John Pertzborn Profile
John Pertzborn is an American Emmy Award-winning News Reporter/Anchor and Host working for FOX 2 – KTVI in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined the station in September 1998.
John Pertzborn Education
Pertzborn is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He graduated from the university’s Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1983 after 4 years with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. During his stint there, he was part of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and worked for WIBA News Radio and WISC-TV. Also, he served as a Columnist for “The Badger Herald.”
John Pertzborn Career
Pertzborn serves at FOX 2 News as a weekday morning co-anchor for the 7 AM to 9 AM newscasts. Before joining FOX 2, he served at KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Missouri as a feature reporter for 11 years (1986 – 1997). Also, he hosted KSDK’s “Show Me St. Louis.” For 7 years (1991-1998), he worked for the NBC News Channel as a nationally syndicated feature reporter.
Pertzborn has worked as a news anchor and reporter at stations in Wisconsin; WIBA Radio in Madison, WBAY-TV in Greenbay (3 years), WISC-TV in Madison (8 months), and WSAW-TV in Wausau (4 months). He holds multiple broadcasting awards such as 2 Illinois Press Awards, The Edward R. Murrow Award, 1 SPJ Best Spot News Award, and 4 local Emmy Awards, which he has earned throughout his journalism career.
Pertzborn started his journalism career as a child calling radio talk shows. In the year 1972 on one summer night, Carl Ames (announcer) invited young Pertzborn into the WKOW radio studio on his show, “Nite Line” to be a guest. This was actually Pertzborn’s begin of his journey.
John Pertzborn Age
Pertzborn is 61 years old as of 2022. He was born on October 2, 1961, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd f October every year.
Quick Facts About Pertzborn
|Full Name||John Pertzborn|
|Age||61 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
John Pertzborn Height
Pertzborn stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.73 m).
John Pertzborn Family
Information regarding Pertzborn’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
John Pertzborn Wife
Pertzborn is married to his lovely spouse, Mary. There is no information about their engagement or wedding at the moment. Also, there is no information regarding the couple having any children.
John Pertzborn Salary
Being one of the top journalists for FOX 2 – KTVI, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
John Pertzborn Net Worth
Pertzborn has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Reporter/Anchor.
John Pertzborn Illness
Pertzborn and his wife Mary were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the year 2020, and therefore they went into isolation and quarantine, which made Pertzborn take a leave from his job at KTVI – Fox 2.
At FOX 2 News Pertzborn works alongside;
- Patrick Clark
- Mike Colombo
- Elliott Davis
- Margie Ellisor
- Daniel Esteve
- Tim Ezell
- Vic Faust
- John Fuller
- Dan Gray
- Ty Hawkins
- Chris Hayes
- Chris Higgins
- Kelley Hoskins
- Jasmine Huda
- Angela Hutti