Emily Sutton Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, KFOR, Salary and Net Worth

Emily Sutton is an American meteorologist working at KFOR-TV. She joined the 4Warn Storm Team in December 2009.

Emily Sutton Profile

Emily Sutton is an American certified meteorologist currently working at KFOR-TV. She joined the 4Warn Storm Team in December 2009 as KFOR-TV’s first female meteorologist.

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Emily Sutton Education

She joined the Storm Chase Team at the University of Missouri in 2004, where she witnessed her first tornado. Emily earned dual degrees in Atmospheric Science and Media Convergence Journalism, both with honors.

Emily Sutton Career

She went on the air a few weeks before Oklahoma City’s largest snowstorm, the “Christmas Eve Blizzard,” and has been dealing with Oklahoma extremes ever since. She was promoted to weekday mornings in 2013. The American Meteorological Society has certified Sutton as a broadcast meteorologist, and he has been awarded the National Weather Association Seal. She is Oklahoma’s only meteorologist who possesses both seals.

Sutton has continued to cover significant storms firsthand for KFOR-TV after distinguishing herself while storm chasing live during the historic May 2013 tornado outbreaks. Her storm chasing gained national attention, with footage shown on CNN, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel. In August 2013, Sam Anderson wrote about her storm-chasing experiences for “The New York Times Magazine” and her blog “The 6th Floor.” She was featured in a storm chasing article for the magazine “Popular Mechanics.” KFOR’s team coverage of the Moore tornado on May 20, 2013, won a National Emmy.

Her interest in weather began at a young age, but it wasn’t realized until she joined the Storm Chase Team at the University of Missouri, where she witnessed her first tornado in 2004. Sutton received honors and earned dual degrees in Atmospheric Science and Media Convergence Journalism. Sutton began her broadcasting career in 2007 at KMIZ-TV in Columbia, Missouri. Soon after, she began working as a meteorologist and general assignment reporter for WCYB-TV in Tri-Cities/Bristol, Tennessee. She learned about the dynamics of mountain weather and honed her reporting skills here.

She has won the title of “Best Meteorologist” in OKC, Norman, and Enid. Aside from the weather, Sutton enjoys singing and has performed in front of thousands of people at Tennessee’s famous NASCAR track, the Oklahoma City Barons hockey team, and the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team. Sutton enjoys traveling, dancing, cooking, and competing in charity triathlons in her spare time. On November 16, 2014, Emily Sutton and Scott Hines completed their first IRONMAN triathlon. TEAM OKLAHOMA was led by the duo, who raised $200,000 for “The Go Mitch Go Foundation.” GMG is a non-profit organization founded in Oklahoma that raises funds for leukemia and lymphoma research.

Quick Facts About Emily Sutton

Full Name Emily Sutton
Age 37 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Michael Zurmehly
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Emily Sutton Age

Sutton is 37 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 19, 1984, in Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on October 19 every year.

Emily Sutton Height

Sutton stands at a height of 5 Feet 8 Inches.

Emily Sutton Family

Emily grew up in a four-person family. Emily and her brother surprised their parents on their 40th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2018, at a friend’s lake house.

Emily Sutton Husband

Emily is married to Michael Zurmehly, a firefighter. The couple married on 19 March 2016, in Oklahoma.

Emily Sutton Salary

Being one of the top journalists for KFOR, Sutton earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Emily Sutton Net Worth

Sutton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a meteorologist.

Emily Sutton KFOR

At KFOR Sutton works alongside;

  1. Taylor Adams
  2. Tara Blume
  3. Aaron Brackett
  4. Brian Brinkley
  5. Jessica Bruno
  6. Dylan Buckingham
  7. Joleen Chaney
  8. Jacklyn Chappell
  9. Lauren Daniels
  10. Nate Feken
  11. Heather Holeman
  12. Kaitor Kay
  13. Damien Lodes
  14. Ali Meyer
  15. Mike Morgan
  16. Kevin Ogle
  17. Kent Ogle
  18. Lucas Ross
  19. Jon Slater
  20. Sarah Libby


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