CBS New York meteorologist Elise Finch dies at 51

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CBS New York meteorologist Elise Finch died over the weekend, the TV station introduced Sunday. She was 51.

Finch, who labored at WCBS for 16 years, died out of the blue of unknown causes at an area hospital, in response to CBS Information.

“It’s with profound unhappiness that we share information of the passing of our beloved Elise Dione Finch Henriques,” CBS wrote in its report on her loss of life. “Elise was a gifted and consummate skilled who took nice care along with her work. She was additionally a beautiful ambassador in the neighborhood, together with her hometown of Mount Vernon. She was our shiny gentle within the morning. We had the nice pleasure of working with Elise for 16 years.”

Finch final made a TV look Friday on WCBS’ “Information This Morning” and “Information at Midday.”

A number of of Finch’s colleagues reacted to the information of her passing on-line.

CBS Information’ Chris Wragge tweeted, “My coronary heart is damaged. Our workforce won’t ever be the identical. Nobody matched musical wits higher. I’ll miss you a lot.”

“Elise was fiercely loyal to these she cherished, a straight shooter, a consummate skilled, and made me snort till I cried,” WCBS’ weekend anchor Jessica Moore tweeted. “However above all she was fully dedicated to her household, particularly her daughter Grace. I like you a lot, my good friend. Heaven now has an angel like no different.”

The Emmy winner was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Mount Vernon Excessive College. She acquired her bachelor’s diploma from Georgetown College earlier than incomes her grasp’s diploma in broadcast journalism from Syracuse College.

Previous to becoming a member of WCBS in 2007, Finch labored on the climate workforce at NBC on “Early In the present day Present,” alongside contributing to protection on MSNBC and NBC Climate Plus. Earlier in her profession she labored for CBS associates in Arizona and Ohio, a Fox affiliate in Ohio and an ABC affiliate in Minnesota. Finch received her begin on tv as a manufacturing coordinator at E! Leisure.

Finch is survived by her husband Graig Henriques, who labored alongside Finch as a photojournalist at WCBS, and her daughter, Grace.

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