The veteran American meteorologist Mike Seidel has been working at The Weather Channel since March 1992. Seidel came to limelight and gained a lot of fame after his field reporting from breaking weather including severe weather, snowstorms, and hurricanes. He previously worked for several other networks and stations like WYFF-TV, WBOC-TV, and NBC Nightly News.
The meteorologist Seidel has also made a considerable amount of net worth.
Mike has been married to Christine Schroder for a long time and the two are blessed with two children.
Early Life And Education Of Mike Seidel
Mike Seidel was born Michael Philip Seidel on January 18, 1956, in Salisbury, Maryland, United States. He spent most of his early days growing up in her hometown Salisbury, Maryland along with his family. He holds an American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is White American.
Mike attended Wicomico Senior High School. He went to Salisbury State College, Bachelor of Science Mathematics after his high school. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics major from Salisbury State College. He has also done his Master's degree in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.
Seidel wrote his master’s thesis under the direction of The Weather Channel’s expert on severe weather: Gregory S. Forbes. When Mike was six he was already started measuring snowfall of Salisbury, Maryland.
Mike Seidel's Professional Career
It was from this early stage of childhood that Mike Seidel knew what he wanted to do in his life. When he installed a weather station on the roof of his house he was only in the eighth grade. During his high School and college years, Mike also worked for four local radio stations: WJDY-AM in Salisbury, WDMV-AM in Pocomoke City, WSUX-FM in Seaford, Delaware and WKHI-FM in Ocean City.
Mike’s Television career began with WMDT- TV in Salisbury, his hometown. During his master’s graduate studies, Mike also appeared on Weather World on the Pennsylvania Public TV network. From 1983 to1989, he worked as a full-time broadcaster at WYFF-TV at Greenville, South Carolina.
Mike returned to his hometown Salisbury in 1989 and worked as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. He left the network in March 1992 to join The Weather Channel as a meteorologist. On Labor Day weekend in 1996 on Cape Cod, Mike covered his first storm, Hurricane Edouard.
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Since the event, Seidel has covered more than fifty tropical storms and hurricanes, many snowstorms, nor’easters and tornado outbreaks. Mike also spent around a decade working as a host from 2002 to 2012 of the National Football League “Kickoff Forecast” segments every Sunday morning from NFL venues.
Seidel has also reported live from several major events includes PGA Tour, the Baseball All-Star Game, the Indianapolis 500 automobile race and the World Series. Mike while at The Weather Channel has appeared on numerous network news programs as NBC-TV’s Today Show and NBC Nightly News, ABC-TV’s Good Morning America, World News Tonight, Nightline and World News Now, CBS-TV’s The Early Show, The CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday Morning.
Mike has also reported live from breaking weather for Fox News Channel and the Cable News Network on MSNBC. During coverage of Tropical Storm Isaac August 24-26, 2012, Mike also became the first Weather Channel and U.S. meteorologist to report live from Cuba, the disaster venue.
Mike Seidel's Net Worth And Salary
Mike Seidel has earned a tremendous amount of money from his prolific career. As per some online sources, her net worth is believed to be more than $1 million. She currently serves as a meteorologist for The Weather Channel and earns an annual salary more than $51,500.
Mike Seidel's Awards & Achievements
Mike Seidel was honored with American Meteorological Society’s Television Seal of Approval in 1988 which was then followed by his another win of Distinguished Alumnus Award by the department of topography in 1994.
The journalist Seidel has already achieved a huge amount of success and with this dedication, he can also continue to move on his path of success.
Mike Seidel's Marriage, Affairs, Divorce And Personal life
Mike Seidel has been married to Christine Schroder in 1994. He and his wife Schroder have been living a happily married life with nor rumors of divorce and extramarital affairs. They have also two children named Sam Seidel and Zoe Seidel.
Mike is also quite busy on social media like Instagram and Facebook.
Mike Seidel's Body Measurement
Mike Seidel stands at the height of 5ft 10 inches and his weight is 79 kg. He has a light brown hair colored and blue colored eye.
by sanjeet, 13 Apr, 2014