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      Bill Steckis - Reporter

      Bill comes to Fox 42 from KOLN-TV in Lincoln where he was a news anchor and reporter. An Emmy Award-winning winning journalist with multiple Associated Press awards, Bill is excited to be back in Omaha. Bill began his career in Eureka, California where he covered the 1989 World Series where he has vivid memories of the Earthquake that shut down the Series and the city of San Francisco. He was the sports anchor at KTHV-TV in Little Rock Arkansas for seven years before returning to Nebraska as an Omaha Sportscaster. Bill's stops also include Syracuse, NY and Yakima, WA.

      A native of Greater Boston, and graduate of Emerson College Bill spends his free time playing in the MSBL baseball league and giving pitching lessons at the Ultimate Baseball Academy. He is the founder and conductor of the nation's largest continuously run free baseball clinic in the country. This April will conduct his 15th annual free clinic and expects over 600 kids to attend. Bill is the author of the critically acclaimed book, "Baseball in the Prose," which won book of the year in 2000.

      Bill lives in Omaha with his wife Susan,, daughter Anna and two sons, Ted and Sam..