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Birth Name: Willie Geist

William Russell Geist was born on May 3, 1975 in Evanston, IL, the son of journalist Bill Geist and social worker Jody Geist. His little sister would grow up to be Libby Wildes, an award-winning documentary producer. Geist wanted become an athlete, and in high school captained both the football and basketball teams. In college, however, Geist discovered a talent for journalism as the editor of Vanderbilt University's student newspaper, The Vanderbilt Hustler. Upon graduation, Geist began his professional life as an editor cutting highlight reels for CNN Sports Illustrated, a 24-hour sports news channel that launched in 1995. Geist's sports knowledge and glib on-air personality eventua... Continue Bio >>


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