Frances Weller Biography and Wiki
Frances Weller is an American Award-winning journalist who currently works at WECT Channel 6 News in Wilmington, N.C as a news anchor and reporter. Weller joined WECT News in 1982. She previously served as the general assignment reporter before being named co-anchor of WECT’s 6:00 and 11:00 news in 1986.
Weller is a member of the Willie Stargell Foundation which raises money for local people living with kidney disease.
Frances Weller Age and Birthday
Weller was born on July 16th in Wilmington, United States. Her birth sign is Cancer. Her exact age and date of birth will be updated soon.
Frances Weller Height
Frances is of average stature, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 5 inches with moderate weight.
Frances Weller Education
Weller attended and graduated from John T. Hoggard High School. She then joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with a major in speech communication in 1981. Further details regarding her academic credentials will be updated soon.
Frances Weller Family, Parents, Siblings
Frances is the proud daughter of Katherine Weller and the late Fritz Weller. She grew up in Wilmington alongside her twin sister Margaret Stargell. Further details concerning her family background will be updated as soon as new information is made available.
Frances Weller Sister
Weller has a twin sister named Margaret Weller Stargell whom she adores very much. Margaret was born on July 8. As impressive as it is they share the same birthday month. She was married to the late Willie Stargell, who is Frances’ brother-in-law.
Willie Stargell is a former Pittsburgh Pirate baseball player and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, he passed away on April 9, 2001, at Nhw Healthcare, Inc.
Frances Weller Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed news anchor is happily married to Joseph Durham. After dating for some time, the romantic couple exchanged their wedding vows on December 30, 2017, in a private wedding attended by family members and close friends.
Frances Weller Salary
According to NBC estimates, Weller receives an average annual salary ranging from $27,300 to $77,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Frances Weller Net Worth
Frances Weller has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Frances Weller WECT News
WECT, channel 6, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Wilmington, North Carolina, United States, and serving the Cape Fear region. She kicked off her television career in 1982 with WECT News working as a general assignment reporter.
After working hard for three years, she was promoted to co-anchor of WECT’s 6:00 and 11:00 news programs in 1986. Weller serves as the news anchor of WECT News at 5:00. In Addition, Frances sponsors Pink Pack to help raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of breast self-exams.
Frances Weller Awards
- YWCA Woman of the Year in Achievement
- North Carolina State Human Relations Achievement Award presented by the governor
- Citizen of the Year, presented by Omega Psi Phi fraternity
- Voted Best Newscaster by Encore Magazine readers 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013