Jim Snyder is an Emmy award winning broadcast journalist now celebrating his 25th year in television news. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Seattle, Washington, at 7
His career path began in eastern Washington, wound through Reno, Nevada, and then to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1991. He then moved back to Seattle in 1994-98, to anchor morning/noon news at KOMO TV (ABC), and transferred back to Las Vegas in 1998, to accept an evening anchor position at KSNV TV (NBC). His career highlights include on scene coverage of the L.A. riots in 1992, and the aftermath of 9/11 in New York, after driving straight through for two days immediately after the attacks.
Mr. Snyder has a B.A. in Broadcast Communications from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communications at Washington State University (1987).
Mr. Snyder is a proud father of Riley Snyder, recent graduate of Faith Lutheran High School, who is headed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to study architecture on scholarship in the fall of 2012.