Yianni Kourakis Biography
Kourakis is an American journalist who serves WPBF as a sports anchor and reporter. Further, he broadcasts all aspects of South Florida sports with Shayne Wright. He joined the station in July 2021. Previously, he served WPRI as the sports director for eight years.
Yianni Kourakis Age
Kourakis 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.
Yianni Kourakis Height
Kourakis stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Yianni Kourakis Family
Kourakis 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 JP has any siblings.
Yianni Kourakis Wife
Kourakis is happily married to the love of his life and together they have two children; a boy and a girl. However, not much is known about his wife and kids
Yianni Kourakis Net Worth
Kourakis has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Yianni Kourakis Salary
Kourakis earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Yianni Kourakis Career
Kourakis serves WPBF as a sports anchor and reporter. Further, he broadcasts all aspects of South Florida sports with Shayne Wright. He joined the station in July 2021. Previously, he served WPRI as the sports director for eight years.
While there, he provided coverage for the golden age of New England professional sports. For instance, four New England Patriots Super Bowls, two Boston Red Sox World Series, and a Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Finals. Additionally, he helped in the debut of a regional New England Patriots pregame program, a weekly podcast, and a high school football program.
He attained the AP Award for Best Sports Program in New England, earned Emmy nominations, and was voted Sportscaster of the Year in Rhode Island. Further, he served at the University of Rhode Island as an adjunct sports broadcasting professor. He also worked at ABC 8News WRIC as a sports anchor and reporter from July 2010 to September 2013.
In the years between 2007 and 2009, he was a sports anchor and reporter at WBOC-TV Salisbury, Maryland. He also served as a producer at MASN in 2007. From September 2018 to May 2021, he was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Rhode Island.
Yianni Kourakis WPRI
Kourakis is working at WPRI where he works alongside other famous WPRI anchors and reporters including;
- Erica Ricci
- Shiina LoSciuto
- Chelsea Jones
- Kim Kalunian
- Kait Walsh
- Brian Yocono
- Patrick Little
- Danielle North
- Mike Montecalvo
- Shannon Hegy
- Rosie Langello
- Morey Hershgordon
- JP Smollins
- Tony Petrarca
- Michelle Muscatello
- T.J Del Santo
- Pete Mangione
- Steven Matregrano
- Melissa Sardelli
Yianni Kourakis Social Media Platforms
Kourakis is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 4k followers on Twitter, over 1k followers on Instagram, and over 1k followers on Facebook.