10 Interesting Facts About Margaret Orr You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

Margaret Orr is a popular American meteorologist currently working as the chief meteorologist and weather reporter at WDSU in New Orleans, Louisiana. She landed in the station in 1979, where she served as a general assignment reporter.

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  • Margaret was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. However, details regarding her actual date of birth are currently unavailable, but we shall avail them as soon as they are out.
  • Orr was born and raised by her parents in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. However, details about her parent and siblings are currently unavailable, but they shall be updated once found.
  • Orr acquired her secondary education at Louise S McGhee High School.  Later she joined Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology. She also attended the Mississippi State Meteorology Program and earned a certificate.
  • She is a woman of average stature and appears to be quite tall in her photos. She also has a moderate body weight. Margaret has long grape hairs that she really adores. However, details concerning her actual body measurement are currently unavailable, but we shall update them once they are out.              
  • Orr is a married woman, and her husband is called Bill Settoon. The two are blessed with three children. The couple owns and keeps a pet dog which was named Bleu. Margaret also has two grandchildren. Her first grandson was born in 2016, whereas her first granddaughter was born in 2018. She and her husband stay in their homestead located in New Orleans.
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Margaret Orr with husband, Bill Settoon
  • Margaret has a beautiful daughter called Kathleen. She discovered a drug called Adcetris, which is used to treat cancer cells. The drug was proved to be extremely powerful and useful in cancer patients across the United States of America.
  • Margaret commenced her career as a weather reporter of WDSU that is based in Orleans, Louisiana. She is highly recognized as the chief meteorologist of WSDU. The strike of Hurricane Betsy in New Orleans gave Margaret an opportunity to develop an amazing fascination towards weather forecasting. She started forecasting in Charleston, South Carolina but later relocated to New Orleans in 1979.
  • In 1979, Margaret moved to Orleans after quitting her job in Charleston, South Carolina. After then, she joined WDSU’s weather team. Currently, she is holding her position as a chief meteorologist of WDSU.
  • Before joining WDSU, Margaret worked in Charleston, South Carolina as a weather forecaster. There she forecasted the weather at 5, 6, and 10 pm. Later on, she received a promotion to the level of being the chief meteorologist after the semi-retirement of Dan Milham in 2019.
  • She also co-hosted the Breakfast edition alongside Bill Stanley, and later she co-hosted with Alec Gifford during the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition. For a period of over twenty years, she hosted the Children’s Hospital Television alongside Norman Robinson, and the show was aimed at raising millions of dollars for Children’s Hospital.
  • Orr has a salary ranging from $33,774 to $112,519 annually. However, these values differ and depend on the seniority of the employee in question. We are doing more research, and we shall avail her exact salary once they are out.
  • Margaret has a net worth that is estimated to be $12 million as of 2020. This includes her assets, money, and income. Meteorology is her primary source of income. Through her various sources of income, Orr has been able to accumulate a good net worth and therefore leading a desirable lifestyle.

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