Bill Schickel is an Iowa broadcast executive. A former Iowa State Representative, he represented the 13th District for three terms. He was previously elected to three terms as the mayor of Mason City, Iowa. He is the former the Co-Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa. He was chairman of the 2012 Iowa Caucus Review Committee.
During his service in the Iowa House, Schickel served as a member of the Appropriations and Economic Growth committees and as the chair of the Ethics Committee and of the Economic Development Appropriations Committee.
He was a news anchor, producer, assignment editor, reporter and account executive for the CBS television affiliate, KIMT-TV, in Mason City, IA. He worked as an editor and reporter for The Globe-Gazette in Mason City and newspapers in Ohio.
He received his BA from the University of Cincinnati.
His wife, Candi, is a Mason City, IA, attorney. The Schickels have three adult daughters.