Mary Kay Kleist Biography
A native of Miami, Florida, Mary Kay Kleist is an American meteorologist known as the meteorologist for 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. newscasts on CBS 2 Chicago.
Kay attended graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Central Florida in 1992. She graduated with a B.A. in Radio and Television and later graduated from the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University.
Mary Kay Kleist CBS 2
Kleist joined CBS 2 in 2002 and became a Licensed Broadcast Meteorologist. She works as a meteorologist at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. CBS 2 Chicago newscasts.
She had begun her career at WJCL-TV in Savannah where Kleist worked between 1992 to 1994. There, she worked as the weekend weather anchor, a health and general assignment reporter. Kleist also worked as a news anchor, photographer, editor, as well as anchor of the local edition of CNN Headline News.
After WJCL-TV, Kleist joined WFLA-TV as the meteorologist for the station between 1995 to 1999. While there, she reported the weather for The Tampa Tribune. Kleist also served as weather anchor at WFLA-AM Radio.
She also worked at WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan from 1999 before joining CBS 2 in 2002. At WXYZ-TV, she had worked as a meteorologist reporting weather for the station’s weekend newscasts.
Mary Kay Kleist Age
Kleist celebrates her birthday on October 3rd every year. Her year of birth is not yet known making her age unknown.
Mary Kay Kleist Height and Weight
Kleist’s height and weight measurements are not available at the moment.
Mary Kay Kleist Family
Kleist has been very private about her family. At the time this article was written, there is no information available about her parents or her siblings.
Mary Kay Kleist Husband
Kleist is married to her husband, Mark. She and Mark got married on January 20, 1990, and have been together ever since.
There is currently no information available about her husband’s background and upbringing. We will provide more information on her husband as soon as it is available,.
Mary Kay Kleist Children
Kleist and her husband, Mark have two children together. They have a son and a daughter. the couple’s son is known as Blake.
At the moment, there is no information available about the couple’s daughter. The family resides in Naperville.
Mary Kay Kleist Salary / Net Worth
There is no information on how much money Kleist earns as a meteorologist for CBS 2. Her net worth is under review.
Mary Kay Kleist Awards and Honors
In 2015, Kleist won several local Emmy Awards at CBS 2. This included 3 Emmys in 2015 for coverage of the April tornados, a severe weather special, and the best on-camera weather anchor.
Kleist has also been awarded an AMS Seal of Approval and an NWA Broadcasting Seal of Approval.