Mike Woods Profile
Mike Woods is an American meteorologist who is currently the weekend meteorologist and “Good Day New York” feature reporter for FOX 5 NY since joining the station in June 2001. Woods became the morning meteorologist for “Good Day” in October 2003.
Mike Woods Education
Woods attended the University of California San Diego where he graduated with a degree in Rhetoric and Communications, with an emphasis on atmospheric science.
Mike Woods Career
Woods has covered many major weather events in the tri-state area, including Nor’ Easters, hurricanes, blizzards, and heatwaves. Most recently, Woods spent nearly 72 hours on-air covering Hurricane Irene.
He is originally from Sacramento, California, but has lived in a variety of different cities around the country since 1993.
Woods’ first job on the air was in Eastern North Carolina, where he worked as the morning and noon weather anchor from 1993 to 1996. While in North Carolina, Woods covered several hurricanes, including Bertha and Fran in 1996. Before heading to New York, Woods provided the arid forecasts in the deserts of Phoenix from 1996 to 2001.
His charitable works include a cause that’s very near to his heart – cancer. Most recently, Woods raised over $10,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the program, Team in Training, which is dedicated to training runners, triathletes, walkers, cyclists, and hikers for events to raise money for cancer patients and their loved ones.
He is also a Patron for the Fox News Apprentice Program, which is a diversity program that helps students and young professionals interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting and journalism.
He is an active member and supporter of 100 Black Men Inc of New York and its Eagle Academy, Housing Works, AYUDA for the Arts, The Ronald McDonald House, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
During his free time, Woods enjoys working out, skiing, and any activity involving physical fitness. Additionally, Woods has been featured in Muscle and Fitness magazine in the “Real People” column.
He is an AMS seal holder who has received an Emmy nomination for best weather forecast by the NATAS and in 2009, McDonald’s presented him with the Black Media Legends award.
Mike Woods Age
Woods was born on January 28, 1968, in Sacramento, California, United States (he is 52 years old as of 2020.) He celebrates his birthday on 28th January every year.
Mike Woods Height
Woods stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m) tall.
Mike Woods Parents/ Family
Woods is the son of Ed Woods (Father) and Mysterious mother. His father is of African-American descent. He has however not revealed if he has any siblings.
Mike Woods Wife / Mike Woods Gay
Woods is dating his long-term partner, Ines Rosales who is a morning Traffic anchor of fox 5 news channel.
Mike Woods Salary
Woods earns an annual salary ranging between $87K to $95K. This is the estimated salary of FOX 5 news meteorologist.
Mike Woods Net Worth
Woods has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
Mike Woods Cancer
In May 2018, Woods confirmed that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Woods also revealed that his father, grandfather, and uncle before him had had prostate cancer and they passed on after undergoing surgery.
Mike Woods FOX 5 New York
At FOX 5 New Woods works alongside;
- Dari Alexander – Anchor
- Dana Arschin – Reporter
- Sharon Crowley – Journalist
- Ernie Anastos – Anchor
- Dan Bowens – Anchor/Reporter
- Tina Cervasio – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Arthur Chi’en – Journalist
- Stacey Delikat – General Assignment Reporter
- Kerry Drew – Reporter
- Lisa Evers – Reporter
- Jodi Goldberg – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Gregory – Chief meteorologist
- Ryan Kristafer – Reporter
- Lew Leone – Vice President and General Manager
- Steve Lacy – Anchor
- Bianca Peters – Anchor
- Kayla Mamelak – General Assignment Reporter
- Antwan Lewis – General Assignment Reporter
- Raegan Medgie – Reporter