Ali Lucia Biography
Ali Lucia is a well-known American television news anchor who presently hosts WCCO’s weekly program “The Morning.” She previously worked as an intern in the WCCO sports department.
She began her career as a weekend sports anchor in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Later that year, she began hosting ‘This Morning’ on WCCO-TV. Lucia had previously interned at the station in the sports department. She has also hosted the Stars pre/post-game show on Fox Sports Southwest.
Ali also worked as a collegiate hockey sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network. She has covered several important events as a reporter, including Hurricanes Sandy and Irene. She also covered the crash of a Navy SEAL chopper.
Ali Lucia Age
Ali Lucia was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, the United States of America on October 19, 1983. She is 39 years old.
Ali Lucia Height
Alis stands at a moderate stature of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Ali Lucia’s Education
Lucia graduated from a local high school in Minnesota in 2001 and went on to get a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast media and communications from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2005.
Ali Lucia Family
Ali Lucia was born to Don Lucia and Joyce Lucia. Don Lucia, her father, is the former head coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s hockey team, while Joyce Lucia works in an undefined field. She has a sister named Jessie, as well as two younger brothers, Tony, born in 1987, and Mario, born in 1993, both of whom have some hockey experience and achievement.
Because of her father’s job, the family lived in Fairbanks for a while before moving to Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and then to Minnesota.
Ali Lucia Husband
Lucia has been married to Drew, a golfer, since August 4, 2018. This was after he proposed to her on a beach in Charleston while on a business trip. She later revealed the occasion on This Morning with her colleagues. After their wedding, the couple honeymooned in Bora Bora, French Polynesia. She currently resides in Minneapolis with her spouse Drew.
Ali Lucia Salary
Ali receives an annual salary of between $33,774 – $112,519.
Ali Lucia’s Net Worth
Lucia has an approximate net worth of between $1 million – $5 million.
Ali Lucia Career
Ali received her first job as a production assistant and feature reporter for FOX Sports in Rochester, New York, a year after she received her bachelor’s degree. She worked there from May 2006 to December 2007.
Later, she worked as a producer and anchor for Quincy Media’s KXLT-DT, where she spent four years as the primary anchor of Fox 47 and as a producer, anchor, writer, and photographer for Fox 47 News. While in this position, Ali served as a sideline reporter for the Big Ten Network for three months in 2010, and she also covered the St. Paul Saints for four months that year.
She began working as a weekend sports anchor, producer, video editor, and photographer for LIN Media’s WAVY-TV in 2011 and remained there until March 2013. She subsequently spent eight months as a baseball sideline reporter for the Texas Rangers for Fox Sports Southwest before becoming a Dallas Stars broadcaster. Until October 2014, she hosted, produced, and authored the weekly magazine show “Stars Insider,” which she also wrote.
Ali began her career as a feature reporter for WCCO-TV in late 2014 and grew to prominence as a contributor, anchor, reporter, production assistant, guest booker, and feature segment reporter for WCCO-TV, particularly as the “This Morning” traffic anchor and the “At Noon” anchor. Since October 2015, she has been reporting on college football for the Big Ten Network, the second of two positions she currently holds.