Laura Okmin Biography
Laura Okmin is an American journalist who is working for FOX Sports as a seasoned reporter for FOX Sports’ NFL broadcast and the third-longest tenured sideline reporter in the league’s history. Apart from this, she serves Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football, Monday Night Football, and NFL Playoff broadcasts as an analyst. She joined FOX Sports Network in 2002.
Laura Okmin Age
Okmin was born on June 11, 1972, in the United States. She is 50 years old in 2022.
Laura Okmin Height
Okmin stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 5 inches.
Laura Okmin Parents and Siblings
Okmin was born to Lynne Okmin. Unfortunately, her mom passed away as a result of cancer. Her mom’s battle with the disease shaped her in many ways and led her to author a children’s book dubbed Mommy Has Cancer in 2002. Additionally, she has a sister named Lucy. Further, she has nephews named Jeremy, Gabe, and Ryan.
Laura Okmin Husband
Okmin exchanged vows with her husband, Michael Hagerty on July 1st, 2017. As of 2022, they celebrated their 5th anniversary. Further, they had their initial date in February 2013. Together, they developed a production company, OKERTY ENTERTAINMENT. The company produces scripted and unscripted content for all screens in the company of messages they believe in. They reside in Nashville. Also, they have a dog dubbed Booyah. Hagerty was born on June 29th, 1971, and is 51 years old as of 2022.
Laura Okmin Net Worth
Okmin has an approximate net worth of $ 5 million through her success as a reporter.
Laura Okmin Salary
Okmin receives an annual salary spanning $400, 000 throughout her career as a reporter.
Laura Okmin Education
Okmin finished her high school education and attended the University of Kansas. During her stint there, she completed her studies, became a graduate, and attained her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Laura Okmin Career
Okim serves FOX Sports as a seasoned reporter for FOX Sports’ NFL broadcast and the third-longest tenured sideline reporter in the league’s history. Apart from this, she serves Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football, Monday Night Football, and NFL Playoff broadcasts as an analyst. She joined FOX Sports Network in 2002. Further, she has served the station for more than 2 decades. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a host, anchor, and reporter. Additionally, she has held many jobs in the FOX family ever since.
Dubbed Sports Illustrated’s The Unrelenting, she has provided coverage for the largest names on the biggest stages. Spanning 20 years, some of her work counts more than ten Super Bowls, three Olympics, several NBA Finals, World Series, and All-Star Games. Moreover, she hosted FOXSports.com’s broadcast of the 2012 Summer Games in London and the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Further, she served as a host of three national FSN programs while reporting for the Orange and Fiesta BCS Bowl Games.
In addition, she contributed to the network’s 2018-2019 Divisional Playoff broadcast as an AFC reporter. Furthermore, she began LO Productions and developed PROfiles, a half-hour series introducing NFL personalities off the field, which aired on FSN. Apart from hosting the series, she served as its executive producer. As executive producer, she gained VIZIO as the title sponsor, booked guests, and wrote each episode. Before, she served TNT/TBS Sports from 2002 to 2003. Moreover, she served as host of the Braves and Thrasher’s broadcast and as an NBA Playoffs reporter.
For half a decade, she served CNN as a reporter and host. Also, she anchored the network’s premier sports programs, “CNN Early Edition,” “CNN Morning News,” “Page One,” and “NBA Today” simulcast daily on CNN and CNNSI. Her broadcasting career started when she served in Montgomery, Alabama, and Chattanooga, Tennessee as a sports reporter and anchor. Furthermore, she provided coverage for the SportsChannel in Chicago and traveled alongside the Bulls during their championship run.
During her stint in Chicago, she attained the Chicago Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Sports. Aside from her reporting career, she has a passion for mentoring young women. During the last 10 years, her company, GALvanize, has reached four thousand women of all ages in each sports region nationwide. To boot, she serves professional athletes, coaches, NFL/ MLB teams, and business professionals by conducting media training. Else, she serves the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association as a senior media consultant.
Additionally, she serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Kansas William Allen White Journalism School. The institution recently established a Laura Okmin Scholarship for young women in financial need. Also, she serves the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission on the advisory board. In honor of her late mother, she authored a children’s book dubbed“Mommy Has Cancer.”(published in 2002).
Laura Okmin Super Bowl LVII(2023)
On Sunday, February 12, 2023, Okmin will serve Super Bowl LVII as a sideline reporter on the radio alongside Mike Golic in the U.S. for Westwood One. Further, Mike Pereira will serve as the rule analyst for Super Bowl LVII where the kickoff time is 4:30 p.m. MST (UTC-7) at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
Further, Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi will serve as the sideline reporters. This will serve as the initial time Super Bowl assignment for Fox’s broadcast team of Greg Olsen and Kevin Burkhardt after Joe Buck and Troy Aikman departed for ABC/ESPN and Monday Night Football. Additionally, it serves as the final game to be covered under the current NFL television contract.
Laura Okmin Twitter
Okmin is active on his Twitter account with a following that surpasses 34K.