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.
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|
|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
- Francesca Amiker
- Jennifer Bellamy
- Crash Clark
- Christie Diez
- Alex Glaze
- Aisha Howard
- Jeff Hullinger
- Ron Jones
- Natisha Lance
- Maria Martin
- Chesley McNeil
- Samantha Mohr
- Shiba Russell
- Paola Suro