Wendy Burch Biography
Wendy Burch is an American Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter, advocate, and writer working for KTLA 5. There she serves as a news reporter and anchor.
Wendy Burch Age / How old is Wendy Burch?
Wendy is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born Wendy Ann Burch on 5 February 1969 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 5 February every year.
Wendy Burch Height
Burch stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Wendy Burch Family / Parents
Wendy was given up for adoption five days after her birth. Her adoptive parents are James Dean Burch, a purchasing manager for a manufacturing company, and Carol Ann (née Anderson), a homemaker and part-time ‘lunch lady’ at a local school cafeteria. Burch’s adoption process was handled by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Social Services division. Her adoptive family was involved in the LDS church, and under a Mormon upbringing, Burch was raised.
Wendy Burch Husband / Relationship
She is not married. She has been in several relationships including with Charlie Monfort, owner of the baseball team of the Colorado Rockies major league; Joe Maloof, the president of the Maloof Companies and owner of the Las Vegas, Nevada Palms Hotel and Casino; Bruce Taylor, who is the biological father of her son, Brady Taylor, was briefly engaged to her. The couple ended their relationship in January 2015, and Burch gave birth to her son, Brady Taylor Burch, in Santa Monica, California. She lives in Los Angeles, California, raising her son as a single mother.
Wendy Burch Net Worth
Burch has an estimated net worth of about $ 1 Million or $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Wendy Burch Salary
Burch earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Wendy Burch Career
Burch serves at KTLA 5 as a news reporter and anchor. Before joining KTLA, she worked for KCAL-TV as a reporter and E! Entertainment in the late 90s and was a member of the Eyewitness News team of KABC-TV from 2003 to 2008. She received an Emmy nomination for Best Hard News Reporting in Los Angeles during that period.
Wendy has delivered thousands of live television news shows, from breaking news to high-profile court trials to star-studded red-carpet events, with almost two decades of broadcasting experience. Her talents have brought her to major television markets across the world, including New York City, Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix, but here in Los Angeles, she is most at home.
She makes headlines with the Good News Foundation, a non-profit charity she created in 2007 if Wendy isn’t reporting the news. Its mission is to bring together the common good and the talented women behind television news. The Foundation has distributed more than a quarter of a million dollars in Good News Grants, scholarships, and in-kind gifts since its inception to a variety of committed individuals and organizations in Greater Los Angeles that make a positive and tangible difference to those in need and at risk.
Wendy has also served as a media skills consultant for professional athletes, aside from her broadcast television career and her philanthropic activities. She has trained some of the biggest names in the world of sports exclusively and has been hired to work with some of the country’s most recognizable sports franchises.
Burch has been awarded six Television Academy Emmy Awards, as well as an Alliance of Women in Media Award for Excellence in Journalism. Burch has operated in the United States on several local news outlets in major television markets. She is one of the most widely known reporters in the Los Angeles area, the country’s second-largest media market.
Wendy Burch KTLA
Burch is working at KTLA where she works alongside other famous KTLA anchors and reporters including;
- Michaela Pereira
- Gayle Anderson
- Rick Chambers
- Ginger Chan
- John Fenoglio
- Courtney Friel
- Bobby Gonzalez
- Megan Henderson
- Jessica Holmes
- Nerissa Knight
- Mark Kono
- Steve Kuzj
- David Lazarus
- Lauren Lyster
- Mary Beth McDade
- Kareen Wynter
Wendy Burch Social Media Platforms
Burch is active on her social media accounts and often posts on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 32.4k followers on Twitter, over 29.2k followers on Instagram, and over 33.8k followers on Facebook.