Indian-American Journalist & TV host, Uma Pemmaraju, dies at 64

Indian-American Journalist & TV host, Uma Pemmaraju, dies at 64

Uma Pemmaraju was an Indian-American journalist and television anchor. She was one of the original hosts of the Fox News cable network at its 1996 premiere. Pemmaraju, who was born in India and reared in San Antonio, Texas, was a host/anchor of “America’s News Headquarters w/Uma Pemmaraju” for the Fox News in New York. She also reported for Bloomberg News.

Indian-American Journalist Uma Pemmaraju is dead at the age of 64

The passing of the American anchor, memorials, and obituaries have been posted on social media. Many rumors have been circulating that Uma may have died from illness, even though the cause of death was not immediately made public.

It makes sense to give her family some privacy given their trying circumstances. She was a “noble soul and pioneer” as an important Indian-Asian American newswoman, according to her relatives, who spoke with David Wade of WBZ-TV.

Uma Pemmaraju Age, Family, Early Life

Uma Pemmaraju was born on March 31, 1958(64 years old) in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. She holds an Indian nationality and she belongs to the brown ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Aries.

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Uma Pemmaraju was raised in San Antonio, Texas, she was born to Indian parents in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. She is, thus, of South Asian descent.

Uma Pemmaraju Husband, What about her Children?

Andrew Petkun, the ex-husband of Uma Pemmaraju, is an American businessman. In 1993, Andrew and Uma exchanged vows.

If this is the case, Pemmaraju wed her spouse at or just after the age of 35. Additionally, Uma is the sole parent of a daughter named Kirina Alana Devi.

Uma Pemmaraju Career, What was her profession?

In her native Texas, Pemmaraju began her early television career as a producer and reporter at KENS-TV and the San Antonio Express-News newspaper while balancing a full course load at Trinity University. She was also the paper’s editor while she was in college. She then worked as a news anchor and correspondent for KTVT-11 in Dallas before moving on to WMAR-TV in Baltimore, where she earned an Emmy. Uma moved to Boston and worked at WLVI and WBZ-TV as a correspondent and producer for WBZ’s Evening Magazine.

When Fox News first broadcast in October 1996, Pemmaraju was a member of the network’s founding staff. She has hosted a variety of specials in addition to other news programs on the network. She has conducted interviews with a number of prominent public figures, including the Dalai Lama, Buzz Aldrin, Joel Osteen, Carly Simon, Donald Trump, Whoopi Goldberg, Sarah Palin, and a number of senators and congressional figures from Washington, D.C.

In addition to Boston magazine’s designation of Pemmaraju as “Boston’s Best Anchor” in 1996 and 1997, Pemmaraju has won multiple Emmys for her reporting and investigative journalism. Throughout her career, she has also received the Matrix Award from Women in Communications, the Woman of Achievement Award from the Big Sisters Organization of America, and the Texas AP Award for reporting. As part of a Trinity exchange program, she spent a year studying international relations at American University.

How much is Uma Pemmaraju Net Worth?

Uma Pemmaraju may have earned a sizable income as a newscaster, with estimates of her net worth topping millions. Basically, Pemmaraju was the first anchored “Fox News Now” and “Fox On Trends.”

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After quitting the network, she returned in 2003 as an anchor and replacement host for the entire network.           

Which school and college did She go to?

Uma Pemmaraju graduated from Trinity University in Texas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Uma Pemmaraju is available on Instagram and Twitter. She has 350+ followers on Instagram and 91.7k+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Uma Pemmaraju’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Uma Pemmaraju’s should be knows

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBrown
Zodiac signAries
Relationship StatusDivorced

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