Elaina Rusk Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, KGET-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Elaina Rusk Biography

Elaina Rusk is an American Meteorologist, Anchor, Reporter, and Producer working at KGET-TV in Bakersfield, California as a weekday noon meteorologist, anchor, and producer. She has been working for the station since the year 2008.

Elaina Rusk Age

Rusk was born in California, United States. However, she likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s.

Elaina Rusk Height

Rusk stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Elaina Rusk Family

Rusk was brought up in California, United States. However, she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Rusk has any siblings.

Elaina Rusk Husband | Children

Rusk is a married woman and her spouse’s name is John. She and John had their wedding in the year 2013. They take great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 daughters, whose names are under review. Rusk likes spending her spare time with her daughters and husband, as well as with their dog (Labrador Retriever) named Molly.

Elaina Rusk Net Worth

Rusk has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist, Anchor, Reporter, and Producer.

Elaina Rusk
Elaina Rusk

Elaina Rusk Salary

Rusk earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Elaina Rusk Education

Rusk is a proud alumnus of California State University, Chico. There she earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism with an emphasis in News Editorial, as well as a minor in Psychology. She also holds a Broadcast Meteorology Certificate from Mississippi State University. Rusk has spent one semester studying Fine Arts & Humanities abroad (in London). Despite being short on cash, she cherished the chance to explore Europe and soak up its culture as a budget-conscious student.

Elaina Rusk Career

Rusk serves at KGET 17 News as a weekday noon meteorologist, anchor, and producer. She started as a producer and reporter at KGET and then got a promotion to news anchor after a while, and then 3 years later (in the year 2011) she added the meteorologist role to her roles. According to her bio on KGET-TV’s website, Rusk not only works for the station but also works as a weekday morning meteorologist for KERN Radio’s 17 Pinpoint Weather Center.

Rusk landed her very first job on-air at a station in Yakima, Washington, where she served as a producer. After that, she went to work for a station in Lawton, Oklahoma as a news reporter. Rusk has also worked at 23ABC – KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California as a Chief Meteorologist, forecasting the weather every morning. While in college, Rusk had 7 media internships – at TV News, Talk Radio, and Newspaper.

When she’s not busy with her journalism duties, Rusk dedicates her time to giving back to the community. She’s actively involved with the Junior League of Bakersfield, where she volunteers her efforts to various projects aimed at supporting local initiatives and organizations. Additionally, Rusk serves as the Secretary on the board of the Kern County Science Foundation, where she plays a crucial role in advancing STEM education and promoting scientific literacy throughout the region. She says that her passion for these causes stems from a deep belief in the power of education to empower individuals and communities.

Elaina Rusk KGET-TV

Rusk is working at KGET-TV alongside other famous KGET-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Jim Scott
  2. Tami Mlcoch
  3. Maddie Janssen
  4. Alex Fisher
  5. Rob Hagan
  6. Kevin Charette
  7. Candy Caceres
  8. Norma Gaspar
  9. Karen Marroquin

Elaina Rusk Illness

On December 20, 2021, Rusk posted her photo o her Instagram Page giving her health updates to her fans/viewers. She thanked everyone for their kind messages and said she was healing well from emergency surgery the previous month, but at the time she was feeling quite sick. She mentioned it was just a cold, and her family had been testing negative for COVID-19 for several weeks, but she wanted to stay on top of it because her immune system was still working hard.

Rusk also said was being treated for an eye infection, sinus infection, and ear infection, which is why she hadn’t been posting much. Despite feeling under the weather, she expressed gratitude for her life and health. She also gave a shout-out to all the moms who are working hard to take care of their little ones, even when they don’t feel their best. Rusk encouraged everyone to stay healthy and promised to be back with them soon.

Elaina Rusk Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, where she has over 1.4K followers.

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