Laural Porter Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Kids, Salary, KGW

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Laural Porter Biography

This is what you need to know about Laural Porter, an American News anchor currently working for KGW in Portland since 2000. She delivers news stories every weeknight.

She also hosts the current affairs show of KGW, “Straight Talk,” which airs at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday nights. She also hosts KGW’s current affairs show, “Straight Talk”, which airs Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Laural Porter Age

She was born in 1960 in California, the United States. Laural is 61 years old as of 2021.

Laural Porter Height

Laural stands at a height of 5 ft 4 / 1.62 m tall

Laural Porter Family

Little is known about porter’s parents, also there are no details about her siblings, therefore this information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Laural Porter Husband

Porter is happily married to Mike Houlihan. The couple tied the Knot on June 20, 1987, in the shadow of Mount Moran in Grand Teton National Park, and together they are blessed with four children whom she says are the light of her life.

Her firstborn daughter is known as Meg who is a lawyer by profession. She has another daughter known as Kate. The names of the other two are not revealed.

Laural Porter Salary

Porter receives an approximate annual salary of  $37k – $71k. This is according to KGW news anchors/reporters’ salaries.

Laural Porter Net Worth

Porter has an estimated Net Worth of $10k  – $100k dollars. Her career as an anchor is her primary source of income.

Laural Porter KGW News

Laural Porter is currently an American News anchor currently working for KGW in Portland since 2000. She delivers news stories every weeknight. She also co-anchors KGW News at 11 and hosts KGW’s current affairs show  “Straight Talk,” which airs Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Laural won the 2015 Northwest Regional Emmy for best host/moderator of Straight Talk. Her winning entry included exclusive interviews with former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber as he faced scrutiny for the failed Cover Oregon health insurance exchange and a scandal involving his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes.

Laural and her photojournalist, Kurt Austin have also had the privilege to win the 2015 regional Edward R. Murrow award for Feature reporting.

Their award-winning story followed Jeff Daly’s search for his long-lost sister, Molly, who had been institutionalized in the 1950s. Porter and Austin’s reporting, over a decade, chronicled Jeff and Molly’s reunion and ultimately, their final emotional goodbye.

One of the highlights of her career came in February of 2015 when she was invited to interview President Obama at the White House on trade issues. She was the only Oregon anchor and one of only four nationwide to meet with the President and members of his Cabinet and then report live from the White House.

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