Cindy Fitzgibbon’s Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WCVB, Salary, and Net Worth

Cindy Fitzgibbon is an Armenian-American journalist who serves as the chief meteorologist for WCVB StormTeam 5 in Boston Massachusetts.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Biography

Cindy Fitzgibbon is an Armenian-American journalist who serves as the chief meteorologist for WCVB StormTeam 5 in Boston Massachusetts.

She made history as the first female chief meteorologist in the Boston television news market, after her appointment in July 2022. This was after the retirement of veteran meteorologist Harvey Leonard. This marked a significant chapter in her career and a celebration of women in the field of broadcast meteorology.

Fitzgibbon’s passion for weather began as a young girl growing up near Portland, Maine with an eye to the sky. She was very curious about the weather and curious about the snow. She even maintained a journal of snow measurements that she would share with her disinterested friends.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Education

Fitzgibbon attended Lyndon State College in Vermont from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Career

Fitzgibbon began her forecasting career at KXMB in Bismarck, North Dakota in 1995 only one week after graduating from college. At the age of 21, she became that market’s first accredited meteorologist. In 1996, she moved to WPTZ (Burlington, Vermont-Plattsburgh, New York market). At WPTZ, she forecasted snowstorms. Four years later, she traveled to the Sunshine State and became the first female degree meteorologist at WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida.

Fitzgibbon eventually return, beginning her ed to New England decades-long career in the Boston market. There, she began by delivering her morning forecasts at WFXT (Boston 25). In 2013, she joined WCVB serving as a StormTeam 5’s EyeOpener and Midday meteorologist a role she served for nearly a decade.

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She was promoted to chief meteorologist in July 2022. Fitzgibbon has made guest appearances on ABC News filling in on World News Tonight and on Good Morning America. She serves as the principal meteorologist for WCVB’s “Forecasting Our Future” special ongoing coverage. She is also a member of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Fitzgibbon is dedicated and devotes her time to several organizations such as the Jr. Sci-Tech Girl STEM Expo, the Discovery Museum “Smart Gals” Program, and the Science Club for Girls that promote science education for young girls. She also helps in raising money for local organizations which are involved in fighting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and MS (multiple sclerosis). Cindy also spreads awareness about Batten Disease. She shares her knowledge and experience in weather with students across the area over the years.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Age

Fitzgibbon is 44 years old as of 2022. She was born on October 5, 1978, in Falls Church, Virginia, United States. Cindy celebrates her birthday on October 5, every year.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Height

Fitzgibbon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Family

Cindy has an Armenian heritage which she is passionate about. She is a descendant of Genocide survivors and has fond memories of growing up around her Armenian aunts and cousins. She remembers her maternal grandmother speaking Armenian with her and teaching her the language.

Fitzgibbon has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Cindy has any siblings.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Husband

Fitzgibbon is married to the love of her life Chris Gobeille, a news and sports photographer at WBZ Channel 4. The couple is blessed with two sons, Caleb and Cameron. The couple also has an Australian Labradoodle named Cashew. Cindy and her family live in Natick.

Cindy Fitzgibbon’s Net Worth

Fitzgibbon has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a meteorologist.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Salary

Fitzgibbon earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Cindy Fitzgibbon Achievements

Fitzgibbon has been nominated severally for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Emmy® awards. In 2017, she won the regional Emmy Award for outstanding excellence in weather forecasting. She has also won an Associated Press award for “Best Weathercast.”

Cindy Fitzgibbon WCVB

Cindy works at WCVB where she works alongside other famous WCVB anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. David Williams
  2. Shaun Chaiyabhat
  3. Jennifer Eagan
  4. Anthony Everett
  5. Ed Harding 
  6. Karen Holmes
  7. Doug Meehan
  8. Ted Reinstein
  9. Rhondella Richardson
  10. Mary Saladna
  11. Ben Simmoneau
  12. Maria Stephanos
  13. Erika Tarantal
  14. Katie Thompson
  15. Josh Brogadir
  16. Bob Halloran
  17. Matt Reed
  18. Mike Lynch
  19. David Bienick
  20. A.J. Burnett
  21. Kelly Ann Cicalese
  22. Sera Congi
  23. Harvey Leonard
  24. Brianna Borghi
  25. Naoko Funayama
  26. Michael Page
  27. Sharman Sacchetti 
  28. Peter Eliopoulos
  29. Mike Beaudet
  30. Mike Wankum
  31. Duke Castiglione
  32. Danae Bucci
  33. Antoinette Antonio
  34. Nicole Estaphan
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