Chief Meteorologist Betsy Kling is one of the favorite faces of American television. She has worked in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jacksonville, and Florida. As of 2018, Betsy is working with WKYC to start a multi-year initiative that encourages and promote women in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics field.
Besty Kling's Biography, Salary
Betsy was raised in Copley, Northeast Ohio as per bio. However, her hometown is in Summit Country west of Akron. Her mother was a seamstress and her father, who is at the age 74, was a firefighter.
Continuing the minor subject, she went on to get a certification in Broadcast Meteorology from the Mississippi State University. Then she gathered her journaling experience from WKJZ -TV and WTLV/WJXX-TV.
Since March 2003, Besty has worked as a Meteorologist at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. She earns an annual salary of $65K. Her passion and dedication for the work made her the first female Chief Meteorologist in 2008. Also, she made her name as “Best of Cleveland” in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. In addition to her blossoming career, Betsy is actively involved in fundraising events to support NWA college scholarships for aspiring meteorologists.
Over the year, she received many awards including 2012 Emmy Awards for News: Weathercast, 2009 Emmy Awards for Crafts: Weather, 2003 Emmy Award for Team Effort News Event Coverage of the Columbia Shuttle Tragedy. She was also awarded first place by the Ohio Associated Press for Best Regularly Scheduled Weather.
Besty Kling's Husband Paul Thomas / Children
Besty is a happily married woman. She is married to her boyfriend, Paul Thomas, a reporter at Channel 3.
The pair first met in their workplace in Fort Wayne. Whenever they exchanged ways, Besty cracked a joke on Paul's hair. However, she didn't know that her jokes would impress Paul to fall in love with her. As a result, the pair started dating. And, since their wedding in 1999, the couple has maintained a top rank on the list of long-lasting relationships.
Besty Kling with her two daughters Josie (elder) and Violette (younger) in the Cuyahoga Valley in July 2018 (Photo: Besty Kling's Instagram)
Her beautiful marital voyage is garnished with the experience of parenthood and motherhood. Well, she shares two daughters with her husband, Paul. Their elder daughter, Josie - born in 2010 - is ten years old. And, their younger daughter, Violette Susanna - born in March 2015 with the weight of 6 pounds, 10 ounces and the height of 18.5 inches - is three years old.
Besty timely shares the glimpses of her family in social media, be it in her Instagram or Twitter that have 17.6k and 33.2 K followers respectively. Moreover, she perfectly balances her career and family.
Talking about her body measurement, Betsy stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.5m). Moreover, she has balanced her weight. Despite being a mom of two, she has a slim body that looks alluring.