Sue Palka Biography
Sue Palka is a skilled American journalist currently working as a weather meteorologist at FOX 5. She joined the team in 1985. In addition, she is also a six-time Emmy Award winner for outstanding weather forecasting.
Sue Palka Age
She was born in 1950 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Sue is 71 years old.
Sue Palka Education
She was brought up in her home with her teacher’s parents and went to Edinboro State College where she earned a teaching degree and later took her first audition at the NBC station in Erie
Sue Palka Family
She was raised up in Erie, Pennsylvania, and visited Washington, DC several times. She has not disclosed information regarding her family.
Sue Palka Husband
Palka is happily married to Joe and has been married for close to four decades. Joe still works in radio, and although these careers often lend themselves to travel-oriented lifestyles, they have mostly remained in Washington.
Sue Palka Children
Palka and her husband Joe are blessed with two lovely daughters, her oldest girl was born in 1985 known as Elizabeth and little sister Nora followed in 1989 and the joy continues as her granddaughter Anastasia arrived in 2017 to steal her heart!
Sue Palka Height
She stands on an average height of 5 Feet 5 inches.
Sue Palka Career
She started at Fox 5 in 1985, after a short time in Richmond at WTVR. She is also a six-time Emmy Award winner for outstanding weather forecasting. During her career, Palka has covered stories on earthquakes, volcanoes, the eclipse of the sun in Curacao, and above ground in a Hurricane Hunter’s aircraft.
Furthermore, she has also covered other non-weather stories, like the Presidential Lighting of the National Christmas Tree, and trick-o-treaters at her own house for Halloween. When she won the Emmy Award in 1997, she wasn’t even at the gala but was out chasing tornadoes in Oklahoma.
She began her career at FOX 5 in 1985 after a short stop at WTVR in Richmond. Within a few months of her arrival, together with her husband, Joe welcomed their first daughter, Elizabeth and little sister Nora followed in 1989 and the joy continues as her granddaughter Anastasia arrived in 2017 to steal her heart!
She has experienced countless live shots including riding in a hot air balloon, paddle-boating in the Tidal Basin, the Presidential Lighting of the National Christmas Tree, and for a few years when her girls were younger, Halloween at her house. Her memorable moment is when she gets to meet our viewers face to face. Along the way, I’ve collected six Emmy Awards for weather forecasting.
After spending more than three decades at FOX 5, people tell her that they grew up watching me. That’s the greatest reward of all and I’m beyond grateful.
Sue Palka Salary
Palka earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Sue Palka Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars
Sue Palka’s Social Media Platforms
She has over 20k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.