John Patorek Biography
John Patorek is an American Emmy award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Meteorologist working at WBRZ serving as the co-anchor. He has been serving with the network’s family since July 1977.
John Patorek Age
Patorek 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 40’s.
John Patorek Height
Patorek stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
John Patorek Family
Patorek 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 Patorek has any siblings.
John Patorek Wife
Patorek is happily married to his wife Jackie O’Beirne-Pastorek. The couple resides in Baton Rouge and together enjoys spending time together.
John Patorek Net Worth
Patorek has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor.
John Patorek Salary
Patorek earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
John Patorek Education
Patorek went to Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge where he attained his high school diploma. He, later on, joined the Missouri School of Journalism where he attained his degree in journalism.
John Patorek Career
Patorek works at WBRZ-TV as the co-anchor of a morning show called 2une In. Additionally, he also serves as the noon and Sunday Journal anchor at WBRZ-TV. Since joining the network, he has served in different posts including as an anchor, reporter, and director. During his journalistic career, he has won several awards and honors including more than 100 national, state, and local awards.
The awards include an Emmy for a documentary on hot air balloons, and several Associated Press awards for documentaries, features, and special medical reporting. Additionally, he also received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medical Journalism. In 1981, he won the Erich Sternberg Humanitarian Award for “The Holocaust Remembered.” Patorek was also tagged one of the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1983.
Later in 2009, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. He has also gone to different parts of the world for his coverage. Some of the places he has visited include Medjugorje, Africa, Central America, and Yugoslavia. In 2004, he was tagged one of Baton Rouge’s outstanding ‘Volunteer Activists’ for his community service. During his leisure time, he enjoys spending his free time traveling, playing guitar and piano, as well as songwriting.
John Patorek WBRZ-TV
Patorek is working at WBRZ-TV where he works alongside other famous WBRZ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jacelyn Wheat
- Marisa Nuzzo
- Dr. Josh Eachus
- Keller Watts
- Corey Rholdon
- Matt Trent
- Lauren Hawkins
- Katie Easter
- Falon Brown
- Brandi B. Harris
John Patorek Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 5K followers on Facebook.