Elise Finch Wiki, Age, Child, Husband, Parents, Family, Net Worth, Daughter, Cause of Death, Obituary, Funeral, Daughter Age

Elise Finch Biography – Elise Finch Wiki

Elise Finch was an Emmy-winning American journalist and meteorologist for WCBS Weather. She first joined the CBS New York weather team in April 2007 as a weekend meteorologist and was most recently on the morning news with Mary Calvi and Chris Wragge. In September 2022, Elise joined Cindy Hsu on the 9 a.m. newscast.

Finch moved to CBS from NBC where she served as a meteorologist for the “Early Today Show,” MSNBC and NBC Weather Plus, according to her station biography.

Prior to NBC, Finch was the weekend weather anchor at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona. Before that, she was an anchor and reporter at the CBS and FOX affiliates in Youngstown, Ohio, and the ABC affiliate in Austin, Minnesota. Finch started her career in television behind the scenes at E! Entertainment Television, where she served as a production coordinator for special projects and live events.

Finch was raised in Mount Vernon, New York, and graduated from Mount Vernon High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University where she received one of the prestigious President’s Awards. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. Finch completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University and held the seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Finch enjoyed taking part in community events. She emceed events for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey, the Westchester Library System, the Mount Vernon High School Hall of Fame and also JDRF Walk for a Cure. She was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Meteorological Society.

Elise Finch Age

Elise Dione Finch Henriques was born on February 24, 1972, in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. She died on July 16, 2023. She was 51 years old.

Elise Finch Husband

Meteorologist Elise Finch was married to Graig Henriques, who she met at CBS New York. They married in a glorious wedding ceremony at Untermyer Gardens Conservancy in 2013. Finch and her husband are the proud parents of a child named Grace.

Elise Finch Daughter

CBS New York meteorologist Elise Finch and her husband, Graig Henriques, have a beautiful daughter named Grace.

Elise Finch Parents

She is the daughter of James Finch Jr. and Charlette Finch. Her father headed the Department of Public Works and served on the City Council. Her mother was a teacher and librarian.

Elise Finch Death

CBS meteorologist Elise Finch died at the age of 51 at a local hospital in Mount Vernon, according to a statement on WCBS New York’s website. The statement said in part: “It is with profound sadness that we share news of the passing of our beloved Elise Dione Finch Henriques.”

The statement continued: “Elise was a gifted and consummate professional who took great care with her work. She was also a wonderful ambassador in the community, including her hometown of Mount Vernon.

“She was our bright light in the morning. We had the great pleasure of working with Elise for 16 years.

“Elise was on the air with us just this past Friday. Her death is sudden and unexpected, leaving us all trying to understand how this could happen to our beautiful Elise, who was just 51 years old.

“Her dedication to the job was truly evident every day. Every major weather event, Elise reported on – many in the elements.”

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, who officiated at the couple’s 2013 wedding at Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, a 43-acre Yonkers park, said on Instagram: “I will remember her vivaciousness, bright smile, and dedication to her work. Sending my sincerest condolences to her family, her husband Graig, daughter Grace and her CBS family.”

Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard paid tribute to the Emmy-winning CBS New York meteorologist in a statement on Instagram. She wrote: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, and friend Elise Dione Finch Henriques on July 16, 2023.

“Elise was a beloved daughter of Mount Vernon who served as a proud ambassador of our community. She worked for WCBS News for 16 years as a meteorologist.

“Elise was the Daughter of James and Charlotte Finch, Sister of Kiya Finch Roberts, Mother of Grace and Wife of Graig Henriques. Please keep the family in your prayers.

“Details for her celebration of life are forthcoming.”

Elise Finch Cause of Death

The cause of death has not been determined, according to WCBS’s statement.

Elise Finch Family

Finch is survived by her husband Graig Henriques and their daughter Grace. She was the daughter of James and Charlotte Finch, and sister of Kiya Finch Roberts.

Finch’s family has had a history of commitment to service in the diverse city of Mount Vernon, from her father who headed the Department of Public Works and served on the City Council to her mother who was a teacher and librarian, to a sister of Finch’s who has been a teacher.

Elise Finch Net Worth

Elise Finch’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

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