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|Age:||29 years old|
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|Birth Name||Nikki-Dee Ray|
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|TV Show||Trends & Friends|
Nikki-Dee Ray is an American meteorologist. She is currently working for the WTVR-TV, reporting on geographical and climate of Virginia every morning and noon. She is a native of Alabama and is famous for having a controversial scandal affecting her career as a meteorologist. Ray was born on May 16, 1987, and is currently 29 years old.
Nikki-Dee Ray is currently the nation’s youngest meteorologist. She had a passion for weather since childhood. She studied radio, television and digital communication at Auburn University from 2005 to 2007 and joined Mississippi State University in 2007 to study atmospheric science and meteorology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2010.
Career in meteorology
Nikki-Dee Ray started taking her first steps in her career as an intern for the WHNT News 19 channel in Huntsville, Alabama. This was in the year 2007 and she worked there for a year until August 2008. She was assigned to the weather production department and she even got to be the weather producer later. After that, she did her On May 2010, Nikki joined KLBK-TV in Lubbock, Texas as a morning and noon meteorologist. She reported on the current and upcoming weather and geographical conditions throughout the area. On January 2011, Nikki-Dee Ray was promoted to Chief Meteorologist. Along with the promotion, since August 2013, she also got to a co-host for a talk show program called “Trends & Friends”, which also aired on the KLTV channel.
Rumors and scandals
In 2015, there was large scandal surrounding Nikki-Dee Ray. She had taken some private and inappropriate photos on her phone, which got leaked on the internet. The person who leaked the photos was posing as the CEO of KLBK-TV. It was speculated that Ms. Ray had sent the photo to some people, one of whom was responsible for the act. Due to the scandal, Ray was unable to continue her position in the company, so she took an extended leave and, during the leave, sent a resignation letter to the company, leaving KLBK-TV.
There are also rumors surrounding the incident that the company itself fired Nikki, although this has not been proved or confirmed yet. She then moved to Virginia and joined WTVR-TV as a morning and noon meteorologist in Richmond, where she is currently working.
Life beside journalism
Nikki-Dee Ray is also the winner of Best Local TV Weathercaster for April 2013 and 2014, published by The Daily Toreador, a college newspaper. She is also quite popular for doing these small challenges called “Be Me” every Wednesdays on “Trends and Friends”, where she tries to do someone else’s job. She has worked at Chick-Fil-A, tried crossfit, made tamales, changed oil, and more. Moreover, she has also volunteered for Big Brothers Big Sisters and High Point Village as a board member and advisory council respectively.