Larry Potash Bio-Wiki

Larry Potash is a 16-time Emmy Awards Winning American television anchor and reporter working at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois,  as a morning news anchor. He has been part of this network since August 1994.

Larry Potash Age, Birthday

Potash is 56 years old as of 2023. He was born in Boston, United States of America on the 2nd of May 1967. Accordingly, Larry holds his birthday on the 2nd of May every year and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Larry Potash Parents, Siblings

Potash was born and raised to parents in Boston, the United States of America. He is from a middle-class family and was raised with his sister. Besides this, Larry has not told much about her family, parents, and other siblings.

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Larry Potash Education

For his academic qualifications, Larry earned his Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communications from Emerson College in Boston.

Larry Potash’s Wife, Children

Potash is happily married to Lisa Potash. The duo is proud parents of two daughters namely Kaylin Potash and Mallory Potash. They all reside in Chicago, the United States.

Larry Potash Career

Potash works as a morning news anchor at WGN/CLTV in Chicago, Illinois. He came to WGN-TV News in August 1994 and has been anchoring WGN Morning News since 1995, just one year behind its inception. The highly-rated show marked its 25th Anniversary in September 2019 and has often come in first in the ratings.

Larry does in-depth stories about science, religion, history, and more. In 1996, he journeyed to Asia to do a multi-part series on the culture of Hong Kong and the transition to Chinese sovereignty. His everyday feature, “Larry’s World,” takes a look at the offbeat, fun, and occasionally lesser-known facts behind diverse pop culture phenomena and television news-making itself. In October 2018, WGN-TV premiered “Backstory with Larry Potash” a new string that runs occasionally as specials throughout the year. Potash investigates the backstory behind some of the most fascinating tales in culture, religion, history, and science from Chicago and beyond.

Larry has been acknowledged for his achievements in broadcasting. His 16  Emmy Awards contain Best Magazine Show for his history program, “Backstory” in 2021. The Illinois Broadcasters Association has also awarded Larry with 13 Silver Dome awards including  Best Anchor in Chicago in 2021.  Larry joined WGN-TV from KOTV-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he served as a weekend anchor and political reporter.

Larry Potash WGN9 News

Potash works at WGN9 News alongside his fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Jenna Barnes
  2. Dina Bair
  3. Robin Baumgarten
  4. Ana Belaval
  5. Chris Boden
  6. Tahman Bradley
  7. Ben Bradley
  8. Ray Cortopassi
  9. Julian Crews
  10. Kelly Davis
  11. Alyssa Donovan
  12. Lourdes Duarte
  13. Patrick Elwood
  14. Christine Flores
  15. Josh Frydman
  16. Gaynor Hall
  17. Shannon Halligan
  18. Jewell Hillery
  19. Demetrius Ivory
  20. Erin Ivory
  21. Mike Janssen
  22. Lauren Jiggetts
  23. Sarah Jindra
  24. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  25. Paul Konrad
  26. Marcus Leshock
  27. Micah Materre
  28. Dan Ponce

Larry Potash Height

Potash has an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches equaling 1.75 meters.

Larry Potash Salary

Ponce has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 93, 985 K to $ 189, 565 K.

Larry Potash’s Net Worth

Potash has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million. Nevertheless, his occupation as an anchor is his primary source of revenue.

Is Larry Potash on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, or Facebook.  Larry doesn’t appear to have public Instagram, TikTok, or Snapchat accounts currently.