John Pepitone Biography
John Pepitone is an American general assignment reporter working for FOX 4/WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri. He joined the station in 1993 as a field reporter. Previously he worked at WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin.
John Pepitone Date of Birth / Birthday
Pepitone was born in Chicago, 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 40s.
John Pepitone Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
John Pepitone Partner/Wife
Pepitone is married to his better half Mary. The two reside in Leawood, Kansas together with their three daughters.
John Pepitone Kids/Children
Pepitone and Mary are proud parents of their three daughters, Paige Pepitone, Gina Pepitone, and Mariel Pepitone.
John Pepitone Relatives/ Family
Pepitone was born and raised in Chicago. 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.
John Pepitone Schooling/Education
Pepitone joined Northwestern University in Chicago to pursue his course. After finishing his studies there, he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in journalism. He also earned his master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
John Pepitone Profession
Pepitone is a general assignment reporter at FOX 4 in Kansas City. He joined the station as a field reporter. Prior to joining FOX 4/WDAF-TV news team, he worked at WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin. During his working time there, he served the station as a reporter for four years.
Before coming to Madison, Wisconsin, he worked in Sioux City, Iowa. While there, he served at KCAU-TV as a reporter. In addition to that, he worked for the Medill News Service as a Washington, D.C., correspondent. Medill News Service provides localized news reports from the nation’s capital for several television stations. Furthermore, he is a Radio and Television News Directors Association associate member.
Throughout his career, he has covered numerous stories. These stories include the Pamela Butler kidnapping, Kidnapper Captured, the deadly flash flood in Kansas City, and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. During his leisure time, he likes weight lifting and cycling. Pepitone is also an avid fan of hockey and baseball.
John Pepitone Income
Pepitone receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
John Pepitone Net Worth
Through Pepitone‘s career as a general assignment reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
He has received several awards and honors for his great work. In 2005, he was nominated for an Emmy by the St. Louis chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This was in the category of “Culture” and the Society of Professional Journalists, Kansas City Press Club. He also won a Silver Award for his reporting on street racing in Kansas City for public service.
In addition, the SPJ Kansas City Press Club awarded him the Gold Award for investigative reporting. This was after the research into the lack of armor plating for military humvees and other vehicles used by American soldiers in Iraq. His investigative report into worker compensation fraud helped him to get an Honorable Mention. The SPJ Kansas City Press Club also honored him with a Silver Award in 2005 in general reporting for alerting consumers about hospital-acquired infections. In 2004, the SPJ Kansas City Press Club awarded him a Second Place award for his feature story on a small-town murder.
He has received several awards including the First Place KC Press Club award in 1999, Second Place Missouri Associated Press award, and three “Story of the Month” awards from the Associated Press. Pepitone also won the first-place Heart of America award for “Spot News” in 1996 and 1994.
He won second place in the category of “Spot News” for his coverage of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing from the Missouri Associated Press. In addition to that, he was nominated in the category of “Spot News” for an Emmy award.
John Pepitone Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Pepitone is active on his social media accounts. He has about 1.6k followers on his Facebook Page, about 1376 followers on his Twitter account, and around 280 followers on his Instagram account.