Paul LaGrone Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WFTS, Salary and Net Worth

Paul LaGrone is an American Emmy award-winning News Anchor/Reporter currently working for WFTS since joining the station in July 2016. 

Paul LaGrone Profile

Paul LaGrone is an American Emmy award-winning News Anchor/Reporter currently working for WFTS since July 2016. He anchors news from Monday to Friday at 4 & 5:30 pm on ABC Action News. Also, he is an Investigative Reporter, producing in-depth reports for the 5, 6, & 11 pm newscasts.

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Paul LaGrone

Previously, he was in West Palm Beach, Florida, working for WPBF-TV and Hearst Television, as the full-time morning anchor.

LaGrone is a proud alumnus of Plant City High School and the University of Florida. He graduated from the university with a B.S. in Television and Radio.

LaGrone began his TV career in September 1999, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where he worked for WFXB-TV as a full-time reporter. He stayed there for exactly 7 months. In March 2000, he moved to Fort Myers, Florida to work for WBBH-TV, as well as Waterman Broadcasting Corp, as the full-time reporter. He stopped working for the station in March 2003 and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, where he spent 3 years and 1 month working for WRAL-TV as a reporter. In March 2006, he moved back to Fort Myers, Florida to work for Waterman Broadcasting Corp and WBBH-TV, holding the position of Investigative Reporter/News Anchor.

LaGrone has covered the war in Iraq and Kuwait with the 82nd Airborne Division for a month in 2003. He spent 2 weeks in the Sunni Triangle, where confrontations against American troops were just beginning to escalate. He took viewers into one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces and accompanied soldiers as they dug up an underground bunker containing Iraqi intelligence.

LaGrone has won several awards throughout his career. He holds a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for an investigation that revealed child pornography on donated computers, which he received in 2007. Also, he holds 3 Associated Press awards for his investigative & writing work. He is also a proud nominee of an Emmy Award for “Best Spot News Coverage” in a situation where his photographer and he assisted in the search for a missing boy. Additionally, he has been a producer and writer of segments in which politicians are held responsible for their statements. In 2015, he was nominated for an Emmy for his political reporting.

Quick Facts About Paul LaGrone

Full Name Paul LaGrone
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Katie
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

His career in journalism has taken him to major news events across the state and around the world, from covering tropical storms in Florida and North Carolina. Also, he has reported from the epicenter of the 2000 Presidential election controversy in Tallahassee and broadcasting from the frontlines of the Iraq War.

Paul LaGrone Age

LaGrone was born in Lakeland, Florida. His age is unknown for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old LaGrone is or when he celebrates his birthday.

Paul LaGrone Height

LaGrone stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 8 inches(1.83m).

Paul LaGrone Family

LaGrone spent all of his youth and childhood in Dover, Delaware. Information regarding LaGrone’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it is available.

Paul LaGrone Wife

LaGrone is in marriage with his lovely spouse, Katie, who is an Emmy award-winning Regional Investigative Correspondent at E. W. Scripps Company. The couple takes pride in being “mom and dad” to their 2 sons, Lucas and Jacob. LaGrone likes spending his free time with his wife, as well as his children. The family currently resides in Tampa Bay.

Paul LaGrone Salary

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

Paul LaGrone Net Worth

LaGrone has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor and Reporter.

Paul LaGrone WFTS

At WFTS LaGrone works alongside

  1. Natalie Taylor
  2. Wendy Ryan
  3. Jasmine Styles
  4. Carley Boyette
  5. Deiah Riley
  6. Jamison Uhler
  7. Jason Adams
  8. Shay Ryan
  9. Greg Dee
  10. Sarah Phinney
  11. Denis Phillips
  12. James Tully

 

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