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Vince Sims serves as a co-anchor for NBC 5 Weekend Evening News and also takes on reporting duties throughout the week. His journey with NBC 5 began in July 2019, following a five-year stint anchoring and reporting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Vince Sims’s remarkable career is adorned with accolades, including two Emmy awards and an Edward R. Murrow award, a testament to his exceptional journalistic prowess. With over 25 years of experience in the realm of television news, he’s a seasoned professional.
A unique aspect of Vince Sims’s background is his familiarity with North Texas, having grown up in the neighboring state of Arkansas. His journalistic voyage commenced in Little Rock, Arkansas, and subsequently took him to locations such as Monroe and Shreveport, Louisiana; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
To connect with Vince, you can reach out via email or follow him on his social media profiles, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Throughout his illustrious career, Vince has covered a wide array of severe weather events, from tornadoes and hurricanes to snowstorms. He’s not limited to weather reporting, though, as his portfolio encompasses diverse subjects, from politics (including coverage of presidential candidates like Barack Obama and Donald Trump) to sports, including two Super Bowls.
However, what Vince finds most fulfilling is reporting on stories that impact people’s lives positively or bring about meaningful change.
Vince has received numerous community accolades, underscoring his commitment to making a difference. These include the NW Louisiana YWCA Outstanding Journalist award, The New Pittsburgh Courier Man of Excellence in Media recognition, and the title of Atl’s Hottest Media Personality for two consecutive years, among others.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Vince is deeply engaged in the community. He dedicates his time to volunteering for nonprofit organizations and often takes on the role of emcee for their events. Additionally, he frequently addresses church groups, organizations, and schools, sharing insights into his profession and the challenges it entails.
One of Vince’s passions is inspiring young people to pursue education and overcome adversity. He emphasizes that one’s surroundings should not dictate their future, drawing from his own background growing up on an agriculture and cattle farm in rural Arkansas. It was a far cry from the world of television journalism that he would later inhabit.
Education holds a special place in Vince’s heart. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mass Communications with a minor in Journalism from the University of Central Arkansas.
On a more personal note, Vince has a penchant for unique and colorful socks, considering himself a “sock enthusiast.” He also has a collection of matchbooks.
Vince Sims is happily married, and he and his wife are eager to explore all that the DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth) area has to offer.