Jacob Dickey Bio, Wiki
Jacob Dickey is a renowned American meteorologist working at WCIA3 News in Champaign, Illinois, serving as a Monday – Friday Meteorologist. He has been working with this station since Nov 2020.
Jacob Dickey Age
Born and raised in Gibson City, Illinois, in the United States, Jacob keeps the information about his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from his image, he might be around his 30’s.
Jacob Dickey Height/Measurements
Dickey stands approximately 5 feet 11 inches (1. 8 m) and weighs around 78 kg.
Jacob Dickey Education
For his education, Jacob attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences Education with a Secondary Teaching License in May of 2015. He also recently completed his Master’s degree in Professional Meteorology with a focus on Broadcast from Mississippi State University (MSU).
Jacob Dickey Career
Dickey works at WCIA3 News in Champaign, Illinois, serving as a Monday – Friday Meteorologist. He joined this station in Nov 2020. Jacob was born in Gibson City, Illinois, and was raised watching WCIA 3 News all his life. He also served as a Kidscaster for Robert Reese, a Weather Watcher for Judy Fraiser, and an Intern for Derick Fabert. Now, he gets to foretell and cover the weather for the society he was raised caring about and loving.
Jacob attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences Education with a Secondary Teaching License in May of 2015. He also recently completed his Master’s degree in Professional Meteorology with a focus on Broadcast from Mississippi State University (MSU). At MSU, Jacob’s research concentrates on the public’s knowledge and perceptions of tornadoes with the purpose of identifying more at-risk population groups and creating strategies to reach the public before and during severe weather.
Over the past decade, Jacob has been very involved in the community and with education. He was part of Alpha Tau Alpha, serving as Chapter President his Senior year at the University of Illinois, a student teacher for an Agricultural Education Instructor, and an FFA Advisor in Orion, Illinois. Jacob also has endorsements to teach secondary science and mathematics. As a graduate student, he was a part of the local chapter of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society, and he was active with Cru at Mississippi State. Jacob also was involved in the local FFA Alumni in Starkville, Mississippi, and acted as Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Mississippi FFA State Convention.
Prior to arriving home to WCIA 3 News, he served as a weekend and field meteorologist for WCBI-tv in Columbus, Mississippi for three years until February 2020. He then was appointed the acting Chief Meteorologist for KSWO 7 News in Southwest Oklahoma prior to coming home to Central Illinois. While at WCBI, Jacob was involved in growing the station’s presence online and on social media, concentrating on severe weather awareness and preparation. While there, he chased storms in the field for the station during some of Mississippi’s biggest tornado outbreaks. Jacob has witnessed countless hurricanes and tropical storms,
In the last 15 years, Jacob has seen countless tornadoes and severe storms throughout the United States. Jacob also has interned with a few TV weather professionals including Chief Meteorologist James Spann at ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, AL, Chief Meteorologist Damon Lane at KOCO-tv in Oklahoma City, and with Meteorologist Jack Gerfen at WCIA 3 News in Champaign, IL, and Chief Meteorologist Derick Fabert.
Jacob is an avid lover of the outdoors. He enjoys beach volleyball, running, biking, kayaking, reading books, taking road trips, exercising in general, and keeping an eye on the sky. He is a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Mississippi State Bulldogs, Green Bay Packers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Oklahoma State Cowboys. Jacob also enjoys baking and cooking, and he loves eating at local restaurants.
Jacob Dickey’s Net Worth
In Jacob’s career as a meteorologist, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Jacob Dickey Salary
Dickey acquires annual earnings that range between $ 82, 840, and $ 169, 895.
Jacob Dickey’s Parents and Siblings
Dickey was born and raised to parents in Gibson City, Illinois, the United States. Growing up, his devoted parents offered him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, Jacob has not disclosed any further details about his parents or siblings if he has any.
Jacob Dickey Wife
Dickey is a married man though he has not revealed the identity of his husband on social media.
Jacob Dickey Kids
Information on whether Jacob has a child or not will be updated soon.
Jacob Dickey WCIA3 News
Dickey works at WCIA3 News, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Jennifer Roscoe
- Jessica Kunz
- Karina Rubio
- Matthew White
- Marley Capper
- Brandon Merano
- Kevin Lighty
- Adam Sherwinski
- Bret Beherns
- Andy Olson
- Brice Bement
Jacob Dickey Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Dickey is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,249 Followers around 66K followers on his Facebook page, and 2,813 followers on his Instagram account.