Lauren Jiggetts Biography
Lauren Jiggetts is an American Journalist and currently works at WGN Morning News as a news anchor. Moreover, the journalist is a co-anchor of the 4 a.m and the 5 a.m newscasts. In addition, Lauren became part of the WGN network on the 10th of July in 2017. Jiggetts has previously served as the NBC 5 Channel which is in Chicago, Illinois.
Lauren Jiggetts WGN News
Jiggetts currently serves at WGN Morning News as a news anchor. Additionally, the journalist is a co-anchor of the 4 a.m and the 5 a.m newscasts and became part of the WGN network on the 10th of July in the year 2017. Prior to joining WGN-TV, the journalist used to work at NBC 5 which is based in Chicago, Illinois for over ten years.
While serving at NBC 5, Lauren held several positions. However, Jiggetts mostly worked as the weekend news anchor for that station. In addition, the anchor has also worked at Channel One News which is based in Los Angeles, and WLVI, the CW affiliate situated in Boston. Moreover, she has served as an intern for WFLD-TV as well as CLTV while still in school pursuing her career.
Throughout her career, Lauren has managed to receive a national and regional Emmy in the year 2011. The award was for her great contributions to the station’s reporting on the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. She has also received numerous local Emmy awards. In the year 2015, Lauren was awarded the Irv Kupcinet Media Award which was given to her at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala.
Lauren Jiggetts Education
The journalist went to Stevenson High School which is located in Lincolnshire. After graduating from high school, Lauren went ahead and joined Harvard University to study journalism. Moreover, she studied and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Lauren Jiggetts Age
Jiggetts was born on the 29th day of August in the year 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. As of 2021, the journalist is 39 years old. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth. She is also said to belong to the white ethnicity.
Lauren Jiggetts Height | Weight
The American journalist is approximately 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters). Moreover, she has an average body weight judging from her pictures. However, her other body measurements including weight, eye color, and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are available.
Lauren Jiggetts Parents | Father
Jiggetts was born to her parents in Chicago, Illinois. Her father is called Dan Jiggetts and was born on 10th March 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City. Additionally, her mother is known as Karen N. Jiggetts. While her mother Karen was growing up, she used to be very close to her grandparents named Floyd and Hattie Jiggetts. Moreover, her mother would encourage her to work hard in school and pursue her career.
Lauren Jiggetts Sister
Jiggetts has a sister who is known as Kristan Jiggetts. In addition, Lauren and her sister Kristan were brought up together by their mother and father in Chicago, Illinois. However, it is not known whether the journalist has any other sisters or brothers.
Lauren Jiggetts Husband
Jiggetts is a married man. He is married to her husband who is known as Patrick Brian Donovan who serves as a research analyst. In addition, Lauren together with her husband Patrick tied the knot on the 8th of August in 2009. Moreover, the two love birds held their wedding ceremony at Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook, Illinois.
Lauren Jiggetts Children
The couple stayed together for six years before becoming parents. In November the year 2015, the two lovebirds were blessed with a bouncing baby boy. Moreover, the couple named their son Brendan. The journalist often shares pictures of her son on social media.
Lauren Jiggetts Net worth | Salary
The American journalist has made quite a good amount of wealth from her broadcasting career for the years she has served. In addition, her primary source of income is her journalism career. She stands at a net worth that is approximated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million. Moreover, her salary is estimated to be between $40,000 – $ 110,500. per annum.
Lauren Jiggetts Contacts
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