Who Is Larry Potash From WGN-TV? Facts To Know About The American Reporter


Larry Potash, an American TV host and news reporter who works for WGN-TV ( Source : Wgntv )

Larry Potash is an American reporter with over two and half decades of experience in Journalism. 

Since 1995, Potash remains a newscast for WGN-TV making an enormous mark in the field of journalism and broadcasting. 

Most people know him as an American TV host and news reporter who works for WGN-TV. Not to mention, he is one of the most recognizable media personalities in the country for his accomplishments as a journalist.

NameLarry Potash
Date of BirthMay 2, 1967 (now 55)
Birth PlaceBoston, United States
DegreeMass Communications & Broadcast Journalism
WifeLisa Potash
ChildrenKaylin & Mallory Potash
Height5 ft. 11 Inches
Source of IncomeJournalism

Who Is Larry Potash From WGN-TV?

Larry, an American reporter, is a well-received, respectable, and skillful journalist who attended prestigious Emerson College in Boston and earned his degree, Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication and Broadcast Journalism in 1989. 

The news anchor was born on May 2 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Larry Potash holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Taurus and stands tall at 5 feet and 11 inches.

Quick Glance At His Profession

TV Channels Role Based In
WGN-TVTV Host & News Reporter (Since 1994)Chicago
KOTV-TVWeekend Anchor & Political ReporterTulsa, Oklahoma
WFIE-TVNews ReporterEvansville, Indiana
KLMG-TVNews PresenterEvansville, Indiana

Before his on-screen appearances on WGN-TV, Larry worked for KOTV-TV based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At KOTV-TV he was mostly involved in anchoring on the weekends, and he would normally report political news.

Prior to KOTV-TV, the anchor worked as a news presenter for WFIE-TV in Evansville, Indiana as well as for KLMG-TV in Longview, Texas.

Larry Potash hosting his morning show on WGN-TV with his colleagues ( Source : Robertfeder )

The Journalist first joined the WGN-TV station in August 1994. However, it was a year after he started serving as a news anchor for the WGN's morning shows. In 1996, Larry went to Hongkong to cover the documentary series on the culture of Hong Kong and its integration with Chinese sovereignty.

From 1994 to this day, Larry has been hosting numerous documentary series at the same time presenting the news on WGN-TV's morning shows. WGN Morning Show will be celebrating its 28th anniversary in September next month after successfully appearing in the top ratings regularly.

Larry Potash Programs & His Accolades

Potash, 55, covers in-depth stories on interesting tales on the topics related to history, culture, religion, science, and beyond through his 'Backstory with Larry Potash' program which premiered in October 2018, on WGN-TV.

American reporter, Larry Potash hosting a documentary series on his 'Backstory with Larry Potash' show on WGN-TV ( Source : Wgnradio )

In addition, he hosts the daily feature program 'Larry's World' where he's often seen covering more offbeat but fun stories on pop culture and obviously the news.

Throughout his professional career as a Television host and news reporter, Larry has a long list of accomplishments, having numerous accolades to his name.

His accolades in the field of broadcasting involve 14 Emmy Awards including Best Magazine Show for 'Backstory with Larry Potash' in 2020. Larry was the recipient of 10 Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association for Best Anchor in Chicago. Along with that, the 55-years-old has also won Silver Dome Awards for his documentary program consecutively in 2019 and 2020.

Get To Know Larry Potash's Wife & His Family

Larry Potash is happily-married to Lisa Potash with no sign of divorce, as of this writing. Anchor's wife, Lisa is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with over two decades of experience in her field. Her competencies include forensic evaluation, trauma assessment, substance abuse assessment, expert witness, and more.

Who is Larry Potash from WGN-TV, his wife Lisa Potash and daughters ( Source : Celebseek )

Larry and Lisa are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Kaylin Potash and Mallory Potash. According to Larry's Twitter bio, the anchor resides in Chicago with his family of four. Kaylin runs her own media company, VSCO, which provides photos and video editing tools and features for creators around the globe. 

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