Jim Niedelman Biography
Jim Niedelman is an American television personality and Broadcast journalist currently working as a weeknight anchor at Quad Cities since 2015. Jim is recognized as the 2005 Associated Press Reporter of the Year for Downstate Illinois while the primary anchor in Champaign. Jim has also received awards for his investigative, consumer and feature reporting.
Jim Niedelman Age
Jim grew up in Los Angeles, California, but the information about his exact date of birth is not yet updated.
Jim Niedelman Education
Niedelman earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University.
Jim Niedelman Wife
Jim is a married man but when it comes to matters concerning his personal life he is somehow private. Unlike many journalists, he never talks about his family.
Jim Niedelman Career
Jim got his first broadcasting opportunity down river in Greenville, Mississippi. He moved on to Gainesville, Florida; Allentown, Pennsylvania; Champaign, Illinois; Las Vegas, Nevada; Greenville, North Carolina and Yakima, Washington.
Jim believes strongly that all news is local news. “It doesn’t matter whether a story gets national attention, it’s local at its core and real people are impacted. It’s our job as journalists to make sure everything we report is not only accurate but how the things that happen around us affects our lives.”
Jim has been honored with several awards for his reporting over the years. That includes being recognized as the 2005 Associated Press Reporter of the Year for Downstate Illinois while the primary anchor in Champaign. Jim has also received awards for his investigative, consumer and feature reporting.
Jim Niedelman has spent his broadcast journalism career covering local news across the country. His arrival in the Quad Cities in early 2015 was a homecoming of sorts. Jim once worked in Champaign, Illinois and lived in Chicago while attending graduate school.