Joanie Lum Biography
Joanie Lum is an American reporter for Fox 32 News in Chicago, Illinois. She has over 2 decades of experience reporting for Chicago-area stations, most recently serving for six years as a general assignment reporter for WBBM-TV. Before that, Lum spent 16 years as a general assignment reporter for WGN-TV.
Joanie Lum Age
Lum is 42 years old as of 2021. She was born on February 7, 1979, in the United States of American. She celebrates her birthday on 7th February every year.
Joanie Lum Height
Lum stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Joanie Lum Family
Lum has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Lum has any siblings.
Joanie Lum Husband
Lum is married and the couple is blessed with two children and one of them is a daughter who is known as Sela. She has however not disclosed the name of her husband or children in public.
Joanie Lum Net Worth
Lum has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a reporter.
Joanie Lum Salary
Lum earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Lum.
|How old is Joanie Lum?||42 years old as of 2021|
|How tall is Joanie Lum?||5 feet 4 inches|
|Who is Joanie Lum married to?||Not Available|
|How much money does Joanie Lum earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is Joanie Lum worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Joanie Lum Career
Earlier in her career, Lum spent a year as an anchor, reporter, producer and weathercaster at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois. Prior to that, Lum was an associate producer for one year at KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Lum’s first broadcasting job was reporting for the student-run, commercially-owned KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.
Throughout her career, she has interviewed many newsmakers, most notably His Holiness the Dalai Lama during his 1996, 1999 and 2007 Chicago visits. Lum was part of the team that earned the 2008 Chicago Emmy Award for Spot News for coverage of the NIU shootings, and also the 2005 National Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage within a Newscast for “Farewell to the Pope.” Lum was also honored with two Emmy Awards for her work on the 2003 and 2004 Chicago Marathon broadcasts.
From 2000-2001, she wrote a column for the Chicago Tribune, “Adventure Shopping with Joanie Lum,” documenting her experiences hosting the WGN-TV segment, “Around Town.”
Lum attended the University of Missouri in Columbia where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She is a former president of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Chicago chapter and is currently an advisory board member of the Chinese American Service League, Inc.
Joanie Lum FOX 32
Lum is currently working at FOX 32 where she works alongside other famous FOX 32 anchors and reporters including;
- Scott Schneider
- Taylor Gleason
- Dane Placko
- Mark Strehl
- Bill Zwecker
- Anthony Ponce
- Corey McPherrin
- Roseanne Tellez
- Sylvia Perez
- Anita Padilla
- Terrence Lee
- Brittney Payton
- Elizabeth Matthews
- Kaitlin Cody
- Brittany Garzillo
- Jake Hamilton
- Dawn Hasbrouck
- Tia Ewing
- Natalie Bomke
- Bill Bellis
- Michelle Alegria
- Mike Caplan
- Lou Canellis
Joanie Lum Social Media Platforms
Lum is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 7k followers on Twitter, over 1k followers on Instagram, and over 5k followers on Facebook.