Linda Wagar Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Salary, FOX 4, Problem Solver

Linda Wagar is an American investigative reporter and Problem Solver for FOX 4. The Emmy Award Winning has a 30 years of newsgathering experience.

Linda Wagar Biography

Linda Wagar is an Emmy award winning American investigative reporter and Problem Solver for FOX 4 with a 30 years of newsgathering experience.

Linda Wagar Career

Wagar began her career covering crime news and local government for newspapers in Oregon and Indiana. She then worked for United Press International as an editor and later as UPI’s statehouse correspondent in Kentucky.

After leaving UPI, she spent seven years as senior editor for a national magazine that covered issues facing state governments. Linda’s articles explored the rebuilding of Los Angeles after the Rodney King riots, the influence of lobbyist spending on state lawmakers and questionable use of lottery and gambling revenue in some states.

In 1994, Wagar appeared in television which led to her move into television news. She was covering the National Governors Association’s annual meeting for her magazine when she was interviewed for a segment on C-Span. The general manager for WLEX-TV in Lexington , Ky., saw her and hired her to cover Kentucky state government.

Five years later, she joined FOX 4 as an investigative reporter. Her work prompted the Ray County prosecutor’s office to file murder charges in a case originally called a suicide.

Wagar exposed corrupt dealings by an Independence transmission-repair shop. Her stories shut down a Lenexa travel agency that was defrauding senior citizens, uncovered price gouging by local pharmacies and exposed a local minister who was passing bad checks.

Linda Wagar

Her work has been recognized with three Emmy awards for investigative and general news reporting. In addition, Wagar has several awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association for best documentary, best news series and best feature story.

Linda Wagar Education

Wagar holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Kentucky. Wagar who speaks Norwegian, studied history, politics and Norwegian for a year at Bjertnes Videre Goende Skole in Nittedal , Norway.

Linda Wagar Age

Wagar likes to keep her personal life private hence it is not known when she was born or when she celebrates her birthday.

Linda Wagar Height

Wagar stands at an estimated height of about 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Linda Wagar Family

Wagar is private about her personal life, she has not revealed any information about her parents nor if she has any siblings.

Linda Wagar Husband

Wagar is married and she resides in Kansas City , Mo. , with her husband. Her son Clay works as an economist in Washington DC. In her free time, Wagar enjoys cooking, traveling and learning to speak French badly.

Linda Wagar Salary

Working as reporter for FOX 4 News there is no doubt Linda earns a good amount of salary. However, the exact amount of money she receives is not yet disclosed. It is estimated to be about $10,000 to $100,000 annually.

Linda Wagar Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 to $1 million.