Jim Gardner Bio, Age, Parents, Education, Career, Wife

Quick Facts of Jim Gardner

Net Worth$2 million
Salary$50 thousand per year
Height6 ft 1 in
Date of Birth17 May, 1948
ProfessionJournalists

Jim Gardner is an American news anchor currently working for WPVI-TV News in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM weekday newscaster.

Gardner also worked at the all-news WINS Radio in New York. He joined WFAS Radio in 1972 in White Plains, New York. Two years later, he began his television broadcast career at WKBW-TV in Buffalo.

Jim Gardner Bio, Age, Parents, Education

Jim Gardner was born on May 17, 1948, in Villanova, Pennslyvania USA. His full name is Born James Goldman, he is a son of a prominent New York City doctor. Jim Gardner lived most of his adult life in the Delaware Valley. Following his graduation in 1970, Jim Gardner was a desk assistant, writer, and producer for all-news WINS Radio in New York. Gardner got his first taste of broadcast journalism as a student when he covered the historic student riots at Columbia University in 1968. Until then, he wanted to be a Political Science professor.

Jim was born and raised by his parents in Philadelphia. Our efforts to find out more about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Gardner’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.

Jim Gardner’s Height

Source: Jim’s Twitter

Jim is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs a healthy amount. If his images are to be believed, he is rather tall in comparison to his surroundings. However, information on his other physical measurements is now unavailable to the public. We’re keeping an eye on things and will update this post as soon as new information becomes available.

Jim Gardner’s Career

Gardner graduated from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1970. There, he received his first taste of broadcast journalism. In 1968, he covered the “Historic Student Riots” at Columbia University for WKCR-FM, the university’s radio station.

Source: 6ABC

Gardner began working at 1010 WINS in New York City in 1970 as a desk assistant, writer, and producer. Gardner started as a reporter for WFAS radio in White Plains, New York, in 1972 and swiftly ascended to the post of News Director.

Two years later, he began his television broadcasting career at WKBW-TV in Buffalo, New York. Gardner has worked with WPVI in Philadelphia since June 1, 1976. He has been anchoring the daily newscasts at 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. since May 11, 1977. He has covered every Democratic and Republican presidential convention since 1980, as well as interviewing every president and significant presidential contender.

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Gardner was voted Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Person of the Year in 1996, and he was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2003. Jim loves his engagement in the community and the possibilities he has to give back to a number of organizations. He is especially happy that, since 1987, one Temple University broadcast journalism student has won the Jim Gardner Scholarship to assist with the cost of his or her education.

Jim Gardner’s Wife

Source: Liverampup

Jim is currently with Amy Gardner. They began their relationship when they met each other at WPVI’s sales department. After dating for a while, they got married officially in 1970. Jim and his wife Amy have been blessed with two children, a daughter Emily Gardner and a son, Jesse Gardner. Previously Jim was married to his first wife Julia, who is an analyst. The couple parted ways with a divorce but share two children together, Josh Gardner and Jen Gardner.

Jim Gardner’s Networth

Including his assets, money, and income Jim’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million US dollars. Regarding his net worth, he has worked with a very popular TV channel and station. He has earned a decent amount as well as good fame from his profession. Through his various sources of income, Gardner has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Social Media: Twitter, Instagram

Jim Gardner is an American news anchor for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jim is quite active on Social media. He has around 78k followers on Twitter and 76k followers on Facebook. He hasn’t created his TikTok account yet.

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