Ashlee Baracy Biography
Ashlee Baracy is an American meteorologist working with WDIV Local 4 News where she serves the station as an Evening Meteorologist for the 4Warn Weather forecasts since January 2023. There, she works for the weekday morning, at noon, and streams on Local4+.
Prior to this, she was working for 10TV where she served as the Chief Meteorologist who forecasted weather news on weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm. She has been working with the 10TV weather team since 2015. In addition, she can be heard forecasting the weather on Amazon Alexa and on Sunny 95, 97.1 The Fan.
Ashlee Baracy Education
In 2003, Baracy joined the University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of General Studies in English and Sociology in 2007. Later on, she studied at Eastern Michigan University where she earned a Masters in integrated marketing communications in 2010. In addition, she has also studied at Mississippi State University where she graduated with a Broadcast Meteorology Certification in Meteorology in 2014.
Ashlee Baracy Career
Baracy works at WDIV Local 4 Weather News serving the station as a Weekday meteorologist. Prior to this, she was working for 10TV where she served as the chief meteorologist and the weekday forecaster at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts. Southeast Michigan is her native home and she brought over ten years of news and weather experience to her role at 10TV. Baracy began her career at WDIV in Detroit where she served as a general assignment reporter and traffic reporter. Not long after, she began serving as a filling anchor and a meteorologist.
In addition, not long ago, together with the Doppler 10 Team, they were nominated for an Emmy for their weather special entitled Doppler 10 Ahead of the Winter Storm. The Ohio Associated Press Media Editors awarded her the Best Weathercast award for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020.
Furthermore, she was voted in the Columbus Dispatch’s “CBUS Top Picks” as Best Weather Person from 2019 to 2021. During Ashlee’s first pregnancy, she inspired a conversation on body positivity through her experiences with body shaming and her message went viral. The message made headlines in the New York Post, People Magazine, and on the Today show.
Furthermore, hopes to create a way for young girls interested in pursuing a career in STEM. Baracy is also passionate about volunteering for the Komen Race for the Cure and The American Cancer Society. She is also devoted to giving back to her community and being a voice for the voiceless. The Karmanos Cancer Institute honored Ashlee and her mother in 2013 as Heroes of Breast Cancer for their advocacy work.
Ashlee Baracy Age
Baracy was born and raised in Southeast Michigan on the 22nd of April 1985. She celebrated her birthday on the 22nd of April every year. She is 38 years old.
Ashlee Baracy Height
Baracy stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Ashlee Baracy Family
Baracy was born and raised in West Michigan, United States to loving and caring parents. She was raised by two of her cancer survivor parents whose names are not known to the public. The Karmanos Cancer Institute named Ashlee and her mother “Heroes of Breast Cancer” in 2013 for their advocacy work. Her father, on the other hand, was a baseball coach. She, however, manages to keep more information regarding her family away from the limelight.
Ashlee Baracy Husband
Baracy is married to Jeff Kunkel, assistant coach of baseball. The couple married in 2016. They together have two children, with their firstborn being born in August 2019. Ashlee’s experiences with body shaming sparked a conversation about body positivity during her first pregnancy. Her message went viral, garnering coverage in the New York Post, People Magazine, and the “Today” show.
Ashlee Baracy Net Worth
Baracy has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Ashlee Baracy Salary
Baracy earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Ashlee Baracy Leaving 10TV
Baracy made a decision to leave the 10TV News team where she was working as a Chief Meteorologist and joined the WDIV Local 4 News. She made this decision in order to move closer home to where she had previously worked. Baracy stated that when she made the decision to leave Local 4 News, she knew it was not a goodbye but a see you later incident. She now serves Local 4 News as a weekday morning, at noon, and streams Meteorologist.
Ashlee Baracy 10TV
Baracy worked at 10TV where she worked alongside other famous 10TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Tracy Townsend
- Dom Tiberi
- Karina Nova
- Andrew Kinsey
- Yolanda Harris
- Clay Gordon
- Ross Caruso
- Jeff Booth
- Molly Brewer
- Mackenzie Bart
- Brittany Bailey
- Angela An
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Baracy.
|Who is Baracy?||She is an American certified meteorologist|
|Age||38 years old|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|