Alan Sealls Biography – Alan Sealls Wiki
Alan Sealls is an American television meteorologist and educator. He is Chief Meteorologist at NBC15, WPMI-TV in Mobile, Alabama. He’s been in Mobile as a chief meteorologist for over 20 years. Before arriving in Mobile in 1999, Alan was a meteorologist at the NBC TV station in Chicago. Prior to that he spent 5 years at Chicago superstation WGN-TV. While there, he was a meteorology professor at Columbia College in Chicago. From 1988 to1992, Alan Sealls was a meteorologist at WTMJ-TV & Radio, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His career started in Albany, Georgia, at WALB-TV.
Alan continues to teach weather broadcasting at the University of South Alabama, each spring. He also has written and produced 4 dozen weather videos used by educators in multiple countries. His work and weather photos have been used in research and in college textbooks.
Alan has won eleven Emmy awards. He received “Best Weather Anchor” from the Alabama Associated Press Broadcasters Association 4 times, and best weathercaster in the state twice, from the Alabama Broadcaster’s Association. Alan also won a best-in-state award for his retrospective on Hurricane Ivan. The AMS awarded Alan with an award for excellence in science reporting for a three-part series he produced on climate change.
In 2017, Reddit users voted him “Best Weatherman Ever”, during Hurricane Irma, after one of his weather segments went viral on social media. Lagniappe newspaper readers voted Alan as Best Meteorologist in Mobile, five years in a row. In 2019, Alan won the AMS Award for Broadcast Meteorology for a career of science education to the public and to his peers. Alan has also received several community service awards in the last few years. He’s been recognized as a history-maker in meteorology.
Each year, Alan reaches thousands of kids in dozens of school visits, showcasing science, and promoting excellence. You’ll find a bi-weekly weather column he pens in Lagniappe newspaper.
Alan was the 2018 President of the National Weather Association. He has served as both a Councilor and a Board Chair for both the NWA and the AMS. He often is a panelist and presenter for national conventions.
Alan not only holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in meteorology from Cornell University and from Florida State University, but he also has professional certifications from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA). Alan is a Fellow of the AMS- a distinction held by a small fraction of meteorologists.
Alan Sealls Best Weatherman Ever
In 2017, Reddit users voted him “Best Weatherman Ever”, during Hurricane Irma, after one of his weather segments went viral on social media.
Alan Sealls Age
He was born in Mount Vernon, New York.
Alan Sealls Wife
Is Alan Sealls married? Alan is married to his wife who is a broadcast engineer. A native of Mt. Vernon, NY (suburb of NYC) Alan lives in Mobile with his wife.
Alan Sealls Family
Details about his family and their whereabouts are not available.
Alan Sealls Salary
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), the median salary in 2020 for atmospheric scientists (including meteorologists) was $99,740 ($47.95 per hour). According to the RTDNA/Hofstra University, the average “weathercaster” is still one of the highest paid positions in a newsroom with a mean (median) of $74,100 ($63,000). The range of salaries for weathercasters is $23,000 to $400,000.
Alan Sealls Net Worth
Alan Sealls’ net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
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