Mary Lee is Leaving KPIX 5 on March 2, 2022
Mary Lee received an unforgettable surprise while filming a weather segment for KPIX. Ajit Ninan proposed marriage while filming their segment, surprising Mary on Valentine’s day while she was filming. They are now engaged and Mary will no longer appear as part of weekday morning newscasts.
Lee posted to her Instagram page, explaining she would be taking “a little break from news to focus on what’s most important.” She thanked viewers and colleagues as well as her family for supporting her throughout her long career with KPIX 5. It became evident she had worked hard and felt exhausted before finally signing off KPIX 5 on March 2, 2022.
Many fans were alarmed at the departure of newscaster. They wanted to know if she would leave permanently or temporarily, where she would go next, and why she was leaving the show.
Mary Lee hails from Fairfield, California in the United States and is an American meteorologist and television host. Since February 2018 she has been employed at KPIX owned and operated by CBS in San Francisco; where she hosts one of their highest rated newscasts as well as being recognized as a native Bay Area resident.
She is widely respected for her meteorology expertise and passionate advocacy on science education issues. She serves as an inspirational mentor to young students interested in STEM careers, encouraging them to explore such paths themselves. Additionally, she serves as an active member of KPIX’s Women Leadership Council.
As a meteorologist, she has provided updates on a wide range of issues such as storms, volcanic eruptions, flooding, wildfires and other natural disasters. Her work has been greatly appreciated by many people; her outstanding journalism achievements have even earned her multiple awards and nominations from different bodies.
Mary joined KING5 media group in September 2013 and recently moved over to KPIX 5. Since February 2018 she has provided weather coverage both during morning newscasts as well as noon newscasts on both stations.
Mary Lee remains extremely discreet about her personal life. She doesn’t share much on social media about what’s going on behind closed doors – for instance it remains unknown whether she has children or siblings.
Mary may be quite private, yet has managed to achieve an effective work-life balance. Her sense of humor often leaves coworkers laughing; moreover, she is always willing to lend a helping hand when someone needs her assistance; she even enjoys traveling and hiking with her family! Mary has amassed quite an extensive fan base which loves her immensely; this star deserves special consideration!