Lori Tucker Bio, Age, WATE News, Height, Husband, Family, Salary, Nationality and Net Worth

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Lori Tucker Biography

Lori Tucker is an American journalist currently serving as a weekday evening news anchor at WATE 6, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She joined WATE 6, in June 1993. Before joining WATE6, she served as a weeknight anchor at KHTV-TV, Houston, Texas and KMOL-TV, San Antonio, Texas.

Lori Tucker Education

Tucker holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Arkansas State University
University of Arkansas at Little Rock. READ: Alex Wallace

Lori Tucker Age

How old is Lori? Lori is 55 years old as of 2024. She was born on March 10, 1969, in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. Her birthday is always celebrated on March 10th of every year.

Lori Tucker Nationality and Ethnicity

Tucker holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. She belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Lori Tucker Height

Tucker stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and maintains a body weight of 130.07 lbs (59 kg).

Lori Tucker Family

Tucker was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas by her parents. However, information regarding her family members including her father, mother and siblings is currently under review. READ: Mola Lenghi

Lori Tucker Husband

Lori is married to her husband Steve Wiggins, a Freelance Camera Operator at ESPN. The couple got married in a simple private wedding ceremony attended by both family members and close friends. The couple are proud parents to two daughters, Kelsey Caran and Sarah.

Lori Tucker Salary

Lori currently serving as a weekday evening news anchor at WATE 6, in Knoxville, Tennessee, earns an estimated annual salary of $96,420.

Lori Tucker Net Worth

Lori is an American journalist, anchor and reporter with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Lori Tucker WATE News

Lori an anchor for WATE 6 On Your Side, leads the hour-long 4 and 6 p.m. newscasts every weekday. With over 25 years of dedication to WATE, she has become a fixture in East Tennessee journalism. READ: Christina Hager

Lori’s professional achievements speak volumes about her commitment and talent. She has received numerous accolades, including the “Best Television Anchor” award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Additionally, her excellence in medical reporting earned her the prestigious Russell Cecil Award. Notably, Lori has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Joy Dirksen Baker Award for her contributions to informing the public, particularly in cancer education.

A distinguished alumna of Leadership Knoxville’s class of 1998, Lori is also an active member of the Executive Women’s Association of Knoxville. Beyond her professional endeavors, Lori shares her life with her husband Steve, often seen supporting SEC football, basketball games, and gymnastics competitions for ESPN. Their family has expanded to include two grown daughters, a son-in-law, and a granddaughter Riley.

Lori’s journey in journalism began as a reporter at KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas. She then became the weeknight anchor at WOAI in San Antonio, Texas, before assuming the main anchor position at KHTV in Houston, Texas.

Despite her diverse career experiences, Lori’s heart remains in East Tennessee. She cherishes the community and cannot envision herself working and living anywhere else.