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(Director, News Anchor)

Jim Gardner is an American news anchor for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jim is married and the father of four.

Relationship Facts of Jim Gardner

Jim Gardner is married to Amy Gardner.
He is father of Four (Emily, Jesse, Josh, and Jen Gardner).
Jim Gardner is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Jim Gardner married to Amy Gardner?

Jim Gardner-Goldman’s relationship status is totally and happily married to Amy Gardner where Amy is his second wife. Jim and Amy met each other at WPVI’s sales department and in 1970 were married.

They are the proud parents of four children, Emily, Jesse, Josh, and Jen Gardner.

Jim Gardner and his wife Amy, live in Villanova, Pennsylvania, together with their kids.

Previous Marriage

Previously, he was married to Julie and he had two children with her- Josh Gardner and Jen Gardner.

Jim Gardner: Biography in Details

Who is Jim Gardner?

James Goldman also known as Jim Gardner is an American news anchor for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jim Gardner became a reporter for WFAS radio in White Plains, New York, and soon became a News Director of the channel.

Since May 11, 1977, he soloes anchored the 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM weekday newscasts and which he still does.

Jim Gardner: Bio, Age, Parents, Education, Nationality

Jim Gardner was born Jim Goldman-Gardner on 17th May 1948 in New York City, New York, United States. Jim is 75 years old as of 2023.

He was raised and educated in New York and is of Caucasian ethnicity.

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Caption: Jim Gardner and Amy Gardner (Source: Philadelphia Magazine)

In 1970, he graduated from Columbia University, Manhattan, New York with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Similarly, he attended Brown University for his Master’s Degree.

Jim Gardner: Professional Life, Career

After graduating he got his first taste of broadcast journalism when he reported on the Historic Student Riots at Columbia in the year 1968 for the university’s radio station, WKCR-FM.

In the year 1970, he became a desk assistant, writer, and producer for 1010 WINS in New York City.

In the year 1972, Jim Gardner became a reporter for WFAS radio in White Plains, New York, and soon became News Director.

Likewise, two years later, he began his television broadcast career at WKBW-TV in Buffalo, New York. Later, he worked for WPVI on June 1, 1976.

Today, he is a solo anchor for the 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM weekday newscasts at present, which he has done since May 11, 1977.

Moreover, he has covered every Democratic and Republican presidential convention since 1980 and has interviewed every president and major presidential candidate since 1976’s.

Jim Gardner is ready for Retirement after 45 Glorious Years

From June 1, 1976, until December 21, 2022, in Philadelphia, Jim worked on WPVI. By November 1976, he was back to anchoring the 5:30 PM news after beginning as a reporter and noon anchor.

On November 10, 2021, Jim declared his plan to stop broadcasting at the end of 2022.

Gardner quit his position as anchorman on Action News at 11:00 PM on January 11, 2022, and appeared on the 6:00 PM show until his final broadcast, which aired on December 21, 2022.

Awards, Induction

In 2003, the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia named Gardner their Person of the Year in 1996 and inducted him into their Hall of Fame.

He won Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design and Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design.

Furthermore, he also won Outstanding Achievement for Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for Martha in the year 2006.

Net Worth, Salary

As of 2023, his estimated Net Worth of Jim is around $2 million. Similarly, he might receive an annual salary of around $50,000.

Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

Jim Gardner is active on social media. He has around 69.9k followers on Facebook and 80.2k followers on Twitter.

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