Laura French Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, WTVR, Net Worth, Salary

Laura French is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WTVR News as a news anchor and investigative reporter.

Laura French Biography

Laura French is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WTVR News in Richmond, Virginia as a news anchor and investigative reporter. She has been working for the station since May 2014 after working for WVIR.

Laura French Age

French likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 40s.

Laura French Height

French stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 4 inches.

Laura French Family

French was born to her loving parents: Joseph Heinzen (after) and her mother whose names are not known. She was raised alongside her sisters: Gretchen McConnell and others whose names are not known. It is not known how many sisters French has.

Laura French Father Health / Cancer

French’s father Joseph Heinzen suffers from Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). It is among the deadliest blood cancers known – AML patients’ life span is 5 years. French plays a very big role (raising funds for gis treatment, etc) in her father’s survival, as he is beating the lifespan odds – he has lived with it for over 8 years. However, French says that the journey hasn’t been easy at all. In Joseph’s treatments, he has undergone a stem cell transplant and long painful stays in the hospital. Due to the disease, he lost his house and job on the same day!

Laura French Husband / Children

French is married to her lovely spouse, Chris. They first met while students at Virginia Tech. They tied the knot on June 29, 1998. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 sons, whose names are under review. French says that her children are her greatest accomplishments.

Laura French Net Worth

French has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.

Laura French
Laura French

Laura French Salary

French earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Laura French Career

French serves at WTVR – CBS 6 as a news anchor and investigative reporter. She had a chance to showcase her acting skills as a Homeland News Anchor actress for Showtime Networks Inc. from November 2017 to February 2018. French has also served as a Consultant for Vanity Fair from June 2016 to September 2017.

Before joining WTVR, French worked as a News Anchor/Reporter for NBC29 WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia, from November 2011 to September 2017. She has also been involved with CBS News 48 Hours as a Consultant from October 2014 to July 2016.

Throughout her career, French has gained experience as a Freelance Reporter for WNEP-TV, a Reporter for WXII-TV, and an Anchor/Managing Editor for WVIR-TV NBC29. In addition to her television work, French has also worked as a Freelance Producer for USA TODAY. Earlier in her career, French gained valuable experience as a Reporter for WATE-TV and as an Anchor/Reporter for Prestige Cable. She also served as an Assignment Editor for NewsChannel 8.

Over the years of her career, she has won several awards and honors for her remarkable investigative work. She holds several Regional and National Edward R. Murrow awards, many Associated Press awards, and an Emmy Award. French’s remarkable coverages have been featured on CNN, Vanity Fair Confidential, and CBS News 48 Hours. When coming to her education, French is a proud alumnus of Virginia Tech, where she spent 3 years (1992 – 1995). She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication at the university.

Laura French WTVR

French is working at WTVR where she works alongside other famous WTVR meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Julie Bragg
  2. Jake Burns
  3. Rob Cardwell
  4. Caroline Coleburn
  5. Wayne Covil
  6. Antoinette Essa
  7. Bill Fitzgerald
  8. Joi Fultz
  9. Melissa Hipolit
  10. Reba Hollingsworth
  11. Brendan King

Laura French Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 900 followers on Instagram.

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