Lauren Petty Biography
Lauren Petty is an american news reporter currently working at NBC 5 WMAQ, Petty is renowned for anchoring several hours of a marathon show in August 2011. The 27-hour coverage was of Irene, the tropical storm that hit Connecticut’s shores. It was so dramatic and outstanding that the coverage received an Emmy award Chicago.
Lauren Petty Age
Her exact birth date is currently unknown but lauren is around 32-33 years old as of 2019.
Lauren Petty Family|Education
Lauren is a native of Burr Ridge, Illinois. Not much is known about her family but we will update this information as soon as we can. Coming to her educational background, Lauren attended Lyons Township High School at Western Springs in Illinois. After completing her schooling, she attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Between 1996 and 2000, she studied for a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She gained her Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Chicago. She graduated in 2001.
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Lauren Petty Career
Her first job lasted for almost four years. She took up the role of anchor/reporter on WICD News Channel 15, from December 2001 until August 2005. Petty was also field producer and desk assistant at CNN International, London. WVIT in Hartford, Connecticut then offered her the role of weekend anchor/reporter, after she quit WICD. She remained with them from August 2005 until January 2012.
Lauren is renowned for anchoring several hours of a marathon show in August 2011. The 27-hour coverage was of Irene, the tropical storm that hit Connecticut’s shores. It was so dramatic and outstanding that the coverage received an Emmy award. After quitting this position in 2012, she took over as morning reporter or fill-in anchor at NBC 5 WMAQ, Chicago.
Lauren Petty Married|Husband
Lauren is actually a married woman. She is married to Doug from Hinsdale, Illinois. They have been blessed with three daughters. she is happy with her marriage to Doug, She feels extremely grateful to have a wonderfully understanding mother-in-law, whom she actually refers to as a ‘saint’. She is also very fond of all her sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-laws, deeming them the best in the world.
Lauren Petty Net Worth
Her net worth is still under review but will be updated soon.
Lauren Petty NBC 5
Petty joined NBC 5 as a reporter and fill-in anchor in January 2012. You can catch her on weekdays from 4-7 a.m. she comes to Chicago from WVIT, the NBC-owned station in Hartford, Connecticut, where she worked for more than six years as a reporter and weekend anchor. Prior to WVIT, Petty worked at WICD in Champaign, Illinois, and at CNN International in London as a field producer and desk assistant.