John Van Pelt Profile
John Van Pelt is an American journalist working for Weather Nation serving as a Field Correspondent. He has been working for the station for quite some time now.
John Van Pelt Career
Van Pelt is a Field Correspondent who started his journalism career in radio at several stations in Raleigh, NC while he was still in high school and college. He landed his first full-time job at Myrtle Beach, SC where he enclosed the Hurricane David in 1979 as it raked the Grand Strand. He, later on, started working as a Macintosh consultant, where he specialized in digital video and audio creation & editing.
Van Pelt was also among the people with the first 24/7 wireless mobile weather webcam in 1999 and the first 24/7 mobile wireless weather station in 2001. Furthermore, he also initiated the first Internet Radio Linking Project (VoIP) report to the National Hurricane Center. In 2005, he originated the first EchoLink (VoIP) hurricane report from a vehicle-based laptop and wireless AirCard, from Hurricane Wilma.
Van Pelt also worked for other famous stations including Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN where he served as an on-air consultant. He was also Energizer’s national spokesman for their ‘Plan. Prepare. Protect’ initiative in 2007 and 2008. The initiative was supporting family preparedness education through school and children’s club visits with national satellite media tours, making appearances in millions of households during the National Hurricane Conference, and online content creation.
Van Pelt’s love and passion for the weather started when he was still young and he is ever grateful and excited to be living a dream. He is also very much active when it comes to his social media platforms including Facebook as well as Twitter.
John Van Pelt Weather Nation
Van Pelt is currently working at Weather Nation where he works alongside other famous Weather Nation anchors and reporters including;
- Chelsea Ambriz
- Lauren Bostwick
- Rob Bradley
- Alana Cameron
- Patrick Crawford
- Jesse Kelley
- Karissa Klos
- Erik Kostrzewa
- Taban Sharifi
John Van Pelt’s Age
Van Pelt’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Van Pelt is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40s.
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John Van Pelt Height
Van Pelt stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
John Van Pelt Family
Information regarding Van Pelt’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
John Van Pelt’s Wife
Information about Van Pelt’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Van Pelt is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
John Van Pelt’s Salary
Being one of the top journalists for Weather Nation Van Pelt earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 and $ 100,000.
John Van Pelt’s Net Worth
Van Pelt has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Field Correspondent.