Linda Wagar Biography
Linda Wagar is an American three-time Emmy award-winning Consumer and investigative reporter working for FOX4/WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Missouri. Previously she worked at WLEX-TV in Lexington as a general manager.
Linda Wagar Date of Birth / Birthday
Wagar was born in California, she manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 50s.
Linda Wagar Measurements/Height
She is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Linda Wagar Partner/ Husband
Wagar is married but she has not shared her husband’s name. The couple resides in Kansas City, Mo.
Linda Wagar Kids/Children
Wagar and her husband are proud parents of their grown-up son Clay. Clay works as an economist in Washington DC.
Linda Wagar Relatives/ Family
Wagar was born and raised in California. She manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether or not she has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Linda Wagar Schooling/Education
Wagar joined the University of Kentucky to further her education and pursue her career course. After finishing her studies there, she acquired her bachelor of arts degree in political science. She speaks Norwegian, so she studied Norwegian , politics, and history for a year at Bjertnes Videre Goende Skole in Nittedal , Norway.
Linda Wagar Profession
Wagar is an Emmy award-winning Consumer and investigative reporter at FOX4/WDAF-TV in Kansas City. She joined the station as an investigative reporter and Problem Solver with 30 years of newsgathering experience. Her career began Oregon and Indiana covering crime news and local government for newspapers. From there, he worked as an editor for United Press International. Furthermore, he got another job in Kentucky where he worked as UPI’s statehouse correspondent.
From leaving UPI, she landed a new job where he worked for a national magazine that covered issues facing state governments. He served as senior editor for seven years. She has done great work where by her articles took a look at the rebuilding of Los Angeles after the Rodney King riots, gambling revenue, the questionable use of lottery, as well as the influence of lobbyist spending on state lawmakers in some states.
Her debut in television began in 1994, when she moved into television news. She was interviewed for a segment on C-Span when she was covering the National Governors Association’s annual meeting for her magazine. Wagar was hired to cover the Kentucky state government by the general manager for WLEX-TV in Lexington after seeing her.
During her tenure at FOX 4, she has covered numerous stories. These stories include she exposed a local minister who was passing bad checks, uncovered price gouging by local pharmacies, and also, her stories shut down a Lenexa travel agency that was defrauding senior citizens. She also exposed corrupt dealings by an Independence transmission repair shop. In addition to that, her work resulted to the Ray County prosecutor’s office to file murder charges in a case originally called a suicide. During her leisure time, she loves traveling, cooking, and also exploring. In addition, Wagar learned to speak French badly.
Linda Wagar Income
Wagar receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Linda Wagar Net Worth
Through Wagar‘s career as a Consumer and investigative reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Her great and smart work has earned her several awards and honors. For her investigative and general news reporting, she’s earned three Emmy awards.She has also won from the Missouri Broadcasters Association. This is for best feature story, best news series, as well as best documentary.
Linda Wagar Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Wagar is active on her social media accounts. She has about 9.9k followers on her Facebook Page, about 246 followers on her Twitter account, and around 110followers on her Instagram account.