Jim Mertens Bio, Age, Height, KCRG, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jim Mertens Bio, Wiki

Jim Mertens is an American Anchor and Reporter working for the KCRG serving the station as an evening news anchor. He has been working with this station since May 2022. He has also been working as a Public Affairs Host of “The Cities” on WQPT.

Jim Mertens Age

Mertens manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.

Jim Mertens Height

Mertens stands at the height of 5 feet 12 inches tall.

Jim Mertens Career

Mertens is a proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. At the moment, he works at KCRG where he serves as an evening news anchor, appearing on the 4, 6, and 10 PM newscasts alongside Beth Malicki. He has also been working as a Public Affairs Host of “The Cities” on WQPT since November 2010. Before joining KCRG, he worked for WQAD-TV (ABC) in Moline, Illinois as News Anchor from February 1995 to May 2022.

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From January 2007 to March 2012, Jim took on the role of a News Announcer at KUUL-FM, a morning drive-time “oldies” station serving eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Prior to working at KUUL-FM, he worked at WWMT-TV News Channel 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in May 1989, where he served as a News Anchor and Reporter for 5 years and 10 months.

Jim Mertens WFON-FM

Mertens began his journey in radio as an Announcer at WFON-FM, where he worked for 2 years and 7 months from March 1978 to September 1980. He also served as a radio announcer and news reporter at WAXX-WAYY Radio on a part-time basis. Jim held this position for 1 year and 8 months, from October 1980 to May 1982 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. In June 1982, Mertens transitioned to television as an Evening News Anchor and Reporter at WEAU 13 News, where he spent 7 years covering news stories. From there, he now joined WWMT.

Moreover, he serves as a board member of the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association. He has served at the Northwest Broadcast News Association and the Iowa Broadcast News Association as the president. During his leisure time, he likes rooting for his favorite sports teams: the Green Bay Packers and the Brewers.

Jim Mertens Net Worth

In Mertens’s career as an anchor and reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Jim Mertens Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Jim Mertens’s Parents and Siblings

Mertens 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 Mertens Wife/ Spouse

Mertens manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update of his marital status will be done when available.

Jim Mertens Kids

Mertens manages to keep information regarding whether he has children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be made once available.

Jim Mertens KCRG

Mertens works at KCRG where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Beth Malicki
  2. Danielle Wagner
  3. Kristin Rogers
  4. Jackie Kennon
  5. Becky Phelps
  6. Emily Schrad
  7. Joe Winters
  8. Jan Ryherd
  9. Corey Thompson
  10. Hannah Messier

Jim Mertens Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Heis vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 745 followers, around 7k followers on his Facebook page, and about 715 followers on his Instagram.