Beauty with Brains: Evelyn Taft
The ever-changing nature of the world and the development of technology have given more opportunities for meteorologists to come into the limelight. This is the story of a woman who is not only beautiful but also has brains. This is the story of Evelyn Taft.
Get to know Evelyn Taft
Evelyn Taft was born in the Bay region, San Francisco, United States on August 24th, 1984. She is of Russian-Jewish ethnicity and can speak a multitude of languages. Little is known about her parents except for the fact they are Jewish and migrated to Russia before moving to America.
Although Evelyn Taft was born in the United States, she spent most of her childhood traveling the world and living in countries such as Israel, London, and France. This resulted in Evelyn Taft being able to speak a range of languages, such as Hebrew, French, Russian, and English.
In terms of her education, Evelyn Taft completed her high school education at Menlo School in Atherton, California. She later enrolled in the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California. It was in 2006 when she finally received her degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. Evelyn also received a degree in meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Evelyn Taft: Passion for Meteorologist
Today, Evelyn Taft is best known for her news commentary as a meteorologist on K-Cal TV Channel 9. Her passion for meteorology began at an early age.
To kick start her career, Evelyn Taft moved to Los Angeles at an early age. It was when she was 16 that she landed her first job as a host. This only cemented her passion for news even more and pushed her to pursue a degree in Journalism at the University of Southern California.
To fully cement her position as an eager and upcoming meteorologist, Evelyn pushed herself even further and managed to complete and receive a degree in meteorology from Mississippi University.
Evelyn Taft’s ever flourishing Career
She may have begun her career at the young age of 16, but Evelyn is a beauty with brains and her career profile proves that.
Her earlier jobs included being a host and a weather forecaster for KRO4 in San Francisco. However, these jobs should not be associated with Evelyn’s success as Evelyn found success at KCAL-TV Channel 9.
Evelyn is a talented woman, and her position at KCAL-TV Channel 9 of Los Angeles showcases that. KCAL-TV Channel 9 can be accredited as being Evelyn’s first official and professional job in the field of Journalism. At KCAL-TV Channel 9, she worked as a presenter, editor, director, and reporter.
Evelyn continues to have success at KCAL-TV Channel 9 where she has had opportunities to collaborate and work with successful Journalists. One of these opportunities arose on August 9th, 2010 when Taft was given the chance to anchor the news with Stephanie Simmons, Sharon Tay, and Rick Garcia.
The work that Evelyn did with Stephanie, Sharon, and Rick received great accolades and was a hit amongst audiences of that year. It was this opportunity that paved the way for Evelyn to land a prime-time spot on the network.
During her time studying at Mississippi University, Evelyn also had the opportunity to chase success. She landed a job at the station KCOY where she had several duties such as a weather forecaster, a news anchor, and a reporter which tested her skills as a professional Journalism. One key test of her skills was when she was given the chance to report from the front lines on the Santa Barbara County Wildfires.
Evelyn Taft’s Love Life
Being a famous TV personality, many were shocked to find out that Evelyn Taft is a married woman. It is no surprise that a woman as beautiful and smart as Evelyn would not be on the market for long.
Evelyn is married to Ross Resnik. The details surrounding the couple’s romance are kept intimate as the couple has refused to divulge details concerning how they met. What is known is that Evelyn and Ross married in 2011 with little details about the wedding being shared with the public.
The couple welcomed their first child on September 11th, 2015, and soon after Evelyn was pregnant with her second child. Like their relationship history, the couple has kept the details surrounding their children’s names a tight-lipped secret.
Seeing social media posts, it can be said that the couple is very much in love, and despite Evelyn being a busy personality, they have managed to take time out for their family and are dedicated to their two children.
Who is Evelyn’s husband, Ross Resnik?
Evelyn is happily married for 9 years to her husband Ross Resnik. But who exactly is he and why is he important? Let’s divulge this further.
Evelyn’s husband Ross Resnik is an American Citizen and the founder of an organization called Roaming Hunger. It is an organization that has created a website with a directory so that individuals can look up food trucks and food carts.
It can be assumed that Evelyn and Ross met at the University of Southern California considering that they both attended the same university. Ross attended the university and graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in International Studies in 2006. He further went on to complete his education by receiving an MBA in 2014 from the University of California.
Accolades and Awards awarded to Evelyn
From a detailed account of Evelyn’s career, is it really of any surprise that a woman as talented as her would be awarded with several accolades throughout her career?
