Andrew Gorton Profile
Andrew Gorton is an American meteorologist working for WTOC serving as a meteorologist. He joined WTOC in early 2018 after spending over two years as a meteorologist at WALB in Albany, Georgia.
Andrew Gorton Career
Gorton is a meteorologist who is on air on The News at Daybreak Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday morning along with weekend evenings. Furthermore, he experienced his first tornado in person and was hooked on the weather in 1997. The meteorologist on the radio led Andrew’s family to safety, instantly sparking a lifelong passion in Andrew to understand the weather so that he could help other people know what to do in severe weather situations.
When Gorton was 16 years old, he became certified by NOAA and the National Weather Service to storm chase and attained certification in Advanced Radar Interpretation from the National Weather Service. Furthermore, he continued to pursue his love and passion for weather at Rowlett High School (Dallas, Texas) where he broadcasted live weathercasts to 3,000 students and staff each week.
Gorton is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where he studied Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism. While at OU, he worked as an on-air meteorologist and reporter for OU Nightly, OU Daily, and Purcell Register. During his stay in Oklahoma, he was allowed to utilize his storm spotter certification, chasing multiple tornadoes to keep the community ahead of impending bad weather.
Whenever he is not working, he frequently talks with local farmers and works to raise awareness for local veteran non-profits. He is also very much active when it comes to his social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He also loves spending his free time with his niece and sister as well as Traveling.
Andrew Gorton Age
Gorton’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Gorton is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Quick Facts About Andrew Gorton
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Andrew Gorton Height
Gorton stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Andrew Gorton Family
Gorton was born to his mother and father. However, their names are not known by the public but Gorton often posts them on his Instagram page. He was also raised alongside his older sister by the name of Emily Gorton Aguilar. Additionally, Emily was married on February 3rd, 2019, and was blessed with a daughter who was born in 2020. Furthermore, he also posted his mother and father on his Instagram page wishing them a happy mother’s and father’s day.
Andrew Gorton Wife
Information about Gorton’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Gorton is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Andrew Gorton Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WTOC Gorton earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 and $ 100,000.
Andrew Gorton’s Net Worth
Gorton has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
Andrew Gorton Awards and Recognitions
Gorton has also managed to win several awards ever since he started his career as a meteorologist. For instance, he won First Place in the Associated Press awards in 2018 for Best General Reporting after flying with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters. He was also awarded Connect Savannah’s 2021 Best Local TV Meteorologist. While continuing with his studies, he achieved his Broadcast Meteorology Certification from Mississippi State University in 2019.
Andrew Gorton WTOC
Gorton is currently working at WTOC where he works alongside other famous WTOC anchors and reporters including;
- Dawn Baker
- Mike Cihla
- Cyreia Sandlin
- Kyle Jordan
- Jessica Savage
- Max Diekneite
- Tim Guidera
- Jake Wallace
- Hayley Boland