Who is Evelyn Taft?
Evelyn Taft is a Russian-American journalist, news anchor, and meteorologist, who works for the KCAL 9 in Los Angeles, California as a weather reporter, having previously worked for KCOY-TV on the central coast of California. She has won a number of awards, including the Golden Mike Award for Best Weather Segment, among other recognitions.
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Evelyn Taft Age, Childhood, and Education
Evelyn Taft was born on the 24th August 1984, in San Francisco, California USA, the daughter of Russian-Jewish immigrants who moved to the USA before her birth. During her childhood years, Evelyn lived in France, England, and Israel, during which time she learned French and the Hebrew language. She went to Menlo High School in Atherton, California, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism.
Evelyn graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science in 2006.
She has always been interested in meteorology and weather forecasting, which eventually resulted in her obtaining a Meteorology Certificate from Mississippi State University. During her university years, she served as a weather forecaster, which gave her enough experience to be hired by KCOY-TV in 2006, where she began her career in journalism, and would also get first-hand experience in weather forecasting on a professional level.
In addition, she worked in parallel for KRON 4 in San Francisco.
KCAL 9 and Rise to Stardom
After two years of hard work, Evelyn’s name became quite popular in journalism, and she received an offer from the CBS affiliate KCAL- 9, headquartered in Los Angeles which Evelyn accepted, and as of 2008, she has been an employee with the station. Evelyn has worked with Stephanie Simmons, Sharon Tay, and Rick Garcia, among others.
In addition to her weather reports, Evelyn has also served as the host of the show “Military Minutes” – for this engagement, she has been honored by the National Army Guild. She has several other awards to her name, such as the National Weather Association Seal of Approval.
Evelyn Taft Net Worth and Body Stats, Appearance
Her salary is reputed to be as high as $120,000, while her net worth is estimated at $1 million as of late-2019. Evelyn stands at 5ft 4ins (1.6m), and her weight is 132lbs ~ 60kg. With her figure of 39-25-37, and her bra size of 34DD, she has attracted attention from people all over the world, which has increased TV station ratings.
She has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Evelyn Taft Personal Life, Husband, Children
In addition to her successful career, Evelyn is also accomplished on personal matters; she has been a married woman since 2011, and is now a mother of two children. Evelyn’s husband is Ross Resnick, who is the owner of the Roaming Hunger Organization. The family now resides in Los Angeles.
Evelyn is quite active on social media platforms, especially Twitter, on which she often shares posts related to her career, especially her weather reports. So, if you have skipped on her at 5 pm at KCAL, then just follow over to her official Twitter page, and learn all about the weather that interests you.
Ross Resnick Bio
Ross is a successful businessman on his own. From Santa Monica, Ross is best known to the world as the founder, principal owner and CEO of Roaming Hunger, which is a food truck booking service. The company opened its doors back in 2009 in Santa Monica, and since then has moved its headquarters to West Hollywood. Ross enrolled at the University of Southern California, from which he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in International Studies in 2006.
While studying, he took the chance to spend time at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, from which he received a certificate in Business Management. He returned to the University of California in 2012 to finish the MBA program. In addition to running his own company, Ross was a division manager for Honest Tea, a position he held from 2007 to 2011.