Ed Wilson is an American Meteorology who currently works as a weather forecaster at WHO/Channel 13 ( NBC Affiliate) located in Des Moines. He has reported Flooding such as The major flood of 1993 which was one of the most important storms of his career. WHO-TV 13 reported the Des Moines Grand Prix and the race track included many of the streets in Des Moines.
Ed Wilson Age
Ed Wilson was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, United States. Nevertheless, looking at his appearance, Ed maybe around 70 years of age.
Ed Wilson Height
Wilson is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches ( Approximately 1.73 meters).
Ed Wilson Family
He was born to his parents at Mountain Home Air Force in Mountain Home, Idaho, United States of America. He grew up as an only child and spent most of his childhood living with his grandfather Brockway who was a meteorologist during WWII. Nevertheless, he has not shared any details about his parents such as their names, ages, and occupations.
Ed Wilson Wife
Wilson is wedded to his charming wife Angela. Angela was brought up in Marshalltown. The couple is now proud parents to their kids named Faith Wilson and Cole Wilson. The duo runs a family popcorn stand on the country courthouse square based in Grundy Center in Lowa.
Ed Wilson Education
Wilson attended Grundy Center High School prior to receiving his degree in broadcast journalism.
Ed Wilson Salary
Wilson receives an annual salary of $72,642. This is according to WHO13 anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Ed Wilson’s Net Worth
Wilson has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million US dollars.
Ed Wilson Career
His grandfather Brockway worked as a meteorologist during WWII. This extended Ed’s interest in weather and made a tremendous influence on his decision to become a meteorologist. His first reporting job was with his hometown paper.
He was a junior in High School serving for the Grundy Register to report on the wrestling team. He was given the opportunity to follow the Spartans to Des Moines for state championships. His first job as a weather forecaster was at KIMT located in Mason City.
He did weekend weather and also reported 3 days a week for the CBS affiliate. In Sep 1988, he was employed as a weekend meteorologist and a week-day reporter at WHO-TV 13 located in Des weekdays later, he became the noon and 5 PM meteorologist and also co-anchored the Noon show.
He has been working as the Chief Meteorologist for Channel 13 for the past 17 years. Forecasting Iowa weather for the last 25 years has given him a first-hand understanding that is critical and vital in forecasting one of the most diverse climates in the country.
Ed reported major storms such as the Ice Storm in Mar 1990 that brought down power lines leaving the metro and much of the state in total blackout. He furthermore reported Iowa Blizzards. Over the past 22 years, he has forecasted many blizzards that have shut down central Iowa.