Larry Potash WGN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Backstory, Salary and Net Worth

Larry Potash Bio | Wiki

Larry Potash is an American journalist currently working for WGN-TV as an anchor. He joined the TV network in 1994 and has been anchoring WGN Morning News since 1995. Prior to joining WGN-TV, Larry worked at KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he served as a weekend anchor and political reporter. 

Larry Potash Age

He was born on May 2, 1967, in Boston, the United States. Larry is 55 years old and celebrates his birthday on May 2 every year.

Larry Potash Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Larry stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx 1.85m).

Larry Potash Family

According to our sources, Larry is from a middle-class family and grew up together with his sister. He was born in Boston in the United States of America. However, information regarding his parents is currently unavailable.

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Larry Potash Wife

He has been married to his better half, Lisa Potash since 2000. His wife’s aunt who passed on made the couple a really nice blanket with words of love. She ended up screwing one important detail which was the groom’s name. Lisa’s aunt wrote “Clarence” instead of “Larry”. The couple is proud parents to two daughters, Kaylin Potash and Mallory Potash. The family usually visits summer events.

Larry Potash Education

He attended Emerson College in Boston where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication and Broadcast Journalism.

Larry Potash Backstory

He is the host of a show known as “Backstory with Larry Potash” on WGN. The show involves the backstory of some of the most fascinating stories in history, culture, religion, and science from Chicago and beyond. As a result of his work as host of Backstory, Larry was acknowledged with a Best Show Silver Dome Award in 2019.

Larry Potash WGN

He works for WGN-TV as an anchor, anchoring WGN Morning News since 1995. Larry joined the TV network in 1994. He covers extensive stories concerning history, science, religion, and more. In addition, Larry traveled to Asia in 1996 to cover a multi-part series on the culture of Hong Kong and the change to Chinese sovereignty.

Additionally, he hosts a program known as “Larry’s World” which takes a look at the unusual, fun, and sometimes less known details behind various pop culture phenomena and television news-making itself.

Prior to joining WGN-TV, Larry worked at KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he served as a weekend anchor and political reporter. Before that, he worked as a morning anchor at WFIE-TV in Evansville, Indiana. Larry’s career journey began at KLMG-TV in Longview, Texas where he served as an anchor and reporter.

Some of Larry’s colleagues at WGN include:

Robin Baumgarten –  Anchor (Chicago)

Paul Konrad – Weather Anchor (Chicago)

Meghan Dwyer  – Investigative reporter

Courtney Gousman – Reporter

Sarah Jindra – Traffic Reporter (Chicago)

Lary Potash Awards

He has been honored with several awards including five of his eleven Emmy Awards for Best Anchor. In addition, Larry has received ten Silver Dome awards for Best Anchor in Chicago from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. Moreover, he was also honored with a Best Show Silver Dome Award in 2019 for Backstory.

Larry Potash Salary

He receives quite a decent amount from his work as a morning news anchor and host of Backstory at WGN. Larry’s average salary is $78,000 annually.

Larry Potash Net Worth

Having worked for WGN-TV since 1994, Larry has managed to accumulate a good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $1 million.

Where is Larry Potash Today

He is currently working for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. Larry joined the WGN news team in 1994 working as an anchor and later began serving as the network’s morning anchor in 1995. Previously, he worked at KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a weekend anchor and political reporter.

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