Who is Bill Macatee?
Bill Macatee is an American journalist working as a sports broadcaster for CBS Sports in New York City and the Tennis Channel of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. He was hired as Sports Director at KBMT-TV in Beaumont, Texas, by Bill Paradoski.
Later on, Bill worked for KMBC-TV in Kansas City for three years before moving on to WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas.
Bill Macatee Age, Birthday
Macatee is 66 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 17, 1955, in Rome, New York, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on November 17th every year.
Bill Macatee Height
Macatee stands at an average height and moderate weight. There is no information about his physical measurements however, this section is under review and it shall be updated.
Bill Macatee Education
Macatee Bachelor of Science degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.
Bill Macatee Parents
Macatee was born and raised in the United States by his parents. However, he has not shared any information regarding his parents or childhood. This section however is under review and will be updated soon.
Bill Macatee Wife, Children
Macatee is married to his lovely wife, Sonya Lee. In their marriage, Mascatee and his wife have a son, Caitlin Macatee, an upcoming comedian and author.
Bill Macatee CBS Salary
Macatee earns an annual salary of between $100 k.
Macatee has an estimated net worth of $200k as a journalist.
Bill Macatee NBC
Macatee began his network sports broadcasting career with NBC in 1982. He covered a variety of events for NBC Sports, including Wimbledon, the Super Bowl, the Rose Bowl, and the World Series.
For four years, he presented NBC’s Major League Baseball Game of the Week pre-game show, as well as several events for the network’s sports anthology show, NBC Sportsworld.
In 1990, Macatee began working as a sportscaster for USA Network. From 1991 through 2006, Macatee headlined PGA Tour coverage and presented the network’s Thursday/Friday coverage of The Masters from Butler Cabin, as well as Ryder Cup coverage.
Bill Macatee CBS
His other responsibilities included providing play-by-play commentary for the US Open Tennis Championships and the French Open at Roland Garros.
Macatee joined CBS Sports in 1995 as a tower announcer and handled post-round and network interviews for The Masters and PGA Championship.
Macatee also filled in for Jim Nantz at additional PGA Tour tournaments, as well as anchoring CBS’ coverage of the LPGA Championship and other Champions Tour events.
He also worked as the lead play-by-play announcer and studio host for Tennis Channel, covering the Australian Open, French Open (French Open Tonight), Wimbledon (Wimbledon Primetime), and US Open.
Macatee was inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame in 2018 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also a member of the El Paso (Texas) Sports Hall of Fame and served as Grand Marshall of the Sun Bowl Parade in 2011.
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Did Bill Macatee retire?
Bill Macatee’s broadcasting career is coming to an end after calling his 30th and last master. In a podcast hosted by Jeff Neubarth, Bill said, “There’s a window for everything in our lives, in our careers.