Karla Ray Biography
Karla Ray is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for WFTV (ABC Affiliate) in Orlando, Florida. She joined the station in October 2012. She is thrilled to work with the WFTV news team.
Karla Ray Age, Date of Birth
Ray was born on March 17, 1987, in Orlando, Florida, United States. As a result, she is 35 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of March every year.
Karla Ray Height
Ray stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Karla Ray’s Family
Ray 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 Ray has any siblings.
Karla Ray’s Husband
Ray is married to her lovely spouse, Brandon Williams, Managing Editor at News 13 and a 4-time Emmy nominated reporter. The couple tied the knot on October 5, 2014, in the U.S. On October 5, 2020, they celebrated their 6th marriage anniversary. When Ray is not at work, she likes doing photography and spending precious time with her husband, as well as their puppy, a Pekingese named Murrow.
Karla Ray’s Net Worth
Ray has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Karla Ray’s Salary
Ray earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Karla Ray Education
Ray is a proud alumnus of the University of South Dakota. She graduated Cum Laude from the university in the year 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Contemporary Media and Journalism, as well as a minor in Spanish. During her stint at the university, she was part of the Alpha Phi Sorority, and worked as; Vice President of Marketing, Director of Public Relations, Director of Philanthropy, and News Anchor/Reporter/Producer of KYOT-TV/UNews/URadio. She was also the President of the Greek Unity Council.
Karla Ray Career
Ray serves at WFTV as a weekend news anchor for Eyewitness News This Morning. She also serves as an investigative reporter for the 9 Investigates unit. Before joining WFTV, she worked for Waterman Broadcasting Corp in Fort Myers, Florida as a Fill-in Anchor and Investigative Reporter for 1 year and 3 months (August 2011 – October 2012).
While in Fort Myers, she uncovered a billing dispute that may have led to a human’s death, leading to sweeping changes at Naples Community Health. During the legislative session in Tallahassee in the year 2012, Ray covered the story of Aaron Edwards as he was fighting to have a claims $15-million bill passed following an injury at Lee Memorial Health. The bill became the 2nd-largest judgment awarded through the legislature of Florida. Ray’s coverage was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2012, as well as a regional Edward R. Murrow award in the spring of 2013.
Before going to Florida, she worked for a CBS affiliate, KELO-TV in South Dakota as a Fill-in Anchor and News Reporter for 3 years (May 2007 – April 2010). That is where she began her TV news career. In her first experience in TV news, she wore many hats; editor, video shooter, anchor, and producer. Ray has worked as an intern at KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, Arizona for 5 months.
Karla Ray Weight Loss
There is no information regarding Ray losing any weight. However, there will be an update as soon as any information about her weight loss is available in the limelight.
Karla Ray WFTV
Ray is currently working at WFTV where she works alongside other famous WFTV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Phylicia Ashley
- Shannon Butler
- Kassandra Crimi
- Kirstin Delgado
- Melonie Holt
- Daralene Jones
- Rusty McCranie
- Chantelle Navarro
- Jared Oliver
- Martha Sugalski
- Brian Shields
- Tom Terry
- George Waldenberger
- Greg Warmoth
Karla Ray 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 4700 followers on Instagram.