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Bill is a native of Savannah, Georgia.
He's a graduate of Groves High School (1966). Bill earned a BA in broadcast journalism from University of Mississippi (1970) and a Masters in liberal arts and communication from Armstrong-Atlantic State University (2010).
After working at the Ole Miss campus radio station and various broadcast summer jobs he began his professional career at WCIV-TV 4 in Charleston, South Carolina as a staff announcer and soon worked his way up to assistant sports director.
Following a brief stint with the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Bill returned to Savannah as the news and sports anchor for WJCL-TV 22. After becoming sports director he hosted Georgia Southern University's TV football program The Erk Russell Show for nine years. He also worked as news director for several radio stations in Savannah including WSGA/WZAT and WAEV-FM. He also taught in the video department at Savannah College of Art and Design for several years teaching TV production, lighting, and pre-production.
Bill began his career in radio and returned to it full time in 2000 and became host of what is now AM Savannah on News Radio 1290 WTKS in February 2002. He has helped WTKS win the honor of "Savannah's Favorite Talk Station" three years in a row as voted on by readers of Savannah Connect. He was also recognized by Associated Press for Sportscasting Excellence when he worked in television.
Bill is married with three stepchildren and five grandchildren. A member of the Savannah Kiwanis Club where he served as president and Key Club advisor. His hobbies include his job, music, and spending time with his wife and grandkids.