Larry Potash Biography
Larry Potash is an American Anchor, at WGN-TV. He has been working at WGN-TV News since joining in August 1994. He has been anchoring WGN Morning News since 1995, just one year after its inception.
The highly-rated show celebrates its 25th Anniversary in September 2019 and has regularly come in first in the ratings. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College in Boston.
Larry Potash Career
He does in-depth stories about history, religion, science, and more. He traveled to Asia to do a multi-part series on the culture of Hong Kong and the transition to Chinese sovereignty in 1996. Potash’s daily feature, “Larry’s World,” takes a look at the offbeat, fun, and sometimes lesser-known facts behind various pop culture phenomena and television news-making itself.
WGN-TV premiered “Backstory with Larry Potash” a new series that runs periodically as specials throughout the year in October 2018. He explores the backstory behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, religion, culture, and science from Chicago and beyond. He has been known for his achievements in broadcasting.
Five of his eleven Emmy Awards have been for Best Anchor. The Illinois Broadcasters Association honored Larry with ten Silver Dome awards for Best Anchor in Chicago. He as well received a Best Show Silver Dome Award for Backstory in 2019. Potash came to WGN-TV from KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was a weekend anchor and political reporter. Before, he worked at WFIE-TV in Evansville, Indiana, as a morning anchor. Potash is well-reported and anchored for KLMG-TV in Longview, Texas.
Larry Potash Leaving WGN
Potash is still working as an anchor at WGN-TV.
Larry Potash Age
He was born on 2nd May 1967, in Boston, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on May 2nd every year. Potash is 55 years old.
Larry Potash Height
Potash stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.8 meters or 180 cm ) tall.
Larry Potash Family
Potash has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Larry Potash Wife
Potash is married to Lisa Potash. The couple is blessed with two daughters namely, Kaylin Potash and Mallory Potash. The family lives in Chicago and they routinely visit summer events.
Larry Potash Net Worth
Potash has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $5 Million which he gets from his successful career as an anchor.
Larry Potash Salary
Potash earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Larry Potash Backstory Podcast
Potash explores the BACKSTORY behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science from Chicago and beyond on his podcast.
Larry Potash Cat
Potash has an adorable cat called Chantal.
Larry Potash WGN-TV
Potash works at WGN-TV where he works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Kaitlin Bennett
- Julie Unruh
- Mike Toomey
- Judy Wang
- Pat Tomasulo
- Tom Skilling
- Erik Runge
- Dan Roan
- Dean Richards
- Dana Rebik
- Marcella Raymond
- Dan Ponce
- Jarrett Payton
- Micah Materre
- Lauren Magiera
- Mike Lowe
- Nancy Loo
- Paul Lisnek
- Sean Lewis
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Potash.
|Who is Potash?||He is an American Anchor|
|Age||54 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.8 meters)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|