Who is Tom Hauser?
Tom Hauser is a Chief Political Reporter working at KSTP-TV. Hauser is the host of the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS “At Issue” public affairs program aired on Sunday mornings. Tom authored “Inside the Ropes with Jesse Ventura,” in 2002. This is a book about the remarkable four-year term of Governor Jesse Ventura.
Tom Hauser Date of Birth / Age
Hauser is approximately 59 years as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on April 20th. His exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Tom Hauser Height
Hauser stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Tom Hauser Parents and Siblings
Hauser was born in Minneapolis and grew up in Edina. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Tom Hauser Spouse / Wife
Hauser is happily married to his wife and together has four children. The family resides in the Twin Cities.
Tom Hauser Kids / Children
Hauser and his loving wife have four children. However, we will update more information on his children once available.
Tom is originally from Minneapolis and grew up in Edina. He graduated from Edina West High School. He resides in the Twin Cities with his beautiful wife and four children.
Tom Hauser Education
Hauser attended Edina West High School. Later, he joined the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science in 1983. Additionally, Tom earned a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992.
Tom Hauser Career
Hauser is a Chief Political Reporter working at KSTP-TV. Additionally, he is an Author, Inside the Ropes with Jesse Ventura and Studio host, as well as MN State Hockey on 45TV. Also, he is Chairman, the 2019 Hobey Baker Committee.
Tom believes that covering Minnesota politics is the best political beat in the country. He remembers how they elected an Olympic hockey player as Governor and followed that up years later with a professional wrestler. Later, they elected a former ‘Saturday Night Live’ comedian to the U.S. Senate. and hence there’s rarely a dull moment.
Tom joined the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS team in September 1992. Therefore, he was a reporter and news anchor in Austin, Minnesota; Fort Myers, Florida; and Des Moines, Iowa. In addition, he also covered the law enforcement beat in the Twin Cities for several years before joining Minnesota politics in 1997. Hauser is the host of the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS “At Issue” public affairs program aired on Sunday mornings. Tom authored “Inside the Ropes with Jesse Ventura,” in 2002. This is a book about the remarkable four-year term of Governor Jesse Ventura.
Tom Hauser Achievements
Tom is a multiple award-winning reporter. He won Emmy awards for his coverage of the plane crash of Senator Paul Wellstone and for stories that helped solve the 1970 murder of St. Paul Police Officer Jim Sackett. He was also honored with the St. Paul Police Department “Chief’s Award”, in 2007. This is one of the highest civilian honors in the department, This was for his reporting on the Sackett case.
Tom is a 4x Emmy Award-winning journalist for “At Issue,” including one in 2015 for a special about U.S. relations with Cuba after traveling to Havana, Cuba. Also, Tom earned two Emmys while working as a television host of the Minnesota State High School Hockey tournament on KSTC-TV, Channel 45. Tom was inducted into the “Silver Circle” of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2014. This was for “significant contributions to the television industry” over 25 years.
Tom is originally from Minneapolis and grew up in Edina. He graduated from Edina West High School. He resides in the Twin Cities with his beautiful wife and four children. Hauser was the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Committee chairman in 2019. It usually honors the top college hockey player in the country.
Further, Tom actively participates on the Diamond Awards Committee in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins and Bob Allison Ataxia Research Center. This assists in raising funds for lifesaving research and care for brain, nerve, and muscle disorders at the University of Minnesota. Tom loves building his backyard hockey rink and reading. He also enjoys golfing, and running and has completed 29 marathons.
How Much Does Tom Hauser Earn?
Hauser earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Tom Hauser Worth?
As a Chief Political Reporter, Author, and Chairman of the 2019 Hobey Baker Committee, Tom has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $9 million.
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