Joe Calhoun Biography
Joe Calhoun is the WGAL News 8 Storm Team’s chief meteorologist and does forecasts weekdays on WGAL News 8 at 5, 5:30, 6, WGAL News 8 at 10 on MeTV Susquehanna Valley, WGAL 8.2, and News 8 at 11 p.m.
Since joining the staff of WGAL 8 in August 1987, Calhoun has become one of the area’s favorite weathercasters known for his accurate and personable forecasts.
Joe Calhoun Education
Calhoun grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Frankford High School in 1976. He then enrolled at the Ogontz Campus, now Abington, of Penn State University and attained his bachelor’s of science degree in meteorology in 1981 at University Park.
Calhoun began his career as a meteorologist in 1982, working for Freese-Notis Weather, Inc. in Des Moines, Iowa. Calhoun later began his broadcasting career as the morning and weekend meteorologist at KETV in Omaha, Neb.
While at KETV, he co-produced a 30-minute severe weather safety and awareness program titled, “When the Siren Sounds,” which won the Ak-Sar-Ben Gold Award, presented by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association. The program was also nominated for the Iris Award by the National Association of Television Program Executives.
Joe is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the Seal of Approval for Television Weathercasting in May 1984.
At his free time, he enjoys golf, cooking, spending time with his family and rooting for the Penn State and Philadelphia ball clubs.
Joe Calhoun Age
Calhoun 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.
Joe Calhoun Wife
Calhoun is a father of four. However, he has not provided any information about his wife or about his children.
Joe Calhoun Salary
Working as a meteorologist for WGAL-TV, there is doubt that Calhoun 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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