Pete Delkus Profile, Bio, Wiki
Pete Delkus is an American Emmy award-winning Meteorologist who is well known for having worked at WFAA-TV in Dallas, TX. He joined the WFAA-TV weather department in June 2005.
Pete Delkus Education
Delkus attended Mississippi State University for his masters-level meteorology courses. He then attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) for his Bachelor of Science.
Pete Delkus Career
Delkus recently served at WFAA as a Chief Meteorologist, where he specialized in television and digital weather forecasting and reporting. When there is severe weather- tornadoes, hail, or flash flooding, viewers came to rely on his steadfast and thorough approach to his work.
Since Delkus joined WFAA, he has won 15 Emmy Awards for weather anchoring and special show hosting. He is board certified by the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
He is proud of his small-town, Midwest upbringing and attributes his work ethic, values, and easy-going personality to it and his parents. It is there that Delkus started his long history as an outstanding athlete. As an All-America pitcher, Delkus had an all-star college career including a trip to the college world series. In fact, Delkus still holds several records as a pitcher at SIUE.
Out of college, he signed in 1987 with the Minnesota Twins organization. He enjoyed a successful career earning several awards including the “Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year” and the Rolaids Relief Man.
Quick Facts About Pete Delkus
|Full Name||Pete Delkus|
|Age||56 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Turning to his degree in Television/Radio communications, he landed a job as a meteorologist for four years at WFTV, the ABC affiliate in Orlando, Florida. From 1996 to 2005, he was also the chief meteorologist at WCPO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio. Pete made his mark in Cincinnati as the “severe weather leader” by his exclusive coverage of the deadly Tornado of “99. He received several honors during this tenure including a pair of first-place Associated Press (AP) Awards for best regularly scheduled weather.
Pete Delkus Leaving WFAA
Delkus ended his Meteorology career prematurely due to a serious elbow injury. In all, he played professional baseball for 6 years with the Twins organization.
Pete Delkus Age, Birthday / How old is Pete Delkus?
Delkus was born on September 4, 1965, in Centreville, Illinois, United States (he is 56 years old as of 2021.) Delkus celebrates his birthday on the 4th of September every year.
Pete Delkus Height, measurements
Delkus stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.9m) tall.
Pete Delkus Family, parents
Information regarding Delkus’ parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Pete Delkus Wife, married, wedding, children
Delkus is married to Jacque Delkus for over 25 years and the couple is blessed with two children, Emily Delkus and Peter Delkus. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas, with his wife and two children. When he is not working, he enjoys spending his leisure time with his family. Whether it’s watching one of his baseball games or listening to Emily sing, being with them is a top priority.
Pete Delkus Salary
Being the Chief Meteorologist at WFAA, Delkus earned an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Pete Delkus’s Net Worth
Delkus has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Pete Delkus WFAA
At WFAA, Delkus worked alongside;
- Eric Alvarez – General Assignment Reporter
- Nick Blackhall – Social Media / Mobile Technology Manager
- Sonia Azad – Reporter
- Hannah Davis – General Assignment Reporter
- Kalee Dionne – Meteorologist
- Tanya Eiserer – Investigative Reporter
- Dale Hansen – Sportscaster
- Jake Harris – Multi-Media Journalist
- Jesse Hawila – Meteorologist
- Matt Howerton – Reporter
- David Goins – Reporter
- Demond Fernandez – Reporter
- Sean Giggy – Reporter
- Greg Fields – Meteorologist