Linda Church is a meteorologist, best recognized as a morning weather anchor on PIX11 Morning News. She has earned a name for herself, along with a hefty net worth, in her career spanning over three decades.
Linda Church’s early career as a weather forecaster
Linda Church was born on June 12, 1960. For her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, she went to the University of Florida. She then acquired her graduate degree from the University of New Haven. She has earned a seal from the American Meteorological Society.
She started her career as a weather forecaster at WCJB-TV in Gainesville, Florida. She worked for stations in Cleveland, New Haven, and Charleston. She came to New York in 1987 and joined New York-based WNBC-TV. Working for about three years, she left the station and joined PIX. She caught the eye of many after she worked as a weekend weather reporter from 1990 to 1996 in the station.
What is Linda Church doing after retirement?
She joined the PIX Morning News as a weather anchor in June 2000. In 2003, she became the co-host of the show called Summer Fun for Kids, alongside former WPIX colleague, Mat Garcia. During her tenure at the PIX News, she won the Best Morning News Show in 2000 and 2004. She was also honored with National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy Awards).
More recently, on January 20, 2017, she took to Facebook to convey the message of her retirement.
She received a very warm and fun-filled farewell form the network. After delivering her last weather forecast on January 27, she said goodbye to the station.
Linda seems to be having a lot of fun nowadays. Her Instagram account suggests that she has been utilizing her free time to travel, sometimes with her children, friends and pet dogs as well. She can also be seen spending a lot of time on horse riding.
The hard-working meteorologist has supposedly amassed a huge net worth. However, the exact value of her net worth has not been revealed till date.
Linda Church got married and divorced twice with the same husband
Linda Church’s married life is quite an exception, we can say. She twice married and divorced news anchor Jim Dolan.
After their first divorce, the two stayed in the same building but in different flats. They reconciled and married again, but separated soon afterward.
The pair shares two children, a daughter named Colleen Dolan, and a son, Paul Dolan.
Who is Linda Church’s ex-husband?
Linda Church’s husband Jim Dolan is a news reporter. Before, he finished his grammar school he got his mindset to have a career in journalism.
He has been associated with New York City-based WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News since 1986. He has reported many big stories around the world and some of that includes, the LA Riots, the Oklahoma City Bombing, civil wars and famine in Africa, The Persian Gulf War, the death of Princess Diana, the Intifada in the Middle East and The War in Afghanistan.
He has covered many stories from more than thirty countries on five continents, so far but he has always loved to work in New York.