Who is Audrey Puente?
Audrey Puente is an American weather journalist. She works as a meteorologist and feature reporter at WNYW/ FOX 5. She previously worked for WWOR-TV/My9 as the Chief Weather Anchor, where she hosted forecasts for the “My9 News at Ten” program.
Audrey came to My9 from WCBS-TV, where she delivered updates on the weather for “CBS 2 News This Morning” and “CBS 2 News at Noon.” She also served as a fill-in reporter for CBS’s national morning show “The Early Show.”
Audrey Puente Parents / Heritage
Puente was born to Margie Puente and Tito Puente. She is of Puerto Rican heritage. Her father, Tito was an American musician, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer.
Not much is known about her mother. Her brother Tito Puente Jr. has continued the musical legacy of their father By performing and recording many of the same songs as his father did.
Audrey Puente Education
Puente is an intelligent woman. She graduated in 1999 from Mississippi State University with a Master of Science in Geoscience and Broadcast Meteorology.
She also graduated in 1993 from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication.
Audrey Puente Height
Puente stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Audrey Puente Age
Puente is 53 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 3, 1970, in New York City, New York, USA.
Audrey Puente Husband
Puente married her husband, Jay Thompson on September 18, 2004. The couple will mark their 20-year anniversary in September 2004. Audrey and her husband have three children together.
Audrey Puente Salary
Puente earns approximately $260,000. She works as a meteorologist and feature reporter at WNYW/ FOX 5.
Audrey Puente’s Net Worth
The WNYW/ FOX 5 meteorologist has a net worth of $3 million. She has built her wealth from her career as a meteorologist.
Audrey Puente WNYW/ FOX 5
Audrey Puente is a Meteorologist/Feature Reporter for WNYW/ FOX 5. She previously served as the Chief Weather Anchor for WWOR-TV/My9, where she forecasted the newscast “My9 News at Ten.”
According to her resume, she has experience working as a meteorologist for WNBC-TV and providing weekend updates for “Today in New York.”
Additionally, she worked as the weekend meteorologist for WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi, where she contributed to the station’s 5 and 10 o’clock newscasts.
She had previously worked as the weekday weather anchor for WJCL-TV in Savannah, Georgia, and the weekend weather anchor at WXVT-TV in Greenville, Mississippi.
Puente started her career working as a production assistant for New York’s WNYW-TV. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, as well as the American Meteorological Society.
What Happened To Audrey’s Father?
Audrey’s father suffered a devastating cardiac arrest during a gig in Puerto Rico on May 31, 2000, and was airlifted to New York City for surgery in order to fix a heart valve, but complications emerged, and he died on June 1, 2000, at 2:27 a.m.
How old is Audrey from Channel 5 News?
Audrey is currently 53 years old.
Is Audrey Tito Puentes’ daughter?
Yes, Audrey is the daughter of the famous musician, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer, Tito Puentes.