Lauren Johnson Biography
Lauren Johnson is an American anchor working for ABC11 as an evening anchor at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. She joined the ABC11 news team in January 2022, after previously working for FOX 29.
Lauren Johnson Career
Atlanta, Georgia is Johnson’s native home and she attended Woodward Academy where she earned a high school diploma in 1999. She later joined Furman University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2003. In addition, while Lauren was in college, she was a member of the Women’s Track and Field team. Johnson started her career in television while in college where she worked on the college network, FUTV as an anchor.
She interned at NBC in Greenville, FOX station in Atlanta, and ABC News in New York City. Working behind the scenes on Good Morning America alongside Diane Sawyer sealed the deal for her journalism career. In addition, Lauren officially began her television career at Central Florida News 13 in Orlando, Florida in 2003, as a feature reporter. In addition, Lauren worked for Central Florida News 13 for 4 years before later relocating to Memphis, Tennessee. In Memphis, Tennessee, she worked for WHBQ-TV where she served as a health reporter for 5 years.
Furthermore, while Johnson worked in Tennessee for 5 years, she received a number of Emmy nominations for covering children’s healthcare issues. She later served as the co-anchor of the early edition of Good Morning Memphis. After leaving Orlando, Lauren returned five years later and worked for the FOX affiliate in the area. She assisted in launching the weekend edition of “Good Day Orlando.” In addition, while she worked at FOX, she covered the historic Trayvon Martin trial and in 2014, she launched the weekend edition of “Good Day Philadelphia.”
While she served as a reporter in Philly, she covered; the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia, the Democratic National Convention, the civil unrest surrounding George Floyd’s murder, the Eagles Super Bowl-winning season, the deadly Amtrak derailment, both Bill Cosby trials, the NFL Draft, and the novel coronavirus. In addition, during Johnson’s leisure time, she enjoys; shopping, reading, traveling, decorating, sleeping, working out, and spending as much time as she can with her family and friends.
Lauren Johnson Salary
Johnson earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Lauren Johnson Net Worth
Johnson has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Lauren Johnson Age
Johnson was born on October 5, 1982, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She is 41 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 5th of October every year.
Lauren Johnson Height and Weight
Johnson stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Lauren Johnson Family
Johnson likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Lauren Johnson Husband and Children
Johnson is a proud pet parent of a Morkie named Diamond. She has not disclosed her relationship status as she is very private with her personal life. However, this information will be updated when available.
Why did Lauren Johnson leave Fox 29?
Johnson stated that the death of her mother in 2020, resulted in her decision to leave. She stated that she wants to prioritize her mental health and well-being.
Lauren Johnson Social Media Platform
Johnson is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 18.3K followers on Twitter 22.9K followers on Instagram, and 19K followers on Facebook.