David Finfrock Profile
David Finfrock is an American award-winning meteorologist who is working for NBC 5 serving as a senior meteorologist. He has been working for the station since 1975.
David Finfrock Career
Finfrock serves as a meteorologist who joined NBC 5 after spending time as a field researcher on the Juneau Icefield Research Program in Alaska. He has also been honored with a Katie Award for Best Weathercast in Texas by the Dallas Press Club. He was as well honored with the Fort Worth Star Telegram’s Viewers Choice Award for Best Meteorologist. In both 2006 and 2007, Finfrock has been honored as a finalist for Emmy and Katie Awards for the work he did as a documentary host.
Finfrock was also awarded an Emmy for the weather special, “Tracking Texas Weather”, the other one for his work on NBC 5’s 65th Anniversary special. A “Silver Circle” Emmy award, was awarded to him for career achievement what is now more than 40 years of on-air work. Finfrock attended Texas A&M University where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology and also completed some graduate work while at Texas A&M.
Finfrock is also a member of the Advisory Board at the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies at the University of Texas Arlington, a professional member of the American Meteorology Society and on the Board of the Audubon Society’s Dogwood Canyon Preserve in Cedar Hill. For more than 15 years, he has been a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and has delivered Meals on Wheels.
When he is not at work, he enjoys participating in walks and runs for various charitable organizations, and is a keen nature conservationist. His hobbies are camping, gardening, traveling, genealogy, as well as antique maps. Currently, he is also the editor of the newsletter for the Texas Map Society.
Finfrock’s vacations sometimes change into unusual territory. Additionally, he has also traveled to Iceland, Alaska, Easter Island, Antarctica as well as Mongolia. His other vacations were mostly spent as a volunteer. Together with the Earthwatch organization, Finfrock has spent time doing ecological and archaeological research. He has also done volunteer work with the Sierra Club in National Parks, including the Guadalupe Mountains as well as Big Bend here in Texas, removing barbed wire fencing, repairing trails, as well as cleaning up trash dumps many weeks of his vacation time.
Quick Facts About David Finfrock
|Full Name||David Finfrock|
|Age||68 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
David Finfrock Age
Finfrock was born on May 12, 1953, in Texas, United States (he is 68 years old as of 2021.) He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of May every year.
David Finfrock Height
Finfrock stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
David Finfrock Family
Information regarding Finfrock’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
David Finfrock Wife|daughter|son
Finfrock is married to Shari and the couple is blessed with two children, Jennifer and Ryan. Furthermore, he has three grandchildren, Lauren, Emily, and Kyla, whom he has great pleasure in spoiling at every opportunity.
David Finfrock Salary
Being one of the top meteorologists for NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Finfrock earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
David Finfrock’s Net Worth
Finfrock has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
David Finfrock Bitten by Rattlesnake
Finfrock got bitten by a rattlesnake while he was out enjoying the cool fall temperatures early Monday. He was bitten on the leg while he was volunteering at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center in Cedar Hill pulling ragweed. “It must not have injected much venom and doesn’t hurt much,” He posted on Twitter.
Finfrock was treated in an emergency room, where he was kept under observation. The snake wasn’t the first Finfrock has encountered, he said on Twitter. “I have had a lot of rattlers warn me away in the past,” Finfrock said. “But not a sound from this one. I guess it was cold.”
David Finfrock retirement
Finfrock has not shared any information about his planning to retire. He is still working for NBV 5 Dallas Fort Worth serving as a meteorologist.
David Finfrock NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
At NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Finfrock works alongside;
- Keisha Burns – Weather Anchor/reporter
- Candace Sweat – Reporter
- Ben Russell – Reporter
- Ken Kalthoff – Reporter
- Jack Highberger – Reporter
- Don Peritz Jr. – Assignments/Investigative Editor and Researcher
- Melissa Harrison – TV/Radio Journalist
- Diana Zoga – Journalist
- Meredith Yeomans – Reporter
- Meredith Land – Anchor
- Samantha Davies – Meteorologist/Traffic Reporter
- Laura Harris – Journalist
- Newy Scruggs – Sportscaster