Jon Paepcke Biography
Jon Paepcke is an American journalist who serves WVTM as an investigative reporter. He joined the station in November 2002 and has served the station for more than 2 decades. Previously, he served WRBL as a news reporter.
Jon Paepcke Age
Paepcke 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 30’s.
Jon Paepcke Height
Paepcke stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jon Paepcke Family
Paepcke 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 Rick has any siblings.
Jon Paepcke Wife
Jon is happily married to Jenifer. They reside in Alabama with their two children Jack and Julia.
Jon Paepcke Net Worth
Paepcke has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Jon Paepcke Salary
Paepcke earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jon Paepcke Education
After completing his high school education, Paepcke attended and graduated from the University of Georgia Journalism School in 1997 with a degree in Broadcast News.
Jon Paepcke Career
Paepcke WVTM 13 as an investigative reporter. He joined the station in November 2002 and has served the station for more than 2 decades. Previously, he served WRBL as a news reporter. He enjoys using his insatiable quest for the truth as well as his investigative experience to uncover the hidden stories that viewers want to see.
Jon has found countless cases of consumer fraud and government wrongdoing since coming to Magic City. Specifically, he has covered a number of high-profile federal fraud trials. The corporate fraud case of HealthSouth founder Richard Scrushy, the fraud trial of former Governor Don Siegelman, and the bribery trial of former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford are among them.
He also helped with the station’s extended coverage of the tornadoes on April 27, 2011. Jon has been honored with a number of television news accolades throughout his career. The Alabama Broadcasters Association’s Best Reporter award, as well as the Associated Press Awards for Best Spot News Coverage and Best Investigative Report, are among them.
Jon is from Columbus, Georgia, a riverbank city. He was lucky enough to land a reporting job at the CBS affiliate in his hometown, where he worked in every capacity for five and a half years. Jon grew up a Crimson Tide supporter, and despite his academic credentials, he supports Bama against everyone, especially the Georgia Bulldogs.
Jon enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his wife Jennifer, son Jack, and daughter Julia. He’s a devout member of Hunter Street Baptist Church, a youth soccer coach, and is always searching for a new outdoor project to take on. He hopes to continue to make a difference in the lives of his viewers.
Jon Paepcke WVTM 13
Paepcke is working at WVTM 13 where he works alongside other famous WVTM 13 anchors and reporters including;
- Stephanie Walker
- Jerry Tracey
- Harmony Mendoza
- Adrian Castellano
- Ryan Hennessy
- Carla Wade
- Ian Reitz
- Guy Rawlings
- Rick Karle
- Sheri Falk
- Jeff Eliasoph
- Brittany Decker
- Lisa Crane
Jon Paepcke Social Media Platforms
Paepcke is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 1k followers on Twitter, over 0 followers on Instagram, and over 7k followers on Facebook.