Last updated on January 27th, 2023 at 02:40 pm
Lori Prichard Biography and Wiki
Lori Prichard is an Emmy award-winning American journalist, anchor, and reporter currently working as a news anchor at KSL 5, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Before joining KSL 5, she previously served as an anchor and reporter for four years at KJRH, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Prichard joined KSL 5 TV as a news reporter in 2007. She also served as an investigative reporter as well as a general assignment reporter. In 2011, she was voted as the Best TV News Reporter by the Utah Society of Professional Journalists.
In 2010, she won the Don Barker Investigative Reporting Award. Her job experience in 2011, her stories led to four separate changes in Utah law. Before joining KSL 5, she previously served as an anchor and reporter for four years at KJRH, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She left the station in December 2006. Lori is a proud member of the KSL 5 TV family. ALSO READ: Kim Tobin
Lori Prichard Education
Lori attended Baylor University where she holds an undergraduate degree in economics. She then attended and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a master’s degree in both journalism and public affairs. She also spent a year studying abroad at the Sorbonne in Paris, France.
Lori Prichard Age and Birthday
How old is Prichard? Lori is 47 years old as of 2023. She was born on May 7, 1977, in Joplin, Missouri, United States of America. Her birthday is always celebrated on the 7th of May of every year.
Lori Prichard Family | Parents | Siblings
Lori was born and raised in Joplin, Missouri by her parents. However, information regarding her family members including her father, mother, and siblings is currently not yet available.
Lori Prichard Husband and Wedding
Is Lori married? Lori was married to her husband Travis Scott Booth on October 16, 2004, in Webb City, Missouri through a wedding. The couple met on a blind date in 2002 in Joplin, Missouri. The couple spent almost 15 years in their marriage loving one another deeply. Travis died on August 16, 2019, by suicide.
Travis was born in Chillicothe, Missouri on October 12, 1974, to Gary and Nancy Booth. His family later moved to Joplin, Missouri where he graduated from high school. Travis received a Bachelor of Science in business from Missouri State University. He went on to get his master’s in business administration also from Missouri State University. Additionally, he received a master’s in physical therapy from Southwest Baptist University. He was working toward a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Montana at the time of his death.
Lori Prichard Children | Kids
Prichard is a proud mother to two beautiful children, Magnin and Brennan. She currently raises them as a single parent after the death of her husband, Travis by committing suicide.
Lori Prichard Height and Weight
How tall is Prichard? Prichard stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m). She also maintains a body weight of 143.3 Ibs (65 kg).
Where Is Lori Prichard? | Still On KSL | Story
After the death of her lovely husband, Travis, Lori spent nearly five-month absences on KSL-TV. On January 6, 2020, at the start of the 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. co-anchor, Dan Spindle welcomed Prichard back to their sho “KSL Today” newscasts. The last time she was on air was Aug. 16, the day her husband died. She had planned to return to the station in November 2019 but she realized she was not ready for work.
During her absence, Prichard occasionally shared her journey on social media. The response was sometimes overwhelming as others shared their struggles and losses. There were also messages of hope, encouragement and people acknowledging her courage in sharing her story.
Lori Prichard Husband Died and Cause of Death
What Happened To Lori Prichard? On August 16, Prichard’s husband Travis Scott died by suicide. She stated that her husband’s main purpose for committing suicide is not yet known however, he seemed depressed and never spoke about what he was going through. Lori had no information that her husband Scott was suffering from depression until the past two years she found and read her journals. Her husband kept his depression to himself after she tried to engage him with what he was feeling.
One week after her husband’s death, Lori perused through his mobile phone and recognized that he made a call to a toll-free number, a national suicide hotline and he had talked for 14 minutes. The call was placed the day before he died.
Lori Prichard Religion
Lori is a Christian and a member of the Catholic church. More information regarding her spiritual background will be updated once confirmed and available.
Lori Prichard Salary
Prichard working as a KSL news anchor earns an annual salary ranging from $60,325 to $68,214. The exact amount of salary she earns is currently under research.
Lori Prichard Net Worth
The Emmy award-winning journalist Prichard has an estimated net worth of $250,000 – $499,999.
Lori Prichard Facts
- Full Name: Lori Prichard
- Date of Birth: May 7, 1977
- Age: 47 years old as of 2023
- Place of Birth: Joplin, Missouri
- Nationality: American
- Education: Baylor University and University of Missouri
- Height: 5’6″ (1.67 m)
- Husband: Travis Scott Booth (Died on August 16, 2019)
- Children: Magnin and Brennan