Bill Riales Bio, Age, Height, WKRG-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Bill Riales  Bio, Wiki

Bill Riales is a multi-award-winning broadcast journalist working for WKRG-TV in Mobile, Alabama,  serving as a weekday morning anchor and digital journalist. He has been working with this station since August 2000.

Bill Riales Age

Born and raised in Mississippi Delta, the United States, Bill keeps the information about his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from his image, he might be around his 60’s.

Bill Riales Height/Measurements

Riales stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1. 75 m) and weighs around 89 kg.

Bill Riales Education

For his education, Bill attended the University of South Alabama, where he graduated and earned a degree in journalism and mass communication.

Bill Riales Career

Riales works for WKRG-TV in Mobile, Alabama,  serving as a weekday morning anchor and digital journalist. He started his profession with News 5 in August 2000. As a digital journalist, he gets to do what he has done his whole job, where he reports, shoots, edits and produces his own stories. Since 2000, Bill has also acted as an investigative reporter with News 5, achieving industry honors for his insightful reporting from the field and the anchor desk.

Among his investigative work, Bill has uncovered troubles in the funeral, chiropractic, and pest control industries. His stories on internet fraud led to the conviction and arrest of an Alabama guy who conned thousands of dollars from individuals across the country. He also found out how door-to-door meat salesmen con people into paying much more than they should.

Bill also has investigated environmental threats in South Alabama, taking vital looks at the Environmental Protection Agency, Mobile Water and Sewer, and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. One so-called carpet cleaning organization fled  town because, as they told the Better Business Bureau, ‘it’s just too difficult to do business in Mobile with all the media attention.”

Prior to joining News 5, Bill worked for fourteen years at WTVW and WEHT in Evansville, Indiana, prior to moving to the Gulf Coast, lured by the scenic beauty, the sailing, the warmer climate, and the beach. During the Gulf Coast oil spill, Bill concentrated on the use of the dispersant ‘Corexit’ and the impact it may be having on marine life and individuals.

A multi-award-winning broadcast journalist, Bill earned an Emmy nomination for his documentary profiling the Honor Flight South Alabama program.  He also has twice been recognized by the Mobile Press Club as Best Anchor. Bill also won awards from the Indiana and Alabama Associated Press as Best Investigative Reporter and Best Anchor. On one day off, Bill always enjoys heading to the beach with his family and cooking. Bill and his family reside in Daphne.

Bill Riales Net Worth

In Bill’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 5 million.

Bill Riales Salary

Riales acquires annual earnings that range between $ 107, 075, and $ 215, 885.

Bill Riales Parents and Siblings

Riales was born and raised to American parents in Mississippi Delta. Growing up, his devoted parents gave him the best upbringing and nourishment possible. Besides this, Bill has not disclosed any further details about his mother, father, or siblings if he has any.

Bill Riales Wife

Riales is a married man though he has not revealed the identity of his wife to social media. His family is officially now part of Jaguar Nation at the University of South Alabama. On one day off, Bill always enjoys cooking and heading to the beach with his family.  He and his family reside in Daphne.

Bill Riales Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of three grown children and one of them is called Jack.

Bill Riales WKRG-TV

Riales works at WKRG-TV, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Peter Albrecht
  2. Rose Ann Haven
  3. Devon Walsh
  4. Chad Petri
  5. Dana Winter 
  6. Cherish Lombard
  7. Drexel Gilbert
  8. Ed Bloodsworth
  9. John Nodar
  10. Caroline Carithers
  11. Grant Skinner 
  12. Lexi Birmingham
  13. Simone Eli
  14. Whitney Leibold 
  15. Debbie Williams
  16. Blake Brown

Bill Riales Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Riales is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 3,416 Followers, around 14K followers on his Facebook page, and 1,163 followers on his Instagram account.