Ira Joe Fisher Biography
Ira Joe Fisher is an American broadcaster, poet, and teacher who worked as a weather reporter for CBS’s The Saturday Early Show from 1999 until 2006. He is well-known for his ability to write backward on Plexiglas during weather presentations.
How old is Ira Joe Fisher? – Age
He is 76 years old as of October 31, 2023. He was born in 1947 in Salamanca, New York, United States.
Ira Joe Fisher Family – Education
Fisher grew up in Cattaraugus County, New York, a rural location in Western New York south of Buffalo. He was born in Salamanca, began his career at WGGO, and graduated from Little Valley Central High School in 1965. He attended college at the State University of New York at Fredonia but left before finishing to serve in the Air Force for four years.
Ira Joe Fisher Wife – Children
Fisher and his wife Shelly reside in Connecticut. Dylan, Ashley, Shelby, and Joshua are their four children.
Ira Joe Fisher Net Worth
Ira has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Ira Joe Fisher Career
Fisher has been a school teacher, creator, journalist, writer, plate jockey, columnist, entertainer, and meteorologist. He played himself in the 1985 television film California Young Ladies, and beginning in 1995, he assumed the part of Hucklebee in roughly 500 exhibitions of the long-running off-Broadway melodic The Fantasticks.
He is the writer of three works of verse: a chapbook named Recalling Rew, and two full-length assortments, Some Sacred Load in the Town Air and Tunes from a Prior Hundred years. He has broadly concentrated on the life and works of Robert Ice, and has shown verse at the College of Connecticut, New Britain School, Speed College, and Leniency School.
Fisher started his TV vocation at KHQ-television in Spokane, Washington in 1970 as a columnist and host of “The Early afternoon Show”. He worked there for a long time, until 1980. While at KHQ he additionally had evening climate obligations. He worked at WKRC-television in Cincinnati, Ohio somewhere in the range of 1980 and 1983. While there, he was a climate journalist and co-host of PM Magazine. He likewise worked at WKRC radio as a reporter. From 1983 to 1985, Fisher filled in as a meteorologist and component journalist at WABC in New York City; during this time, he likewise chipped away at Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.
Fisher got back to WKRC-television from 1985 to 1989, where he facilitated The Ira Joe Fisher Show, an everyday talk/theatrical presentation; he won two local Emmy Grants for his composition at WKRC. From 1989 to 1995, he filled in as a climate and element columnist on WNBC-television in New York City. In 1995, he moved to WCBS where he stayed until 2003. At various times during his residency there, he filled in as the weather conditions anchor for all of the station’s reports.
Fisher left WCBS in 2003. From that point onward, he showed up on the CBS News Saturday Early Show and as a voiceover craftsman for the CBS Morning News and The Early Show until 2007.