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EXPERIENCE

 

KPRC-TV                         Houston, TX                                                                           February 2015-Present

Investigative Reporter

 

WXYZ-TV                        Detroit, MI                                                                         March 1998-January 2013

Chief Consumer/Investigative Reporter

  • Created “Call Bill for Action”, a franchise that helps 7000 Metro Detroiters every year with consumer problems.
  • Created “Bill’s Big Dig”, a service franchise that uses volunteers to shovel out hundreds of elderly and handicapped people in Michigan’s four largest counties. Created “The Seven Health Edge Heart Check”, the only program in America that offers free, in-depth, heart screens, to all high school athletes in Metro Detroit.
  • The Seven Health Edge Heart Check has tested over 8,500 high school athletes since Bill started the program with a group of heart specialists in 2007.

 

KNXV-TV                         Phoenix, AZ                                                                        July 1994-February 1998

Weekend Anchor/Investigative Reporter

  • Created "You Paid for it," a government waste franchise at this station.
  • Created and currently producing a series of consumer reports aimed at saving viewers money, titled "The Money Guy," and a member of the I-Team Unit, "News 15 Investigators."

 

KLAS-TV                         Las Vegas, NV                                                                             July 1993-July 1994

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

  • Covered daily general news. Required turning in two packages per day with live shots.

 

WTVG-TV                        Toledo, OH                                                                                July 1992-July 1993

Crime Reporter

  • Specialized in crime and courts reporting.

 

KTUL-TV                         Tulsa, OK                                                                              October 1991-July 1992

Morning Anchor/Reporter

  • Host of "Good Morning Oklahoma," an hour-long morning news program.
  • General assignment reporter specializing in political coverage.

 

WMUR-TV                        Manchester, NH                                                                        June 1988-June 1991

Crime and Political Reporter

 

KOSA-TV                          Odessa, TX                                                                      November 1986-June 1988

General Assignment Reporter

 

KMID-TV                           Midland, TX                                                             November 1985-November 1986

General Assignment Reporter

 

 

EDUCATION

 

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

B.A. Journalism

Minor: Political Science

 

 

AWARDS

 

  • Winner of 8 Emmy Awards
  • Winner of 10 Associated Press Awards
  • Winner/ 2008 Michigan Association of Broadcasters Award/ Best Reporter
  • Winner/ 2010 & 2011 Associated Press Award/ Best Reporter