Paul Konrad Biography
Paul Konrad is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and weather anchor currently working for WGN-TV where he anchors the station’s Morning News at 6 am-10 am. He joined the station in 1996 and anchors for Chicago’s top-rated station’s Morning News. Prior to joining the WGN-TV, Konrad worked in a newsroom in Tampa Bay, Montgomery, Alabama, and Chicago Land Television News (CLTV).
Paul is a graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Acting and holds a Masters Degree in Speech, Radio, Television, and Film from Northwestern University. He also studied meteorology at Mississippi State University. For his high school, Paul attended Waubonsie Valley High School.
He hosts a semi-weekly segment called “Courtesy Desk” where he takes viewer suggestions and ideas and passes them along to his on-air colleagues for approval, and occasionally, disapproval. He also takes pride in hosting the weekly “Friday Forecaster” segment which features an elementary school-aged child forecasting the weather on live TV every Friday on WGN Morning News.
Konrad is responsible for engineering the Social Media engagement strategy that often reaches up to a million people per week. Before joining WGN, Paul worked in a newsroom T WFTS-TV in Tampa Bay, Florida, later beginning his career in Montgomery, Alabama where he worked for WAKA-TV.
Paul Konrad Age
Konrad was born on April 3, 1965, in Naperville, Illinois, the United States of America. He is 56 years old as of April 2021. He celebrates his birthday on April 3rd every year.
Paul Konrad Wife
Konrad is married to his wife Kirsten. The couple is blessed with four children named Klaus, Lilian, Von Zygmunt, and Elsa.
Paul Konrad Family
Paul is born to her parents Molly Mellon and Don Konrad. Her mother Molly lived in an orphanage since she was 7 years old. Konrad is privileged to have six siblings.
Paul Konrad’s Height
Konrad stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.8 m) tall.
Paul Konrad Net Worth
Konrad has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a news anchor and weatherman.
Paul Konrad Salary
Konrad receives an average annual salary of $150,000. This according to WGN-TV anchors’ salary.