FOX News anchor Bill Wixey is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has anchored and reported in Seattle for more than a decade.
Bill grew up in this area and is a graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland and the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
In 2003, Bill won an Emmy Award for outstanding
work as an anchor. Bill also received accolades for his 2005
"Mission of Hope" documentary, in which he traveled to Sri Lanka
shortly after the devastating tsunami to document the recovery
Before coming to Q13 FOX, Bill was a principal anchor at Fox Sports Net, where he covered the Mariners during their amazing 116-win season of 2001. Bill also worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KIRO-TV. Bill has also worked on the air in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Great Falls, Montana.
Bill is happy to donate time to worthy charity causes in the community. He is involved in charity ventures with the Ronald McDonald House, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, St. Jude's Hospital, Bellevue Community College, Junior Achievement and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Bill is also on the board of World Impact Network.
In his spare time, Bill is usually playing hockey, golfing, reading, watching movies, or playing with his kids. His wife, Catherine, says Bill's always out running. He's completed five marathons including New York, Chicago, and Honolulu. Boston is next on his list. In 2005, Bill tried a different endurance event: the Junior Achievement Crossing for Kids, in which he swam 4 miles across Puget Sound, from Bainbridge Island to Alki Beach, and had the jellyfish sting to prove it.
Bill, Catherine, and their two children live in
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