John Lauritsen Biography
John Lauritsen is an American Emmy award-winning reporter for WCCO-TV since joining the team in late July of 2007. Two days after Lauritsen started, the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed.
John Lauritsen Age
Lauritsen was born in Milan, Minnesota, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private 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.
John Lauritsen Salary
Lauritsen earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Lauristen.
|How old is John Lauristen?||Not Available|
|How tall is John Lauristen?||5 feet 7 inches|
|Who is John Lauristen married to?||Jessica|
|How much money does John Lauristen earn?||$ 45,000 – $ 110,500|
|How much is John Lauristen worth?||$1 Million – $5 Million|
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 started her 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.
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.
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.
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.
John Lauritsen WCCO
Lauritsen is currently working at WCCO where he works alongside other famous WCCO anchors and reporters including;
- Frank Vascellaro
- Mike Max
- Chris Shaffer
- Amelia Santaniello
- Heather Brown
- Jennifer Mayerle
- Jason DeRusha
- Mike Augustyniak
- Ali Lucia
- Liz Collin
- David Schuman
- Lisa Meadows
- Katie Steiner
- Erin Hassanzadeh
- Jeff Wagner
- Bill Hudson
- Christiane Cordero
- Kate Raddatz
- Riley O’Connor
- Reg Chapman
- Pat Kessler
- Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
- Marielle Mohs
- Kari Patey
- Esme Murphy