John Lauritsen Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WCCO, Net Worth, Salary

John Lauritsen Biography

John Lauritsen is an American Emmy award-winning Reporter/Anchor working for WCCO-TV as a News Reporter. She joined the WCCO-TV team in late July of 2007. 

John Lauritsen Age

Lauritsen was born in Milan, Minnesota, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50’s.

John Lauritsen Height

Lauritsen stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) tall.

John Lauritsen Family

Lauritsen grew up on a farm near Milan, Minnesota and he credits growing up on a farm and going to school in a small town with helping him become the reporter he is today. He has however not revealed the names of his parents or siblings.

John Lauritsen Wife

Lauritsen is married to Jessica and the couple is blessed with two children Harlow and Bo. He lives in Maple Grove with his family.

John Lauritsen Net Worth

Lauritsen has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a reporter.

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John Lauritsen Salary

Lauritsen earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

John Lauritzen Education

Lauritsen graduated from Montevideo Senior High School. He then joined St. Cloud State University where he received a Master’s Degree in mass communications. He has also taught a class there as well.

John Lauritsen Career

Lauritsen serves at WCCO-TV as a News Reporter. Two days after Lauritsen started at WCCO, the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed. During his time at WCCO-TV, Lauritsen has covered a variety of stories that range from floods to tornadoes to blizzards that have dumped nearly two feet of snow on Minnesota. You can also find him covering a crime story, a human interest story, a fire, or a sporting event. His favorite stories are those that highlight a special moment in someone’s life.

In 2008, Lauritsen reported on a soldier who came home from Iraq and surprised his daughter at her volleyball game. He also reported on Minnesota’s only poisonous snake population in southeastern Minnesota and he managed not to get bit in the process.

Lauritsen started his career at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, Minnesota, before moving to Waterloo, Iowa, where he worked for KWWL-TV. He also worked at Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, before coming to WCCO-TV. Lauritsen has been an anchor, reporter, sports reporter, sports anchor, editor, producer, and photographer during his television career.

In 2009, Lauritsen ran the Twin Cities Marathon for the first time. He has also tried skydiving, surfing, and rock climbing, and is an avid reader whenever he can find time to sit down. During his free time, Lauritsen can be found at the gym or playing in one of three volleyball leagues that keep him busy year-round. Lauritsen also plays in a football league in the fall and is an active tennis player.

John Lauritsen WCCO

Lauritsen is working at WCCO where he works alongside other famous  WCCO anchors and reporters including;

  1. Frank Vascellaro
  2. Mike Max
  3. Chris Shaffer
  4. Amelia Santaniello
  5. Heather Brown
  6. Jennifer Mayerle
  7. Jason DeRusha
  8. Mike Augustyniak
  9. Ali Lucia
  10. Liz Collin
  11. David Schuman
  12. Lisa Meadows
  13. Katie Steiner
  14. Erin Hassanzadeh
  15. Jeff Wagner
  16. Bill Hudson
  17. Christiane Cordero
  18. Kate Raddatz
  19. Riley O’Connor
  20. Reg Chapman
  21. Pat Kessler
  22. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
  23. Marielle Mohs
  24. Kari Patey
  25. Esme Murphy

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