Neena Pacholke Profile
Neena Pacholke was an American anchor, reporter, and producer who worked for WAOW News 9 from May 2017 till the time of her death on August 27, 2022. She joined the station in May 2017 and anchored Wake Up Wisconsin on weekdays from 4:30 – 7 a.m.
Neena Pacholke Education
Pacholke attended the University of South Florida to further her education. In May 2017, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, minoring in Leadership Studies. During her time in college, she was a women’s basketball team member from 2013 to 2016. In addition, she was a reporter and anchor for Florida Focus, a news brief that aired on the local PBS- WUSF channel during her final semester.
Neena Pacholke Career
Pacholke was an anchor, reporter, and producer at WAOW News 9. Pacholke anchored Wake Up Wisconsin on weekdays from 4:30 – 7 a.m. She worked her way up through the rank from multimedia journalist to co-anchor on Wake Up Wisconsin in February of 2019.
In addition, she also produced and anchored the 11 a.m. newscast. While still in college during the summer before her senior year, she interned with 95.5 WPLJ in New York City. Furthermore, she also interned at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on the video production team.
Prior to becoming a badger fan, she was a Green Bay Packers fan. Pacholke likes everything in north-central Wisconsin mostly a weekend escape to the Northwoods, squeaky cheese curds, as well as the local coffee shops. In 2019, she adopted a cat named Murphie from the Portage County Humane Society.
Neena Pacholke Age / How old was Neena Pacholke?
Pacholke was born in the year 1995 in the United States. Her exact date and month of birth are unknown at the moment therefore it is difficult to know when she celebrated her birthday.
Quick Facts About Pacholke
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Neena Pacholke Height
Pacholke stood at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Neena Pacholke Family
Pacholke was born in Chattanooga, TN but grew up in Tampa, FL. Her mom’s family is originally from Wisconsin. She was raised alongside her older sister, Kaitlynn Pacholke, an assistant basketball coach at the University of Southern Mississippi. She had not shared information about her father.
Neena Pacholke Husband
Pacholke and her fiance, Kyle Haase, were to get married on October 12, 2022. More information about the relationship will be updated as soon as it is available.
Neena Pacholke Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WAOW she earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Neena Pacholke Net Worth
Pacholke had an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she earned through her successful career as an anchor, reporter, and producer.
Neena Pacholke Death / What happened to Neena Pacholke?
Pacholke died on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the age of 27. A spokesperson for the Wausau Police Department, Ben Graham, announced on TODAY that her body was found dead at home in Wausau, Wisconsin. It was after Wausau Police did not receive an answer at the door that they eventually entered the house by force.
He added that the welfare check was prompted by possible suicidal statements. “Foul play is not suspected,” he said. The case is still under investigation. Pacholke’s sister, Kaitlynn Pacholke, did not immediately reply to requests for comment from TODAY but later on, she responded to it and confirmed to the Tampa Bay Times that her sister died by suicide.
The death news was first announced by the station where she worked, WAOW- News 9. The News 9 team was totally devastated by the loss. In the announcements of her loss, it was stated that Pacholke was a kind-hearted person with a contagious smile and that her colleagues will miss her greatly. WAOW also advised people that if you have anyone who is struggling with mental health should please reach out.
Neena Pacholke WAOW
At WAOW Pacholke works alongside;
- Brendan Mackey
- Brad Hanson
- Isak Dinesen boo
- Jade Henschel
- Brittany Slaughter
- Kathryn Halvorsen
- Courtney Terlecki
- Natalie Sopyla
- Melissa Langbehn
- Sabrina Lee
- Tony Schumacher
- Jackson Garlock
- Justin Loew
- Brad Miller
- Addison Van Patten
- Alex Stewart