Neena Pacholke Bio
Neena Pacholke was an American news anchor and reporter who recently passed away at the age of 27. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, and grew up in Tampa, Florida. Neena worked as a news anchor for WAOW TV until the time of her death on August 27, 2022. In addition, she played women’s basketball while studying journalism at the University of South Florida.
Neena Pacholke Age
She was born on June 29 1995 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Pacholke passed away on the 27th of August 2022 at 27 years old.
Neena Pacholke Height
Pacholke stood at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Neena Pacholke Family
Her parents are Aaron and Laurie Pacholke. She also has an older sister called Kaitlynn Pacholke.
Neena Pacholke Education
She grew up in Tampa, Florida, and attended Freedom Highschool. She then proceeded to the University of South Florida where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication.
Neena Pacholke Career
Before she became a news anchor, Neena was a basketball player at Freedom Highschool in Tampa, Florida. Afterward, she worked at NCAA as a broadcast intern and as a producer at Cumulus Media. She then worked as an event coordinator at Tampa Palms in Compton Park.
In addition, she worked as an intern for 95.5 WPLJ radio station and Motiff cancer center. This was before she started her job as a news anchor, producer, and reporter for WAOW TV on News 9. As a result of her vibrant personality, Nena became a co-anchor on Wake Up Wisconsin,a show she produced in February 2019.
Neena Pacholke Net Worth
The WAOW TV news anchor had an estimated net worth of around 1 million dollars. Neena earned an annual salary of about $20k to $100k from her career as a news anchor.
Neena Pacholke Cause of Death
The WAOW TV anchor was found dead at her home in Wausau by officers who were conducting a welfare check. According to some sources, Neena took her own life. Howeever, the cause and manner of her death is yet to be released by the Marathon County medical examiner.
According to WAOW, Neena had a big heart and a contagious smile. Her viewers were invited to share their condolences and memories on her facebook page. Her older sister Kaitlynn Pacholke was beyond heart broken by the death of her life long best friend. Various sources including some of her colleagues said that Neena was a happy person who was going trough a lot mentally.
Neena Pacholke Fiance
Pacholke sent her fiance a heart breaking text saying that she could not handle the pain any longer before she took her life. The WAOW TV reporter ended her life by shooting herself in the head at her home in Wisconsin. She died just six weeks before she was supposed to get married to her fiance, Kyle Hase.