Find Out Betsy Kling Salary At Age 43 & Know About Her Husband & Family
- Date of Birth Mar 03, 1975
- Age 47 Years, 5 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession Journalist
- Relationship Status Married
- Husband/Spouse Paul Thomas (m. 1999)
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Wedding Date 21 August, 1999
- Dating/Affair No
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Brother/s Toni Hadad, Fran DiBlasi
- College Bowling Green State University, Mississippi State University
- Height/ How Tall? 5 feet 11 inches
- Weight N/A
- Hair Short
- Hair Color Light Brown
- Lesbian No
- Daughter/s Josie Thomas, Violette Susanna Thomas
Betsy Kling is a certified veteran meteorologist and also a family oriented mom. Bringing her daughters on-air to deliver weather forecast once, she is a pro at juggling work life and family life together along with hints of fun in between.
The Ohio native is an American weather forecaster who is best known for her current position as the Chief Meteorologist for WKYC-TV. She is also the founder/director for the National Weather Association Foundation and helps in providing scholarships to aspiring meteorologists.
Meteorologist: Betsy Kling delivers weather forecast on WKYC Channel 3 (Photo: YouTube| 11 December 2018)
Previously, the several times Emmy award-winning journalist worked as a weekend meteorologist for WKJG-TV and WTLV/WJXX-TV. For her incredible contribution as a journalist, she is also known to be the recipient of the highly prestigious Chuck Heaton Award from The Press Club of Cleveland.
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She is also the face behind the launch of WKYC’s Growing Curiosity: Girls In STEM which highlights women on STEM careers.
Betsy Kling Short Bio (Age)
Born on 3 March 1975 Betsy Kling was raised in Copley, Ohio by her parents whom she is very close with.
She attended Copley High School and later went on to graduate with a bachelors degree in journalism with a minor in meteorology from the Bowling Green State University. She also earned a certification in broadcast meteorology from the University of Mississipi.
Years Of Experience Betsy Kling Accumulated As On-Air Meteorologist
After graduating from college, the meteorologist started her career in 1997 as a weekend meteorologist for WKJG-TV. Later in 2000, she joined WTLV/WJXX- TV as a weekend meteorologist.
Over her time in WKJG-TV and WTLV/WJXX-TV she worked in Indiana, Florida, and Fort Wayne.
She finally returned back to her hometown Cleveland, Ohio in 2003 when she got a job at WKYC-TV as Ohio’s first female chief meteorologist.
Her credibility as a meteorologist is well defined by the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) from the American Meteorological Society and the Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association (NWA).
How Much Salary Does Betsy Kling Earn?
Highly recognized as a well-established meteorologist who has worked for almost a decade in the particular field; Betsy has earned a good amount of fortune as a weather forecaster.
Her estimated salary as a former weekend meteorologist is estimated to be $49,465/year. As of her current position, she is estimated to earn an average salary of $78,526/ year.
Meet Betsy Kling’s Lovely Family Of Four -- Husband & Daughters
Moving onto her love life, it is equally progressive as her professional life. The gorgeous reporter, with a towering height of 5’11 inches, is happily married to her husband Paul Thomas since 1999. They completed their 18th wedding anniversary in August this year!
Meet Her Husband & Daughters: Betsy Kling featured on the cover of Balanced Family Magazine's Winter Issue 2015 (Photo: Issuu)
Betsy met her husband at his hometown in Fort Wayne while she was working for WKJG-TV. She passed the comment ‘‘How nice to see you get your hair under control.' And later apologized by grabbing his elbow saying it was just a joke. And from that moment, her husband laid eyes on her and the pair has been together ever since.
The lovely couple shares a family of four and have two adorable daughters; Josie and Vi.