Who is Taylor Grenda?
Taylor Grenda is an American meteorologist with over ten years worth of expertise in fostering relationships through reporting and creating weather content across traditional and digital platforms. She works as a morning meteorologist at FOX 5 DC.
Aside from being a meteorologist, Taylor describes herself as a science journalist, digital communications expert, and an advocate for STEM. She is also experienced in conducting live events as well as SEO content writing.
Taylor Grenda Was Born in Delaware
Grenda is 32 years old as of 2023. She was born in 1991, in Delaware, United States. The FOX 5 journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Taylor Grenda Education
Grenda graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and political science from the University of Miami. She studied broadcast meteorology at Mississippi State University.
Taylor Grenda Husband
Grenda is married to Gregg Materko. She accepted her husband’s proposal in September 2020 and they tied the knot the following year in October 2021. The couple celebrated their 2-year wedding anniversary in October 2023. Taylor and her husband have no children at the moment.
Taylor Grenda Salary
Grenda earns an average salary of $91,536. Her wages have increased over the years that she has worked in mainstream media. Grenda generates her income from her career as a meteorologist.
Taylor Grenda’s Net Worth
Grenda has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She has built her wealth from her career which started in 2012 as a sports reporter at UMTV. Taylor worked through the ranks and her journey has been nothing short of hard work.
Taylor Grenda Career
Grenda joined FOX 5 DC in March 2023. She most recently worked as a meteorologist at WBAL in Baltimore, Maryland, where she covered every weather aspect including ice tropical, storms, and tornadoes for five years.
She worked at the station from August 2017 to August 2022. Before she left the station, WBAL launched a web series called “Makeup Room Confessionals,” which highlights a behind-the-scenes segment for one of their work personnel.
Taylor’s departure from WBAL-TV after five years was marked with celebration in the August 2022 episode of “Makeup Room Confessionals.” She decided that it was time to transition into her next career move and everyone at the station wished her well.
Prior to that, Taylor was a meteorologist for WPBF in West Palm Beach, Florida where she covered major hurricanes, including, Matthew, Irma & Dorian. She also gave exclusive reports of the 2016 El Nino winter, which led to a number of tornado outbreaks in Florida.
Taylor began her career at KRBC in Abilene, Texas, as a weekend meteorologist and MMJ. She worked as a weather intern at FOX 29 in Philadelphia while in college. She also competed for the Division 1 University of Miami swim team.
What Did Taylor Grenda Study in College?
Taylor holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from the University of Miami and is a certified Meteorologist through the Mississippi State Meteorology Program.