Margaret Orr Biography
Margaret Orr is an American meteorologist, weather anchor and reporter currently working as the chief meteorologist at WDSU News in New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined the WDSU News in 1979 as a general assignment reporter.
Margaret Orr Education
Margaret is a graduate of Louise S. McGehee High School. After graduating from high school she attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast meteorology from the Mississippi State University.
Margaret Orr Birthdate | Age
Margaret was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. However, information regarding when she was born and celebrates her birthday is currently not yet available in the public eye.
Margaret Orr Height
Orr stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Margaret Orr Parents
Margaret was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana by her parents. She is the daughter of (mother) Gladys Raby and (father) R.S. Orr. Details regarding her siblings are still under review.
Margaret Orr Husband
Margaret is currently married to her husband Bill Settoon. The couples are proud parents of three children Kathleen, Alden and Grace and two grandchildren. The family currently lives in New Orleans.
Margaret Orr Daughter Cancer
Margaret has a daughter by the name of Kathleen, who is a cancer survivor. Her daughter at the age of 24 years old, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkins lymphoma (considered one of the most treatable cancers). Her daughter stated that she began by having symptoms like skin rash and night sweats. She underwent chest X-rays and it was confirmed that she is suffering from Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Margaret Orr Hair
Orr has long red-brown hair. Her viewers speculated that she likes wearing wigs but on January 9. 2018, she posted on her Facebook account that she does not wear wigs and that is her original hair. She also mentioned her hairdresser Christina Michelle who blow drys her hair.
Margaret Orr Salary
Margaret working as the chief meteorologist at WDSU New in New Orleans, Los Angeles earns an estimated annual salary of $82,495.
Margaret Orr Net Worth
Margaret as an accomplished American meteorologist, weather anchor and reporter has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Margaret Orr WDSU
Margaret currently serves as the chief meteorologist at WDSU News In New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined the station in 1979 as a general reporter. She started forecasting weather at 5, 6 and 10 p.m in 2009 after serving many years on the morning news.
Margaret became co-host of the “Breakfast Edition” with Bill Stanley, and later co-host of the “World’s Fair Show” with Alec Gifford. For over 20 years, Margaret has co-hosted the Children’s Hospital Telethon with Norman Robinson helping to raise a large number of dollars for Children’s Hospital.
Margaret is an individual from both the American Meteorology Society and the National Weather Association. She has Seals of Approval from both. Margaret has likewise won in front of the pack grants from the Associated Press and the New Orleans Press Club for breaking weather.
When she is not working, she is posting a tweet about the weather. She always posts weather updates on her Twitter account and you can follow her on her Twitter handle. She tweets the latest forecast and during severe weather, she gives the latest warnings to keep you safe.