Elise Finch Bio, Age, Family, Husband, WCBS-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

A photo of Elise Finch

Elise Finch Biography

Elise Finch was an American Emmy Award-winning television meteorologist whom until her death served on the WCBS-TV (CBS 2) weather team. CBS 2 is the CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. It serves as the network’s West Coast flagship outlet.

Finch began her television career behind the scenes at E! Entertainment Television. There, she served as a production coordinator for special projects and live events. She later served as an anchor and reporter at the CBS and FOX affiliates in Youngstown, Ohio, and the ABC affiliate in Austin, Minnesota. Finch later moved to become the weekend weather anchor at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona.

She later moved to NBC serving as a meteorologist for the “Early Today Show,” MSNBC, and NBC Weather Plus.

A photo of Elise Finch
A photo of Elise Finch

Apart from her television career, Finch has also emceed events for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey, the Westchester Library System, the Mount Vernon High School Hall of Fame, and also JDRF Walk for a Cure. She also serves as a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Meteorological Society.

Elise Finch WCBS-TV

Finch joined the CBS 2 weather team in April 2007. She has gained much recognition from the channel’s viewers due to her incredible work. Her fellow CBS 2 news team include:

  1. Ali Bauman
  2. Dick Brennan
  3. Mary Calvi
  4. Dave Carlin
  5. Aundrea Cline-Thomas
  6. Jenna DeAngelis
  7. John Dias
  8. Maurice DuBois
  9. Natalie Duddridge
  10. Alice Gainer
  11. Dr. Max Gomez
  12. Andrea Grymes
  13. Carolyn Gusoff
  14. Cindy Hsu
  15. Kristine Johnson
  16. Marcia Kramer
  17. Jennifer McLogan
  18. Jessica Moore
  19. Lisa Rozner
  20. Hazel Sanchez
  21. Steve Overmyer
  22. Dana Tyler
  23. Chris Wragge
  24. Vanessa Murdock
  25. Lonnie Quinn
  26. John Elliott
  27. Otis Livingston
  28. Tony Aiello

Elise Finch Age – Death

Finch was 51 years old at the time of her death in July 2023. She was born on 24th February 1972.

Elise Finch Family

Finch was brought up in Mount Vernon. She was born to James Finch Jr. and Charlette Finch. She has a sister Kiya. Finch’s niece graduated from LIU Brooklyn in 2015.

Elise Finch Education

Finch attended Mount Vernon High School. She later attended Georgetown University earning a Bachelor of Science degree. It is where she also received one of the prestigious President’s Awards. She later attended Syracuse University from where she received a Master of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.

At Mississippi State University, Finch completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program. As a result, she now holds the seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Elise Finch Husband

Elise has been a married woman and she is also a mother to a daughter. She married her husband Graig Henriques on August 23, 2013, in New York. Graig is a photojournalist at WCBS. Elise welcomed their daughter in the week of Thanksgiving in 2016.

She lives in Westchester County. She also enjoys taking part in community events.

Elise Finch Salary

Finch’s annual salary is not yet disclosed. However, the salary of an anchor/reporter at CBS can range from $64,359 – $185,922.

Elise Finch Net Worth

Finch has earned greatly from his journalism career. However, her net worth is not yet disclosed to the public.