Ray Cortopassi WGN, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Salary, and Net Worth

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Ray Cortopassi is an American anchor and reporter. He currently serves as an anchor at WGN. Ray anchors WGN News; at 5 pm, 6 pm, and WGN News at Nine and Ten. He also reports on issues, events, and people.  Ray joined the station’s news team in September of 2020.

Prior to that,  he worked for the FOX59 News team in 2009. Ray is also the co-founder of a community theatre known as Off-Main Street Players, in Zionsville, Ind. Ray is the managing director of the theatre. He as well serves as the executive director of the chamber of Commerce a role that he assumed from 2008 until 2011.

Prior to moving to Indianapolis, Ray served as an anchor and reporter at TV stations based in Traverse City, Michigan, and Las Vegas, Nevada. He won Emmy and Associated Press awards while in Indianapolis. Additionally, he hosts a weekday morning show on WTTS that airs on 92.3FM.

Ray Cortopassi Age

He was born in 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Ray is 55 years old.


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Ray Cortopassi Height

He is a bit tall in stature. Ray stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (Approx 1.85m).

Ray Cortopassi Family

He was born to his father and mother in Chicago, Illinois. Ray’s father worked as a sheet metal foreman while his mother was a home-based piano teacher. Ray’s family is originally from Dolton, Ill., a south suburb of Chicago. Having been raised by a  piano teacher, Ray loves alternative rock-n-roll.

Ray Cortopassi Wife

He is happily married to his lovely wife called Leslie Cortopassi. Together, they are blessed with four children. The couple spends half of their time parenting, the other half chauffeuring. Ray is a good tennis player who was once ranked as a 4.0 player by the U.S. Tennis Association.

Ray Cortopassi Education

After graduating from high school, Ray enrolled at Columbia College in Chicago as a journalist student. He later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the same College. Apart from journalism, Ray also studied a bit of acting.

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He began his career in journalism working as a freelance reporter for the Daily Southtown out of Chicago( currently the Southtown Star). Later on, Ray got a position with the City News Bureau of Chicago serving as a print reporter and monitoring police beats. In 1994, Ray went to northern Michigan and started working as a news anchor for WPBN TV, he served the station for two years only.

Ray then proceeded to another anchor position at KTNV based in Las Vegas. He as well served as the evening anchor at the ABC station based in Indianapolis. Ray also spent time serving as an anchor and reporter at TV stations based in Las Vegas, NV, and Traverse City, MI. Thereafter,  he went to work for the FOX59 news team based in Indianapolis.

There,  he served as an anchor of the morning newscast as well as  4 pm news since 2009. Ray has more than 25 years of work experience in media broadcasting. In September of 2020, he started working for the WGN News team. There,  he works as co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 5 pm as well as 6 pm. He also broadcasts the WGN News at 9 pm and 10 pm.

Ray’s other colleagues at WGN Include:

Morgan Kolkmeyer-Meteorologist

Larry Potash-anchor

Courtney Gausman-reporter

Meghan Dwyer-reporter

Paul Konrad-anchor

Ana  Belaval– reporter

Ray Cortopassi Salary

His main source of income is his job at WGN. Ray’s average salary is $77,834 per year.

Ray Cortopassi Net Worth

This American journalist and a Chicago native have accumulated good fortune over the years. Ray’s estimated net worth is $ 2,683,561

How Old Is Ray Cortopassi

Ray was born in 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 55 years old.

Is Ray Cortopassi Married

Yes. Ray is happily married to his lovely wife called Leslie Cortopassi. Together, share four beautiful children.

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