Heather O’Rourke Biography
Heather O’Rourke is an American Emmy Award-winning Traffic/News Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 New York – WABC. She joined the station in the year 2002.
Heather O’Rourke Age
O’Rourke was born on February 15, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As a result, she celebrates her birthday on the 15th of February every year. Her year of birth is unknown at the moment therefore it is difficult to know her age. However, she might be in her 30s.
Heather O’Rourke Height
O’Rourke stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Heather O’Rourke Family
O’Rourke grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey. 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 O’Rourke has any siblings.
Heather O’Rourke’s Husband, Children/Kids
O’Rourke is married to her lovely spouse, whose names are currently under review. Information about their wedding and engagement is also currently under review. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, whose identities are currently under review. The family lives happily in New York City. When O’Rourke is not at work, she likes spending precious time with her husband, children, and their beloved assortment of family pets.
Heather O’Rourke’s Net Worth
O’Rourke has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Traffic/News Anchor/Reporter.
Heather O’Rourke’s Salary
O’Rourke earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Heather O’Rourke Education
O’Rourke attended Rutgers University in the year 1988. At the time, she served as the president of Zeta Tau Alpha Women’s Fraternity. In 1990, she became the manager of the Rutgers Men’s Soccer Team and won the Varsity Athletic Letter Award. Five years later after joining the university, she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Journalism and Mass Media. In the year 2016, she began at Rutgers Graduate School of Education, where in 2018, she earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Adult and Continuing Education. In the year 2012, she won The George Hammell Cook Distinguished Alumni Award from Cook College – Rutgers University.
Heather O’Rourke Career
O’Rourke serves at ABC7NY – WABC as a Traffic Anchor, a position she has held since October 2011. She started at the station as a traffic reporter for the afternoon newscasts. In January 2013, she joined the morning team as a traffic reporter. O’Rourke began reporting traffic news in the tri-state area in the year 1992. She began working as an intern and quickly made her way up to a full-time traffic reporter in the year 1994.
O’Rourke has covered traffic news on almost every radio station in the tri-state area. She has worked for WPLJ-FM in New York for 6 years as a morning fill-in news anchor. She has also worked for WAXQ-FM Radio, Inc. in New York City as an On-Air Personality for 2 months. O’Rourke has worked for Metro Traffic in New York as a Traffic Anchor/Producer for 7 years.
O’Rourke has been nominated 4 times for Emmy Awards. In the year 2001, she was awarded the Achievement in Radio Award for Best Traffic Reporter. O’Rourke is a strong volunteer in the community, being actively involved in multiple charities throughout New Jersey state. During her leisure time, she likes to travel, explore the outdoors, or just stay active – crawl through mud under barbed wire at a local Spartan Race.
Heather O’Rourke ABC7 New York
O’Rourke is currently working at ABC7 New York where she works alongside other famous ABC7 New York meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Sandy Kenyon
- CeFaan Kim
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Darla Miles
- Sonia Rincón
- Stacey Sager
- Shannon Sohn
- Marcus Solis
- Derick Waller
- Lucy Yang
- Toni Yates
Heather O’Rourke Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 21.1K followers on Twitter.