Chesley McNeil Profile
Chesley McNeil is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist working for WXIA – 11Alive in Atlanta, Georgia. McNeil joined 11Alive in the year 2009.
Chesley McNeil Education
McNeil graduated from Wesley College in Delaware with a BA in Mass Communications and Mississippi State University with a BS and MS in Geosciences. Chesley has taught Meteorology and Earth Sciences courses at several colleges and universities at several colleges and universities, including Kennesaw University, where he is currently teaching.
Chesley McNeil Career
McNeil serves at 11Alive as the Morning Meteorologist. He now hosts his own morning show on 11Alive, ‘Wake Up With Chesley,’ which airs every weekday. Chesley began his broadcasting career at WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland. He then moved on to WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia, where he produced two weekly shows: “Rich talk,” a teen show, and “This Week in Richmond,” a public affairs show. However, his interest in meteorology and training led to him being hired as a weekend weather anchor, where he reported on weather, local events, and environmental, and human interest stories.
Chesley left his job as a weather anchor on Good Morning Richmond and the 8 News at Noon newscasts after nine years at WRIC and relocated to Buffalo, New York, where he joined the staff of WGRZ as a morning meteorologist for the Daybreak Morning show and the Noon newscasts. The prestigious American Meteorological Society Seal has been bestowed upon him. He has received the prestigious American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval, is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, and has received numerous professional awards and honors, including broadcasting Emmy Awards.
He is a member of the National Weather Association, the American Meteorology Society, and the National Association of Black Journalists. He’s also a proud Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. member. The Governor of Georgia appointed him to the Severe Weather Task Force in 2013.
Chesley McNeil Age
McNeil’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old McNeil is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Quick Facts About Chesley McNeil
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Chesley McNeil Height
McNeil stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m).
Chesley McNeil Family/ Parents
Information regarding McNeil’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Chesley McNeil Wife/ Children
Mcneil is married to Ramona McNeil. The couple has three children. Their oldest son, Chesley McNeil Jr. graduated from Valdosta State University.
Chesley McNeil Salary
Being one of the top journalists for 11Alive, McNeil earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Chesley McNeil’s Net Worth
McNeil has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Chesley McNeil 11Alive
At 11Alive McNeil works alongside
- Francesca Amiker
- Jennifer Bellamy
- Christie Diez
- Alex Glaze
- Chris Holcomb
- Aisha Howard
- Jeff Hullinger
- Ron Jones
- Natisha Lance
- Maria Martin
- Samantha Mohr
- Melissa Nord
- Shiba Russell
- Paola Suro