Kathy Orr Biography
Kathy Orr is a competent American journalist who presently works as a Meteorologist at FOX 29. She joined the FOX 29 News staff in September 2015 to serve as the nightly newscasts’ weather anchor. She previously provided forecasts for The CW Philly at 10 p.m., Eyewitness News on CBS 3 at 5, 6, and 11 p.m., and CBS 3 at 5, 6, and 11. She also forecasted for CBS 3 sister stations, 94 WIP, and KYW News radio.
Kathy Orr Age
Kathy Orr was born in Westvale New York, United States on October 19, 1965. She is 57 years old.
Kathy Orr Height
Orr stands on an average stature of 5 feet 7 inches.
Kathy Orr Education
Orr graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego with a B.S. in Meteorology and from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing. She is a Meteorologist with AMS, NWA, and CBM certifications.
Kathy Orr Family
Kathy was born in the United States, however, she has not disclosed any information about her family members.
Kathy Orr Husband
Kathy is blissfully married to Peter, her long-term partner. After a lengthy relationship, the gorgeous couple married.
Kathy Orr Children
Orr and her husband have two children: Isabella, a daughter, and William, a son. So far, the pair has maintained a healthy relationship while living gracefully. She currently lives in South Jersey with her family.
Kathy Orr Salary
Orr annually earns an income ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Kathy Orr’s Net Worth
Kathy has an approximate net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million.
Kathy Orr Career
Her career highlights include broadcasting live from the 2008 World Series and 2005 Super Bowl; live reporting from the cockpit of a hurricane hunter plane during Hurricane Ivan in 2004; and working as the official meteorologist of the Philadelphia Eagles. She has worked for CBS Radio, XM Radio, ESPN Radio, and SportsIllustrated.com, providing weather updates and analysis.
Orr arrived in Philadelphia as the first female meteorologist in the Philadelphia television market in 1998. The Delaware County Times named her “Rookie of the Year” in 1999, and her forecasting and reporting earned her eight Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for “Best Weathercaster.”
She was also honored by the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and named “Best Weathercaster” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” issue in 2008. Orr graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego with a B.S. in Meteorology and from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing.
In 2003, the New Jersey Governor’s Office honored her for her “Orr at the Shore” series of summer reports highlighting environmental awareness along the Jersey Shore. Her family has vacationed “down the shore” for more than 30 years, thus the Jersey shore is a subject close to her heart. Kathy and her family live in South Jersey.
She previously served on the Board of Broadcast Meteorology of the American Meteorological Society, where she selected applicants for the coveted AMS Seal. She is also a DataStream Project mentor for the American Meteorological Society. For nearly ten years, she has trained teachers in meteorology so that it can be included in local school curricula.