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Jim Paymar Biography, Age, Height, Career, Family ,Net Worth And News

James Paymar is an American journalist and strategic communications specialist. He has worked as a financial correspondent and anchor for CNBC

Jim Paymar Biography

James Paymar is an American journalist and strategic communications specialist. He has worked as a financial correspondent and anchor for CNBC

and Businessweek in New York and served as general manager of KCNS-TV in San Francisco. He anchored and reported the news for New York network flagship stations WNBC-TV, WABC-TV, and Fox Broadcasting Company in New York. He also anchored and reported for KRON-TV in San Francisco, KOMO-TV in Seattle and KNTV in San Jose.

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Paymar was born in Duluth, Minnesota. His father Gordy Paymar was a broadcast pioneer in the early 1950s at WFTV and KDAL-TV in Duluth. He attended Washburn Elementary School, Woodland Junior High and East High School in Duluth, Minnesota. Paymar attended the University of Minnesota and graduated in 1973 with a degree in History and a teaching certificate. He received his MBA in Management at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY.

Jim Paymar Education

He attended Washburn Elementary School, Woodland Junior High and East High School in Duluth, Minnesota. Paymar attended the University of Minnesota and graduated in 1973 with a degree in History and a teaching certificate. He received his MBA in Management at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY.

Jim Paymar Career

Radio anchor and reporter

After graduation, Paymar’s first broadcast news anchor job was at CFAX 1070 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He later moved on to another Victoria radio station, CKDA 1220. Realizing his goal of moving into TV at the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) was limited because he was not a Canadian citizen, Paymar moved to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Television anchor

In 1976, Paymar became the Editorial Director and Investigative Correspondent at KNTV, the ABC station in San Jose. He won two Emmy Awards for editorial writing. While at KNTV, Paymar conducted an exclusive half-hour interview with Governor Jerry Brown. He also covered United Farm Workers leader César Chávez and the trials of Black Panther leader Huey Newton. He won commendations from the City of San Jose and Santa Clara County for his reporting. He later moved to the anchor desk.

In 1980, Paymar was offered a position anchoring and reporting at KOMO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Seattle, where he covered the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption and its devastating aftermath. He also specialized in government affairs and transportation.

In 1981, Paymar was offered an anchor and reporting position at WABC-TV., Channel 7 Eyewitness News., the flagship station of the ABC television network in New York. Paymar anchored the weekend news with Kaity Tong. He covered the Democratic gubernatorial primary race between New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Governor Mario Cuomo.

In 1982, Paymar returned to San Francisco to work at the weekend anchor desk at KRON-TV,[6] then an NBC affiliate (it is now with MyNetworkTV). He soon became the prime-time anchor along with Roz Abrams and later Sylvia Chase. Paymar won two Emmy Awards, one for outstanding news talent and the other for outstanding documentary. During his tenure at KRON, Paymar conducted the last television interview with world-renowned photographer Ansel Adams. He also created Cover Story Magazine, a weekly news magazine program.

In 1988, Paymar became a news correspondent and anchor at the newly formed Fox Broadcasting Company in New York. He became a featured correspondent on the news magazine The Reporters.[7] During his time at FOX, Paymar traveled to Germany during the fall of the Berlin Wall to report on the emergence of neo-Nazism in East Germany. He reported and anchored a special hour-long program on the crack cocaine epidemic, traveling throughout the U.S. and to the source of the U.S. cocaine supply in Colombia, South America. He also reported on the sex slave trade in Japan run by the Yakuza, the Japanese mafia.

In 2012, Paymar became the Executive Producer and anchor of the Long Island Business Report on WLIW/21. He also reports for WNET/13 for the program Metro Focus. WNET and WLIW are two of the top five PBS stations in America.

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Jim Paymar’s credentials are extensive. He specializes in media training, presentation coaching, strategy and message development for Fortune 500 clients in the financial, tech, media, and pharma sectors. Jim brings extensive professional expertise to his media and presentation training, with a long, distinguished career as a broadcast journalist. As a financial correspondent for CNBC, he interviewed more than 100 leading CEO’s, including those at Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Delta Airlines, UPS, Bank of America, Cisco Systems, Boeing and the Chairmen of the NYSE and the SEC. Jim also served as chief financial anchor and correspondent for BusinessWeek broadcasting financial news and commentary for the ABC News Radio Network.

He has won four Emmy awards for reporting, writing and anchoring, a National Headliner Award and two UPI awards for investigative reporting. He is one of a select few trainers who continue to have an on-air presence anchoring a business television show on PBS in New York. Jim has also held the positions of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at PepsiCo and Executive Vice President and Director of Communications at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. He received his MBA from Molloy College, is a member of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society and attended the Wharton School of Business Journalism Seminar Series. Jim also serves as a Senior Advisor at GlobalSource, an international business intelligence research company.