Chris Holcomb Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife,11Alive, Salary and Net Worth

Chris Holcomb is an American Emmy Award-winning meteorologist working for WXIA – 11Alive in Atlanta. He joined the 11Alive team in 1991.

Chris Holcomb Profile

Chris Holcomb is an American Emmy Award-winning meteorologist working for WXIA – 11Alive in Atlanta, Georgia.  He joined the 11Alive team in the year 1991.

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Chris Holcomb Education

Holcomb went to Elementary School and High School in DeKalb County. He attended the University of Georgia majoring in Journalism/Broadcast News. He received his meteorological education from Mississippi State University after deciding that he wanted to focus on the weather.

Chris Holcomb Career

Holcomb serves at 11Alive as the Chief Meteorologist. He accepted his first job as an afternoon news reporter at WMAZ AM/WAYS FM radio. As a reporter and weather anchor for WMAZ-TV, Chris moved to the TV side of the building. Chris gained experience in every aspect of television news reporting while working at WMAZ-TV. He was a fill-in anchor, weekend weather anchor, and fill-in weather anchor for the weekday morning and evening newscasts.

He shot and edited his own stories, covered the Legislature, and was a fill-in anchor, weekend weather anchor, and fill-in weather anchor for the weekday morning and evening newscasts. Chris was offered his dream job at WXIA-TV in his hometown of Atlanta after three and a half years at WMAZ. Chris was promoted to Chief Meteorologist in 2014. He currently appears on 11Alive and WATL Monday through Friday at 5, 6, 7, 10, and 11 p.m. on the 5, 6, 7, 10, and 11 p.m. newscasts.

Chris received the AMS Seal of Approval for his work. He also went through extensive testing and evaluations to earn the American Meteorological Society’s coveted Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation. Chris has received numerous Emmy Awards for his work as a weather anchor. He’s also won Emmys for Spot News/Team Coverage and Special Continuous Coverage for storm coverage. The Gabby Awards for Best Weather Coverage and the Associated Press Awards for Best Weather Reporting were given to Chris. Chris also received the John Holliman Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2019. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a person’s long-term contributions to the profession.

Chris is also one of Atlanta’s most active social media contributors. Many of his updates can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Between newscasts, he’s frequently on Facebook Live, updating social media on what’s going on with the weather.

Quick Facts About Chris Holcomb

Full Name Chris Holcomb
Age 56 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Angie Holcomb
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Chris Holcomb Age 

Holcomb is 56 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1965, in Atlanta, United States.

Chris Holcomb Height

Holcomb stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches ( 1.7m).

Chris Holcomb Family/ Parents

Information regarding Holcomb’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Chris Holcomb Wife/ Children

Chris is married to Angie Holcomb. The couple has two children. Griffin, their son, works in New York’s finance industry. Claire, their daughter, is a University of Georgia junior. For the past 28 years, Chris and Angie have been members of North Metro Baptist Church in Lawrenceville.

Chris Holcomb Salary

Being one of the top journalists for 11Alive, Holcomb earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Chris Holcomb’s Net Worth

Holcomb has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Chief Meteorologist.

Chris Holcomb 11Alive

At 11Alive Holcomb works alongside

  1. Francesca Amiker
  2. Jennifer Bellamy
  3. Crash Clark
  4. Christie Diez
  5. Alex Glaze
  6. Aisha Howard
  7. Jeff Hullinger
  8. Ron Jones
  9. Natisha Lance
  10. Maria Martin
  11. Chesley McNeil
  12. Samantha Mohr
  13. Shiba Russell
  14. Paola Suro

 

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