Ben Terry Profile
Ben Terry is an American Meteorologist working for KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He joined the station in the year 2011.
Ben Terry Career
Terry serves at KPLC as a meteorologist, where his forecasts appear at 7News Sunrise every morning and midday. Also, he casts weather on FOX 29 with the morning news. In 2006, Terry graduated from Mississippi State University’s on-campus Broadcast Meteorologist program. He then started his broadcasting career in Jackson, Mississippi. In 2011, he now joined KPLC-TV. He has been a part of important updates to KPLC’s weather technology over the years, including the most recent WSI weather system and the addition of the Skycam network. This has kept Southwest Louisiana up to current with the most up-to-date technology of storm tracking and forecasting.
Terry’s main objective is to keep the people of Southwest Louisiana safe from dangerous weather. The technology and resources that are available at KPLC help him do that since there is the availability of KPLC’s mobile apps and social media platforms for notifying the general public.
Terry is actively involved in the National Weather Association(NWA) and the American Meteorological Society(AMS). He is currently the former president of the Southeast Texas/Southwest Louisiana Chapter of the two organizations. Terry resides in Lake Charles, Louisiana, therefore, he looks forward to attending all annual meetings of the National Weather Association.
During his leisure, he volunteers for a variety of charitable organizations in Southwest Louisiana. The organizations include; the American Cancer Society, the Ad and Press Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter of the Colitis and Crohn’s Foundation, establishing a local support group for persons suffering from the diseases. In addition, he likes visiting local schools to encourage young kids that are interested in pursuing careers in the sciences during his free time. Also, meeting new people by volunteering to emcee a variety of charitable events in Southwest Louisiana.
Ben Terry Age
Terry is 37 years old as of 2021. He has managed to keep his personal life private. Therefore, there is no information regarding how old Terry is or when he celebrates his birthday.
Quick Facts About Ben Terry
|Age||37 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Ben Terry Height
Terry stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Ben Terry Family/ Parents
Information regarding Terry’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it’s available.
Ben Terry’s Wife/ Children
Terry is a married man and together with his wife, they have been blessed with four children. Information about his wife and children will be updated when available.
Ben Terry Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KPLC, Terry earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Ben Terry’s Net Worth
Terry has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Ben Terry Colon Cancer, Health
In late 2020, Terry was diagnosed with colon cancer. He underwent radiation, chemotherapy, & surgery in early 2021. After the surgery, he was told that he was in remission and cancer-free. However, in early 2022 the same type of cancer aggressively recurred. As of June 2, 2022, Terry is undergoing chemotherapy at the M.D.
Ben Terry KPLC
At KPLC Terry works alongside
- Agnes DeRouen
- Wade Hampton
- Jacob Durham
- Zach Nunez
- Cynthia Arceneaux
- Brady Renard
- Marcello Cuadra
- Rhonda Kitchens
- Jillian Corder
- John Bridges