Neill McNeill Bio, Age, Family, Wife, WGHP-TV, Salary, Net Worth

Neill McNeill

Neill McNeill Biography

Neill McNeill is an American Emmy award-winning senior news anchor for WGHP, Fox 8 affiliate. He co-anchors the stations’ weekday newscasts at 5 pm, 6 pm, 6:30 pm and 10 pm. In addition, he reports and produces “Newsmakers.”

Neill McNeill Age

His age is publicly unavailable.

Neill McNeill Height

He stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Neill McNeill Education

McNeill went to Hoke County High School and graduated in 1979. Afterward, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979 and later graduated with a degree in Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures in 1983.

Neill McNeill Family

On May 12, 2019, he posted a photo on his Instagram account, wishing his mother a happy mothers day. To summarize, McNeill was born in North Carolina and grew up in Raeford (near Fayetteville).


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Neill McNeill Wife

He is married to Wendy who is a family practice physician. Away from work, McNeill loves to spend time with family, still photography, (spin classes, swimming) and exercising.

Neill McNeill Daughters

McNeill and his partner have two beautiful daughters. Their oldest daughter Meg is 30 years old as of 2022, she was born in 1992, 10 July.

Neill McNeill Real Name

His real name is Neill Adams McNeill, a name which is a common and historic Scottish name!

Neill McNeill WGHP-TV

McNeill is a senior news anchor working for WGHP-TV. Earlier in October 1983, McNeill graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill and then joined WGHP. At all times he has been eager to do exactly what he is doing where he intended to do it. McNeill has been working at the station in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad for more than three decades. Furthermore, he is the reporter and producer of “Newsmakers”,  which are prolonged, edited interview segments featuring small movers and shakers and also others who have affected the news or have been in the news.

During his tenure at WGHP, he has worked in numerous capacities: became one of the first co-anchors of the 6:30 pm newscast in February 2014, consumer reporter of the station, Child reporter on Wednesday (profiling area foster children who need adoption) and also the executive producer of unique projects. Before that, he served as one of the first co-anchors of the 10 pm newscasts (while WGHP became a FOX affiliate in 1995), co-anchor of the 6 pm newscast (2001-current), one of the first co-anchors of the 5 pm newscast (1990-current), co-anchor of the 11 pm newscasts (from 1988 to 1995 when WGHP was an ABC affiliate), co-anchor of the weekend newscasts (1986-87), anchor of the daybreak and noon newscasts (1985-86) and in 1983-85 as the general assignment reporter.

During his time as a student of UNC, he was the reporter and anchor at WKFT-TV in Fayetteville where he served as a student intern and part-time employee.

Moreover, he is the recipient of several awards because of his reporting and newscasts which he has co-anchored, and for this reason, he won regional Emmys for top newscast and breaking news. Besides that, while in the community, he worked as an advisory board member and volunteer with some local charities. Since the establishment of the FOX 8 Holiday Concert Series with the Greensboro and Winston-Salem Symphonies in the fall of the 1980s he was the co-host. McNeill is also a regular master of ceremonies and keynote speaker for area events as well as a teacher of Sunday School at the church.

In conclusion, he feels sure of the truth of his purpose as a broadcast journalist is three-fold: to find the truth and report it correctly, being fair and being sympathetic.

Neill McNeill Salary

He receives an estimated salary of $10,000 – $100,000

Neill McNeill Net Worth

McNeill’s approximated net worth is $1 million – $5 million.

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