LOS ANGELES (CBS) – KYW-TV Philadelphia meteorologist Kathy Orr will guest co-host on the Daytime Emmy-nominated talk show, The Talk, Tuesday, June 4 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET), joining co-hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood at the table (Co-host Sharon Osbourne will be away). Throughout the week, on-air talent from CBS stations and affiliates from around the country will be in Los Angeles to serve as guest co-hosts. This will be Orr’s first appearance on The Talk.
In addition, Orr will bring her popular “Orr at the Shore” summer series, normally aired from New Jersey and Delaware shore points, to the west coast, broadcasting a “Pacific Edition” live from the beach in Santa Monica on Monday, June 3 during the 5:00 and 6:00 PM editions of KYW-TV’s Eyewitness News. In 2003, Orr was recognized by the New Jersey Governor’s Office for her series of summer reports.
During the week of June 3, The Talk will feature the following guest co-hosts:
- Monday, June 3: Angela Hill, WWL-TV, New Orleans
- Tuesday, June 4: Kathy Orr, KYW-TV, Philadelphia
- Wednesday, June 5: Adrienne Bankert, news anchor, KTVT-TV, Dallas
- Thursday, June 6: Carolina Bermudez, WCBS/WLNY-TV, New York
- Friday, June 7: Pat Harvey, news anchor, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles
Kathy Orr provides forecasts weekdays on Eyewitness News at 10:00 PM on The CW Philly (WPSG-TV) and at 11p.m. on CBS 3 (KYW-TV). She also provides forecasts for CBS 3′s sister radio station, 94 WIP.
Orr arrived in Philadelphia in 1998 as the first female meteorologist in the Philadelphia television market. Named “Rookie of the Year” by the Delaware County Times in 1999, Orr’s forecasting and reporting have earned her eight Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for “Best Weathercaster.” She has also earned top honors from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and in 2008, was named “Best Weathercaster” in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” issue.
Orr has had many career highlights since joining CBS 3 in 2003. In 2004, she broadcast live from the cockpit of a hurricane hunter aircraft while flying through Hurricane Ivan. A former board member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology, Orr selected candidates to receive the coveted AMS Seal. In addition, she is a mentor for the American Meteorological Society’s, Datastreme Project. For nearly 10 years she has educated teachers in the field of Meteorology so it can be added to the curriculum in local schools.
Orr earned a B.S. in meteorology from the State University of New York at Oswego and a B.S. in broadcast journalism and marketing from Syracuse University. She holds the NWA, AMS and CBM certifications in meteorology.
Orr resides in South Jersey with her husband and two children.
CBS’s The Talk, daytime’s fastest growing network talk show, was recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment. THE TALK features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities who examine current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes. Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, how-to demos and appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a lineup that is a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show The Price Is Right, the #1 daytime drama The Young And The Restless, as well as The Talk, The Bold And The Beautiful and Let’s Make A Deal.