Frances Weller Profile
Frances Weller is a skilled journalist who has been working for WECT since 1982 as the anchor for WECT News at 5:00. However, she began as a general assignment reporter before being promoted to anchor.
Frances Weller Career
Weller went to John T. Hoggard High School. She is a product of the New Hanover County School system. Francis then joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated in 1981 with Speech Communication.
Her television career started in 1982 with WECT where she worked as a general assignment reporter for three years. She was named co-anchor of WECT’s 6:00 and 11:00 news programs in 1986. Further, she is the anchor for WECT News at 5:00. Weller also sponsors Pink Pack where she helps to raise awareness about breast cancer. Weller, in addition, teaches people the importance of breast self-examination.
Weller is active in the community. In fact, she is a board member of the Community Boys & Girls Club. She serves as a member of the Willie Stargell Foundation which raises money for local people living with kidney disease.
Frances Weller Age
Weller is 62 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 8, 1959, in Wilmington, NC. Weller celebrates her birthday on the 8th of July every year.
Frances Weller Height
Weller stands at a height of 1.69m.
Frances Weller Family
Weller’s father is Katherine Weller and her father is the late Fritz Weller. She is a native of Wilmington, NC. Frances has a twin sister, Margaret, who also lives in Wilmington. Weller is, on the other hand, the sister-in-law of the late Willie Stargell. Willie is a former Pittsburgh Pirate baseball player and member of the National Baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Frances Weller Husband
Weller is happily Married to Joe Durham. We will update later this part later.
Frances Weller Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WECT, Frances earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Frances Weller Net Worth
Weller has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor and general assignment reporter.
- Voted Best Newscaster by Encore Magazine readers 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
- Citizen of the Year, presented by Omega Psi Phi fraternity
- North Carolina State Human Relations Achievement Award presented by the governor.
Frances Weller WECT
At WECT Weller works alongside;
- Jon Evans
- Ashlea Kosikowski
- Kim Ratcliff
- Bill Murray
- Bob Bonner
- Kassie Simmons
- Zach Solon
- Gannon Medwick
- Eric Davis
- Gabe Ross
- Claire Fry