Laura Okmin Profile
Laura Okmin is an American journalist working for FOX Sports serving as a reporter. Okmin has been working for the station since joining in 2002.
Laura Okmin Career
Okmin serves as a reporter for the NFL on FOX as well as a feature reporter for both of FOX’s pregame shows, FOX NFL SUNDAY and FOX NFL KICKOFF. For more than two decades, she has covered the biggest names on the biggest stages, including more than ten Super Bowls, two Olympics, multiple NBA Finals, World Series, and MLB All-Star Games.
Laura worked as a FOX Sports AFC reporter during the divisional playoffs in 2018-2019. She also provides analysis for Westwood One’s national radio games on Thursday and Monday nights, as well as the NFL playoffs.
Okmin has hosted three national FSN shows as well as served as a feature reporter and reporter for the Orange and Fiesta BCS Bowl Games, in addition to hosting FOXSports.com’s coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Okmin founded LO Productions in order to create and develop her own content, and PROfiles, a 30-minute series introducing NFL personalities off the field, aired on FSN. She hosted the show while also serving as its Executive Producer, which included securing VIZIO as the title sponsor, booking each guest, and writing each episode.
Okmin previously worked for TNT/TBS Sports (2002-2003), where she hosted Braves and Thrasher’s coverage as well as reported on the NBA Playoffs. She worked for CNN for five years as a reporter and host, anchoring the network’s premier sports shows, “CNN Early Edition,” “CNN Morning News,” “Page One,” and “NBA Today,” which aired daily on CNN and CNNSI.
Quick Facts About Laura Okmin
|Age||49 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Okmin began her broadcasting career as a Sports Reporter/Anchor in Montgomery, Ala., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Sports Channel in Chicago, where she traveled with the Chicago Bulls during their championship run, after graduating from the University of Kansas with a degree in Journalism. She received the Chicago Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Sports – Single Program Covering Sports while in Chicago.
Okmin wrote and published a children’s book titled “Mommy Has Cancer” in 2002. Her other passion is training and mentoring young women entering the sports broadcasting field through her company GALvanize, which holds seminars across the country.
She also does media training. She also teaches media skills to professional athletes, coaches, NFL and MLB teams, and business executives. Okmin also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Kansas William Allen White Journalism School and the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission’s advisory board.
Laura Okmin Age|birthday
Okmin is 49 years old as of 2021. She was born on June 11, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri, the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on June 11, every year.
Laura Okmin Height
Okmin stands at a height o 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters).
Laura Okmin Family
Laura is the daughter of the late Lynne Okmin. Her mother died of cancer many years ago. Laura’s life has been shaped in many ways by her mother’s battle with cancer. She shares her mother’s experiences on social media and wrote the children’s book Mommy Has Cancer in 2002.
Laura Okmin Husband
Okmin is married to Michael Hagerty. They co-own OKERTY ENTERTAINMENT, a production company that creates scripted and unscripted content for all screens – with messages they believe in. Laura and Michael live in Nashville with their adoring dog, Booyah.
Laura Okmin Salary
Being one of the top sports analysts for FOX Sports, Okmin earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Laura Okmin Net Worth
Okmin has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a reporter.
Laura Okmin FOX Sports
At FOX Sports Okmin works alongside;
- Jon Paul Morosi
- Curt Menefee
- Urban Meyer
- Matt Millen
- Chris Myers
- Joy Taylor
- Charissa Thompson
- Nick Swisher
- Clay Travis
- Mariano Trujillo
- Sara Walsh
- Jonathan Vilma