July 29, 2021

Leon Bibb Biography

Leon is an American six-time Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently working at WKYC as a Senior Reporter and Commentator at WKYC studios in Cleveland , Ohio . Additionally , he is a poetry author and a short story writer , and an actor . His career in journalism began in 1979 when he worked at NBC television for 16 years.

Leon Bibb Age

Bibb is was born on October 5th , October , 1944, in Butler, Alabama, United States.

Leon Bibb Career

Leon , For over forty years , he has worked as a journalist in television stations in Cleveland . He rejoined the WKYC studio and served as a senior reporter and commentator , offering his viewpoints on the passing scene . Before he came to Cleveland to serve as a journalist , he worked in Columbus and Toledo where he served as an anchor and reporter , and in Cleveland , he worked for the Plain Dealer newspaper as its reporter . He attended Bowling Green State University where he joined the School of Journalism and also learned Radio-TV-Film in graduate school .

He has covered a number of national stories such as the Persian Gulf War when he was embedded with the Ohio-based United States Coast Guard unit . He got the opportunity to interview President Barack Obama face to face at the White House in 2011 . Furthermore , ten years after Neil Armstrong’s historic walk on the moon he had the opportunity to interview him . He also interviewed President George H.W. Bush in the White House .

He has authored many books and among them is the 300 pieces entitled “My Ohio with Leon Bibb,” which tells of the interesting places , people , and things in the state . Interestingly , since he was in elementary school he has had a passion for journalism . Furthermore , in organizations such as the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters , and the Cleveland Press Club he is in their halls of fame .

Ohio Governor George Voinovich appointed him to serve on the board of trustees of Bowling Green State University where he worked from 1996 to 2005 . in 2005 , he served as the chairman of the University’s board of trustees . Furthermore , he has worked in the Greater Cleveland Salvation Army on its advisory board for more than two decades as his voice has been used on the organization . In addition , he has been a motivational speaker for students from elementary grades through college throughout Northeast Ohio schools .

For his entire time working in Cleveland television , Bibb has visited schools throughout Northeast Ohio where he has been a motivational speaker for students from elementary grades through college .

He has also been a popular guest in the pulpit of many churches , which have asked him to deliver a Sunday address . As of the moment , he is one of the vice presidents of the Greater Cleveland Association of Black Journalists .

Leon Bibb Salary

Leon Salary is estimated to be between 45,000 USD to 110,500 USD

Leon Bibb Net Worth

Leon Net Worth is estimated to be between between 1 Million USD to 5 Million USD  

Leon Bibb Family

Leon Family has kept his love life and relationship private , it is not known whether married nor dating , this section shall be updated once information is available .

Leon Bibb Wife

Leon is married to Marguerite Bibb who was his college sweetheart . They tied the knot on December 23th , December , 1966 . They couple has been blessed with two daughters namely Jennifer and Alison and four rand children . He resides in Shaker Heights together with his wife .

Leon Bibb Education

Leon Education background is not known publicly , this section shall be updated once information is available .

Leon Bibb Awards and Achievements

In addition to his career as a journalist , he is a United States Army veteran . When he was awarded the military’s Bronze Star Medal for his service in the Army , served a full tour of duty in the war in Vietnam . Furthermore , he has been a popular speaker at United States military and Memorial Day events .

While he is not at work in the journalism sector , he is in the theater . In a number of location productions , he has starred . Some of them are ; Love Letters , Same Time Next Year , God’s Trombone , A Soldier’s Play , Modern Warrior , War of the Worlds . In 2013 Made in Cleveland film , he was featured.

He has a one-man live production , “Burning Leaves” where he is its one-man live production , “Burning Leaves ,” which is filled with his own original poetry and storytelling ability . Furthermore , the National Association of Black Storytellers awarded him with the Zora Neal Hurston Award .

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