Jessica Burch (Meteorologist), Bio, Wiki, KPIX TV, Age, Height, Military Pilot, Awards, Blackhawk MEDEVAC pilot

Jessica Burch is a Blackhawk MEDEVAC pilot for the California National Guard and a weekday morning meteorologist at KPIX TV in New Bay Area. She joined the KPIX 5 weather team in May 2022.

KPIX-TV is television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States, serving as the San Francisco Bay Area’s CBS network outlet.

Prior to joining KPIX, Jessica worked at KRCR AB7 in Redding, California, as a weekday evening meteorologist. It was at KRCR, that her on-air career began, and she covered everything from fire seasons to severe weather, with plenty of sunny days in between.

Age | How old is Jessica Burch?

Jessica was born and raised in Las Vegas and she is currently 25 years old. Jessica was born in 1998.

Jessica Burch Profile Summary

Birth Name:Jessica Burch
Gender:Female
Year of Birth:1998
Age:25 years old as of 2023
Place of Birth:Las Vegas
Wake Up Time:2: 45 a.m
Favorite Movie:Always Be My Maybe
Best Bed time Book:The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down
Languages:English and Chinese
Profession:Broadcast Meteorologist at CBS New Bay Area and Military Pilot
Education:-Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida
-Reserve Officer Training Corps
-Flight School
-Shangai Jiao Tong University
Awards and Honors-Daughter of The American Revolution Award (May 2018) by US Army
-National Weather Association Award (September 2017) by National Weather Association
-National Sojourners Award (May 2017) by US Army

Parents

She was born to her parents in Las Vegas.

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Height | How tall is Jessica Burch?

She is 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Relationship | Boyfriend

Jessica is currently single.

Jessica Burch Education

While in high school, Jessica took lessons to obtain a private pilot license, with a goal to become a commercial pilot for the airlines. She then studied meteorology at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Jessica later joined the school’s Reserve Officer Training Corps, after realizing that the military could help pay for college. In 2019 she was commissioned as an Army officer. She then got picked up at an ABC station in Redding, California.

She took a year off from her broadcast job to go to flight school and become a pilot in the Cal Guard.

Career Broadcast Meteorologist | Military Pilot

Jessica Burch is a meteorologist and a pilot and her two passions; aviation and weather go hand in hand quite nicely.

 Broadcast Meteorologist | KPIX TV | KRCR AB7

Jessica is a weekday morning meteorologist at KPIX TV, in New Bay Area. She joined the team in May 2022. Prior to joining KPIX, Jessica worked at KRCR AB7 in Redding, California, as a weekday evening meteorologist. It was at KRCR that her on-air career began.

Military Pilot | Aviation Officer | UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot

Jessica’s love for weather and climate saw her begin working on her private pilot’s license at the age of 15. While in high school, Burch took lessons to obtain a private pilot license, with a goal to become a commercial pilot for the airlines.

She later attended Reserve Officer Training Corps, with an interest in MEDEVAC operations; where pilots are responsible for flying patients to safety.

‘The best day of my life was finding out that Army National Guard was an option which allowed me to become a MEDEVAC pilot. Because the National Guard is a part-time service component, I could still pursue my other career passion as a broadcast meteorologist,’’ she said.

In 2009, Jessica was commissioned into the army and short after was picked up at an ABC station in Redding, California. She took a year off from her broadcast job to go to flight school and become a pilot in the Cal Guard.

After returning from flight school, she finished her contract in Redding and was hired at her current position at CBS in the Bay Area.

‘’This is a fantastic position to be hired onto so early in my career, so now I flu part time and still do the news, which are the two most amazing careers I can imagine having,’’ Jessica said.

Organizations

April 2017- PresentAmerican Meteorology Society as the Secretary for Chapter
April 2017- PresentNational Weather Association as the Secretary for Chapter
September 2015- May 2019Army ROTC as CDT/2LT

Is Jessica Burch Married?

No. Jessica Burch is not married as of 2023.

Is Jessica Burch Engaged?

Jessica is not engaged as of 2023. She is currently single, and there is nothing to suggest that she is in any romantic relationship.

Where is Jessica Burch now| 2023?

She is currently working as a meteorologist at KPIX-TV in New Bay Area. She is also a Blackhawk MEDEVAC pilot for the California National Guard.

Which is Jessica’s favorite movie?

Her favorite movie is Always Be My Maybe