Jason DeRusha Biography
Jason DeRusha is an American journalist working as an anchor for WCCO News in Minnesota. Jason moved on from the Honors program at Marquette University with a political theory and broadcast correspondence degree, magna cum laude. Jason lives in Maple Grove with his significant other Alyssa (a Wayzata High alumni), and their children Seth and Sam.
Jason DeRusha Age
He was born on 24 January 1975, Des Plaines, Illinois, United States. He is 46 years old.
Jason DeRusha Height
DeRusha stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Jason DeRusha Wife
Jason is happily married to his wife Alyssa Bannochie, a financial analyst. The couples got married through a wedding on September 19, 1998, in the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis.
Jason DeRusha WCCO News
DeRusha recorded his first report for WCCO-TV on April Fool’s Day in 2003. From that point forward, he’s procured nine Emmy Awards, his food inclusion was a finalist for Outstanding TV Segment in the esteemed public James Beard Awards, the Jaycees named him one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans, and the city of Minneapolis broadcasted Sept. 21 “Jason DeRusha Day.”
No tricking. Today, Jason co-anchors WCCO This Morning non-weekend days from 4:30 a.m. until 7:00 a.m., and WCCO Mid-Morning from 9 to 10 a.m. He is additionally the station’s food columnist, delivering “DeRusha Eats”. While at WCCO, he was among the main TV journalists on the scene and on the air at the Interstate 35W extension breakdown. He replied, “Great Question” for 5½ years.
In 2013, he was named one of the “40 under 40,” the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s rundown of youthful local area pioneers. Minnesota Monthly named him to the “Force 75” list, expressing, “On the off chance that anybody comprehends where broad communications are going … it’s DeRusha.”
Marquette University named him the Young Alumnus of the Year in 2012. Prior to coming to WCCO-TV, Jason went through three years as a correspondent at WISN-TV in Milwaukee. Preceding that, he moored the end of the week news at KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa, detailed for WREX-TV in Rockford, Ill., and interned at “ABC World News Tonight” in New York.
Jason’s been named for in excess of 20 Regional Emmy Awards, and he’s won Regional Emmys for Anchoring WCCO This Morning, for breaking news inclusion, announcing his DeRusha Eats section and the Good Question portion. In the Twin Cities, Jason is a past-President of the Board of Governors of the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
He’s a regular speaker and host for a noble cause pledge drives. He is a regular fill-in have at WCCO Radio and has been composing for Minnesota local magazines since 2009. He’s right now the food pundit for Minnesota Monthly. Jason’s a glass workmanship authority, and he’s been an adjudicator for the Uptown Art Fair. He’s additionally attempted to blow a couple of glass craftsmanship pieces, with restricted achievement.
Jason DeRusha Net Worth
His estimated net worth ranges between $500k – $1 million.