Wendy Burch Biography
Wendy Burch is a six Emmy Award-winning television journalist advocate and inspiring motivational speaker from the United States.
How old is Wendy Burch? – Age
She is 52 years old as of 5 February 2021. She was born in 1969 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Her real name is Wendy Ann Burch.
Wendy Burch Family
Burch’s original mother gave her up for adoption five days after her birth, and she was placed with her adoptive parents, James Dean Burch, a buying manager for a manufacturing company, and Carol Ann (née Anderson), a homemaker and part-time ‘lunch lady’ at a local school cafeteria. Her adoption was conducted through The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Social Services section. Burch was raised in a Mormon household because her adoptive family was engaged in the LDS religion.
Who is Wendy Burch Married to? – Husband
Burch gave birth to her son, Brady Taylor Burch, in January 2015 in Santa Monica, California.
How did Wendy Burch lose weight?
Wendy lost weight by being vegan, but just because she stopped eating meat doesn’t mean she got rid of all the meat on her bones. In fact, it wasn’t just her now ultra-slender waist that was on display in her one-piece; her pneumatic chest was also drawing a lot of attention.
Wendy Burch KTLA Career
Burch joined the award-winning KTLA Morning News in October 2009. Burch has contributed thousands of words for live stories ranging from breaking news to entertainment reporting to light-hearted features. Burch’s reporting at KTLA was acknowledged by the Television Academy with five Emmy Awards for her work to the Best Daily Morning Newscast in the Los Angeles Area during her tenure there. Burch earned the Gracie award from The American Women of Radio & Television in 2011 for her work on “The Baby Plan,” a series that directly recorded Burch’s efforts to become pregnant after the age of 40. The Southern California Alliance for Women in Media honored her twice.
First, she received the Genii Inspiration Award in 2010, and then again in 2017, when she received the Excellence in Journalism Award. Because of the KTLA Morning News’ live and unpredictable character, Burch became an unintentional viral sensation on occasion, with her reports being viewed millions of times.
Wendy Burch Salary
Burch earns an annual salary of $120 thousand.
Wendy Burch Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $7 Million.
Wendy Burch Career
Burch has worked in journalism for three decades and has presented thousands of live television news broadcasts, covering everything from breaking news to high-profile court trials to red-carpet events. Her abilities have brought her across the country to major television markets such as New York Metropolis, Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix — but most of her career has been spent covering the day’s greatest news in the city of Los Angeles.
Wendy has had numerous memorable moments while reporting for the award-winning KTLA Morning News as one of the most regarded and renowned reporters in Southern California. A few of Wendy’s experiences have gone “viral,” making her an internet sensation. Wendy previously worked as a reporter for KCAL-TV, E! Entertainment News, and KABC-Eyewitness TV’s News team from 2003 until 2008. During that period, she was nominated for an Emmy for best hard news reporting.
Burch has received numerous prizes and medals, including six Emmys. Wendy was also the recipient of the American Women of Radio and Television’s Gracie Allen Award, the Genii Award, and the Excellence in Journalism Award. Wendy Burch is a professional media trainer to some of the world’s finest athletes in addition to her work in front of the camera.
She is the founder of BIG Crowd Communications, a company that specializes in training great athletes and top executives to become significant media players. Wendy has worked with World Championship teams, top draft picks, and the country’s finest sports agencies to learn how to perform at their best when the microphone comes into play.
Wendy is also an active advocate for women dealing with infertility challenges. She detailed her own struggle to conceive after the age of 40, as well as her decision to use donor eggs to ensure a successful pregnancy at the age of 46. Burch’s voice has been instrumental in persuading other women to pursue fertility treatments. Burch is presently writing a book called “The Pregnant Pause” about her experience.