Steve Schneider Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, WAFB-TV

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Steve Schneider  Biography

Steve Schneider is a retired American sports anchor and reporter who worked as a sports director for WAFB-TV before becoming an executive producer at Tim Brando’s Southern Style in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Steve Schneider  Age

Schneider wants to keep his personal life private and so has not yet published the year and month he was born. Information as to when he celebrates his birthday is not available. Most likely he could be in his 60s.

Steve Schneider  Height

Schneider stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Steve Schneider  Education

After graduating from high school, Steve attended Louisiana State University in 1977, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism in 1983. He was also the president of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity and a play-by-play announcer at WPRG-FM. Before switching careers to journalism, he spent two years studying electrical engineering.

Steve Schneider  Family

Schneider has managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, thus he has not revealed any details about his parents. Information about his siblings is not available as well and will be updated once found.

Steve Schneider  Wife

Schneider has been married for nearly 40 years and is grandfather to two children. He is the father of four children, and they live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Steve enjoys playing golf, listening to music, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.

Steve Schneider  Salary

Schneider’s annual income ranges from $40,000 to $120,000.

Steve Schneider’s Net Worth

Schneider’s net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million, obtained through his work as a sports director.

Steve Schneider Career

Schneider was the sports director at WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He served for the station for four decades, from August 1984 to his retirement in October 2023. On Saturday nights, Steve worked as a sports anchor for 9Sports Extra. He has received numerous honors for his work at the station, including seventeen from the Louisiana Associated Press. He also owns the National IRIS first-place winner.

Steve won the first National IRIS award in 1991 for producing LSU Baseball’s NCAA CWS Championship team. He has covered the National Championship games in 2019, 8 College World Series, and the Saints’ NFC Championship Games in 2009 and 2006. He has also reported on 9 Final Fours and the Saints’ historic victory over the Colts in Miami’s Super Bowl 44. In 1990, he was recognized by the LHSAA for completing a weekly series called Sportsline Friday.

Schneider worked as an executive producer at Tim Brando’s Southern Style in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he created a weekly show about SEC and ACC football that aired on HSE, SportsSouth, and the Sunshine Network. In addition, he created the Sportsline Player of the Year in 2007 and the Sportsline Summer Camp in 2000. Schneider has been with WAFB-TV for one year and eight months, beginning on August 1.

He began his professional career with LSU Tiger Vision as a play-by-play announcer and coordinating producer. Steve worked at the station for a year, from January to December 1983. Aside from his employment as a journalist, Schneider is an active member of the community, having worked with several organizations. He is the manager of the WAFB Sports College internship program and attends Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

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