Willard Shepard Bio, Age, Heights, NBC 6, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Willard Shepard Bio, Wiki

Willard Shepard is an American Five-time Emmy award-winning journalist, working for NBC 6 serving the station as an investigative reporter. He has been working with this station for over 20 years.

Willard Shepard Age

Shepard 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.

Willard Shepard Height

Shepard stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Willard Shepard Education

He is a graduate of the Florida International University College of Law and specializes in media and aviation legal issues. Shepard graduated cum laude from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Theater. He is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School in San Antonio, Texas, and a finalist for the prestigious White House Fellowship program.

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Willard Shepard Career

Shepard works at NBC6 as an investigative reporter. A Gulf War fighter pilot and also an attorney, Shepard has brought his unique reports to NBC 6 viewers as an anchor and investigative reporter for over two years. He is a member of the Florida Bar who uses his reporting skills to develop broadcasts on law enforcement policies, police reforms, and procedures—a focus before and after the death of George Floyd.

His aim when doing investigations is to reveal progressive innovations in private business and government, uncover fraud, and show families how to protect their daily travels, home, credit, finances, and health during the Covid-19 pandemic. Shepard not only delivered the views of the candidates for the White House in the 2020 Presidential campaign but brought insightful reports on the legal challenges that followed.

As an expert in the military and aviation, he used his combat experience to direct viewers through the continuous terrorist threats at home and abroad. Shepard earned an Emmy award for detailing anti-terror efforts underwater to protect ports and cruise ships. His military background brought a detailed perspective on the battlefront during the military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He has reported on military conflicts in Bosnia and Kosovo. After two deadly accidents occurred he guided viewers through the return of Boeing’s 737 Max to service. From CBS affiliate WJW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, he joined WTVJ in 1994 where he worked as a morning news anchor and also a special projects reporter where he obtained an Emmy Award for his news series “The State of Black Cleveland.” His reporting skills got him honored by the United Press International, Associated Press, Space Writers Association, and Aviation.

Shepard was a Lt. Colonel in the United States Air Force and Reserve. He flew 52 combat sorties over Iraq and Kuwait. When he supported the Coalition Army Ground Forces, he was awarded six Air Medals. Shepard was the first Air Force pilot to fly the Soviet Mig-29 fighter. He assists secondary school students in receiving appointments to the USAF Academy and ROTC scholarships. Shepard flies search and rescue missions for the USAF Civil Air Patrol and program showing middle and secondary school students aviation opportunities in the USAF and beyond.

Willard Shepard NBC 6

Shepard works with NBC 6 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Kelly Blanco
  2. Ruthie Polinsky
  3. John Morales
  4. Steve MacLaughlin
  5. Angie Lassman
  6. Adam Berg
  7. Ryan Phillips
  8. Phil Prazan
  9. Alina Machado
  10. Kris Anderson
  11. Constance Jones
  12. Trina Robinson
  13. Roxanne Vargas
  14. Sheli Muñiz
  15. Jawan Strader
  16. Jackie Nespral
  17. Heather Walker
  18. Kim Wynne
  19. Laura Rodriguez
  20. Ari Odzer
  21. Chernéy Amhara

Willard Shepard’s Net Worth

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

Willard Shepard Salary

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

Willard Shepard Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Shepard 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.

Willard Shepard Wife/ Spouse

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

Willard Shepard Kids

Shepard and his wife, Tainna, are parents to Gianmarco and Francesca. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Willard Shepard Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 3,529 followers, around 3.3k followers on her Facebook page, and about 814 followers on his Instagram account.