Jim De La Vega Bio, Wiki
Jim De La Vega is an American Anchor/ reporter working for KMPH / FOX 26 serving the station as a News Anchor. He has been working with this station since April 2008.
Jim De La Vega Age
De La Vega manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.
Jim De La Vega Height/Measurements
De La Vega stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Jim De La Vega Education
De La Vega turned down a law school scholarship to pursue an entry-level position in television after earning his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Journalism.
Jim De La Vega Career
De La Vega works at KMPH News where he serves the station as a News Anchor. He has broadcast live for CNN, been featured in a BBC documentary, and covered the execution of Jerry Lee Moore from inside the Oregon State Penitentiary. Additionally, he has also covered serial killers, spree killers, maniacs, and murderers as a crime reporter. Jim has also chased tornadoes in Georgia, covered hurricanes in Florida, and wildfires on both the East and West coasts.
Moreover, De La Vega has covered the execution of Jerry Lee Moore from inside the Oregon State Penitentiary, broadcast live for CNN, and been featured in a BBC documentary. As a crime reporter, he has covered serial killers, spree killers, maniacs, and murderers.
Jim has interviewed Presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and Carter while working as a political reporter. To name a few, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Jack Kemp, John Glenn, Newt Gingrich, Bob Dole, and Jessie Jackson. He once confronted William Rehnquist, then Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. When the justice barred broadcast media from covering an event but allowed print reporters to do so.
The Chief Justice seemed amused that this skinny kid from Georgia had the audacity to question the country’s most powerful jurist. He even responded to Jim’s question by explaining that cameras were prohibited because he didn’t like the way he looked at them. Jim began his broadcasting career at the age of 16 when a teacher arranged an interview with a local radio station, stating, “Anyone who talks as much as you should get paid for it.”
Jim De La Vega NBC
He was hired as the “occasional fill-in, weekend guy” and went on to become one of the country’s youngest radio station General Managers. Once in the newsroom, he quickly rose through the ranks, eventually becoming the News Director & Anchor. Furthermore, Jim moved across the country to be the main anchor at a CBS affiliate in Idaho. After working for NBC and an ABC affiliate in Georgia. In addition to that, he is a frequent public speaker and master of ceremonies. Additional to his interest in news, is a prolific author who spends much of his spare time writing novels.
Jim De La Vega’s Net Worth
In De La Vega’s career as a news anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
How Much Does Jim De La Vega Earn?
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Jim De La Vega’s Parents and Siblings
De La Vega was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.
Jim De La Vega’s Spouse
De La Vega is married to Mrs. De La Vega. The couple met while he was working at a CBS affiliate in Idaho. His wife is also an anchor with who he co-anchored for almost 10 years in Oregon. He posted a photo of her on his Instagram Account on the 15th of February 2021 wishing him a Happy Valentine’s Day.
Jim De La Vega Kids
De La Vega manages to keep information regarding whether he has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.
Jim De La Vega KMPH / FOX 26
De La Vega works at KMPH / FOX 26 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Kopi Sotiropulos
- Kim Stephens
- Monty Torres
- Liz Gonzalez
- Kevan Ramer
- Justin Willis
- Kimberly Kolliner
- Ralph Wood
- Sammi Jo Francis
Jim De La Vega Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 991 followers, around 2k followers on his Facebook page, and about 942 followers on his Instagram account.