Greg Fishel, an American meteorologist who is also the first certified American television meteorologist and Emmy-winning weather forecaster. He is the first broadcast meteorologist in the United States. Recently, he resigned from the WRAL News Team in February 2019.
Early Life of Greg Fishel
Greg Fishel was born on February 19, 1957, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania under the birth sign of Pisces. He is American and belongs to the White-American ethnicity. He earned his B.S. in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University in 1979.
Greg Fishel's Career
Soon after his graduation, Greg Fishel started his broadcast meteorology career in 1979 with WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland. In 1981, he joined the WRAL and became the station's chief meteorologist in 1989.
In 1985, Fishel was awarded the American Meteorological Society award for broadcast excellence for reporting a March 1984 tornado. He is American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval for television and radio.
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Fishel was the first certified broadcast meteorologists in the US. Later he chaired the American Meteorological Society Broadcast Board Committee to develop the 100-question exam for the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist program.
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Fishel is also one of the committee members of the North Carolina State Climate Office Advisory Committee and a member of "North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences" of the Advisory Commission.
He won Emmy Award for hurricane special in 2000 from Midsouth Region of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Greg Fishel's Personal Life And Wife, Children
Greg Fishel, 62, is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Kathy Fishel. Due to his secretive nature, he hasn't disclosed her name but as per some online sources, the duo is together for a long time.
The pair was blessed with two sons, Brandon Fishel and Austin Fishel. Currently, he resides in Mesonet, Chicago along with his wife and kids.
Fishel shared a good bond with New York-based television personality Nick Gregory.
Greg Fishel's Net Worth, Salary, Earnings, Income
Greg Fishel has served in the meteorologist field for a long time. He might earn million dollars of net worth from his career but due to his secretive nature, the real figure is yet to revealed.
In the US, the average salary of Meteorologists is 64k and Fishel earned more than that figure.
Greg Fishel's Body Measurements
Age: As of 2018, he is 61 years old.
Height: He stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch (155cm) tall.
Weight: She weighs 61kg or 314.5 pounds.
Body Measurements: 39-26-37 or 99-66-94 cm