Don Jorgensen Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, KELOLAND, Net Worth, Salary

Don Jorgensen is an American Broadcaster/Reporter/Anchor working with KELOLAND-TV serving the station as a Broadcaster since the year 1990.

Don Jorgensen Biography

Don Jorgensen is an American Broadcaster/Reporter/Anchor working with KELOLAND-TV where he serves the station as a Broadcaster since the year 1990. He was selected as South Dakota’s Broadcaster of the Year in the year 2010 by the South Dakota Broadcaster’s Association. 

Don Jorgensen Education

He graduated from high school in 1982 and from Dakota Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications in 1986. He also played football and basketball for four years at DWU.

Don Jorgensen Career

Jorgensen works with KELOLAND News where he serves the station as a Broadcaster. He says that he felt honored to be named South Dakota Broadcaster of the Year in the year 2010. Jorgensen was also awarded the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for the coverage of the very first Honor Flight which brought World War II Veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials.

He says working with the night shift had its own fair deal of challenges and does not offer a lot of fantastic opportunities to report on some of the area’s biggest stories. The year 2004 saw the ten o’clock newscast and also won a regional Emmy from the National Television Academy for its coverage of Tornado Tuesday, and the night 67 twisters dropped from the skies over KELOLAND. Additionally, the staff also won a regional Emmy for the live broadcast of the demolition of the old Zip Feed building in downtown Sioux Falls.

He is a news veteran having joined the station in April 1990. He spent his first five years at the station anchoring Good Morning KELOLAND and also helped launch After Nine. This is in addition to taking over the duties of anchoring Midday in KELOLAND.  Before starting his television career, he was working on the radio where he would broadcast afternoon newscasts on 1140 KSOO AM radio in Sioux Falls.

The year 1988 saw him being hired as an assistant news director and also covered big stories such as President George Bush’s inauguration in Washington D.C. and the Sioux City plane crash. Prior to joining KSOO, he was living in pheasant country, Winner, SD where there are more birds than people. Additionally, he was a news and farm director for KWYR AM Country 1260 and its sister station, FM Magic 93.

Don Jorgensen Photo
Don Jorgensen Photo

Away from work, loves spending his free time with his family, playing softball, and riding a motorcycle. He happens to be one of the hosts of the Children’s Miracle Network broadcast. This is a nonprofit raising money to help children with life-threatening illnesses. Jorgensen retired from the South Dakota Air National Guard after 22 years of service.

Don Jorgensen Age

Jorgensen was born and raised up in Parker, South Dakota. He likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Don Jorgensen Height

Jorgensen stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Don Jorgensen Family

Jorgensen has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. He is the youngest of seven boys.

Don Jorgensen Wife

Jorgensen is married to Pam Jorgensen. The couple wedded in August 2019. The couple has a daughter who is married on daughter gets married July 31st, 2021.

Don Jorgensen Net Worth

Jorgensen has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Don Jorgensen Salary

Jorgensen earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Don Jorgensen KELOLAND

Jorgensen works at KELOLAND where he works alongside other famous KELOLAND anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Tanner Castora
  2. Sean Bower
  3. Jay Trobec
  4. Adam Rutt
  5. Brian Karstens
  6. Ariana Schumacher
  7. Dan Santella
  8. Bob Mercer
  9. Sarah McDonald
  10. Eric Mayer
  11. Angela Kennecke
  12. Tom Hanson
  13. Travis Fossing
  14. Bridget Bennett

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Jorgensen.

Who is Jorgensen? He is an American Edward R. Murrow Award-winning journalist
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 8 inches
SpousePam Jorgensen
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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