Joel Barnes Biography
Joel Barnes is an American meteorologist presently serving as a chief meteorologist at WBBJ based in Tennessee where he is responsible for providing the weekday live weather reports.
Prior to joining his current station, he served at KYTX CBS 19 in Texas as a chief meteorologist. During his leisure time, Joel likes spending time with his wife and daughter, reading novels, traveling, and working out.
Joel Barnes Age
Joel Barnes was born on 11th December 1978, in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States. He is 43 years old.
Joel Barnes Height
Barnes is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx. 1.72m.)
Joel Barnes Family
Joel Barnes was born and brought up under the caring love and support of his devoted mother Theresa Leikvold Barnes and his hardworking father David Barnes in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States of America.
Joel Barnes Wife
Joel is blissfully married to his adorable and caring wife named Alex Walter. The pair dated for numerous years got engaged in the year 2016 and exchanged their wedding vows several years later. Joel and Alex are proud of their stunning daughter called Ali Margaret. The lovely family stays resides in Jackson, where they own two horses and two pet dogs.
Joel Barnes Education
He attended the University of Northern Colorado and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and a minor in mathematics and speech communication in 2003.
Joel Barnes Salary
He receives an ample salary of $98,790 annually. This is in accordance with WBBJ Chief Meteorologists’ salaries.
Joel Barnes Net Worth
Joel Barnes has stockpiled a decent fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Joel Barnes Career
Joel debuted his journalism career in Wyoming, where he was commissioned at KCWY News 13 as the Morning and Noon Meteorologist and was promoted to station’s Chief Meteorologist in the year 2004. In 2015, he immigrated to Colorado 2015 and secured a position as a lead prime-time meteorologist at WeatherNation, a national broadcasting network out of Denver.
After serving for a period of three years at WeatherNation, he left and landed a job at KYTX CBS 19 in Tennessee where she served as the Chief Meteorologist. Recently, he moved his wife and daughter to West Tennessee where he can be spotted on weekdays evenings as the Chief Meteorologist for WBBJ-TV located in Jackson.