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Born:
October 21,
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Ethnicity:
African American
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James Webster "Jim" Hill is a retired American football defensive back who played in the National Football League. He is now a Los Angeles-based sportscaster and currently lead sports anchor and sports director at KCBS-TV. He also serves as Studio Host for the both the LA Dodgers and LA Lakers games for KCAL 9

Played college football at Texas A&M University?Kingsville. Following his pro football career, Hill began on the NFL on CBS in 1980 as an analyst. But in 1984, 1985, and 1992-93, he was the play-by-play announcer on selected games.

Hill started in 1976 at KCBS-TV, where he was a sports anchor for 11 years. He also served as Sideline Reporter for CBS Sports's coverage of the 1984 Super Bowl He left KNXT/KCBS in 1987, and spent a near five-year stint at rival KABC-TV, where he anchored the sports segments on its 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. He also worked for ABC Sports's coverage of the 1988 Winter Olympics as a Correspondent in Calgary and as Sideline Reporter for the 1988 Super Bowl. He returned to KCBS in March 1992, and has remained there since. In addition to KCBS-TV duties, Hill files sports reports for sister station KCAL-TV. Hill is also one of the hosts for pay-per-view boxing telecasts produced by the Showtime cable network.

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