Kathy Orr Bio, Wiki
Kathy Orr is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist and weather anchor working for Fox 29. She joined the station in September 2015.
Kathy Orr Age
Orr is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 19, 1965, in Westvale, New York, United States. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 19th of October every year.
Kathy Orr Height
Orr stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Kathy Orr Family
Orr 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 Orr has any siblings.
Kathy Orr Husband, married
Orr is married to her lovely spouse, Peter, after dating for a long period of time. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children. The family resides happily in South Jersey.
Kathy Orr daughter, son
Orr’s childrens’ names are William (son) and Isabella (daughter).
Kathy Orr Net Worth
Orr has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist and weather anchor.
Kathy Orr Salary
Orr earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Kathy Orr Education
Orr is a proud alumnus of the State University of New York at Oswego, as well as Syracuse University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the State University of New York. From Syracuse University, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing.
Kathy Orr CBS3
Orr has worked for CBS 3’s Eyewitness News as a weathercaster for the weekday weathercasts at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm, and for The CW Philly at 10 pm. Also, at the same time, she was forecasting the weather for CBS 3’s sister radio stations, KYW News radio and 94 WIP.
Kathy Orr Career
Orr serves at Fox 29 as a weather anchor for the evening newscasts on FOX 29 News. Before joining Fox 29, Orr was working for CBS 3 as a weathercaster. Orr came to Philadelphia in the year 1998, and she was the first female meteorologist in the Philadelphia TV market. In the year 1999, the Delaware County Times named Orr “Rookie of the Year.” Her work as a forecaster won her 8 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for “Best Weathercaster.” The Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association also awarded Orr their top honors. In the year 2008, she was named “Best Weathercaster” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” issue. Orr was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s “Hall of Fame” in the year 2013.
In the year 2004, Orr broadcasted live from the cockpit of a hurricane hunter aircraft while flying through Hurricane Ivan. She has served as the official meteorologist of the Philadelphia Eagles and done live broadcasts from the 2008 World Series and 2005 Super Bowl. Orr has also provided weather updates and commentary for XM Radio, CBS Radio, Sports Illustrated.com, and ESPN Radio.
Orr formerly served as a board member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology. She chose candidates to receive the coveted AMS Seal. Orr herself holds the CBM, AMS, and NWA Certifications in Meteorology. She serves as a mentor for the American Meteorological Society’s DataStream Project. Orr has educated teachers in the field of Meteorology for about a decade, so it can be added to the curriculum in local schools.
The New Jersey Governor’s Office recognized Orr for her “Orr at the Shore” series of summer reports in the year 2003. The series highlighted environmental awareness along the Jersey Shore.
Kathy Orr House
Orr’s house is exquisitely decorated. The house features a wonderful private space, a massive dining table which is perfect for entertaining a huge number of people. Also, the house contains a back deck that is perfect for enjoying meals.
Kathy Orr Fox 29
Orr is currently working at Fox 29 where she works alongside other famous Fox 29 anchors and reporters including;
- Bill Rohrer
- Kelly Rule
- Dave Schratwieser
- Sue Serio
- Tom Sredenschek
- Dawn Timmeney
- Scott Williams
- Shawnette Wilson
Kathy Orr Social Media Platforms
Orr is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 14.1K followers on Instagram.