Ira Joe Fisher Biography
Ira Joe Fisher is an American broadcaster, poet, and educator. The winner of two regional Emmys, he currently presents Speaking Fearlessly seminars and teaches at UConn and Mercy College. He was the weather reporter for CBS’s The Saturday Early Show, a position he held from 1999 until 2006. He is known for his ability to write backwards on Plexiglas during his weather presentations.
Ira Joe Fisher Age
The American broadcaster, poet, and educator was born on October 31, 1947in Salamanca, NY. He is 71 years old as of 2018.Ira
Joe Fisher Height
Details concerning his height is still under research and will soon be updated when we come across details about his height .
Joe Fisher Family
Ira Joe Fisher was born on October 31, 1947, in Salamanca, New York, USA. He was born under the sun sign of Scorpio. There is not much information about his parents and siblings but he spent most of his childhood in Cattaraugus County.
Joe Fisher Wife/ Children
He married Shelly Fisher a long time ago. However, the exact date of the couple’s wedding is not known yet. The couple met through a friend and after a couple of dates, they fell in love. Their strong love turned into wedding bells and is still going strong. The two couples welcomed four children in their life, Joshua Fisher, Shelby Fisher, Ashley Fisher, Dylan Fisher. In his personal time, he spends time with his wife in Connecticut, USA. He also studied the life and works of Robert Frost and uses in his everyday writings.
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Joe Fisher Education
He completed his schooling from Little Valley Central High School in 1965. After that, for his college education, he went to the State University of New York at Fredonia. But he did not complete his education and he went for a four-year stint in the air force. Later he graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Drama and Russian. Ira also completed his Masters of Fine Arts from New England College. He is currently 71-years-old and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Joe Fisher Career
He began his television career at KHQ-TV in Spokane, Washington in 1970 as a reporter and host of “The Noon Show”. He worked there for 10 years, until 1980. While at KHQ he also had evening weather duties. He worked at WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio between 1980 and 1983. While there, he was a weather reporter and co-host of PM Magazine. He also worked at WKRC radio as a commentator. From 1983 to 1985, Fisher served as a weatherman and feature reporter at WABC in New York City; during this time, he also worked on Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.
He returned to WKRC-TV from 1985 to 1989, where he hosted The Ira Joe Fisher Show, a daily talk/variety show; he won two regional Emmy Awards for his writing at WKRC. From 1989-1995, he served as a weather and feature reporter on WNBC-TV in New York City. In 1995, he moved to WCBS where he remained until 2003. At different times during his tenure there, he served as the weather anchor for every one of the station’s newscasts. He left WCBS in 2003. After that, he appeared on the CBS News Saturday Early Show and as a voiceover artist for the CBS Morning News and The Early Show until 2007. He occasionally serves as a substitute anchor on CBS morning news shows.
Joe Fisher Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million. He earned this fortune with his career as a television personality, poet, and educator. Ira has hosted many TV shows and an average salary for a host of TV Shows is $55,593 per year, so he must’ve earned the same. Not just hosting shows he was also a Weatherman on TV. The average salary of a TV weatherman is $88,850 so’ he must’ve also got a similar amount. According to the US Department of Labor, the average salary for College professors is $98,974 and Ira is working as the Professor teaching poetry.