Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Holly Morris is a TV news anchor, reporter and journalist.
- She is best known for co-anchoring Fox5’s morning show Good Day DC.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Holly was previously married to CNN weatherman Tom Sater but divorced in 2005.
- Morris is married to Thomas Espy, who was her crush in college. They married on July 21, 2007.
- Thomas is a lawyer, and he and Holly have a son together and live in Rockville, Maryland
Early Life and Education :
- Holly Morris was born in 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- She attended Duke University after graduating high school.
- Morris earned a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1993.
- While at Duke, she was a very active student, where she was participating in musical theatre programs, was a member of the student government, and was a cheerleader.
- Morris refers to her time at Duke as great, talks about spending time with her friends as well as all the late-night studying sessions.
- One of her fondest memories at Duke was attending a Final Four championship game as a cheerleader between Duke and UNLV.
- It was while in college that she became interested in journalism as well.
- She interned at a local station in her hometown by personally contacting the main anchor of the station. She got the intern position due to her employers being interested in why an engineering major would want to intern for a TV station.
- After graduating from Duke with her degree in engineering, she returned to that same station and secured her first job.
Career, Income, Salary & Net Worth :
- Holly Morris has been a TV reporter and anchor for WTTG in Washington DC since 1998. She is one of the four co-anchors of the morning show Good Day DC.
- She is known for her local reporting of different activities going on in the community.
- She has been with WTTG since 1998, and celebrated her 21st anniversary at the station in 2019. She tweeted about the milestone by posting a picture of her holding her original key card to enter the TV station.
- The news veteran has won four regional Emmy’s, as well as a regional Edward R. Murrow award for her reporting and journalism work.
Trivia, Height & Interesting Facts :
- In 2014, she helped raise money for ALS by participating in an online challenge.
- Her local reporting, where she participates in activities around town, was often made fun of on the Don and Mike Show, a popular radio show. In 2007, the radio hosts called one of their weekly segments the “Wheel of Holly Show.”
- Morris is known for her quirky and fun attitude.
- One of her favorite courses at Duke was a course called “Sludge Management.”