Wayne Covil Bio, Age, Height, WTVR-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Wayne Covil Bio, Wiki

Wayne Covil is an Award Winning American anchor/reporter working at WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia serving as a Senior Reporter. He has been working with this station since 1st December 1992.

Wayne Covil Age

Born and raised in the United States, Wayne keeps information regarding his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nonetheless, judging from his look, he might be around his 50’s.

Wayne Covil Height

Covil stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 78 kg.

Wayne Covil Education

For his educational background, Wayne enrolled at Campbell University in Buies Creek N.C. where he graduated with a BBA in Business Administration.

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Wayne Covil Career

Covil works at WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia as a Senior Reporter.  He joined WTVR on the 1st of December 1992, when he opened up the station Tri-Cities Bureau in Petersburg. Wayne joined CBS 6 following four and half years as the Jacksonville Bureau Chief for WNCT-TV 9 in North Carolina, which included encircling Marine Corps. Base Camp Lejeune during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. For eleven and half years, Wayne served as the station’s Tri-Cities Bureau Chief, encircling Petersburg, Hopewell,  Dinwiddie County, Colonial Heights, and Prince George County.

Wayne is what is directed to in the industry as a Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ), or as he refers to it, a one-man band. He writes, records, and edits all his own stories. In July 2001, Wayne was appointed to serve as a Senior Reporter for the South’s First TV Station and while he carries on to cover the Tri-Cities, he also covers much of Central Virginia. In 2019, Wayne commenced his franchise series, Wayne’s World, which circulates on Wednesday Nights at 11 p.m. An active member of society, Wayne has served on different boards and commissions since 1992.

He is a past secretary for the Colonial Heights Local Emergency Planning Committee and a past member of the Tri-Cities Salvation Army Advisory Board. Wayne is also a former member of the Education Committee and Public Information, a sub-committee to the Commonwealth’s Emergency Services Advisory Board. He also serves as a “Non-Profit Auctioneer” for different charities in the area, including the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Auction,  Richmond Friends of the Homeless Auction, Tidewater Academy Auction, and Crater Hospice Auction.

Before joining WNCT-TV 9, Wayne served as the Assistant News Director for WJNC-1240am in Jacksonville NC. In his spare time, he spent a few years as the Track Announcer for Virginia Motorsports Park, the premiere Drag Racing Facility in the Commonwealth. Wayne also relishes the shooting sport of “Skeet” and “Sporting Clays” in his off time.

Wayne Covil Awards

Covil has four times been called“News Employee of the Month” and was the 1994 News Employee of the Year. In 1994, he earned a Virginia Associated Press Award for his year-long reports on the 1993 Tri-Cities Tornado and its aftermath. He has also been nominated multiple times for Regional Emmy Awards.

Wayne Covil’s Net Worth

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

Wayne Covil Salary

Covil acquires annual earnings that range between $ 89, 265, and $ 187,405.

Wayne Covil’s Parents and Siblings

Covil was born and raised by his devoted parents in the United States. Growing up, his parents gave him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, Wayne has not revealed any further details about his father, mother, or siblings if he has any.

Wayne Covil Wife

Covil manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update on his wife will be done when available details are out.

Wayne Covil Kids

Information on whether Wayne has a child or not will be updated soon.

Wayne Covil Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Covil is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 3,164 Followers around 23K followers on his Facebook page, and 1,409 followers on his Instagram account.

Wayne Covil WTVR CBS 6

Covil works at WTVR CBS 6 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Julie Bragg
  2. Jake Burns
  3. Rob Cardwell
  4. Caroline Coleburn
  5. Antoinette Essa
  6. Bill Fitzgerald
  7. Laura French
  8. Joi Fultz
  9. Melissa Hipolit
  10. Reba Hollingsworth
  11. Elizabeth Holmes
  12. Brendan King
  13. Tyler Layne
  14. Kristen Luehrs
  15. Maggi Marshall
  16. Greg McQuade
  17. Cheryl Miller
  18. Leland Pinder
  19. GeNienne Samuels
  20. Tracy Sears
  21. Bree Sison
  22. Cameron Thompson
  23. Zach Daniel
  24. Tom Patton