Ella Dorsey is an American journalist and meteorologist, currently working for the CBS46 network in Atlanta, Georgia.
Childhood, Family Background & Education :
- Ella was raised as an only child. While she was growing up, first in Baltimore and then Atlanta, her mother worked as a digital editor for CNN.
- Dorsey has mentioned that her mother was an inspiration to her, and she dreamed of experiencing the same success in her own career.
- From the age of four, Dorsey wanted to be a meteorologist. At that age, her father gave her a video about tornados, and she fell in love with the study of weather.
- She studied at the University of Georgia, graduating in 2009, she got both a Bachelor’s degree in Geography & a Certificate in Atmospheric Sciences. As a top student, she graduated ‘Summa-Cum-Laude’ in 2013.
Job, Salary & Net Worth :
- Not long after graduation, Ella became part of the WBIR-TV team in Tennessee.
- She started her current job as a meteorologist for CBS46 in 2016.
Awards & Recognition :
- Ella has been presented with The Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, which is given to broadcasting meteorologists who show a notable scientific understanding, especially of environmental issues. It is considered a mark of distinction among professionals.
- In June 2017, Ella and her colleague where nominated for an Emmy Award, for their coverage on Hurricane Irma.
Personal Life & Interesting Trivia :
- Ella has described the city of Athens, Georgia, as “magical.” Her fondness for the city where she completed her studies includes keeping a list of her favorite places.
- She loves to attend football games when the team Georgia Bulldogs are playing. Her match day routine includes preparing alcoholic drinks.
- Ella’s favorite flower is the Tulip. She has a keen taste for earrings. Her favorite book is Hot Zone, and among the many artists she admires are the group Chainsmokers, and Rihanna. She habitually shops for t-shirts at Forever 21, because they are inexpensive and comfortable.
- Dorsey has bright eyes and brown hair. She regularly posts selfies on her Instagram account, and has also done a few photo shoots.