Bill Thompson

Real Estate Today News Anchor

Bill Thompson is the news anchor for Real Estate Today. He is also the morning news anchor on Real Estate Today’s flagship affiliate, WMAL AM & FM, in Washington, DC.

Bill started his broadcasting career in 1973, as a disc jockey in Ottawa, Illinois. Soon afterwards, he segued to broadcast journalism. He has worked for nearly a dozen local radio stations across America, including Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts, Providence, Rhode Island and Tulsa Oklahoma. He has also worked at national broadcast networks, including USA Today SkyRadio, the Associated Press Radio Network and Voice of America.
Since 1985, Bill has also done more than ten thousand interviews with authors of bestselling books.

Bill and his wife Hillary live in the Washington, DC area, where they are both proud parents and grandparents. And Bill notes: “Yes, we are “Washington’s other Bill and Hillary.”