Amy Freeze is an American television meteorologist who has been a media personality for a long time and has become one of the most revered persons in the field of weather forecasting. As a meteorologist, fans have often been in awe of her knowledge of the weather and the accuracy of her forecasts, as well as her confidence behind the camera which she exudes effortlessly while on the job. She has received enormous recognition in the course of doing her work. In fact, she was one of the very first 20 women in the world to actually become a certified broadcast meteorologist.
Having worked with different media outfits over the years, Amy Freeze is now focused on working as a television meteorologist with WABC-TV, a flagship station of the ABC television network in New York City.
Amy Freeze – Biography
Amy Freeze was born on the 19th day of June in 1974. The weather forecaster was born in Utah, a state in the western United States. However, she was raised in Indiana after her family moved there following her birth. Even though everyone now calls her Amy Freeze, her full birth name is actually Amy Elizabeth Freeze.
Amy happens to be the first child of her parents. She has four other siblings who were born after her; all girls who have been identified as Jessica, Emily, Cami, and Lindsey Freeze. Growing up, the sisters had an awesome time together and have remained fond of themselves over the years. Amy Freeze’s father has been identified as Bill Freeze and her mother’s name has been revealed to be Linda Freeze.
Amy attended the Jeffersonville High School located in Jeffersonville, Indiana and graduated in 1992 when she was about 18 years old. She proceeded to attend the Brigham Young University located at Provo, Utah and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Amy did not stop there, she went on to attend the Mississippi State University from where she acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences. She also studied for a Master Degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
With her qualifications, Amy has since gone on to make an enviable career as a media personality in America.
Amy Freeze started her career by working for WCAU, an NBC owned-and-operated television station in Philadelphia. At WCAU, Amy served as a meteorologist who intrigued fans with her knowledge of the weather. She was also the co-host of a live entertainment show called 10! at the station. According to sources, during this time, Amy also worked as a substitute for NBC’s Weekend Today and MSNBC at the Rockefeller Center in New York City.
Already gaining loads of experience and getting better on the job, Amy Freeze went on to work at both KWGN and KMGH in the city of Denver, Colorado. Shortly after, she kick-started her broadcasting career when she landed a job at KPTV, a Fox-affiliated television station in Portland, Oregon. There, she worked on the Good Day Oregon show.
Amy soon joined WFLD, a Fox owned-and-operated television station in Chicago where she became the very first female Chief Meteorologist. At this time, she had become so grounded in meteorology and was widely respected for that. While in Chicago, Amy won the admiration of many people after she started paying a visit to more than 10,000 students every year to give them weather presentations on tornadoes and other forms of severe weather conditions. Amy also hosted the first ever Weather Education Days for some Major League Baseball clubs including the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs.
In 2011, after she left WFLD, Amy Freeze joined WABC-TV, a flagship station of the ABC television network in New York City where she now works as the weekend meteorologist and has already gained quite a large number of fans who now follow her on social media.
Apparently, Amy Freeze has raked in quite a considerable amount of wealth over the years in the course of her job. According to reports, she is now worth about $2.5. million.
Personal Life, Husband
Amy Freeze used to be married to a man identified as Gary Arbuckle, her college sweetheart whom she met while she was studying at Brigham Young University. Gary is a chiropractor who loves his job in the medical field.
After dating for a while, Amy and Gary tied the knot in August 1994. The marriage produced four children. They have three boys identified as Tyler, Jared and Williams, and one beautiful girl called Kate. Amy and Gary are very fond of their kids and have tried to give them the best life possible.
Amy and Gary remained married for an amazing 20 years, however, despite their passionate love, the couple could not live together as husband and wife forever. In 2014, after two decades of being married to each other, Amy and Gary decided to get a divorce. The exact reason for the divorce is still unclear at the moment. However, they are co-parenting their kids in a perfect manner.