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Tom Overlie Profile
Tom Overlie is an American six-time Emmy award-winning co-anchor who is currently working at KTTC News. At the station, he co-anchors the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. weekday newscasts. He joined KTTC News in May 2000. Additionally, prior to joining KTTC, he worked for five years in North Dakota for Meyer Television News. KMOT-TV, as an Anchor, Producer, and Medical Reporter.
Tom Overlie Age
Overlie is 54 years as of 2023, he was born in June 1969, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday in June every year.
Tom Overlie Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Tom Overlie Family
Overlie’s parents worked in West Africa in Nigeria in the 1960s as teachers. Overlie’s sisters were born in mud huts and he was born in a fancy hospital in Minneapolis. His parents then went back to Africa in the year 1980 as publishers of Lutheran magazine. He spent three years there from age 11 to 13. However, he has not revealed the names of his parents or his siblings.
Tom Overlie Gay
Overlie is openly gay, he and his boyfriend just recently got engaged to be married. He had the opportunity to meet him at an event he was volunteering for. He asked him if he was afraid to tell people he was gay and he told him. ” I was not afraid to tell people that I was gay because my true friends and family. Will love me and accept me for who I am”. He is a very nice guy.
Tom Overlie Career
Overlie is the winner of 6 Emmy Awards for Best Newscast (Upper Midwest Chapter). For 3 years in a row, he has been named Best TV Newscaster (Rochester Magazine). And in the Southeast Business Journal’s “One to Watch Under 40”. He has also been awarded including those by the Minnesota Broadcaster’s Association. The North Dakota Broadcasters Association, Northwest Broadcast News-Eric Sevareid Award, and Minnesota Associated Press.
He won the Eric Sevareid Award for hard news. For sharing a World War II Prisoner of War story in April of 2007. Through the years, news reports have taken him from the “backyard” to remote villages in the heart of Mexico. Additionally, he worked for three years at KEYC-TV in Mankato, Minnesota. Overlie also involves himself in the Rochester community hosting the Eagles Cancer Telethon each January, and the American Cancer Society honors him.
Minnesota Veterans Club of Rochester, Alzheimer’s Association, the University of Minnesota-Rochester, and other charitable organizations. He says he feels fortunate to be in a position to contribute to so many worthy causes. “I’m glad to be part of a news team. That not only works hard to bring you the news each day. But works just as diligently to be a part of this community.
It’s an honor and commitment our news team takes very seriously.” He says. During his free time, he enjoys home renovation (featured in Rochester Magazine, Rochester Post Bulletin, and Friends of Mayowood Tour). Writing books, and extensive travel, he enjoys exploring remote corners of the world. Which has included three years as a student in Jos, Nigeria, West Africa.
Tom Overlie Salary
Overlie has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at KTTC News.
Tom Overlie Net Worth
Overlie has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor.
Tom Overlie Social Media Platforms
Overlie is active on his Twitter, and Facebook pages. He has 1k followers on Twitter and 1.6k followers on Facebook.