Wilson Stribling Bio, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, WLBT FOX40

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Wilson Stribling Biography

Wilson Stribling is an American journalist who has been working at WLBT FOX40 since January 2015 as morning anchor from to a.m. on WLBT and from to a.m. on Fox 40. Before that, he was news director at the station, which he started in January 1998 as news anchor and reporter.

Wilson Stribling Age

Stribling prefers to keep his personal life private, hence he has not yet revealed the year and month he was born. However, he may be in his fifties.

Wilson Stribling Height

Stribling stands approximately feet and inches tall.

Wilson Stribling Education

Stribling enrolled at Southern Methodist University in 1990, after finishing high school at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Ridgeland. In 1992, he transferred to the University of Mississippi and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. He enrolled at Millsaps College in 1998 and graduated with a Master of Business Administration.

Wilson Stribling Family

Stribling grew up in Jackson but has managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, thus he hasn’t revealed anything about his parents. Stribling may not have any siblings.

Wilson Stribling Wife

Stribling and Jennifer Sentilles married on September 8, 2001. On September 8, 2020, he posted on Facebook, “My wife and I are celebrating our 20th anniversary today!…” They met in Philadelphia while he was covering a trial and she was working as a field producer for another station. Three years after meeting, they exchanged their vows. They have three children.

Wilson Stribling Salary

Stribling’s annual pay ranges from $40,000 to $120,000.

Wilson Stribling’s Net Salary

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

Wilson Stribling Career

Stribling has been a morning anchor at WLBT FOX40 since January 2015, working from 5 to 7 a.m. on WLBT and 7 to 9 a.m. on Fox 40. He covered the Luke Woodham murder cases in Philadelphia and Hattiesburg for WLBT and NBC stations across the country in June 1998.

In 2003, he visited Dresden, Germany, and witnessed firsthand the antiques arriving in Jackson for the Glory of Baroque Dresden show. He collaborated with photographer Carlos Spann on a five-part series before the exhibition’s public opening. That same year, he wrote and produced WLBT’s 60-minute 50th Anniversary Special. He also edited and produced WLBT’s 30-minute tributes to Woodie Assaf, the weatherman, and Frank Melton, the former CEO.

He worked as a morning anchor for WLBT from 1998 to 2009 before transitioning to newsroom management as assistant news director. He was then promoted to news director after Dennis Smith, the long-time WLBT news director, retired.

Stribling first became involved with television in Mississippi, where he worked at the campus station almost every day. His first position in television was as a weekend anchor and reporter for KTEN Channel 10 in Sherman, Texas. One year later, he moved to Youngstown, Ohio, where he worked as a morning anchor for WKBN-Channel 27.


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