|Date of Birth:||1950, December 15|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Birth Name||Dave Melnyk|
|Famous Name||Jim Van Horne|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|No. of Twitter Followers||1429|
|Started career as||reporter for the CKMP in Midland, Ontario|
|Currently Working For||as a freelance anchor/reporter|
|Awards||Billboard Magazine's Disc Jockey of the year|
The resident of Canada, Dave Melnyk, reportedly earns around $150,000, as his annual salary with a net worth of over $4 million in 2019. He is married to his wife and has a child with as per an article published in 2008, but no details about them is available till now.
Dave Melnyk was born on December 15, 1950, in Canada. As per his nationality, Jim is Canadian and belongs to White ethnic group with a sun sign of Sagittarius. Further information about the parents and siblings are not revealed yet.
Moreover, educational qualifications of the Jim Van Horne is not available. There are no details about Jim's childhood.
Horne is working as a freelance reporter for some of the most prominent networks in the journalism field. Besides, Horne is earning a quite good amount of money from the networks. Prior to working as a freelance reporter, he also worked for TSN.
Canada's average freelance wage is $45,000 per year or $23,08 per hour. Positions at entry level start at $24,375 per year, whereas most experienced workers make up $76,500 per year.
In addition, Jim has an annual income of around $150,000 with an estimated net worth of $4 million. Besides, his guest appearances also add some extra sum to his income.
He was also on the afternoon drive slot on The Score Television Network with Stephen Brunt where he earned around $200,000 as an annual salary. Moreover, Glen Suitor and Darren Dreger are among the reporters having less income than Jim.
Jim's broadcasting career started with CKMP, Midland, Ontario in 1971. Later on, he worked at 1050 CHUM, Toronto as their disk jockey.
Jim was also honored with the Billboard Magazine's Disc Jockey of the year in 1972 becoming the first-ever Canadian claiming this honor.
After that, he started anchoring for the NHL'S Calgary Flames and became one of the renowned among on the Canadian sports personalities group. Jim worked for the TSM from 1984-2001 covering several events including NHL, boxing, tennis, swimming, bowling, and gulf.
Currently, he is working as a freelance anchor/reporter covering Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Rogers Cup. In addition, he works for the College of Sports Media as their TV coordinator and also hosts Oasis HD Channel's show Champions of Conservation and Nature Bites. Some of the famous TSN reporters are Dave Randorf and Rod Smith.
Jim Van is currently in his late sixties. As per the 2008 reports, he is married and has a child with his wife. Jim's photo with his wifh has emerged on the internet but no details about his married life and wife is available.
Despite being old, he is quite active and focused on his work. He always remains away from rumors and controversies.
Jim is diagnosed with Bladder cancer in 2008. On an interview with the Global News Jim said" “It’s been hard on me. It’s been hard on my family. I wouldn’t wish this on anybody,”
Besides a famous freelance reporter, Jim has gained popularity on social networking sites. In addition, he has a huge number of followers.