Melinda Mayo Profile
Melinda Mayo is an American Meteorologist/Host currently working for KATV since joining the station in the month of February, the year 1996. He currently co-hosts the shows, “Good Morning Arkansas” and “Daybreak”. You can also find her forecasts on Channel 7, every morning, on Saturdays and Sundays.
Mayo is an active member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In the year 2004, her weathercasts received the American Meteorological Society(AMS) Seal of Approval. She earned the title of AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist in the year 2010.
Mayo got her start in the newsroom. She began her career as an overnight photographer and progressed through the ranks to become a producer, news editor, reporter, and, finally, a weekend and morning anchor.
When Hurricane Opal slammed the Fort Walton/Destin area in the month of October, the year 1995, Mayo was on vacation in Florida. She provided live coverage of the hurricane’s evacuation and storm damage. Her fascination with the weather has grown since then, and it is now the focus of her television career. In February of 1996, Mayo joined the KATV crew.
Mayo moved on to Ouachita Baptist University – Arkadelphia, to study communications and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas after winning the Trinity Foundation Scholarship at Pine Bluff High School. She went on to Mississippi State University, where the Department of Geosciences certified her as a Broadcast Meteorologist.
Mayo won the Associated Press “Spot News Reporting” award in the year 1990 for her coverage of the downtown Hot Springs flooding that year. The Radio/Television News Directors Association awarded her first prize in a 6-state regional competition for the same story.
Quick Facts About Melinda Mayo
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During her leisure, you can find her golfing, playing her piano, or sailing on Arkansas lakes.
Melinda Mayo Age
Mayo was born on April 28. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 28th of April every year. Her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Mayo is. However, she might be in her 40s.
Melinda Mayo Height
Mayo stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 7 inches(1.72m).
Melinda Mayo Family
Information regarding Mayo’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Melinda Mayo Husband
Mayo is in marriage with her lovely spouse, Mark. The couple takes pride in being “stepmom and stepdad” to their stepson, Derek. Mayo likes spending time with her husband, as well as her stepson when she is not chasing the storms. The family currently resides in Arkansas.
Melinda Mayo Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KATV, Mayo earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Melinda Mayo Net Worth
Mayo has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist.
Melinda Mayo KATV
At KATV Mayo works alongside;
- Barry Brandt
- Steve Sullivan
- Renee Shapiro
- Beth Hunt
- Alyson Courtney
- Chris May
- Elicia Dover
- Todd Yakoubian
- Chris Kane
- Kyle Deckelbaum
- Ansley Watson