Nick Bender Profile
Nick Bender is an American Meteorologist currently working for KMBC-TV. He currently works with the First Alert Meteorologist team, as a morning meteorologist.
Prior to coming to Kansas, he working for KWTV-TV, (a CBS-affiliated television station in Oklahoma City), KVII-TV(a dual ABC/CW+-affiliated television station in Amarillo, Texas), and KOTV-TV(a CBS-affiliated television station in Tulsa, Oklahoma).
Bender is a proud graduate of Pennsylvania State University. There he graduated with a Bachelor of Science certificate in meteorology.
Throughout his livelihood, he went through an experience of ferocious blizzard blasts, ruinous lightning bursts, destructive wildfires, mile-wide tornadoes, overwhelming floods, earthquake tremors, and paralyzing dust storms. In the year 2010, Bender was a part of one of the greatest and most awaited intelligent field investigations of all time, VORTEX projects. His main purpose was to aid in the understanding of the tornado path of action and the extension of tornado alert time.
On May 24, 2011, Bender covered life-saving information about the Tornado Outbreak from SkyNews9, while watching a mile-wide, EF5 tornado carve a trail of destruction perilously near the cities of Piedmont and El Reno, Oklahoma. The tornado outbreaks in Oklahoma in the course of the intense climate season of 2013 had been unprecedented. A record-breaking 2.6 mile-wide EF3 tornado scoured the ground just miles west of Oklahoma City, and an EF5 tornado-ravaged Moore, OK, during this outbreak.
Residents have the only live images of the EF3 Twister before it barreled past their town on March 6, 2017. Fortunately, no one was killed. For their breaking news coverage of the tornado, he and his colleagues received a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. Bender also holds several Regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Quick Facts About Nick Bender
|Full Name||Nick Bender|
|Age||35 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Nick Bender Age
Bender is 35 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 26, 1986, in Pennsylvania, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 26th of June every year.
Nick Bender Height
Bender stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 9 inches (1.85m).
Nick Bender Family
Bender spent all of his youth and childhood in Pennsylvania. Information regarding Bender’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it is available.
Nick Bender Wife
Bender is in marriage with his lovely spouse, Damaris. The couple takes pride in being “mom and dad” to their cute son, Dane Bender, who is 2 years old as of 2020, born on 1 March 2018. Dane, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 1st of March every year. The family is proud to be the owners of their dog(a black Standard Poodle aptly), Nimbus. The family currently resides in Missouri and likes participating in their local church’s activities.
When Bender is not at work, you’ll probably find him, together with his wife, his son, and their dog at one of Kansas City’s many dog parks and trails.
Nick Bender Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KMBC 9 News, Bender earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Nick Bender Net Worth
Bender has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Nick Bender KMBC 9 News
At KMBC 9 News Bender works alongside
- Larry Moore
- Rob Hughes
- Bryan Busby
- Kris Ketz
- Cody Holyoke
- Kelly Eckerman
- Haley Harrison
- Lara Moritz
- Donna Pitman
- Len Dawson
- Len Jennings
- Karen Kornacki
- Pete Grigsby
- Katie Horner
- Emily Holwick
- Neville Miller