Laura Bannon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WBBM-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

Laura Bannon
Laura Bannon

Laura Bannon Profile

Laura Bannon is an American Meteorologist working at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago in Illinois. She serves the station as a weekday morning meteorologist. She worked for WSMV-TV before joining WBBM.

Laura Bannon Education

Bannon is a May 2012 graduate of Mississippi State University (MSU), where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. She is also a 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communication and Media Studies. Bannon had her high school studies at Neuqua Valley High School.

Laura Bannon
Laura Bannon

Laura Bannon Career

Bannon serves at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago as a weekday morning meteorologist. Before joining WBBM, she served as a Meteorologist at WSMV in Nashville, Tennessee, from December 2018 to March 2021. Prior to her time in Nashville, Bannon worked as a Meteorologist at KSNW-TV in Wichita, Kansas, from February 2014 to June 2018. Before joining KSNW-TV, Bannon served as a Meteorologist and Reporter at WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News in Jackson, Tennessee, from October 2012 to December 2013, where she covered weather events and news stories.

While in college, Bannon got her first job on TV in Jefferson City, MO. During her senior year, she worked at KRCG as a weekend meteorologist. In her almost a decade as a weather forecaster, Bannon has reported on multiple severe weather events. One she says she’ll always remember is the Nashville tornado of the year 2020. Bannon was responsible for weather reporting when a powerful tornado hit downtown Nashville, causing a lot of damage and sadly, taking 24 lives. For extensive reporting, Bannon and her team’s hard work during the event earned them a nomination for a 2020 Emmy Award in the Breaking News category.

Aside from her work in weather, Bannon is deeply passionate about assisting individuals with disabilities. Everywhere she has lived, she has served as a volunteer for therapeutic horseback riding centers. Bannon has been involved in horse riding since she was young, and she now utilizes her expertise to help kids with behavioral, emotional, and physical disabilities learn to ride horses. She says that she finds it incredibly rewarding to work directly with these kids, witnessing their growth and progress each week. It’s a meaningful experience that she cherishes. Bannon holds a Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association (NWA).

Laura Bannon Age

Bannon is 34 years old as of 2024. She was born in the year 1990 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. However, she has managed to keep her day and month of birth private, therefore it is difficult to know when she celebrates her birthday.

Laura Bannon Height

Bannon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Laura Bannon Family and Husband

Bannon is a married woman and her spouse is Brian Hilton. They tied the knot on September 27, 2022. Bannon often posts her photos alongside her husband on her Instagram Page. Bannon and Brian have no kids at the moment. During Bannon’s leisure time, she likes hitting the gym (daily) and doing exercises, taking long walks, and training for CrossFit events.

Laura Bannon Salary

Being one of the top meteorologists for WBBM-TV, Bannon earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 100,000. 

Laura Bannon Net Worth

Bannon has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist.

Laura Bannon WBBM-TV

Bannon works at WBBM-TV alongside other famous WBBM-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Chris Tye
  2. Albert Ramon
  3. Mary Kay Kleist
  4. Ed Curran
  5. Jeff Harris
  6. Marshall Harris
  7. Matt Zahn
  8. Jackie Kostek
  9. Tara Molina

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