Andy Farnsworth Profile, Wiki, Bio
Andy Farnsworth is an American airborne traffic reporter working for KSL-TV. He joined the station in the year 2003.
Andy Farnsworth Personal Life
He is a Utah native, born in Provo and raised in West Jordan where he now resides with his amazing wife Lori and their six children. Andy loves reading and things that make him laugh. He is an admitted geek, with a particular fondness for Star Wars and comic books, and has a surprisingly large amount of useless sports and pop culture trivia stored in his head.
Andy Farnsworth Career
Farnsworth serves at KSL-TV as a lead traffic anchor for “Utah’s Morning News with Grant & Amanda” from 6-9 AM. Farnsworth also covers traffic for BYU football home games, occasionally reports for TV and radio, and fills in as co-host on “The Nightside Project” and “The Browsers” on KSL Radio.
You can also watch him every morning, bright and early, reporting on traffic for KSL-5 News Today between 5-7 AM. He was the state of Utah’s only airborne traffic reporter and was KSL NewsRadio’s “Eye in the Sky” before landing in the KSL Traffic Center.
Farnsworth has been involved with traffic reporting in one form or another since 1998 when he started his radio career with Metro Networks as an intern who handed out traffic updates to on-air talent during morning drive time.
After that, he spent some time writing and producing news and sports copy for radio, Farnsworth got a shot producing the traffic updates, then became the airborne traffic reporter for three stations in 2000 because he says he was “literally the only person there at the time who didn’t get airsick in the plane.”
Quick Facts About Andy Farnsworth
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Farnsworth spent nearly 10,000 hours in that little Cessna 172 and was in the traffic plane during the 9/11 attacks and the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics and almost all of the I-15 reconstruction projects. One time Farnsworth & his pilot made an unscheduled landing at Camp Williams just before the Olympics and had Homeland Security agents show up with guns drawn to find out why.
He has an Associate’s degree from Salt Lake Community College and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah (despite being a lifelong BYU fan). Farnsworth says he went to the U of U because “it was the university closest to the airport,” but he also admits he had a great experience there. Farnsworth also speaks Portuguese, a language he learned serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Salvador, Brazil.
Andy Farnsworth Age, Birthday
Farnsworth’s age is not known. He has managed to keep his personal life private hence the year, month, and date he was born are unknown. However, he might be in his 70s.
Andy Farnsworth Height, measurements
Farnsworth stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Andy Farnsworth Family
Information regarding Farnsworth’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Andy Farnsworth Wife, married, children
Farnsworth is married to Lori and the couple is blessed with 6 children. The couple also lives in West Jordan.
Andy Farnsworth Salary
Being an airborne traffic reporter for KSL-TV, Farnsworth earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Andy Farnsworth’s Net Worth
Farnsworth has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a traffic reporter.
Andy Farnsworth KSL-TV
At KSL-TV Farnsworth works alongside;
- Nadine Wimmer – Anchor
- Dave McCann – Anchor
- Dan Spindle – Anchor
- Ashley Moser – Co-anchor
- Keith McCord – Anchor
- Carole Mikita – Anchor/Reporter
- Alex Cabrero – Reporter
- Brittany Glas – Journalist
- Matt Gephardt – Journalist
- Dan Guthrie – Meteorologist
- Kevin Eubank – Meteorologist
- Adam Eakle – Host of KSL Outdoors
- John Hollenhorst – Senior Correspondent
- Tania Dean – Investigative Producer