Who is Joe Schmit?
Joe Schmit an American 17x Emmy award-winning journalist working as a sports director and major sports anchor at KSTP-TV. He joined KSTP-TV team in 1985 and in 2001, he covered death of Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman, Kory Stringer and hence was honored with a National Headliner Award for leading the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS with that coverage.
Joe Schmit Date of Birth / Age
Schmit is approximately 42 as of 2022. He was born on 13th November 1980 in Seymour.WI United States.
Joe Schmit Height
Schmit stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Joe Schmit Parents and Siblings
Schmit was born and raised in the United States. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. However we will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Joe Schmit Spouse /Wife
Schmit is happily married to his beautiful wife Laura. The couple once chaired a major capital campaign for VEAP, the largest food shelf in Minnesota. However, More information regarding his wife will be updated once available.
Joe Schmit Kids / Children
Schmit and his wife Laura have been blessed with 3 children namely Gaby Schmit, Natalie Thomas Schmit and a son. The family reside in Bloomington . However, we will update more information on his children once more available.
Joe Schmit Education
Schmit attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and earned his degree in Mass Communications.
Joe Schmit Career
Schmit is a 17x Emmy award-winning from the National Television Academy. He joined KSTP-TV team in 1985 and in 2001, he covered death of Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman, Kory Stringer. Therefore, he was honored with a National Headliner Award for leading the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS with that coverage. Prior to joining KSTP team, Joe was Sports Director for WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Joe oftenly contributes on 1500 ESPN radio. His first book, “Silent Impact: Influence Through Purpose, Persistence, and Passion” and is a popular keynote speaker. He is also holds positions as weekend sports anchor for KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and WKBT-TV in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He actively participated as president and board member of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Twin Cities.
Through the Joe Schmit Celebrity Golf Tournament, which had a 16-year run he raised over $3 million for the organization. He won the Jim Kelly Distinguished Service Award from Big Brothers and Big Sisters in 2000. In 2001, he won the Odyssey Award for commitment to youth mentorship. In addition, in 2005 Joe was also honored as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) Community Leader. Besides, he is past president and board member of the Fairway Foundation and has contributed time to various other charitable organizations.
Schmit is an active member of the PACER Advisory Board and the Minnesota Vikings Advisory Board. Joe and his lovely wifeLaura chaired a major capital campaign for VEAP, the largest food shelf in Minnesota.
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How Much Does Joe Schmit Earn?
Schmit earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Joe Schmit Worth?
As a sports anchor, director and author, Schmit has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.