Vanessa Murdock Biography
Vanessa Murdock is an American Meteorologist & Reporter for CBS2 News. She joined the station’s Weather Team in October 2011 as the weekend morning meteorologist and weekday reporter. She previously worked at CBS affiliate, WTKR in Norfolk, Virginia.
Vanessa Murdock Age
Murdock is 43 years old in 2021. She was born in 1978, in Long Island, New York, United States. She has however not revealed when she celebrates her birthday.
Vanessa Murdock Height
Murdock stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.
Vanessa Murdock Family
Murdock was born and raised on Long Island and spent most of her youth in the small town of Center Moriches on a street named after her great-grandparents. Most of the time, she spent time in the city with her family and cherishes those memories. “I am thrilled to be coming home and joining the CBS 2 team.
Not only will I be closer to family and old friends, but I get to work in the Big Apple amongst the most talented broadcasters in the world. It’s an opportunity for which I am incredibly grateful. I look forward to meeting our viewers, sharing their stories, and providing them with the most accurate forecast in town” says Murdock.
Vanessa Murdock Husband
Murdock is a married woman and the couple lives in North Bergen, NJ with their, daughters, and their dog Zeus. When she is not working, Murdock loves spending time outdoors, swimming, and running, and is hopelessly addicted to expensive lattes.
Vanessa Murdock Net Worth
Murdock has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – 5 million which she has earned through her career as a meteorologist.
Vanessa Murdock Salary
According to sources, the average salary of a CBS reporter is $165,992 in a year while a meteorologist in the CBS News receives around $80,718 in a year.
Vanessa Murdock Career
Murdock attended Penn State University where she earned her Master’s degree in Meteorology. After graduating, Murdock traveled to Central Virginia where she started her career as a Broadcast Meteorologist at WCAV/WVAW/WAHU. She worked for two years as the evening weather anchor for both the local ABC and FOX affiliates in Charlottesville and loved every minute.
Murdock’s career then brought her to Norfolk, VA where she spent almost five years forecasting for communities up and down the Mid-Atlantic coastline. Murdock played an integral role in reporting on Hurricane Irene. “Covering Hurricane Irene was a reminder of how we need to respect the power of nature and cherish life,” Murdock says. “We were only in the early hours of dealing with Irene when we received word that a tree had fallen on a home and a child was unaccounted for. The mother escaped with only minor cuts and bruises, her son was killed.
When I think of Irene I will always remember this story and my heart will ache for the mother who lost her son.” She is an Emmy Nominated, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). Murdock is a member of both the National Weather Association (NWA) and the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
Vanessa Murdock CBS 2 New York
Murdock is working at CBS 2 New York where she works alongside other famous CBS 2 New York anchors and reporters including;
- Elise Finch
- Otis Livingston
- Steve Overmyer
- Lisa Rozner
- Kristine Johnson
- Cindy Hsu
- Chris Wragge
- Hazel Sanchez
- Dick Brennan
- Ali Bauman
- Lonnie Quinn
- Tony Aiello
- Mary Calvi
- Dana Tyler
- Jessica Moore