Joe Lauria Biography
Joe Lauria is an American meteorologist working for FOX 4 in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the station in January 1995. Previously he worked at KOSA-TV in Midland, Texas.
Joe Lauria Date of Birth / Birthday
Lauris was born in New Rochelle, New York. He manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 60s.
Joe Lauria Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Joe Lauria Partner/Wife
Lauris is married to his better half Jaye Lynn. The couple resides in Olathe, Kansas together with their two cats. Lauria loves this city for the great Italian restaurants and, of course, the golf courses.
Joe Lauria Kids/Children
Lauria manages to keep information regarding his kids and or whether or not he has any away from the limelight. We will update this information once information regarding whether he has any children is available to the public.
Joe Lauria Relatives/ Family
Lauria was born and raised in New Rochelle, New York. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Joe Lauria Schooling/Education
Lauria joined St. Louis University to pursue his career course and further his education. After finishing his studies there, he graduated in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology.
Joe Lauria Profession
Lauria is a meteorologist at FOX 4 in Kansas City. He serves the station as an evening news meteorologist. Lauria forecasts for FOX 4 Now at 5, 6, 9, and 10 p.m each weeknight. He developed a love and passion for the weather ever since he was young. The weather has been part of his life.
While growing up, he was always fascinated by snowstorms and clouds. Winter was his favorite weather season. He also worked at KOSA-TV in Midland, Texas as a Chief Meteorologist for six years. While working there, he became the best Weathercaster of the year for the state of Texas after the Associated Press voted for him.
His career also took him to Orlando, Florida where he served at WAYK-TV as a Chief Meteorologist. In addition to that, he worked in Kansas City at KFKF-FM and in Mt. Vernon, Illinois at WCEE-TV. He has also done local radio forecasts over the years for KMBZ-AM and WHB-AM.
Lauria’s career he believes is to help viewers get through the tornado outbreaks that have affected the area. For the past few years a tornado outbreak happened, the May 4, 2003, KC Tornado Outbreak. During his leisure time, he likes playing golf, traveling, and also sports. During the golf season, he actively promotes 100’s different golf fundraisers through Joe’s Golf Tournaments on fox4kc.com. This is a way of helping out the golf community and local charities as well.
Joe Lauria Income
Lauria receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Joe Lauria Net Worth
Through Lauria’s career as a meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Apart from his weather forecasts career, he also likes being involved in the community giving speeches and severe weather seminars to the young and old each year. When talking to adults he likes talking about how TV stations now cover bad weather. In 2001-02, 2002-03, and 2014, he was named president of the KC Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). From 2008-2013, Lauria has been Vice President.
Furthermore, he is National Weather Association (NWA) member. The two organizations have seen his excellence in weather broadcasting and awarded him a Seal of Approval. He used to judge TV candidates nationwide in order for them to obtain this prestigious certification as a way of giving back to the weather community.
Lauria holds the highest honor possible for a TV meteorologist which he was awarded the AMS. He received the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation which less than 650 people have. Not long ago the Missouri Broadcasters Association honored him as the Best Weathercast in the state of Missouri.
Joe Lauria Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Lauria is active on his social media accounts. He has about 42.014 followers on his Facebook Page, about 34k followers on his Twitter account, and around 3,605 followers on his Instagram account.