Who is Larry Potash?
Larry Potash is an American journalist who is working for WGN-TV as an anchor of WGN Morning News since 1995, just one year after its founding. He joined the station in August 1994. Further, he has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades.
Larry Potash Date of Birth / Age
Potash was born on May 2nd, 1967. He is 55 years old as of 2022.
Larry Potash Height
Potash stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Larry Potash Parents and Siblings
Potash was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, he has a sister. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Larry Potash Spouse(Wife)
Potash exchanged vows with his wife, Lisa in 2000. As of 2022, the couple celebrated their 22nd anniversary together. They have two kids daughter. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Larry Potash Kids / Children
Potash has two daughters with his wife. They are named, Mallory and Kaylin. Even so, he manages to keep information regarding his kids away from the public eye. Also, he has a cat named Chantal. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Larry Potash Education
After completing his high school education, Potash went on to attend Emerson College in Boston in 1985. Later, in 1989 he became its graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism.
Larry Potash Career
Potash works for WGN as an anchor of WGN Morning News since 1995, just one year after its founding. He joined the station in August 1994. Further, he has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades. Additionally, he presents stories about history, science, religion, and more. In 1996, he went to Asia to do a multi-part series on the culture of Hong Kong and the change to Chinese autonomy.
Moreover, his day-to-day feature, Larry’s World,” focuses on the unorthodox, fun, and sometimes unexplored facts behind multiple pop culture situations and television news-making itself. In October 2018, the station debuted “Backstory with …Potash.” The program is a fresh series that runs periodically as specials during the year.
On the program. he investigates the backstory behind some of the most absorbing tales in culture, history, religion, and science from Chicago and beyond. Also, he has been acknowledged d for his accomplishments in broadcasting. For instance, he has secured 14 Emmy awards counting Best Magazine Show for his history show, “Backstory” in 2020.
In addition, the Illinois Broadcasters Association honored him with ten Silver Dome awards for Best Anchor in Chicago. Also, the program, “Backstory with ..Potash,” gained Silver Dome Awards for “best documentary show” in 2019 and 2020. Prior to WGN, he served KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a weekend anchor and political reporter.
Potash works with WGN where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Dina Bair
- Robin Baumgarten
- Tahman Bradley
- Ben Bradley
- Ray Cortopassi
- Lourdes Duarte
- Demetrius Ivory
- Mike Janssen
- Lauren Jiggetts
- Sarah Jindra
- Morgan Kolkmeyer
- Paul Konrad
- Sean Lewis
How Much Does Larry Potash Earn?
Potash approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Larry Potash Worth?
As an anchor, Potash has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Larry Potash Leaving WGN
Speculations regarding Potash’s departure from the station have not been addressed by him or WGN. Potash works for WGN as an anchor of WGN Morning News since 1995, just one year after its founding. He joined the station in August 1994. Further, he has served the station for more than 2 and a half decades. Also, he serves as an anchor of “Larry’s World,” and “Backstory with… Potash.” However, we will update this information once details regarding this are made available to the public.