Brian Lapis Profile
Brian Lapis is an American award-winning Meteorologist working for WWLP 22News in Springfield, Massachusetts. He joined the 22News Storm Team in September of 1996.
Mentioning education, Lapis graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in television, radio, and film management. He also has a Mississippi State University certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.
Brian Lapis Career
Lapis serves at 22News as a Broadcast Meteorologist and Weather Entertainer. He began his career in broadcasting at the age of 15 at WILI, a radio station in Willimantic, Connecticut. KISS 95.7 in Hartford, CT; WIOQ in Philadelphia, PA; WYYY and WJPZ in Syracuse, NY; and WPRO-FM in Providence, RI have all employed him as a radio on-air personality.
Lapis has received numerous awards for his forecasting efforts during his time at 22News. He won the Broadcaster of the Year Award from the National Weather Association in 2013. Lapis and the 22News Storm Team won the Massachusetts & Rhode Island Associated Press award for best weathercast in 2000, 2007, and 2012.
The American Red Cross of Pioneer Valley presented the 22News Storm Team with the Hometown Heroes Award for their forecasting and continuous coverage on the day of the June 1, 2011 tornadoes, which many viewers credited with saving their lives. Lapis is out in the community every year, speaking to dozens of school groups and civic organizations about the weather, climate, and television news when he isn’t at 22News.
He serves on the board of directors of the Office of Communicating in the Public Interest as an advocate for public service broadcasting. Lapis serves on the board of directors of the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication as an advocate for public service broadcasting. He is also a member of the Silver Lake Conference Center and Youth Camp’s Board of Directors in Sharon, Connecticut. Brian used to go to the camp as a kid and later volunteered as an adult.
Quick Facts About Brian Lapis
|Age||52 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Brian Lapis Age
Lapis is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 5, 1969, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on August 5 every year.
Brian Lapis Height
Lapis stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Brian Lapis Family/ Parents
Information regarding Lapis’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Brian Lapis Wife/ Twin Daughters
Lapis is married to Mary Nelson. The couple met at Silver Lake Conference Center and Summer Camp in Sharon, CT where he served as a volunteer and Mary was a chaplain for the week. They have twin daughters.
Brian Lapis Salary
Being one of the top journalists for 22News, Lapis earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Brian Lapis’s Net Worth
Lapis has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist and Weather Entertainer.
Brian Lapis 22News
At 22News Lapis works alongside;
- Don Shipman
- Rich Tettemer
- Ciara Speller
- Taylor Knight
- Nick Aresco
- Mike Masciadrelli
- Adam Strzempko
- Kelly Reardon
- Allison Finch