Marissa Torres is a weather reporter at PIX11, who recently welcomed her second son. Though her first education had nothing to do with TV news as she studied anthropology and zoology, Marissa luckily soon decided that her career should be connected with live broadcasting. She got the relevant education and obtained the career of an anchor, forecasting weather in the morning news block on PIX11. Let’s find out more about her husband, kids, family, net worth and more.
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Early life, family
Marissa Torres was born on 3 June 1985, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan USA, and has three siblings and supports warm and close relationships with them, also being very close to her parents whose names are unknown. She shared they came to their new house when Marissa and her husband had only moved there and both of their kids fell ill. Her parents supported the couple in their hard times, helping around the house and cooking some simple food and ordering more pizza when the fridge was empty. Marissa shared she would never forget her parents’ kindness to her and her family.
After her matriculation from a local high school in Michigan, Marissa entered the University of Michigan, which she graduated with a BA in Anthropology-Zoology and with a minor in the Spanish language. In some short period of time she understood she had a passion for writing and storytelling, so without any hesitation she entered The Newhouse School at Syracuse University where she studied writing. After her graduation, she was ready to work as a news-writer on TV, which she actually did.
Marissa was offered work at WCIA 3 News, a CBS affiliate in Central Illinois, as a news-writer. For three years she worked in Springfield as a reporter and an anchor, and was then invited to work at KOB-TV Albuquerque, New Mexico. She worked there from 2011 to 2012, before joined KOAA Colorado Springs in 2012, holding the same position of a reported and an anchor until 2013.
Her big step was then to move to New York to join PIX11 (The Baddish Group) in the position of a news writer and account executive. On 11 October 2016 she was promoted to the position of the senior traffic anchor reporting newscasts in all dayparts with breaking news events which may affect traffic situations. Her director, Amy Waldman, was very positive about Marissa’s new appointment. ‘Marissa has proven to be a key player in the morning, delivering up to date information to our viewers as they trying to get out the door,’ Waldman shared in her interview to PIX11 discussing Marissa’s promotion. ‘She’s a big part of the team and I’m excited to see her continue to grow in this role’. Marissa is well-known for being a supportive member of the PIX11 team, having warm and close relationships with many colleagues. At the moment, she works at WPIX-New York as a morning meteorologist and a traffic anchor.
Personal life, husband Kevin Savitskie, two sons
According to the information Marissa shared in her Instagram account, she started dating Kevin Savitskie back in 2005. They spent a lot of time living together but not until ten years after their first date did they finally marry on 25 April 2015 and had a classy wedding ceremony. Marissa wore a long wedding dress while Kevin wore a classy black suite. On 27 June 2017 they welcomed their first son they named Thomas Torres Savitskie. Marissa says that she fell in love with her son at first sight, and enjoyed her motherhood very much. In 2018 Marissa announced she was expecting another baby – according to the ultrasound procedure, they were having another son. On 9 December 2018 Marissa gave birth to their second son who they named Mateo. She never stopped working, combining her career and motherhood. Even having two small kids, Marissa and her husband travel a lot, diversifying their weekdays
Marissa is one of those women who doesn’t get shy showing her baby bump. She encouraged her other pregnant colleagues not to hide their bellies under loose clothes and share the news about coming babies with the world. Thus, she constantly posted photos of her and her colleagues from workout for future mothers, emphasizing that a woman should remain active and go to the gym even if she is pregnant (especially if she is pregnant, as Marissa said herself) and keep fit in order to be healthy and bring health to their future babies.
In September 2017 Thomas made his first cameo appearance with his mom while she was reporting at PIX News.
Hobbies and interests
She is a pet lover and has a cat, Charlie, and a dog, a beagle named Abigail at their new West Village house in Manhattan. Marissa loves swimming with her elder son, Thomas, spending their spare time in the swimming pool with Marissa teaching her son how to swim. They also enjoy beach time, spending their holidays and weekends there. Marissa is also a sports lover and spends a lot of time in the gym, keeping fit after two successful pregnancies.
Social media presence
Marissa is very active on various social media platforms. She has an Instagram account which is followed by more than 7,800 subscribers, her Twitter account is read by more than 3,300 follower, and she has a Facebook page which is followed by more than 6,500 people. She is very consistent with her posts and keeps her fans and viewers updated with all her recent life events.
Yesterday's rainfall totals: Islip set a new daily record with just under an inch! Expect a much drier day today pic.twitter.com/upAQtPeiFd
— MARISSA TORRES PIX11 (@MarissaTorresTV) May 6, 2019
Marissa has long brown hair which she like to wear straight; and since her hair is naturally curly, she spends a lot of time straightening it; she has dark brown eyes and tanned skin. Unfortunately, her height, weight and vital statistics are not available at the moment. As for her clothing style, she prefers to wear dresses which compliment her fit figure. She always looks fancy in front of the cameras. As for her daily life, she gravitates to comfy casual and sporty outfits.
According to several authoritative sources, Marissa’s annual salary may be up to $85,000. Her overall net worth is estimated to be over $700,000, and it’s known she has recently obtained a house in Manhattan with husband Kevin. Marissa keeps working as a meteorologist at PIX11, so her net worth is only going to grow.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia