David Murphy Biography
David Murphy is an American meteorologist working for 6ABC. He was first assigned the role of a general assignment reporter in 1990 for Action News to becoming the weekday morning meteorologist for the WPVI morning and noon news for the last 17 years. In August 2021, he announced that he will be retiring after being on air for 31 years.
David Murphy Age
Murphy is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born in August 1959
David Murphy Family, Parents
Murphy was born and raised in the United States. In the meantime, information about his childhood including his parents, family, and siblings is not available. We shall update this section soon.
David Murphy Wife and Kids
Murphy is married to his wife Barbara. Together they live with their three children in suburban Philadelphia.
David Murphy Education
Murphy graduated from Mississippi State University with a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.
David Murphy Meteorologist
Murphy has been working at WPVI 6ABC since 1990 initially as a general assignment reporter before becoming a meteorologist in 2004. for the last 17 years, Murphy has been the weekday morning meteorologist for Action News Mornings (4:00-7:00 a.m.) and Action News at Noon. Hw will retire on September 7th.
Before joining 6ABC, David worked at WMAR in Baltimore, WFMZ Allentown, WJZ, and WNEP in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
David Murphy Leaving 6ABC
On August 2021, Murphy announced on air that his time has reached to leave the broadcasting life and enjoy more time with his family. He said;
“I just turned 62 last week. I was actually making my first professional decisions about my life when I was 13, so since I got started early on all this working stuff I sort-of decided maybe it’s a good idea to step back a little bit early and take on the next chapter.”
His colleagues, Matt O’Donnell and Karen Rogers bid him goodbye as they reminisced the moments they shared with their favorite meteorologist. When O’Donnell was hired by 6ABC, he was paired with Murphy to train him to become the best at his job. O’Donnell wrote on Facebook that,
“Bottom line, David always gets the job done, no matter the obstacle, I’ve seen him as a leader and a personal big brother ever since.”
The president of WPVI 6ABC announced that Murphy’s last day will be on September 7th. He also added that the meteorologist has been a huge part of the success of the station and that his work and contribution will always be appreciated. He concluded that;
“However, the best contribution David has made is to show all of us how a true gentleman conducts himself on and off the air. We will miss David as a colleague and friend, and wish him and his family all the best.”
David Murphy Salary and Net Worth
Murphy earns an estimated annual salary of $67 k as a meteorologist for 6ABC. His net worth is estimated at $150 k.
Murphy Short Bio
- Full name: David Murphy
- Age: 62 years old
- Date of Birth: August 1959
- Height: To be updated
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: To be updated
- Siblings: To be updated
- Wife: Barbara
- Children: Three children
- Education: Mississippi State University
- Occupation: Meteorologist
- Salary: $67 k
- Net Worth: $150 k