Ashley Gann Bio, Wiki
Ashley Gann is an Emmy-nominated American Meteorologist working at WIAT CBS 42 in Birmingham, AL. serving as a Weekdays Morning Chief Meteorologist from 5, 6, and 10 AM. She has been working with this station since the spring of 2015.
Ashley Gann Age
Born and raised in Birmingham, AL., the United States, Ashley keeps information regarding her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from her appearance, she might be around her 40’S.
Ashley Gann Height/Measurements
Gann stands approximately 5 feet 4 inches (1. 62m) and weighs around 71 kg.
Ashley Gann Education
For her Education, Ashley graduated from Auburn University where she earned a degree in Aerospace Engineering. She went on to join Mississippi State where she obtained her Master’s degree in Geosciences, concentrating in both broadcast and operational Meteorology in 2007.
Ashley Gann Career
Gann works at WIAT CBS 42 in Birmingham, AL. serving as a Chief Meteorologist. She forecast the CBS 42 News at 5, 6, and 10 on weekdays. She is thrilled about getting plugged into Birmingham and serving in the community.
Ashley’s love for weather commenced when she was very young. You may remember Discovery Place (the precursor to the McWane Center). This is where Ashley had her first attempt at being a meteorologist, at the ripe age of 5 years old. From there, her fascination with the weather commenced. She commenced her childhood years in Fort Worth, Texas where she had many up-close encounters with extreme weather, from tornadoes to hail storms.
Ashley is Storm Spotter Certified by the National Weather Service and has taken her training across the southeast and out the great plains as a storm tracker. She stresses that this was done safely, for the aim of education, and with the highest respect for mother nature. During her time at Mississippi State Ashley served as a research assistant to the state’s Climatologist and her research spanned from topics like: “Dissecting the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale as it relates to coastal damage” to “Economic impacts weather has on the industry.”
Most recently, Ashley worked as Chief Meteorologist for Alabama News Network (CBS & ABC affiliates) in Montgomery, Alabama. Prior to her role as chief, she forecasted the weather at 11Alive (WXIA) in Atlanta, WTOK in Meridian, Mississippi, and CBS 8 (WAKA) in Montgomery. She also sharpened her forecasting skills at WSAV out of Savannah, GA., and KLKN Lincoln, Nebraska.
Ashley’s most unforgettable on-air moment can be summed up in one date “April 27th” when Ashley and her weather family provided non-stop coverage of tornado coverage for south and central Alabama. This incident changed the lives of Alabamians and how they respond to severe weather. It is Ashley’s aim to continue to educate the public on severe weather, threats, and how they can make life-saving decisions.
In her free time, Ashley enjoys playing with two “weather babies” and cooking with her husband. Football is a must during the fall and sunshine & sweet tea make everything better. Ashley was an active representative of the Boys and Girls Club of the River Region, EMERGE, involved with Montgomery’s Young Professional group, and a board member for the Lighthouse Counseling Center.
Ashley Gann Net Worth Worth
In Ashley’s career as a meteorologist, she has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.
Ashley Gann Salary
Gann acquired annual earnings that ranged between $ 87, 569, and $ 193,995.
Ashley Gann’s Parents and Siblings
Gann was born and raised by her devoted parents in Birmingham, AL., the United States. Growing up, the meteorologist’s mommy and daddy gave her the best upbringing and nourishment one could ask for. Besides this, Ashley has not revealed any further information concerning her parents or siblings if she has any.
Ashley Gann Husband
Gann is married to Derek Gann, a business analyst with the North American Mission Board. The couple tied the knot in 2013 which means that they have been together for more than a decade.
Ashley Gann Kids
She and her husband Derek are proud parents of three children: Reagan (6), D.C. (4), and Rhett (18 months).
Ashley Gann Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Gann is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 5,326 Followers around 24K followers on her Facebook page, and 8,615 followers on her Instagram account.