Jim Wieder is a Hayward entrepreneur and retired Television and Radio reporter. He is the owner of Hayward Ace Hardware and active in the East Bay business community.Wieder is the son of Holocaust immigrants from Hungary. He started his Broadcasting career in 1978 at WCJB-TV Gainesville, Florida as the weather anchor. By 1983, Wieder switched to news management as News Director for WKFT-TV Raleigh/Fayetteville North Carolina. In 1988, Wieder was anchoring the evening news at KMST-TV in Monterey and eventually retired from local news in 2006 from KGO-TV. ABC News Los Angeles and ABC Network Radio continued to use Wieder's reports until 2008. In 2005, Jim purchased Hayward Ace an award winning hardware outlet.
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