Bob Turk Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Retirement, Salary and Net Worth

Bob Turk is an American meteorologist currently working for WJZ-13 since joining the station in 1973. You can watch him on WJZ weekdays at 4, 5, 6, and 11.

Bob Turk Profile

Bob Turk is an American broadcast meteorologist who worked at WJZ from 1973 till his retirement in September 2022. While working at WJZ, he served on the weekdays at 4, 5, 6, and 11 meteorologists.

Bob Turk Education

Turk attended the then-named Towson State College where he earned a B.S. degree in geography. He received his Master’s degree in the same subject from the graduate school of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He also taught elementary school in Baltimore City before attending graduate school.

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Bob Turk Career

Turk is a meteorologist who worked at WJZ from 1973 till his retirement in September 2022. While working at WJZ, he served on the weekdays at 4, 5, 6, and 11 meteorologists. During his long tenure at WJZ, he has received a Silver Circle Emmy award. It was Turk who helped WJZ select the Doppler radar weather system known as First Warning Weather and put the station further on the map as the first Baltimore television station to have such sophisticated weather forecasting technology.  

Turk has been an associate member of the American Meteorological Society since 1975. Prior to his broadcasting career, he served as an assistant planner for Howard County, Md., where he was in charge of site development plans. Additionally, he was active in the community and probably holds the record for “most number of community appearances made” over any other broadcast journalist in Baltimore. He also served on the boards of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the American Lung Association and is active in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Bob Turk Age

Turk is over 62 years old as of 2022. He was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. On April 24, 2018, he posted on his Twitter account that he was celebrating 47 years at WJZ.

Bob Turk Height

Turk stands at a height of above 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m) tall.

Quick Facts About Bob Turk

AgeNot Available
Net Worth$1 million – $5 Million

Bob Turk Family

Turk was born and raised by his parents in Baltimore, Maryland, United States but he has not disclosed the names of his parents and siblings. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Bob Turk Wife

Turk is married to Tina and the couple lives together in their home in Phoenix. They are parents of two adult children; a son and a daughter.

Bob Turk Daughter

Turk has two children a son and a daughter. His son Devin Turk is a weekend anchor/multimedia journalist at NBC2 in Ft. Myers, Florida. His daughter has a passion for teaching, unlike her brother. She teaches at a school in Naples, FL in the fifth grade. In May 2018, he posted on his Twitter account that his daughter graduated from FGCU.

Congratulations to my daughter who graduated from FGCU today .. cum laude!

— Bob Turk WJZ-TV 13 (@TurkWJZ) May 6, 2018

Bob Turk Salary

Turk earned an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000 working as a meteorologist for WJZ.

Bob Turk’s Net Worth

Turk has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.

Bob Turk Retirement

In September 2022, Bob publicized that he had officially retired and would no longer be working for WJZ-TV. He joined WJZ in 1973 hence has worked there for 50 years. On September 26, 2022, she posted the information about his retirement on his Twitter Account expressing how the people of Baltimore have shown him support and love since he started his career.

Bob Turk house

Turk and his wife, Tina reside in Phoenix, Baltimore, MD. The couple bought the house back in 1999 and later on installed an ICF system for mitigation against hurricanes.

Bob Turk WJZ

At WJZ Turk works alongside;

  1. Nicole Baker
  2. Rachel Menitoff
  3. Rachael Cardin
  4. Paul Gessler
  5. Rick Ritter
  6. Vic Carter
  7. Tim Williams
  8. Stetson Miller
  9. Sean Streicher
  10. Kristy Breslin
  11. Mark Viviano
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