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 Dates of Birth
Lauritsen was born in Milan, Minnesota, in the United States, he has not disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.
John Lauritsen Measurements
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 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. Prior to 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 on Minnesota. He has also covered sporting events, human interest stories, fire, a well as crime stories.
Lauritsen enjoys covering stories that bring an impact on someone’s life and considers them s 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.
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.
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 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 Earnings
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 Spouse
Lauritsen is married to his wife, Jessica. The couple resides in Maple Grove.
John Lauritsen Kids
Lauritsen and Jessica are proud parents of two kids, a boy named Bo, and a girl named Harlow.
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.