Mike Nelson Profile
Mike Nelson is an American eighteen-time Emmy award-winning meteorologist working for Denver7. He joined the station in June 2004 serving as a chief meteorologist. He previously worked at KUSA TV as a
Mike Nelson Education
Nelson attended the University of Wisconsin to pursue meteorology and in 1981 he graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
Mike Nelson Career
Nelson is an eighteen-time Emmy award-winning meteorologist working for Denver7. He joined the station in June 2004 serving as a chief meteorologist. Nelson has over four decades of experience as a meteorologist, twenty-five of them working in Colorado
In 1976, he started working at a Madison-based private weather consulting firm, Weather Central. It is specialized in forecasts for power utilities, ski areas, agri-business, the Wisconsin TV Network, and over 40 TV and radio stations nationwide. In 1979, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Weather Central. He also supervised a staff of 14 meteorologists.
During his time in Madison, he partnered with Terry Kelly, a fellow meteorologist, in devising one of the first computer weather graphics systems for television. In 1982, brought the first weather computer to Colorado and trained legendary Denver weatherman Stormy Rottman on that system.
From 1985 to 1991, he worked at a local in St. Louis, Missouri as a Chief Meteorologist. In the course of his time there, he was approving candidates to receive the AMS Seal of Approval for Television Weather-casting, serving as a member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology. The Colorado Broadcasters Association recognized him as their “Citizen of the Year” for his volunteer work in Colorado schools in 2001.
At Denver7 Nelson works alongside;
- Anne Trujillo
- Shannon Ogden
- Brian Sanders
- Jaclyn Allen
- Bayan Wang
- Nick Rothschild
- Troy Renck
- Lionel Bienvenu
- Jayson Luber
- Katie LaSalle
- Stacey Donaldson
- Lisa Hidalgo
- Jason Gruenauer
Quick Facts About Nelson
|Full Name||Mike Nelson|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Mike Nelson Age
Nelson’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old he is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 70’s.
Mike Nelson Height
Nelson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Mike Nelson Family
Information regarding his parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Mike Nelson Wife
Nelson is married to Cindy. The couple has three grown children, Christiana, Anders, and Becca. They also have two grandsons, Liam and Owen. The family has three very spoiled little pugs – Tinq, Torq and Tilly.
Mike Nelson Salary
Being one of the top journalists for Denver7 he earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Mike Nelson Net Worth
Nelson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a chief meteorologist.