Paul LaGrone Biography
Paul LaGrone is an American award-winning anchor and reporter working at ABC Action News/WFTS-TV serving as the weekday 5:30 pm anchor. He has been working at the network since joining in July 2016.
Paul LaGrone Age
LaGrone 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 30s.
Paul LaGrone Height
LaGrone stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.75).
Paul LaGrone Family
LaGrone 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 LaGrone has any siblings.
Paul LaGrone Wife
LaGrone is happily married to his beautiful wife, Katie who is also a journalist working at E. W Scripps Company. The couple is also blessed with two sons by the names of Jacob and Lucas. Whenever he is not working, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends.
Paul LaGrone Net Worth
LaGrone has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Paul LaGrone Salary
LaGrone earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Paul LaGrone Education
LaGrone went to Plant City High School where he attained his high school diploma. After his high school studies, he joined the University of Florida Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television.
Paul LaGrone Career
LaGrone serves as the weekday 5:30 pm anchor at ABC Action News/WFTS-TV. In addition to this role, he also serves as the 5 pm and 6 pm reporter at the station. He had also worked at other stations prior to joining WFTS-TV. For instance, he previously worked at Hearts Television/ WPBF in West Palm Beach, Florida where he served as the morning news anchor from June 2010 to July 2016. Prior to that, he previously worked at WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina where he served as a reporter from March 2003 to March 2006. From March 2000 to March 2003, he worked at Waterman Broadcasting Corp where he served as a reporter. Prior to that, he previously worked at WFXB-TV where he served as a reporter from September 1999 to March 2000 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA.
In 2003, LaGrone went to Kuwait and Iraq enclosed the war alongside the 82nd Airborne Division. In addition to that, he also spent about two weeks in the middle of the Sunni Triangle enclosing hostilities against U.S. troops that were just starting to intensify. He has also managed to enclose several stories that hit the headlines all across the states and beyond. For instance, he enclosed tropical storms in Florida and North Carolina and the Presidential election controversy in Tallahassee in 2000.
LaGrone has also managed to win several awards ever since he started his journalism career. For instance, he was awarded three Associated Press awards for his investigative and writing work. He was also awarded a Regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2007 for an investigation that exposed child pornography on charity-donated computers. He was also nominated for an Emmy for “Best Spot News Coverage” in 2004. Furthermore, he also produced and wrote segments that hold politicians accountable for what they say which earned him an Emmy Nomination in 2015.
Paul LaGrone WFTS-TV
LaGrone is working at WFTS-TV where he works alongside other famous WFTS-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Wendy Ryan
- Jamison Uhler
- Deiah Riley
- James Tully
- Lauren St. Germain
- Vanessa Araiza
- Denis Phillips
- Greg Dee
- Shay Ryan
- Jason Adams
Paul LaGrone Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 412 followers on Instagram.