Mike Seidel Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, The Weather Channel, Salary and Net worth

Mike Seidel
Mike Seidel

Mike Seidel Biography

Mike Seidel is an American journalist, he is currently working at The Weather Channel. He has been with the channel since 1992  and has done over 24,000 shots.

Mike Seidel Education

Seidel attended Salisbury State College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree, double major in mathematics and geography, in 1979.

Mike Seidel Wiki

Seidel began his television career with WMDT-TV in Salisbury immediately after graduation, from 1980 to 1982. Seidel also pursued graduate studies, earning a Master’s degree in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Greg Forbes, The Weather Channel’s retired severe weather expert, directed Seidel’s master’s thesis. During his graduate studies, Seidel appeared on the Pennsylvania Public Television Network’s Weather World.

Seidel’s first full-time broadcasting job was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, from 1983 to 1989. In 1989, he returned to Salisbury to work as a meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel stayed at the station until March 1992, when he left to join The Weather Channel.

Mike Seidel The Weather Channel

On Labor Day Weekend in 1996, Seidel covered his first storm, Hurricane Edouard, on Cape Cod. He has covered 88 tropical storms and hurricanes, nor’easters, numerous snow and ice storms, and tornado outbreaks since that time. He has also covered the PGA Tour, Baseball All-Star Game, World Series, and the Indianapolis 500 automobile race live. From 2002 to 2012, Seidel hosted the National Football League’s “Kickoff Forecast” segments from NFL stadiums every Sunday morning.

Seidel has appeared on numerous network news programs while at The Weather Channel, including NBC-Today TV’s Show and NBC Nightly News, CBS-The TV’s Early Show, The CBS Evening News, and CBS Sunday Morning, and ABC-Good TV’s Morning America, World News Tonight, Nightline, and World News Now. Seidel has also provided live weather coverage on MSNBC, the Cable News Network, and Fox News Channel.

In 2003, Seidel filled in for Tony Perkins on ABC’s Good Morning America and Al Roker on NBC’s The Today Show. During the coverage of Tropical Storm Isaac from August 24-26, 2012, he became the first Weather Channel and US meteorologist to report live from Cuba. Seidel shot his 20,000th live shot during a snowstorm on January 12, 2018.

Seidel received some media attention in 2018 while reporting from North Carolina during Hurricane Florence after a video was published showing him bracing his feet against the wind while two men casually walked by in the background. Twitter users and some amusing news headlines suggested that Seidel was exaggerating the severity of the winds.

“It’s important to note that the two individuals in the background are walking on concrete, and Mike Seidel is trying to maintain his footing on wet grass, after reporting on-air until 1:00 a.m. ET this morning and is undoubtedly exhausted,” The Weather Channel responded.

Mike Seidel Salary

Seidel earns an annual salary ranging between $ 40,000 – $ 110,000.

Mike Seidel Net worth

Seidel has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million – $ 5 million dollars, from his career a journalist and other sources.

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Mike Seidel Age

He is  66 years old as of 2022. Seidel was born on January 18, 1956.

Mike Seidel Height

Seidel stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Mike Seidel Family

Seidel was born in Salisbury, Maryland to  Marilyn his mother a nurse, and Samuel W. Seidel his father an insurance executive.

Mike Seidel Wife

Seidel is married to Christine Schroder, the couple got married in 1994.

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How Old is Mike Seidel?

He is  66 years old as of 2022. Seidel was born on January 18, 1956.

Is Mike Seidel Married?

Seidel is married to Christine Schroder, the couple got married in 1994.

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