Jay Kolls Biography
Jay Kolls is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for KSTP in Saint Paul, Minnesota as a news reporter. Prior to joining the station in 2010, he worked for AM1500 – KSTP-AM.
Jay Kolls Age
Kolls likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.
Jay Kolls Height
Kolls stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.
Jay Kolls Family
Kolls has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Kolls has any siblings.
Jay Kolls Wife
Kolls is married to his lovely spouse, Rebbeca Kolls. Rebecca has worked as a meteorologist for WCCO-TV. She has also served as the veep of consumer strategy for Iconoculture. They reside in St. Croix River Valley.
Jay Kolls Children
Kolls and his wife Rebecca, take great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 kids, Taylor Kolls (son) and Madison Kolls (daughter). Taylor is a veteran (Marine combat) who was in the Afghanistan war. He is in a happy marriage with Monique Lamoureux, an Olympic hockey medalist. Madison on the other hand is a student at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where she is part of the hockey team.
Jay Kolls Net Worth
Kolls has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Jay Kolls Salary
Kolls earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jay Kolls Career
Kolls serves at 5 Eyewitness News as a news reporter. Before joining KSTP, Kolls worked for AM1500 – KSTP-AM in Saint Paul, Minnesota as a radio talk show host for 4 years (2006-2010). Jay Kolls has worked in TV and radio news for 29 years. He spent 16 of those years at Hubbard Broadcasting. He was in the television news investigative department for 11 years (from 1992 to 2003).
Throughout his career, he has won several accolades for his incredible reporting work. For investigative coverage, Kolls holds 5 National Awards; a Bronze Medallion from SPJ – Society of Professional Journalists, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and 3 National Headliner Awards. Also, he holds 8 Chicago/Midwest Emmys, and one of them was for individual excellence.
When it comes to his education, there is no information regarding which schools Koll attended and the field of study he specialized in. During his leisure time, he likes golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Jay Kolls Alchohol
When Kolls was working for KSTP-AM as a radio talk host, he went off on air in around October 2019. His fans of course wondered where he was. One day explained that he was off because he went for an alcohol treatment program.
Jay Kolls KSTP
Kolls is working at KSTP where he works alongside other famous KSTP meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Darren Wolfson
- Kelsey Christensen
- Hanna Conway
- Renée Cooper
- Brittney Ermon
- Ellen Galles
- Callan Gray
- Tom Hauser
- Ben Henry
- Joe Mazan
- Richard Reeve
Jay Kolls Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 3.2K followers on Twitter.