Uma Pemmaraju was a television news anchor for Fox Entertainment. She has been awarded the best news Anchor Team, is previously married, and has a daughter.
Journalism is one thing you could call heredity in Uma’s family, starting from her grandfather. He was a newspaper publisher in South India. Uma Pemmaraju started her career as a reporter in Dallas and Baltimore.
Uma Pemmaraju was an Emmy Award-winning American anchor and host, but before her death, she currently anchored America’s News Headquarters for Fox News.
“We are deeply saddened by the death of Uma Pemmaraju, who was one of the Fox News Channel’s founding anchors and was on the air the day we launched….” Fox New Media CEO Suzanne Scott said, per Fox News.
During the early hours of Tuesday, Uma Pemmaraju, known for reporting and anchoring news programs for WBZ-TV in the 1990s, died, living a total of 64 years.
“Uma was an incredibly talented journalist and a warm and loving person. I send my condolences to her family.” Suzanne Scott adds to her speech.
Uma Pemmaraju was born on March 31, 1958, to Indian parents in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. She has an Asian ethnicity.
Uma and her parents moved to San Antonio, Texas, and she was raised there by their parents. Her father was a research scientist, and details about her mother have not yet been made known to the public. She hasn’t shared much about her childhood; therefore, we know little about her siblings.
Uma Pemmaraju graduated from Trinity University with a bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Some notable works on the Fox network include a report on the aftermath of the deadly EF5 tornado in Moore, the Baston Marathon Bombing, and the presidential election in 2004, 2008, and 2012.
In addition, she has been able to interview several high-ranking people such as the Dalai Lama, Whoopi Goldberg, Buzz Aldrun, and many others.
Uma Pemmaraju became a founding member of the New Cable News Network, anchoring “Fox News Now” and “Fox On Trends.”
Uma Pemmaraju divorced her husband, Andrew Petkan, a millionaire, for reasons best known to her, as she hasn’t told the press why. She has a daughter, Kirina Alana Devi.
Uma Pemmaraju has a teaching experience as a journalism teacher at Emerson College and Harvard University. She also worked as a producer for The Evening Magazine.
In addition to all her great Jobs and lifestyle, Uma has had her name mentioned Consequently on Spotlight Magazine in the list of Intriguing women of 1998. Her most outstanding achievement remains to receive the Emmy Award.
Her salary was $63,000 per annum, and her estimated net worth is $4 million.