Jim Handly - Updated Jun 2024

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Jim Handly

Jim Handly is a famous American Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter. Jim Handly is known for anchoring evening newscasts and reporting on stories for NBC News.

Early Life

Jim Handly was born in Florida, the United States of America, and holds American nationality. He celebrates his birthday on 11 April every year. However, his birth year, age, ethnicity, and religious belief are still missing.

He has maintained a private life and has not talked much about his parents and their profession. However, he grew up with his sister, and frequently posts pictures of his sister on social media handles. Meanwhile, he has not mentioned his sister’s name at the moment.

Jim Handly

Caption: Jim Handly’s childhood photo (Source: Instagram)

Handly is a competitive tennis player who enjoys participating in charity tennis events away from his journalism career. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, kayaking, and discovering new coffee shops, roasters, and farmers’ markets in our area.

Handly is educated but has not disclosed the names of his school, college, and qualification. He might have attended a local university and completed his bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting journalism.

Professional Career

After completing his graduation, Jim Handly started his journalism journey in 1992. Meanwhile, he joined the NBC4 network. For this network, he has played a vital role in launching two significant newscasts including the weekend editions of News4 Today, as well as the region’s first 4 p.m. which he anchored for an impressive 20 years.

For over 17 years, he spent anchoring on News4 at 5 before taking the role of anchor for News4 at 11 in 2016. He was also given the opportunity to cover the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and, most importantly, the Nationals and Capitals championship celebrations.

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Caption: Jim Handly reporting breaking news (Source: Twitter)

Handly was involved in a number of organizations while at Washington, including the Humanae Rescue Alliance, the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation, the Junior Tennis Champions Center in Maryland, and Thanks USA, which provides scholarships to military families. For more than 20 years, he has hosted the Blue Bird Blues Festival in Prince George’s County.

He worked as an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate in Hartford/New Haven, Connecticut, before moving to Washington. Moreover, he began his broadcasting career as an anchor and reporter for WPTV, West Palm Beach, Florida’s NBC affiliate.


Meanwhile, Handly is a well-known news anchor who has worked for NBC4 for many years. With dedicated anchoring roles, extensive coverage of major events, and Emmy Award recognition, he has cemented his position as a trusted and respected journalist.

Jim Handly – Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million- $5 million and he earns an annual salary ranging between $45,000-$110,500. He has been able to collect this huge amount of net worth through his journalism career.

Relationship Status

Talking about his personal life, Jim Handly is a married man. However, the name of his wife and his kids are not yet been revealed by him. This news anchor is quite private regarding his personal life and prefers to keep his family member away from the limelight. Till now, Handly has never been in any kind of controversy or rumours. Moreover, he has maintained a low profile and avoided being a part of such things.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Jim Handly posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Handly stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs an average. He has a pair of brown eyes with blonde hair colour and his other body measurement are still missing.

Jim Handly – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@jimhandly4’ there are over 7.7k followers. Likewise, there are over 16.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@JimHandly’ and over 32k followers on his Facebook page.