Julie Watts Biography
Julie Watts is an eminent American award-winning investigative journalist for CBS13 in Sacramento. Also, she is a News anchor and Meteorologist at CBS13. She has been working at the station since 2009. Prior to that, she worked for a year as a reporter, photographer, producer, and editor at Public Broadcasting Service.
Her investigative reporting has prompted recalls, government investigations, and new legislation. Her work airs on CBS stations in Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles and on CBS stations nationwide. She is a 13-time Emmy award-winning journalist and has also been honored with more than half a dozen prestigious national awards including; multiple National Headliner, National Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi, and Gracie Awards along with more than a dozen regional Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Julie Watts Age
She was born in 1973. Therefore, she is 50 years old as of 2023. However, she has not shared the date and month of her birthday. Hence it is not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Julie Watts Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m).
Julie Watts Family
She is very secretive about her personal life. She has not shared any information about her parents or siblings if she has any. But she was born in the United States.
Julie Watts Husband
She is married to the love of her life. However, she has not shared any information regarding her husband’s name and whereabouts. It is not known when they married or how they met. Moreover, she and her husband have two kids. Her firstborn is named Allie but her other kid’s name is not mentioned.
Julie Watts’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million. This great fortune she has accrued it from her career as an investigative journalist, and as a news anchor and meteorologist.
Julie Watts Salary
Her career as a news anchor and meteorologist and investigative journalist generates a decent income. She thus has an annual salary of $86,780.
Julie Watts Education
She received her education at The University of Southern California where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism graduating in 2002. There also, she attained an MA in Online Journalism in 2003. Also, she attended Mississippi State University where she received her degree in Broadcast Meteorology in 2008.
Julie Watts Career
She started her broadcasting career in San Francisco at KPIX as a Consumer-Investigative Reporter and a contributing reporter for CBS Newspath. There, her stories were distributed to CBS stations all over the country. Also at KPIX, she was a news anchor and meteorologist (AMS). Because of her work as an anchor and host of the KPIX weekend morning show, she was named the Best News Anchor by the Associated Press.
Also, she won the American Meteorologist Society’s prestigious award for “Excellence in Science Reporting by a Broadcast Meteorologist. While working at KCRA 3 in Sacramento, she attained her meteorology credentials (AMS Seal) from the American Meteorological Society. There, she covered everything from creepy writers to cooking segments while hosting KCRA Noon Show Live from the Arden Fair Mall. Her career kicked off after graduating from the university and later worked as a reporter, weather anchor, and traffic anchor at the KGPE CBS-47 for two years and two months. Also, during her study, she has her internship as an Entertainment Reporter at BBC, at Reuters Global Broadcast Services – VCS, and at VCSS as a reporter and Entertainment Producer.
In addition, she was a reporter at USC Annenberg School of Journalism and as an intern at ABC News – Good Morning America. Julie is the founder of NewsMom.com in the San Francisco Bay area since its formation in March 2015. And is the chair of the Emmy Award communication manager and team leader at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 2010.
Julie Watts CBS13 News
She has been working at CBS13 as an investigative reporter. Also at CBS13, she is a news anchor and meteorologist. She has been working at the station since 2009. Julie works at CBS13 News alongside other prominent CBS13 News anchors and reporters including;
- Elizabeth Klinge
- Marlee Ginter
- John Dabkovich
- Jordan Segundo
- Dina Kupfer
- Adrienne Moore
- Tony Lopez
- Kurtis Ming
- Steve Large
- Tracy Humphrey
- Darla Givens
- Sara Hodges