Bill Melugin Biography and Wiki
Bill Melugin is an American Multi-Award winning media personality serving as a National Correspondent for Fox News Channel based in Los Angeles. Previously, he was an Investigative Reporter for KTTV-TV FOX 11 Los Angeles.
Bill Melugin Age and Birthday
He was born on February 26, 1985, in Orange County, California, United States. Bill celebrates his birthday party on February 26, every year. Melugin turns 37 years old in 2022.
Bill Melugin Height
He is 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Bill Melugin Nationality
Melugin is American by nationality.
Bill Melugin Education
He graduated from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2012. He also minored in Spanish linguistics from the same Institution and can speak the language conversationally.
Bill Melugin Parents and Siblings
His father passed on in 2016. However, Bill still keeps the memories they shared. Every year he celebrates his birthday. He also shares a close bond with his mother.
On May 9, 2021, he celebrated his mother by posting a tweet captioned, “Happy #mothersday to the best mom a son could ever ask for! My best friend, my biggest fan, and a bright light in my life! I love the buzz I feel in my pocket after every single live shot, knowing it’s her either texting good job, fix your tie, or you have powder on your face. Love you, mom.”
Bill Melugin Wife
Bill isn’t married. However, he is in a relationship with Katy Johnson. Bill and Katy started dating in 2018. On November 12, 2019, during their first anniversary, Bill posted on Twitter, “Today marks one year since this gorgeous girl walked into my life & changed it for the better! @iamkatyjohnson is currently in the Middle East in country number 75 working on her incredible documentary, and even though I think she’s insane for going to some of the places she does.
I’m so proud of her for getting out of her comfort zone and following her passion! I’m so incredibly grateful for how supportive she is of my career, and how she’s able to keep my stubbornness in check and calls me out like nobody else! Looking forward to what’s ahead, hurry home so we can celebrate! Love ya!”
Bill Melugin Fox News
Melugin serves as a national correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based out of the Los Angeles bureau. He joined the network in May 2021. Recently, Melugin has been reporting from the Rio Grande documenting the increased number of migrants crossing the southern border.
Prior to joining FNC, Melugin served as an investigative reporter for KTTV-TV Los Angeles. In this capacity, he helped break a number of stories including the news of California Governor Gavin Newsom failing to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines while eating at the French Laundry restaurant.
While at KTTV, his breaking news coverage was also featured across FNC programming, including Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, and The Story. Prior to joining FNC, Melugin worked as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJYZ-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and as a fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas.
Bill Melugin Awards
During his career as a journalist, Bill has won the following awards:
- EMMY for Spot news (2017).
- National SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for large market breaking news (2017).
- Texas State Teacher’s Association School Bell Award for education reporting (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Winner – Special Assignment (2014).
- National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lone Star Chapter EMMA Honorable Mention- Spot news(2014).
- Nominated for a 2014 Lone Star EMMY under the “Specialty Reporting” category.
- 1st place nationally, SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, General News Reporting.
- 3rd place nationally, BEA Festival of Media Arts, Hard News Reporting.
- 25th place nationally, Hearst Journalism Awards.
Bill Melugin Model
He modeled for a number of agencies including; FORD/Robert Black Agency, Wilhelmina Models, and URBAN Management.
Bill Melugin Salary and Net Worth
Melugin earns an average salary of $75,000 per year. He also has an estimated net worth of $1 million.