Evelyn was awarded the Golden Mike Award for her time as a weather forecaster under the Best Weather Segment category in Southern California. For her work as a meteorologist, she was granted the National Weather Association Seal of Approval.
How much is Evelyn Taft worth?
Considering the years of success Evelyn has had across several networks and the multitude of job positions she has had to fulfill, it is no surprise that this woman has a high net worth.
Evelyn’s net worth is currently penned at $1 million. However, not much is known about her income. It can be assumed that she receives a substantial amount of money during her time as a news anchor and especially as a weather forecaster for major network channels.
Her net worth could also be attributed to endorsements she may have as most tv personalities tend to endorse products here and there.
A look at Evelyn’s weather forecasting
As a meteorologist seems to be Evelyn’s forte, let’s take a look at how she portrays her passion across social media platforms by taking a look at her Twitter account.
On Evelyn’s Twitter account, fans won’t be surprised to see that the beauty with brains is constantly posting live updates reporting about the weather. This shows that she is not only dedicated to fulfilling her job as a weather forecaster on air but also dedicated to providing a full report to her followers via Twitter.
Some examples of her tweets include:
- “Warm and dry through Saturday…chance of rain and snow heading our way Sunday and Monday…all the details in my #stayathomeforecast tonight on #kcal9 at 8, 9, and 10 @cbsla”
- “Snow levels will lower & bring light snowfall to the mountains with snow in the Grapevine through this evening…Warmer and drier tomorrow through Wednesday, aside from a slight chance of showers on Sunday. Tune in tonight #weatherathome #SaferAtHome @CBSLA #kcal9 8,9 and 10 pm”
- “A bit of a break tomorrow but expecting more rain & snow on the way…snow levels down to 4K and winter weather advisories will remain in effect in our local mountains from 5 am tomorrow through 11 pm Thursday. More rain showers Thursday and another chance Sun-Mon @cbsla”
- TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris @cbsla @NWSLosAngeles
Judging from the few samples provided, it is clear that Evelyn is quite knowledgeable and is an expert in this field of work. She presents herself with confidence, and that can be seen throughout her Twitter profile. It also shows that she has a huge dedication towards her job, and is adamant at excelling across television and on the internet.
She has also retweeted several tweets from major network channels such as CBSLA, KCAL9, NWS San Diego, CHP Fort Trejon, and LADWP. Most of these retweets are tweets relating to weather forecasts and live updates about current traffic situations happening all around Los Angeles.
Evelyn on spending her free time
Being a tv personality, Evelyn sure keeps busy by having several job duties to fulfill however she does take the time out to do things that make her happy.
During her downtime, Evelyn likes to take the time out to be with her family, especially her children. She also has a fondness for dogs as she has a pet pug whom she cares for dearly.
For her hobbies, Evelyn enjoys sailing and eating from Los Angeles food trucks. No surprise there considering that her husband owns a business that helps individuals to get in contact with the abundant number of food trucks and carts in Los Angeles.
Evelyn’s social media profile
As already stated, Evelyn is very active on Twitter. It seems to be that Twitter is the way Evelyn stays connected with her fans from all over the world. On Twitter, Evelyn has amassed a following of over 26.3K followers. To say the least, Evelyn is quite a popular woman in the Twittersphere.
Fans who want to keep in touch with Evelyn’s life can also do so by following her Instagram page. Her Instagram page has over 32.3K followers and judging from her page, she seems to be very open about all aspects of her life and regularly updates her account.
I’m living my dream, Evelyn’s recount of her life
From an interview conducted with Evelyn on Chilejam.com, let’s take a look at what Evelyn thinks about living her dream life and getting to work in her dream career.
Evelyn believes that having passion is crucial in achieving your dreams. It is this passion for meteorologists that drove her to move to Los Angeles. It is this passion that has given her the fire to be a top weather forecaster for major news channels in Los Angeles.
From the interview, Evelyn provided a detailed account and tips for anyone who is looking to chase after their dream. Here is a list of tips and suggestions:
- Follow your dream
- Set big goals for yourself
- also set small attainable goals
- Always be true to who you are
- Be prepared to make sacrifices
- Make sure to take time out for yourself
- Have a balance between work life and personal life
- Always STAY POSITIVE
Evelyn did not get where she is today without having the willpower to consistently work toward her goals and dreams. In the interview, Evelyn says that one should never give up on your dreams, have a vision of them, and keep fighting to achieve that dream or goal.