Chris Holcomb Bio, Wiki
Chris Holcomb is a Certified American Broadcast Meteorologist working for 11Alive, WXIA in Atlanta serving as a Chief Meteorologist. He has been working with this station since 1991.
How Old is Chris Holcomb?
He is 57 years old as of 2022. Chris was born in Atlanta, United States in 1965. However, details about the meteorologist’s date of birth and birthday will be updated soon.
Chris Holcomb Height/Measurements
Holcomb stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches ( 1.7 m) and weighs around 89 kg.
Chris Holcomb Education
For his Education, Chris went to High School in DeKalb County. Then he proceeded to attend the University of Georgia where he majored in Journalism/Broadcast News. Later on, he furthered his meteorological education at Mississippi State University.
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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chris Holcomb Career
Holcomb works for WXIA/WATL the Chief Meteorologist. He currently appears on 11Alive Monday through Friday on the five pm, six pm, Primetime, and eleven pm newscasts on 11Alive and WATL. Chris has been part of the WXIA/WATL family since 1991 almost 3 decades years. He was promoted to Chief Meteorologist in 2014.
Upon college, Chris accepted his first tv career as an afternoon news reporter at WMAZ AM/WAYS FM radio. Just 9 months later, he shifted to the TV side of the building for WMAZ-TV as a reporter and weather anchor. While at WMAZ-TV, Chris accomplished every aspect of TV news reporting. He covered the Legislature, shot and edited his own stories, and worked as a fill-in anchor, fill-in weather anchor, and weekend weather anchor for the weekday morning and evening newscasts.
Chris earned his AMS Seal of Approval. He also endured rigorous testing and evaluations to receive the highly coveted Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation from the American Meteorological Society.
Chris also operates on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. He has reported live for the past 2 decades years at the Race for Research. The 1st race was in memory of his sister who died from a brain tumor. He is also a top communal contributor in Atlanta.
Chris Holcomb Awards
He was acknowledged with Emmy Awards for Weather Anchor numerous times He also holds Emmys for Team coverage/Spot News and Special Continuous Coverage while chasing storms. Chris also earned Associated Press Awards for Best Weather Reporting and Gabby Awards for Best Weather Coverage. He also received the John Holliman Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award from Mass Communication and the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia in 2019. The Lifetime accomplishment Award honors sustained contributions to the profession throughout a career.
Chris Holcomb’s Net Worth Worth
In Chris’ career as a Meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million.
Chris Holcomb Salary
Holcomb receives annual earnings that range between $ 107,128 and $ 218,970.
Chris Holcomb’s Parents and Siblings
Holcomb was born and raised in Atlanta, United States by his loving parents. He is the son of Mr. Holcomb (father) and his wife. Chris also has a sister who died of a brain tumor. Besides this, the chief meteorologist has not revealed more information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any other siblings away from the limelight. Soon as we acquire the information about his family will not hesitate to update you.
Chris Holcomb Wife
Chris Holcomb Kids
He and his wife, Angie are the proud parents of 2 children a son, Griffin, and a daughter, Claire. Their son, Griffin works in New York in the finance industry and their daughter is a Junior at The University of Georgia.
Chris Holcomb Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Holcomb is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 12.2K Followers around 84K followers on his Facebook page, and about 1,404 followers on his Instagram account.
Chris Holcomb 11Alive, WXIA
Holcomb works at 11Alive, WXIA where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Jennifer Bellamy
- Crash Clark
- Christie Diez
- Aisha Howard
- Jeff Hullinger
- Ron Jones
- Natisha Lance
- Maria Martin
- Chesley McNeil
- Cheryl Preheim
- Paola Suro