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John Pepitone

John Pepitone

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John Pepitone Biography

John Pepitone is a multi-award-winning media personality serving as a Multimedia Journalist at FOX 4 News in Kansas City. He joined the station in 1993 as a field reporter. Previously, he was a reporter for WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin.

John Pepitone Age

His age is unknown.

John Pepitone Height

He is 5 feet 7 inches tall.

John Pepitone Nationality

Pepitone is American.

John Pepitone Education

John graduated with a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University in Chicago. He also earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University. He is an associate member of the Radio and Television News Directors Association.

John Pepitone Family

A native of Chicago, John hasn’t disclosed any information about his family background, parents’ identities, and siblings.

John Pepitone Wife

He is married to his wife, Mary. The couple together with their three daughters, Paige, Gina, and Mariel reside in Leawood, Kansas.

In April 2019, Mariel was awarded “The People’s Choice” award winner in the Kansas 3rd District Congressional Art Competition.

 

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John Pepitone FOX 4 News

John is a general assignment reporter for FOX 4 News. He joined the station in 1993 as a field reporter. He came to FOX 4 News from WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin where he was a reporter for four years. Prior to WMTV, John was a reporter for KCAU-TV in Sioux City, Iowa. He also served as a Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Medill News Service, which provides localized news reports from the nation’s capital for several television stations.

John’s work has been recognized numerous times. The St. Louis chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated him for an Emmy in 2005 in the category of “Culture”. The Society of Professional Journalists, Kansas City Press Club also presented him with a Silver Award for public service for his reporting on street racing in Kansas City.

In 2005, John received the Gold Award for investigative reporting from the SPJ Kansas City Press Club, for his research into the lack of armor plating for military humvees and other vehicles used by American soldiers in Iraq. The press club also awarded John with an Honorable Mention for an investigative report into worker compensation fraud. In addition, John received a Silver Award from the SPJ Kansas City Press Club in 2005 in general reporting for alerting consumers about hospital-acquired infections. He also received a Second Place award from the SPJ Kansas City Press Club in 2004 for his feature story on a small-town murder.

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In 1999, he was honored with a First Place KC Press Club award for Best Breaking News of “Kidnapper Captured”, and a Second Place Missouri Associated Press award for his coverage of the Pamela Butler kidnapping. He has also been presented with three “Story of the Month” awards by the Associated Press. In 1998, the Missouri Associated Press honored him with first place in “Spot News” for his coverage of a deadly flash flood in Kansas City. The Kansas City Press Club also awarded John with the first-place Heart of America award for “Spot News” in 1996 and 1994. In addition, The Missouri Associated Press awarded him second place in the category of “Spot News” for his coverage of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. In 1995, he again was nominated for an Emmy in the category of “Spot News.”

John enjoys cycling and weight lifting in his spare time. He also is a fan of baseball and hockey.

John Pepitone Salary

His annual salary ranges from $85,000 to $95,000.

John Pepitone Net Worth

His net worth ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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