Tom Overlie Biography
Tom Overlie is an Emmy-Award-winning American anchor currently working for KTTC. He joined KTTC News Center in May 2000. He joined the station as co-anchor of the 6 pm and 10 pm weekday newscasts.
Overlie became part of the KTTC News in May 2000 as co-anchor of the 6 pm and 10 pm weekday newscasts. Luckily, he has won 6 Emmy Awards for best newscast (Upper Midwest Chapter), he is the Southeast Business Journal’s “One to Watch Under 40”, also he has been named Best TV Newscaster for 3 years in a row (Rochester Magazine).
Similarly, Tom’s other news awards include those by the Minnesota Associated Press, Minnesota Broadcaster’s Association, the North Dakota Broadcasters Association, and the Northwest Broadcast News-Eric Sevareid Award. Additionally, in April of 2017, Overlie was honored with an Eric Sevareid Award for hard news for sharing a World War II Prisoner of War story. Over the years, news reports have taken him from the “backyard” to remote villages in the heart of Mexico.
Moreover, prior to joining KTTC, Overlie served for five years in North Dakota for Meyer Television News KMOT-TV, as an anchor, Medical Reporter, and Producer. As well, he also worked at KEYC-TV in Mankato, Minnesota for three years.
Additionally, Tom’s hobbies include writing books, home renovation (featured in Rochester Post Bulletin, Rochester Magazine, Friends of Mayowood Tour), and extensive travel. Actually, he likes exploring remote parts of the globe, which includes three years as a student in Jos, Nigeria, West Africa. Moreover, Overlie also involves himself in the Rochester community by hosting the Eagles Cancer Telethon every January, and he’s been awarded by the American Cancer Society, Minnesota Veterans, Alzheimer’s Association, the University of Minnesota-Rochester, Boys and Girls Club of Rochester, among other charitable organizations.
Tom Overlie Age
How old is Tom Overlie? Overlie is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born in June 1969 in the United States of America. However, he has not shared his exact date of birth. We promise to keep you posted as soon as possible. Thank you for supporting oneworldinformation.com.
Tom Overlie’s Family
Overlie’s parents worked as teachers in Nigeria, West Africa in the 1960s. He was born in a fancy hospital in Minneapolis while his sisters were born in Nigeria in mud huts. His parents returned back to Africa in 1980 as publishers of a Lutheran magazine. Moreover, he spent three years there, at the age of 11 to 13. Overlie has not yet disclosed the names of his parents and sisters.
Tom Overlie Partner
Overlie is openly gay. He met his current boyfriend at an event he was volunteering for. In addition, The duo recently got engaged to be married.
Tom Overlie’s Height
Overlie stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Tom Overlie Salary
Overlie receives an estimated annual salary of between $45,343 – $112,954.
Tom Overlie Net Worth
Overlie has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million to $5 Million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist.