Dr. John Scala Biography
Dr. John Scala is an American broadcast Meteorologist with WGAL News 8 in Lancaster, PA. He joined the News 8 Storm Team in July 2005. He previously worked at Millersville University of Pennsylvania where he held a tenure-track appointment and served as the Associate Director of Millersville’s Center for Disaster Research and Education.
Before his role in academia, Dr. Scala was the Meteorology Training Coordinator at The Weather Channel and their first on-camera Storm Analyst. Scala provided live coverage of the historic Great Plains tornado outbreak of May 3, 1999, the August 11, 1999 Salt Lake City F2 and the Fort Worth F3 tornado of March 28, 2000.
He began his professional career at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center where he focused on the observation, and numerical modeling of storms. Dr. Scala’s career includes participation in several research programs and the sampling of storms from five different research aircraft. He has flown over the Amazon Rain Forest during the heart of the rainy season and over Lake Michigan in the middle of winter.
He is a past President of the National Weather Association (NWA). John Scala serves on the NWA’s Committee on Societal Impacts of Weather and Climate, the Strategic Planning Committee and as Treasurer after two successive terms as a Councilor. He received the National Weather Association’s Member of the Year Award in 2009.
He is also a member of the American Meteorological Society where he serves on the Board of Continuing Professional Development, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Geophysical Union, and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
In 2011, Dr. Scala earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist designation by the American Meteorological Society.
He is often asked to address insurance underwriters, claims adjusters and special investigators, first responders, and emergency managers, as well as public schools and community service organizations on storm damage, severe weather awareness and disaster preparedness.
In addition to his on air duties at WGAL, John Scala is a forensic meteorologist preparing expert opinions on criminal civil litigation including cases of personal injury, questionable death and storm-related damage.
Dr. John Scala Age
Scala likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Dr. John Scala Wife
Dr. Scala likes to keep his personal life private hence details about his dating life or marriage life are not known. It is therefore not known if he is married or has any children. However updates will be made soon.
Dr. John Scala Salary/ Net Worth
Working as a meteorologist for WGAL-TV, there is doubt that Dr. John earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of salary he receives and his estimated net worth are not yet disclosed.
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