John Lauritsen Bio, Age, Height, WCCO-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

John Lauritsen Bio, Wiki

John Lauritsen is an American Emmy award-winning  Anchor and Reporter working with WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota serving the station as a reporter. He has been working with this station since 2007.

John Lauritsen Age

Lauritsen who seems to be in his 50s was born in Milan, Minnesota, in the United States. However, she hasn’t shared details about her birth date, month, and year.

John Lauritsen Height

Lauritsen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

John Lauritsen Education

Lauritsen attended Montevideo Senior High School for his high school diploma. Later he joined St. Cloud State University where he earned his Master’s Degree in mass communications. In addition, he also taught a class there once.

John Lauritsen
John Lauritsen

John Lauritsen Work Experience

Lauritsen is an Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor at WCCO-TV. He joined the WCCO-TV News team in July 2007. The Interstate 35W bridge collapsed two days after he started working for WCCO-TV.

His journalism career started in Alexandria, Minn working at KSAX-TV. From there he moved to Waterloo, Iowa where worked at KWWL-TV. Before joining WCCO-TV, Lauritsen worked at Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Throughout his career in Television, he has worked as a producer, editor, sports anchor, sports reporter, anchor, photographer, and reporter.

During his tenure working for WCCO-TV, he has covered quite a variety of stories including tornadoes, blizzards, and floods, that have left nearly two feet of snow in Minnesota. He has also covered sporting events, human interest stories, fire, a well as crime stories.

Lauritsen enjoys covering stories that have an impact on someone’s life and considers them his favorite ones. He covered a story of a man who came back from Iraq in 2008 and surprised his daughter at her volleyball game

In addition, he reported on Minnesota’s only poisonous snake population in southeastern Minnesota. He cared not to get bit in the process, he isn’t a fan of snakes.

Furthermore, whenever he finds time to sit down, he picks a book to read. He is an avid reader and tries rock climbing, skydiving, and surfing. In 2009, he ran the Twin Cities Marathon for the first time.

John Lauritsen’s Net Worth

In Sample’s career as an anchor and reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

John Lauritsen Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

John Lauritsen Parents and Siblings

Lauritsen was born and raised in Milan, Minnesota, in the United States. He grew up on a farm near Milan, Minnesota. Lauritsen says growing up on a farm and going to school in a small town helped him become the reporter he is today. He has not disclosed information about his parents or siblings.

John Lauritsen’s Wife and Kids

Lauritsen is married to his wife, Jessica and together they have two kids, a boy named Bo, and a girl named Harlow. John and his family reside in Maple Grove. During his leisure time, he likes to go to the gym and play tennis, football, and volleyball. He plays in a football league in the fall and also plays one of three volleyball leagues that keep him busy year-round.

Lauritsen Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 5k followers, around 1k followers on his Facebook page, and about 709 followers on his Instagram account.