Glenn Burns Profile, Wiki, Bio
Glenn Burns is an American Meteorologist working for WSB-TV. He joined the station in the year 1981. He is thrilled to work with the WSB weather team.
Glenn Burns Career
Burns serves at WSB-TV as a Chief Meteorologist for Channel 2 Action News’ Severe Weather Team 2. He has held that position for more than 3 decades. He appears on the 4 and 6 p.m. newscasts from Monday to Friday. He started his broadcasting career at age 14, working part-time for WSVN-TV in Miami. After receiving a journalism degree with a minor in astronomy from the University of Florida, he interned at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, working with Dr. Joseph Pellissier and Dr. Neil Frank. He then went to work as Chief Meteorologist at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida.
He received several awards from the Red Cross, Best of Cobb Magazine and Best of Atlanta Magazine, Civil Defense and Coast Guard, Associated Press, and Best of Gwinnett Magazine for his weather coverage.
After working for three years in Florida, Glenn started his post-graduate work in astrophysics at the University of Minnesota, while working as a chief meteorologist at KARE-TV in Minneapolis.
During that time, he won numerous awards, including the Minnesota Teacher’s Award for a program that involved students, teachers, and KARE-TV in a weather education series. That program eventually evolved into Weather School.
While at WSB-TV, he has won many awards, including Best of Cobb, Best of Atlanta, Best of Gwinnett, and Associated Press Weathercaster of the Year, and has been nominated for numerous Emmy Awards. Glenn is a member of the American Meteorological Society and holds the new CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) Seal of Approval.
Quick Facts About Glenn Burns
|Full Name||Glenn Burns|
|Age||69 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
When he is not working he enjoys fishing, hiking, and looking at the planets and stars with his telescope.
Glenn Burns Age, Birthday
How old is Glenn Burns? Burns was born on July 21, 1952, in the United States (he is 69 years old as of 2021.)
Glenn Burns Height, measurements
Burns stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Glenn Burns Family
Information regarding Burns’ parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Glenn Burns’s Wife, married
Burns is married to Susan Burns who works for many area charities, including the March of Dimes, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, the Starlight Foundation, and The Center for Family Resources. The family resides in Marietta.
Glenn Burns Salary
Being the chief meteorologist at WSB-TV, Burns earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Glenn Burns’s Net Worth
Burns has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million- $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a chief meteorologist.
Glenn Burns WSB-TV
At WSB-TV Burns works alongside;
- Wendy Corona – Anchor / Reporter
- Sophia Choi – Anchor
- Jorge Estevez – Anchor
- Jovita Moore – Anchor
- Justin Wilfon – Anchor
- Fred Blankenship – Anchor
- Justin Farmer – Anchor
- Lori Wilson – Anchor / Reporter
- Linda Stouffer – Anchor
- Carol Sbarge – Anchor
- Katie Walls – Meteorologist
- Zach Klein – Sports Director
- Alison Mastrangelo – Sports Director
- John Pruitt – Anchor
Glenn Burns Surgery, heart surgery, health
On March 15, 2016, WSB announced that Burns had been MIA (Missing In Action) on Channel 2 Action News for the previous week (on March 7, 2016), because of heart surgery. It was said that it all started when Burns went to his primary care doctor for the physical that he gets every year. However, Burns’ surgery was successful and he recovered and he is now well and okay.