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Joe Lauria Profile
Joe Lauria is an American award-winning journalist who is currently working at FOX 4 News. At the station, he serves as the evening meteorologist On weeknights at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m.
Joe Lauria Age
Lauria is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born in 1962 in New York City, United States of America. However, he has not revealed the date and the month of his birth therefore it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Joe Lauria Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Joe Lauria Family
Lauria has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Joe Lauria Wife
Lauria is happily married to his loving wife Jaye Lynn. However, he likes to keep his life private hence, he has not disclosed any information regarding his wife and whether they have children or not. Research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Joe Lauria Biography
Growing up in New York, Joe remembers being fascinated by clouds and snowstorms at the age of 10. Winter remains his favorite weather season because of those hard-to-forecast snowstorms. The weather has been an important part of his life since childhood, he joined the station in January 1995. Lauria award-winning meteorologist was Chief Meteorologist at KOSA-TV in Midland, Texas for six years.
It was there that the Associated Press voted him the best Weathercaster of the year for the state of Texas. He also has been Chief Meteorologist at WAYK-TV in Orlando, Florida, KFKF-FM in Kansas City, and WCEE-TV in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Over the years he’s done local radio forecasts for KMBZ-AM and WHB-AM.
Besides his FOX 4 weather forecasts, Joe gives dozens of speeches and severe weather seminars for the young and old each year. Talking to adults…he loves speaking about how TV stations now cover bad weather…it certainly has changed a lot over the last 10 years or so. He was named president of the KC Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for both 2001-02 and 2002- 03, and again in 2014.
He has been Vice President from 2008-2013… and also a member of the National Weather Association (NWA). Both organizations have given him their Seal of Approval for excellence in weather broadcasting. As a way of giving back to the weather community, he used to judge TV candidates nationwide for them to obtain this prestigious certification.
Joe Lauria Career
He also has been awarded the highest honor possible for a TV meteorologist when he obtained the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation from the AMS, which fewer than 650 people have. He most recently was honored as having the Best Weathercast in the state of Missouri by the Missouri Broadcasters Association. In 1984, Joe graduated from St. Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology. Joe considers one of his career highlights to be helping our viewers get through the tornado outbreaks that have affected the area for the past years including the May 4, 2003, KC Tornado Outbreak.
During his free time, Joe enjoys traveling, sports, and especially playing golf…he even has a hole-in-one. As a matter of fact…during the golf season as a way of helping out the golf community and local charities as well…he actively promotes 100 different golf fundraisers around the area both on the air and through Joe’s Golf Tournaments on fox4kc.com. A native of New Rochelle, New York, Joe currently resides in Olathe, Kansas with his wife Jaye Lynn, and their 2 cats. His favorite things about the city are the great Italian restaurants and, of course, the golf courses.
Joe Lauria Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at FOX 4 News.
Joe Lauria Net Worth
Lauria has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Meteorologist.
Joe Lauria Retirement
Lauria has not retired and has not shared any information about his retirement. He is working for FOX4 Kansas City where he serves as an evening news anchor.
Joe Lauria Social Media Platforms
Lauria is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 34.2k followers on Twitter, 3.6k followers on Instagram, and 44.5k followers on Facebook.