Evelyn Taft, an American meteorologist, is currently working for CBS-owned KCAL-TV channel 9. She is also a news anchor/ editor for the network. She is working for the KCAL since 2010. It is the coverage of the harsh weather incidence that alerted all about the accepted conditions and by carrying the advance study; she has established her excellent ability in the field of reporting.
Born To Jewish-Russian Parents Evelyn Taft Grew Up In USA
Evelyn Taft was born on 24, August 1984, in Bay region, San Francisco, US. She was born to Russian Jewish parents. Being a Jewish child, she spent her childhood days in France, Israel, and London. She is an American holding of Jewish-Russian descent.
Since Taft was fascinated with media personnel at an early age. Later, she went to Los Angeles to make her dream true. She completed high school at the Menlo School in Atherton, California. Then, joined the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California.
In 2006, she graduated with the broadcast journalism and political science from the University of Southern California. After her graduation, she enrolled for a meteorology degree from Mississippi State University. After receiving a certificate in meteorology from there, she pursued her career in the media industry
Career As a Journalist
Evelyn currently serves as the weather forecaster and editor at KCAL-TV channel's station 9, Los Angeles. She appears as a night meteorologist during the week. KCAL 9 is a CBS-owned TV channel based in Los Angeles. She started her career at the early age of 16.
She first hosted her own TV show on travel and entertainment. Then, she worked for KCOY(CBS) as a reporter and weather presenter for a few years. Afterward, she shifted to KRO4 in San Francisco and began hosting weather forecasting shows for the network
In 2010, she moved to KCAL 9 TV and started working in the meteorology department. KCAL hired four journalists including her in that year. And they are Stephanie Simmons, Sharon Tay, and Rick Garcia.
First, they hosted prime-time news at 10:00 PM on weekdays. Later, Taft became the night meteorologist for the network.
Evelyn Taft's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
Evelyn Taft’s current net worth is close to $1 million. She earns a huge amount of money from her journalism career.
According to a source, KCAL-TV pays annually average salary ranges from $75K to $130 to its meteorologists.
However, her salary can be much that above-mentioned data as she is an experienced and talented journalist of the network. She has also involved in various charitable works and movements.
It has been reported that Evelyn also has a house in Los Angeles. The average value of the house in LA is around $880k.
Shared A Son With Husband Ross Resnik
Evelyn Taft is married and has one child. She is married to Ross Resnik since 2011. She dated Ross Resnik her then-boyfriend for a few years before getting married in 2011.
Taft and her spouse Ross are the proud parents of their two children. First, they welcomed a daughter on September 11, 2015. Following her first birth, she became pregnant with a second child and later on welcomed a son named Clifford Johnson. They are a happy couple and have been sharing the strong bond of love since 2011 with nor rumors of divorce.
Taft is managing her personal life with him. Taft and her husband have two children together. She regularly shares her family life via social media. The couple has together for a long time now and still seems more supportive and devoted to each other. Taft currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her husband and kids.
Taft is also an interior designer who loves to design fashionable items.
Other Interesting Facts
- During her leisure time, Evelyn Taft is fond of cooking, sailing, and reading. She also likes sampling truck foods and supporting her husband with his site ‘Roaming Hunger’.
- Evelyn Taft is also quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with the considerable fan following. She has over 31.2k followers on her Instagram account.
- She has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches.
by anjana, 18 Aug, 2014