Elise Finch is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist who joined the WCBS weather team in April 2007. Ms. Finch came to CBS from NBC where she served as a meteorologist for the “Early Today Show,” MSNBC, and NBC Weather Plus.
Prior to NBC, Ms. Finch was the weekend weather anchor at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona. Before that, she was an anchor and reporter at the CBS and FOX affiliates in Youngstown, Ohio and the ABC affiliate in Austin, Minnesota. Finch started her career in television behind the scenes at E! Entertainment Television, where she served as a production coordinator for special projects and live events.
Finch was raised in Mount Vernon, New York and graduated from Mount Vernon High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University where she received one of the prestigious President’s Awards. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. Ms. Finch completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University and holds the seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.
Finch enjoys taking part in community events. She has emceed events for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey, the Westchester Library System, the Mount Vernon High School Hall of Fame and also JDRF Walk for a Cure. Ms. Finch is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Meteorological Society. She currently lives in Westchester County.
Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.
No good deeds go unpunished. That’s what one Suffolk County man said is happening to him after he volunteered to clean up his community, but ended up facing hefty fines.
Councilman James Oddo invited a New Hampshire company to do a demonstration of what they call the future of pothole repair.
They’re multicolored and they’re huge. And together they weigh 7,000 pounds. And for the next 10 days, they’ll be on display at the New York Botanical Garden.
A new website is encouraging people to snap a picture and share it when they see attractive men on the subway.
Sunday’s weather was not anything near what Fall normally feels like, and the warm weather will continue into Columbus Day on Monday.
As the clouds continue to cover the Tri-State region, residents may want to keep an umbrella handy on Sunday.
Most of the heavy rain that hit the Tri-State on Friday has moved off short, but there’s still a chance to see a shower at any point on Saturday.
Fall doesn’t start for five days, but the Tri-State is already experiencing autumn chills on Sunday.
New Jersey’s only ostrich farmer is in danger of losing his flock. Turns out, very few people want the flightless birds as neighbors.
Imagine a coyote greet you at your door, or walking down your street! That’s what people in two New Jersey towns said they’re seeing on an almost daily basis, and now they’re demanding help.
The new technology lets you get digital coupons, ring up your own items as you go and could even help you save money.
It might seem unusual to see swarms of bees in New York City, but a local beekeeper said honeybees swarm when their hives get overcrowded and this is the time of year when that happens.
Did you see Elise Finch’s 6 p.m. report on allergy season coming earlier than usual this year?
The temperatures dropped overnight to below freezing and will stay in the 30s all of Saturday.
Kermit, Snoopy, the Kool-Aid man … they’re all there and ready to go. On Wednesday the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons were inflated and on standby for Thursday’s big event.
Friday night, a dangerous tangle of power lines, a crushed gate, and carved up tree limbs blocked the front door of a home on 215th street in Hollis, Queens.
Conditions will be messy, courtesy of a low pressure system that will track its way north and east.