Chesley McNeil Biography
Chesley McNeil is an American meteorologist currently working in Atlanta, Georgia as a weather forecaster at 11Alive television station. Besides his career in television, he has also taught both Earth Sciences courses as well as undergraduate and graduate-level Meteorology at different universities and colleges. As of now, he teaches at Kennesaw University.
Chesley is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and received the prestigious American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval. He is also won the broadcasting Emmy Awards together with other many professional honors and awards. Chesley is a member of the American Meteorology Society, the National Weather Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Chesley McNeil Age
Chesley McNeil was born on September 16, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. However, Chesley has not revealed his exact year of birth, thus his exact age remains an enigma.
Chesley McNeil Height
Chesley is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 1.7m).
Chesley McNeil Family
Chesley McNeil was born to his caring and dedicated father and mother in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Nevertheless, details regarding his parents and siblings are not available to the public domain.
Chesley McNeil Education
Chesley joined Wesley College located in Delaware and graduated with a bachelor of arts in Mass Communications. Furthermore, he graduated with a Master of Science in Geosciences from Mississippi State University.
Chesley McNeil Wife
Chesley is happily married to his beloved wife called Ramona McNeil. The pair celebrates their wedding anniversary on the 9th of April annually. The couple is blessed with three children namely; Cyrus, Marquis, and Chesley Jr.
Chesley McNeil Salary
He receives a decent salary of $75,912 per year. This is according to 11Alive weather forecasters’ salaries.
Chesley McNeil’s Net Worth
Chesley has stockpiled a good wealth over the years and has an approximated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.
Chesley McNeil Career
He is currently working as a weather forecaster at 11Alive television station. Chesley joined the 11Alive weather team in the year 2009 and works as the Meteorologist for the morning and noon news. Chesley appears every Monday to Friday as the host of his own morning show on 11Alive, known as ‘Wake Up With Chesley’. He debuted his journalism career at WBOC based in Salisbury, Maryland. After a short period of time, he left the station and joined WRIC-TV located in Richmond, Virginia.
While there, he produced two weekly shows, a public affairs show called “This Week in Richmond“ and a teen show known as“Rich talk”. Chesley’s training and interest in Meteorology landed him the weekend weather anchor job opportunity, where he started to report on the local events, weather, human interest stories, and environmental. After working at WRIC for nine good years, he left his role as an anchor of the 8 News at Noon newscasts and the weather on Good Morning Richmond. He joined Buffalo, New York where he joined the staff of WGRZ where he worked as a morning Meteorologist for the Daybreak Morning show and Noon newscasts.