Kathy Orr Bio, Wiki
Kathy Orr is an American Meteorologist and Weather Anchor working with FOX 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serving the station as a Meteorologist / Weather Anchor. She has been working with this station since September 2015.
Kathy Orr Dates of Birth
Orr is 57 years old as of 2022. She was born on October 18, 1965, in Westvale, New York. Orr celebrates her birthday on the 18 th of October every year.
Kathy Orr Measurements
Orr stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Kathy Orr Education
After her High School graduation, she had to further her education. She joined the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. She also attended Syracuse University. After completing her studies there, she received her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism. In addition to that, she also holds CBM, AMS, and NWA Certifications in Meteorology.
Kathy Orr Work Experience
Orr is a Meteorologist and Weather Anchor at FOX 29 in Philadelphia. She joined the station as a weather anchor for the FOX 29 News evening newscasts. Prior to joining FOX 29 weather team, she worked for CBS 3’s Eyewitness News where she provided forecasts on weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 p.m. She also provided forecasts for The CW Philly at 10 p.m. In addition to that, she worked for CBS 3’s sister radio stations KYW News and 94 WIP radio, and provided forecasts also.
Throughout her career, she has broadcasted live from the 2005 Super Bowl and 2008 World Series, served as the official meteorologist of the Philadelphia Eagles and broadcasted live from the cockpit of a hurricane hunter aircraft while flying through Hurricane Ivan in 2004. Furthermore, she provided commentary and weather updates for ESPN Radio, XM Radio, CBS Radio, and Sports Illustrated.com. She chose candidates to receive the coveted AMS Seal as the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology board member.
In addition to her career, she is the American Meteorological Society’s DataStream Project mentor. Orr has enlightened teachers in the field of Meteorology for almost ten years so it can be counted in the curriculum in local schools. The New Jersey Governor’s Office recognized Orr for her series of summer reports that highlighted environmental awareness along the Jersey Shore, “Orr at the Shore” in 2003. Since her family has vacationed “down the shore” for more than 30 years, so Jersey shore is an issue dear to her heart.
Kathy Orr Net Worth
In Orr’s career as a Meteorologist and Weather Anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Kathy Orr Earnings
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Kathy Orr Parents and Siblings
Orr was born and raised in Westvale, New York. She manages to keep information regarding her parents and or whether or not she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public
Kathy Orr Spouse
Orr is married to her better half Peter. The two reside in South Jersey together with their children. During their free time as a family, they like spending time together.
Kathy Orr Kids
Orr and her husband Peter, are proud parents of their two adorable children. They are blessed with a boy, William, and a girl, Isabella.
Her great work has been recognized and she has received several honors and awards. In 1999, the Delaware County Times named her “Rookie of the Year.” She also earned eight Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for “Best Weathercaster” in her forecasting and reporting. She arrived in Philadelphia as the first female meteorologist in the Philadelphia television market in 1998. In addition to that, she was named the “Best Weathercaster” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” issue by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association in 2008. In 2013, she was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s “Hall of Fame.”
Kathy Orr Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 19K followers, around 29K followers on her Facebook page, and about 14.2K followers on her Instagram account.