Heather O’Rourke Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth and ABC Traffic

Heather O’Rourke Biography and Wikipedia

Heather O’rourke is an American journalist Currently (2020) working at WABC in New York City, NY as a traffic anchor. Before joining WABC, O’rourke  she worked as a traffic anchor at WPLJ in New York City, NY for 6 years and two months.

Heather O’rourke Age and Birthday

Heather was born in the United States. However, she has not publicly revealed her exact year of birth  hence it is difficult to establish her actual age. O’rourke celebrates her birthday on Feb 15th yearly. Once, we have the information on her year of birth, we shall update her age details.

Heather O’rourke Height and Weight

Heather stands at an average height and moderate weight. The American born journalist appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding her actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. Once the information is available, we shall update you.

Heather O'Rourke Photo
Heather O’Rourke Photo

Heather O’rourke Education

After completing High School, O’rourke  joined Rutgers University where she studied and graduated with a degree in Bachelor’s Arts of Journalism and Mass Media in 1993.

In  2016,  Heather went back to College  at Rutgers Graduate School of Education where she graduated with a Masters Arts in Adult and Continuing Education. She graduated in 2018 for the masters.

Heather O’rourke Parents

Details about her parents are not known to the public, however, she has a sibling, an elder sister.

Heather O’rourke Husband ,Married and Children

Heather is a married woman. Details about O’rourke’s husband are not available currently. Heather prefers to keep details about her spouse and family members private.

O’rourke and her husband are  blessed with two children. The family resides in New York City.

Heather O’rourke Salary

WABC traffic news anchor salaries range from an average of $28,774 to $71,519 a year. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of an employee. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary of O’rourke but we’ll keep tabs and as soon as this information is available we shall update it available.

Heather O’rourke Net Worth

O’rouke has worked in the media industry for almost three decades and throught the years she has accumulated a good fortune. She leads a modest life, however, we can not tell her current net worth at the moment. We shall update this bit once we get her estimated net wort.

Heather O’rourke ABC Traffic

O’rourke currently works as a traffic anchor at WABC TV since Oct 2011 and also covers breaking news for the same channel. She provides traffic reports and coverage in the morning hours since 2013.

S he works alongside Ken Rosato, Shirleen Allicot, and Sam Champion.

Heather got her big break in the journalism industry in Feb 1992. She served as a traffic anchor and producer at Metro Traffic based in New York City until 1999. Furthermore, during her seven years stay at Metro Traffic, she helped supply traffic reports to other radio stations during the afternoon rush hour.

At the same time, O’rourke worked as Assistant Director of Operations for Total Traffic & Weather Network between Jun 1995 and Sep 1999. She helped make, coordinate the monitoring the execution of the company’s business strategy. Additionally, helped start the internship training program for college students and monitor the hiring process.

Heather joined WAXQ FM  shortly after leaving Metro Traffic. At WAXQ FM she worked as a fill-in anchor and producer. She served as an on-air personality between Dec 1999 and Jan 2000. Heather also worked as the News anchor for WPLJ-FM Radio between Aug 1997 and Sep 2003. Moreover, she helped create newscasts for “The Big Show with Scott & Todd” as a fill-in anchor.

She also worked as the traffic anchor for Westwood One Media based in Rutherford, NJ between 1999 and Oct 2011. O’Rourke helped  in creating and writing traffic reports for WABC-AM 770, WCBS-TV, WABC-TV among others.

Heather O’Rourke ABC News Surgery

Heather had an accident while she was just eight years which resulted in her being dragged along the Bubble Bounce. O’rourke had a very deep cut on her left eye that needed surgery. However, ABC traffic reporter could not get surgery at that young age.

Nevertheless, doctors performed plastic Surgery on O’rourke’s left eye when she was about eight years of age. Moreover, there was a teenager who was killed in the same accident in Texas.

As a result of the surgery, Heather wears her hair close to her left eye in order to conceal the scar.

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