Jim White Biography
Jim White is a Scottish radio and television presenter, known primarily for his work with Sky Sports and Talksport. In June 2021, Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter.
Jim White Age
White was born on 16th July 1957, in Glasgow Scottland.
Jim White Height
He stand at a height of 1.83 m tall.
Jim White Education
Jim attained a pre-entry journalist course at Napier College in Edinburgh.
Jim White Parents
Information regarding Jim’s parents is not publicly available.
Jim White Siblings
Information regarding White’s sublings is not publicly available.
Jim White Wife
After separating from his second wife, Jim began dating an architect named Katie Anderson. They have been together for a long time but are not yet married.
Jim’s second wife, Avril Hyndman White, is a former reporter. The couple began dating in early 2000, but before they were friends for two decades. Jim and Avril were both previously divorced. In 2003, Jim and Avril suffered a very mess public split just two years after their marriage.
Before marrying Avril, Jim was previously married to his first wife. Fiona. who was also a reporter. They were married from 1985 until 1995. White blamed the split of his ten years marriage to Fiona on their TV careers.
Jim White Kids
Information regarding White’s kids is not publicly available.
Jim White Career
After completing a pre-entry journalist course at Napier College in Edinburgh, White began his media career with Scottish & Universal Newspapers in 1974.
In 1979, White moved into television as an entertainment reporter on STV’s flagship Scotland Today news programme.
In 1986, he was appointed sports reporter and one of his first assignments was to travel with the Scotland team to the World Cup Finals in Mexico.
In 1988, he became the main host of Scotsport. In 1990 White presented coverage of Scotland’s campaign in the World Cup and in 1991 he was part of the team that won a Scottish BAFTA.
White became presenter of STV’s Scotsport in 1989, succeeding Arthur Montford. He also presented its spinoff show Scotsport Extra Time.
White joined Sky Sports in 1998. In June 2003 he travelled to Senegal with Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira to report on Vieira’s Diambers charity.
He is especially known for his round-the-clock presenting marathon on transfer deadline day.
In August 2019, White was criticised for his reporting style of the news that Bury FC had been expelled from the EFL. He was seen reporting for Sky Sports in front of a countdown clock.
In June 2021, Sky Sports announced that White was leaving the channel after 23 years as a presenter.
Jim White Salary
His annual salary is estimated to be $ 145, 983.
Jim White Net Worth
Jim has an estimated networth of $ million.
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