The veteran media personality Maria Genero currently serves for WGRZ. There, she workes as a weather forecaster of Daybreak on the weekends. Prior to WGRZ, the journalist also previously worked for many well-established networks and stations like WYRK radio station, CBS, and KABC. Furthermore, Genero once became a host of Good Day New York, a 7-9 a.m. morning news show on Fox News.

Where is Maria Genero from?

Maria Genero was born on July 30, 1963, in Niagara Falls, New York, the USA to American parents. She grew up in Niagara Falls along with her family. As far as ethnicity is concerned, Genero holds White ethnicity and belongs to the American nationality. 

Genero attended the University Of Mississippi Broadcast Meteorology program. Following her graduation, the National Weather Association also credentialed her in 1989.  

Journalism Career: First Job at ‘WYRK’

Maria Genero kicked-off her journalism career joining WYRK radio station back in 1984. After a couple of years of association with the station, she designated as a weekend weathercaster at the CBS affiliate in Buffalo. 

American journalist Maria Genero
American journalist Maria Genero
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In the summer of 1989, Genero started working as the evening 6 and 11 p.m. meteorologist for the CBS owned and operated station WCIX. There, Genero bombed up to the chief weather fill-in for Mark McEwen for CBS this Morning.

In 1996, the veteran on-air personality joined KABC as a weekend meteorologist in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Maria also hoasted Eye on L.A., a California lifestyle show.

Furthermore, Fenero also worked for Fox News as a host of a 7-9 a.m. morning news show, Good Day New York. She joined the network in 1998.

Genero currently works for WGRZ. She is a weather forecaster of Daybreak on the weekends. She also co-hosts The Healthy Zone on Channel 2.   

Animal Activist

Apart from acting she is also a social worked who is huge supporter of animal rights. She is involved in the Buffalo Animal Shelter and Dog Welfare Association.

Maria Genero’s Net Worth and Salary  

Maria Genero has made quite a good wealth from her decade long career in the journalism field. Her net worth as of 2020 is believed to be over $500,000. 

Genero currently works for the NBC-affiliated television station WGRZ. There, the journalist is paid over $51,926 a year. 

Maria also spent a few years working with Fox News and was paid a considerable salary from the network too.  

Who is Melissa Holmes married to?

The 56-year-old Maria Genero is yet to be married and is also not dating anyone as of 2020. 

Despite having a years-long successful career in media, the journalist has still been taciturn about her love life and relationship. She is possibly single at this moment. 

Maria currently resides in Buffalo, NY.   She is not active in Facebook and Instagram but active user of the Twitter platform.

What Happened to Maria Genero? 

Back in April 2020, Maria Genero suddenly vanished from WGRZ-TV (Channel 2). It made many viewers wonder if Maria had left the network. 

But, later it came to know that Genero was diagnosed with pneumonia.  

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