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Paul LaGrone Bio, WFTS, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

Profile

Paul LaGrone Biography

Paul LaGrone is an American in the journalism field who works for WFTS as an anchor for ABC Action News every weekday at 5:30 p.m. He also anchors the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. He worked for Hearst Television as a morning news anchor before joining the WFTS station in July 2016.

Paul LaGrone Photo
LaGrone Photo

Paul LaGrone Height

LaGrone stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Paul LaGrone Age

LaGrone celebrates his birthday on August 24, but keeps his year of the birth away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when LaGrone celebrates his birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Paul LaGrone Relatives and Family

LaGrone keeps information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Paul LaGrone Spouse and Children

LaGrone is happily married to Katie LaGrone, an investigative reporter for WFTS News. The couple has two healthy boys, Jacob and Lucas, who are both active. He enjoys posting pictures about his family; he recently posted a picture of his family while on vacation in London on his Instagram page.

Paul LaGrone Education

LaGrone completed his high school coursework at Plant City High School. Later, he enrolled at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in radio and television.

Professional Life

Paul LaGrone Career

LaGrone works for WFTS as an anchor for ABC Action News every weekday at 5:30 p.m. He also anchors the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. He worked for Hearst Television as a morning news anchor before joining the WFTS station in July 2016.

LaGrone’s career has so far led him to newsrooms in Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina. He worked as a reporter/anchor at WBBH in Fort Myers, a morning anchor at WPBF in West Palm Beach, a nightside reporter at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, and he began his reporting career at WFXB in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

LaGrone covered the conflict in Iraq and Kuwait for a month in 2003, working with the 82nd Airborne Division. He spent two weeks in the Sunni Triangle’s centre, where attacks on American troops were just beginning to pick up. He led the audience into one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces and went on a mission with the military to explore an underground bunker containing Iraqi intelligence.

LaGrone has been recognized for his writing and investigative work with three Associated Press awards. Paul received a regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2007 for his research that turned up child pornography on laptops donated to charities.

LaGrone received an Emmy nomination in 2004 for “Best Spot News Coverage” for a story in which he and his photographer assisted in locating a missing youngster. Paul has created and produced videos that criticize politicians for their statements. In 2015, his political journalism received an Emmy nomination.

LaGrone’s career as a journalist has taken him to significant news events across the nation and around the globe, from covering tropical storms in Florida and North Carolina to reporting from the Tallahassee centre of the 2000 presidential election controversy to airing from the front lines of the Iraq War. Back in Tampa, where both sides of his family reside, Paul is happy to be home.

Paul LaGrone Net Worth

LaGrone has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist.

Paul LaGrone Salary

LaGrone receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which he earns working as an anchor.

Paul LaGrone Social Media

LaGrone has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 3.5K on Facebook, a following of over 541 on Instagram, and a following of over 2632 on Twitter.

WFTS Station

At WFTS, LaGrone works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Laureen St. Germain
  2. Wendy Ryan
  3. James Tully
  4. Jamison Uhler
  5. Deiah Riley