Who is Andy Farnsworth?
Andy Farnsworth is an American journalist who is working for KSL-TV as a news and traffic reporter. Also, he serves the station as a movie and streaming TV critic. Further, he serves as a host of a weekly “What To Watch” segment on Fridays during KSL News at Noon. Moreover, he serves as a host of the Fan Effect podcast on KSL NewsRadio since 2016. He joined the KSL 5 News team in August 2010. And, joined the KSL team in 2003.
Andy Farnsworth Date of Birth / Age
Farnsworth is approximately in his 40s as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. Even so, he was born in Provo, Utah. However, we will update the information once available.
Andy Farnsworth Height
Farnsworth stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Andy Farnsworth Parents and Siblings
Farnsworth was born and raised in Utah. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, he was raised in West Jordan, Utah in the company of his family. Unfortunately, when he was a teenager, his mother passed away from cancer. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Andy Farnsworth Spouse(Wife)
Farnsworth exchanged vows with his wife, Lori in 2000. As of 2022, the couple celebrated their 22nd anniversary together. After their fourth child was born, Lori was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Later, she beat the disease and a few years later gave birth to the twins. They have six kids together. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Andy Farnsworth Kids / Children
Farnsworth has six kids with his wife included are a set of twins, a boy, and a girl. Even so, he manages to keep information regarding his kids away from the public. Of the twins, the girl is older by 20 minutes. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Andy Farnsworth Education
After completing his high school education at West Jordan High, Farnsworth went on to join Salt Lake Community College. Later, he became its graduate with an Associate’s degree in General Studies. While there, he served as a sports editor for “The Globe” student newspaper. Additionally, he served as the founder of the school’s first student radio station (internet), “GlobeRadio.” Also, he served as a play-by-play announcer for radio and TV broadcasts of men’s & women’s basketball teams, women’s volleyball, and women’s softball.
Moreover, he served SLCC men’s & women’s basketball teams & women’s volleyball as a public address announcer. Farnsworth went on to further his education at the University of Utah where he attained his Bachelor Of Arts degree in Mass Communication and Electronic journalism. Forbye, he served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Salvador, Brazil. While in Brazil, he learned how to speak Portuguese.
Andy Farnsworth Career
Farnsworth works for KSL as a news and traffic reporter. Also, he serves the station as a movie and streaming TV critic since May 2015. Further, he serves as a host of the weekly “What To Watch” segment on Fridays during KSL News at Noon. Moreover, he serves as a host of the Fan Effect podcast on KSL NewsRadio since 2016. He joined the KSL 5 News team in August 2010. And, joined the KSL team in 2003.
In addition, he serves “Utah’s Morning News with Tim & Amanda” from 5-9 AM on KSL NewsRadio as the lead traffic anchor. To boot, he serves BYU football home games by covering traffic. In 2003, he joined the station from an airplane where he served as an airborne traffic reporter. Additionally, he served KSL NewsRadio’s, “Eye in the Sky” prior to migrating to the KSL Traffic Center. From 2010 to 2017, he served as KSL TV’s morning traffic reporter.
Farnsworth’s been involved with traffic reporting since 1998. Nonetheless, he began his radio career when he served Metro Networks as an intern. While there, he was tasked with handing out traffic briefs and on-air talent throughout morning drive time. Afterward, he went on to serve the radio station as a producer where he produced traffic updates. And, he spent some time producing and writing news and sports copy for radio.
Later, in 2000 he became the airborne traffic reporter for three stations because he was “literally the only person there at the time who didn’t get airsick.” Further, he spent just about10,000 hours serving as a passenger in Cessna 172 above Utah’s roadways. During the 9/11 attacks, the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics, and most of the I-15 reconstruction projects, he was in the traffic plane.
At one point, he and his pilot made an impromptu landing at Camp Williams prior to the Olympics. As a result of this, Homeland Security agents showed up with guns drawn to find out the reason. When he is not working, he enjoys skiing, snowboarding, reading, and funny things. On a side note, during the celebration of 100 Years of KSL NewsRadio, he was dubbed “BYU SuperFan of the Week” by KSL Radio in 1989. This was because he wore a different BYU shirt to school every day for three solid weeks. Moreover, he still owns the certificate and the commemorative mug.
Farnsworth works with KSL where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Lori Prichard
- Heather Simonsen
- Carole Mikita
- Adam Eakle
- John Hollenhorst
- Andrew Adams
- Mike Headrick
- Dan Spindle
- Jed Boal
- Mike Anderson
- Alex Cabrero
How Much Does Andy Farnsworth Earn?
Farnsworth approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Andy Farnsworth Worth?
As a reporter, Farnsworth has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Andy Farnsworth Leaving KSL
There is information on Farnsworth leaving the station. Currently, he serves the station as a news and traffic reporter. Also, he serves the station as a movie and streaming TV critic. Further, he serves as a host of a weekly “What To Watch” segment on Fridays during KSL News at Noon. Moreover, he serves as a host of the Fan Effect podcast on KSL NewsRadio since 2016. He joined the KSL 5 News team in August 2010.