John Lauritsen Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WCCO, Salary, and Net Worth

John Lauritsen is an American Emmy award-winning news reporter, anchor, and producer working for WCCO. He joined the station in July 2007.

John Lauritsen Profile

John Lauritsen is an American Emmy award-winning news reporter, anchor, and producer working for WCCO. He joined the station in July 2007. Previously he worked at Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

John Lauritsen Education

Lauritsen attended Montevideo Senior High School where he acquired his Diploma in General Education. Later in 1996, he joined St. Cloud State University and in 2000, he earned his Master’s Degree in mass communications. He also taught a class there as well.

John Lauritsen Career

Lauritsen is an Emmy award-winning reporter at WCCO. Prior to joining WCCO, he worked at Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Two days after he started, the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed. Growing up on a farm near Milan, Minnesota, and going to school in a small town has helped him to become the reporter he is today.

His journalism career started in Alexandria, Minnesota at KSAX-TV. From there, he moved to work at KWWL-TV in Waterloo, Iowa. Throughout his career, he has worked as a producer, anchor, reporter, editor, photographer, as well as a sports anchor, and reporter.

During his tenure at WCCO-TV, he has covered numerous stories including tornadoes, floods, and also blizzards that have dumped nearly two feet of snow on Minnesota. He has also reported sporting events, crime stories, human interest story, and fire stories. Reports that highlight a special moment in someone’s life are his favorite stories. In 2008, he covered the story of a soldier who came home from Iraq and surprised his daughter at her volleyball game. In addition, he reported on Minnesota’s only poisonous snake population in southeastern Minnesota and he managed not to get bit in the process though he is not fun of snakes.

During his free time, he likes reading, he is an avid reader, In addition, he enjoys rock climbing, skydiving, going to the gym, playing tennis, football, three volleyball leagues that keep him busy year-round as well as surfing. For the first time, he ran the Twin Cities Marathon in 2009.

Quick Facts About Lauritsen

Full Name John Lauritsen
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Jessica
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

John Lauritsen Age

Lauritsen’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old he is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40’s.

At WCCO Lauritsen works alongside;

  1. Frank Vascellaro
  2. Mike Max
  3. Chris Shaffer 
  4. Amelia Santaniello
  5. Heather Brown
  6. Jennifer Mayerle
  7. Jason DeRusha
  8. Mike Augustyniak
  9. Ali Lucia
  10. Liz Collin
  11. David Schuman
  12. Lisa Meadows
  13. Katie Steiner
  14. Erin Hassanzadeh
  15. Jeff Wagner
  16. Bill Hudson
  17. Christiane Cordero
  18. Kate Raddatz
  19. Riley O’Connor
  20. Reg Chapman
  21. Pat Kessler
  22. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
  23. Marielle Mohs
  24. Kari Patey
  25. Esme Murphy
  26. Adam Duxter
  27. Ren Clayton
  28. Kirsten Mitchell

John Lauritsen Height

Lauritsen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

John Lauritsen
John Lauritsen

John Lauritsen Family

Lauritsen was born and grew up on a farm near Milan, Minnesota. He has not disclosed information about his parents and siblings. Therefore the information will be updated once available.

John Lauritsen Wife

Lauritsen is married to his wife Jessica. Lauritsen and Jessica have two children, Harlow and Bo. The family resides in Maple Grove.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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John Lauritsen Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WCCO Lauritsen earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

John Lauritsen Net Worth

Lauritsen has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news reporter, anchor, and producer

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