Dave Salesky
Dave Salesky

Dave Salesky Biography

Dave Salesky is a well-known Meteorologist based in America. Salesky is currently working at KATU-TV ( ABC-affiliated television station) based in Portland, Oregon, United States as a weather forecaster. He has a seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society and is thus a certified meteorologist.

He has a commercial pilot’s license and has been flying his 1946 Aeronca Champ all over the Northwest weather permitting. He completed his 10th journey on Cycle Oregon in 2009. Dave, an Alaska native, is a good fisherman and has once landed a big 75-pound king salmon, apparently, his fishing skills are not as good as Rhonda’s

The chief meteorologist once made an emergency landing on Sauvie island after his single-engine plane lost power on approach to Scappoose Airport way back in 2010. He relied on his early training and remembered to keep the nose of the plane up and also to look for an open field. He found a wheat field on the north part of the island where he landed safely.

Dave Salesky Age

Salesky is currently 64 years old as he was born in 1958, in Alaska, United States of America.

Dave Salesky Height

He has an average height of 6 ft 0 in ( Approx  1.83m).

Dave Salesky Family

Dave Salesky was born and bred in Alaska, United States of America by his loving and supportive parents. He has however not disclosed details regarding his parents and siblings, this information will be updated as soon as he sheds light on the matter.

Dave Salesky Wife

Dave is a married man. he is married to Alina Ruth Salesky and they are blessed with two sons and a daughter namely; Kile, Brandon, and Ellie. Their daughter Ellie is a Comic-Con fan and an Oregon State graduate.

Dave Salesky Education

He attended Mississippi State University where he earned a certificate in meteorology.

Dave Salesky Salary

He earns an average salary of $71,524 per year this is according to KATU-TV weather forecaster’s salaries.

Dave Salesky’s Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1,011,673 with his job as a weather forecaster being the primary source of his wealth.

Dave Salesky Katu Career

He currently works for the KATU weather team. His meteorological beginnings can be traced to the Northwest. For more than 20 years he has been forecasting from Portland to Spokane. He covered the 2008 Arctic Blast as well as the 1995 flood. He kept his viewers safe and informed by telling them about severe storms prior to their move into the region during the flood and blast.

He was named Associated Press’s Best TV Meteorologist in 2008 after the recognition of his work. He was given a Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and is a certified meteorologist. During his free time, he likes fishing, bicycling, flying as well as skiing.


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