Rick Mitchell Profile
Rick Mitchell is an American meteorologist working for NBC5 serving as the Chief meteorologist. He has been working for the station since August 2012.
Rick Mitchell Career
Mitchell is a meteorologist who can be seen on weekdays on NBC 5 First at Four, and also on NBC 5 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. He had also worked for other stations prior to joining NBC5. For instance, he was previously the chief meteorologist for KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City, OK, since 1994.
While at KOCO-TV, Mitchell was responsible for providing coverage of some of the most severe storms including several tornado outbreaks, blizzards, flooding, and wildfires. Prior to that, Mitchell forecasted weather at WOI-TV in Des Moines, IA, and at AccuWeather based in State College, PA.
The Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters as well as the Associated Press recognized them for their severe weather forecasting experiences. His team of meteorologists at KOCO-TV was also recognized by the Oklahoma governor, Frank Keating, for their rare work covering the EF-5 tornado in May 1999 in Oklahoma City. Mitchell graduated from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor of science degree in meteorology and has also received the CBM seal from the American Meteorological Society.
Rick Mitchell Age
Mitchell’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Rick is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Rick Mitchell Height
Mitchell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Quick Facts About Rick Mitchell
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Rick Mitchell Family
Information regarding Mitchell’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Rick Mitchell Wife
Mitchell is married for more than 25 years and the couple is blessed with a daughter named Zoe and a son named Shane Steinkraus.
Furthermore, his wife is a cancer survivor. In 2014, she was diagnosed with breast cancer where she underwent a double mastectomy, multiple surgeries, chemo, as well as radiation. Thankfully she is healthy today.
Rick Mitchell Salary
Being the Chief Meteorologist for NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Mitchell earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Rick Mitchell’s Net Worth
Mitchell has an estimated net worth of between $1Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
Rick Mitchell NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
At NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Mitchell works alongside;
- Wayne Carter – Special Assignment Reporter
- Keisha Burns – Weather Anchor/reporter
- Candace Sweat – Reporter
- Ben Russell – Reporter
- Ken Kalthoff – Reporter
- Jack Highberger – Reporter
- Don Peritz Jr. – Assignments/Investigative Editor and Researcher
- Melissa Harrison – TV/Radio Journalist
- Diana Zoga – Journalist
- Meredith Yeomans – Reporter
- Meredith Land – Anchor
- Samantha Davies – Meteorologist/Traffic Reporter
- Laura Harris – Journalist
- Newy Scruggs – Sportscaster