William La Jeunesse Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Jul, 2020
Facts of William La Jeunesse
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name William La Jeunesse
Birth Name William La Jeunesse
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Working For Fox News Channel
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Education Syracuse University, University of California, Los Angeles
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William La Jeunesse is an American reporter currently working for FOX News Channel as a Los Angeles-based correspondent.

Where was William La Jeunesse Educated?

William attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, from where he got his Bachelor in Arts degree. He went on to attend the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and earn his Masters in Business Administration.

Early Career

La Jeunesse started his journalism career at the daily newspaper, The Arizona Republic. He was named the 1989 Journalist of the Year by the Arizona Press Club. He was also named the UPI Western Region Journalist of the Year in two different years: 1987 and 1989.

He worked for three years with the Phoenix, Arizona-licensed TV network, KTVK-TV (DT2 3) as an investigative journalist. He also had a stint at the San Diego, California-based KNSD-TV (NBC 7) station -- a subsidiary of NBC. During his time at KNSD-TV, Le Jeunesse was awarded the Golden Microphone Award two times and he an Emmy Award one time. His time with the ABC-commissioned KTSP-TV station in Phoenix, Arizona yielded five additional Emmy Awards.

His Career with FOX News

William La Jeunesse joined FOX News Channel in 1998. During his time at FOX News, William has broken many high-profile national and international stories. 

William La Jeunesse reporting for FOX News SOURCE: YouTube

He was an on-site correspondent reporting out of Manila, Philippines, in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. He also provided extensive coverage on the sexual harassment scandal and the consequent resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner in August 2013.   

Additionally, William has covered the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, Operation Fast and Furious in 2012, and the U.S. Supreme Court crackdown on the 2013 Arizona voter ID law.    

His other high-profile coverages include the protests at the Democratic National Convention in 2000, the oil field fires in Kuwait in 2003, the U.S. aid of Libyan revolutionary Muammar al-Qaddafi amid the Mideast unrest in 2010, actor-comedian Robin Williams' death in 2014, and OJ Simpson's successful request for parole in 2017. 

Furthermore, William also provided coverage on the presidential elections in four different years, namely the elections of 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012.

William La Jeunesse currently works as a Los Angeles, California-based correspondent on FOX News. 

What is William La Jeunesse Worth in 2020? 

As of July 2020, William La Jeunesse is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $1 million. The primary source of his income is his career as a reporter and journalist. He is most known for his over-two-decades long career as a FOX News correspondent. 

William La Jeunesse reporting for FOX News SOURCE: YouTube

Before working at FOX News. La Jeunesse worked for stations like KTVK-TV, KNSD-TV, and KTSP-TV.  

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