Bill Melugin Biography
Bill Melugin is an American media personality serving as a National Correspondent for Fox News Channel based in Los Angeles. He is a 4-time EMMY winner, 3-time Edward R. Murrow winner, and 4-time RTNA Golden Mike winner. Previously, he was an Investigative Reporter for KTTV-TV FOX 11 Los Angeles.
Bill Melugin Age
How old is Bill Melugin? Melugin is 38 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 26, 1985, in Orange County, California, United States.
Bill Melugin Height
He is 5 feet 7 inches tall (Approximately 1.7m or 170cm).
Bill Melugin Nationality
He holds American nationality.
Bill Melugin Education
Where did Bill Melugin attend college? Melugin graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2012. He also minored in Spanish linguistics from the same Institution and can speak the language conversationally.
Bill Melugin Parents
Bill was born in Orange County, California, United States. From childhood, his parents raised him. However, on May 12, 2016, Bill lost his dad Gary Logen Melugin to a sudden pulmonary embolism while he was at work. Gary was 61 years old when he died. Despite the trauma and sadness caused by his father’s death, Bill still keeps the memories they shared. Every year he celebrates his dad’s birthday. He also shares a close bond with his mother.
On May 9, 2021, he celebrated his mother by posting a tweet captioned, “Happy #mothersday to the best mom a son could ever ask for! My best friend, my biggest fan, and a bright light in my life! I love the buzz I feel in my pocket after every single live shot, knowing it’s her either texting good job, fix your tie, or you have powder on your face. Love you, mom.”
In addition, Bill has a brother. However, there isn’t much information about him.
Bill Melugin Wife
Is Bill Melugin married? As of 2023, Bill is not married. He is in a relationship with Katy Johnson. The couple started dating in 2018.
Katy is an American model, advocate, travel blogger, and founder of One Model Mission, a mission around the world “to find beauty for a purpose”. She travels the world to empower women.
She was born on April 16, 1988, in Boone, Iowa, United States making her 34 years old as of 2022.
On November 12, 2019, during their first anniversary, Bill posted on Twitter, “Today marks one year since this gorgeous girl walked into my life & changed it for the better! @iamkatyjohnson is currently in the Middle East in country number 75 working on her incredible documentary, and even though I think she’s insane for going to some of the places she does, I’m so proud of her for getting out of her comfort zone and following her passion! I’m so incredibly grateful for how supportive she is of my career, and how she’s able to keep my stubbornness in check and calls me out like nobody else! Looking forward to what’s ahead, hurry home so we can celebrate! Love ya!”
Where does Bill Melugin Live?
Melugin, the Orange County native, lives in Brentwood.
Bill Melugin Fox News
Who is Bill Melugin? Melugin is a national correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based out of the Los Angeles Bureau. He joined the network in May 2021. Recently, Melugin has been reporting from the Rio Grande documenting the increased number of migrants crossing the southern border.
Before joining FNC, Melugin served as an investigative reporter for KTTV-TV Los Angeles. In this capacity, he helped break several stories including the news of California Governor Gavin Newsom failing to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines while eating at the French Laundry restaurant. While at KTTV, his breaking news coverage was also featured across FNC programming, including Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, and The Story. Before joining FNC, Melugin worked as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJYZ-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and as a fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas.
Bill Melugin Awards
During his career as a journalist, Bill has won the following awards:
- EMMY for Spot News (2017).
- National SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Texas State Teacher’s Association School Bell Award for education reporting (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Winner – Special Assignment (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Honorable Mention- Spot news(2014).
- Nominated for a 2014 Lone Star EMMY under the “Specialty Reporting” category.
- 1st place nationally, SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, General News Reporting.
- 3rd place nationally, BEA Festival of Media Arts, Hard News Reporting.
- 25th place nationally, Hearst Journalism Awards.
Bill Melugin Model
Melugin modeled for many agencies including; FORD/Robert Black Agency, Wilhelmina Models, and URBAN Management.
Bill Melugin Salary
He receives an average salary of $75,000 per year. This is the average salary of a news correspondent at Fox News as of 2023.
Bill Melugin Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
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