James LaPorta is a former US Marine Corps officer and journalist from the United States. He works for The Associated Press as an investigative reporter. He focuses on national security, the intelligence community, and the United States military. James also serves as a military counselor on NBC’s This Is Us.
He previously worked as a Wolf Entertainment Consultant for four months. Also, he spent eight years in the United States Marine Corps.
James LaPorta Age
James was born in the state of California, in the United States. Even the exact day and year of his birth are unknown.
James LaPorta Height
James stands at an average height of 5 ft 7 in/1.7 m tall.
James LaPorta Family
James was born in California, USA, to a father and a mother. He is a U.S. citizen. Yet, he is discreet, and he has kept information about his family private. On May 10, 2021, he posted an Instagram picture of himself and his mother wishing her a happy Mother’s Day.
James LaPorta Wife
James has a son Joel who is 6 years old. Also, no information is available about his wife’s identity. Will update this part soon.
James LaPorta Education
James attended at American Military University in 2010 and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security. In 2013, he attended the University of Southern California’s Marine Risk Symposium.
James LaPorta Salary
James annually earns a salary of $80,250.
James LaPorta Net Worth
James’s approximate net worth is $2 Million.
James LaPorta Career
James was a veteran of the Afghanistan war’s marine corps and an intelligence cell chief. He received his first degree black belt in September 2011, after completing the Combat Marksmanship Coaches Training in 2010. James is also being trained by the Special Operations Training Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
He currently works for The Associated Press as an investigative reporter. He focuses on national security, the intelligence community, and the United States military. James also serves as a military counselor on NBC’s This Is Us. He previously worked as a Wolf Entertainment Consultant for four months. He was previously a Senior Correspondent at Newsweek, where he spent over a year covering national security and military matters.
As an Investigative Reporter, he supplied reports to a collaborative investigation between PBS Frontline and ProPublica. “Documenting Hate: New American Nazis” season 36 featured his reports. He has served as a Military Reporter for United Press International. He covered the Defense Department and national security for The Daily Beast for almost three years as Military Correspondent.
His career in journalism began at GateHouse Media. From September 2015 through January 2016, he worked as a Military Reporter for The Daily News. Thereafter, he spent three years and six months working as a contributing writer for The Washington Post. Also, he contributed to the Post’s coverage of Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and of the divisive House Bill 2 in the state.