Nick Bender Bio, Wiki
Nick Bender is an AmericanTV meteorologist working for KMBC 9 News as the First Alert Meteorologist at KMBC, Kansas City. Previously, he worked as the weekend evening meteorologist at his “home base” of KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City.
Nick Bender Age
Bender is 39 years old as of 2022. he was born on June 26, 1984, in Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Nick Bender Height
Bender stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Nick Bender Education
Bender is a recipient of multiple National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Regional Emmy Awards and received his Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.
Nick Bender Career
B ender works at KMBC 9 News as the First Alert Meteorologist. He is no stranger to the Plains, having worked in some of the most challenging weather markets in the country. Before coming to Kansas City, Nick held positions at KWTV in Oklahoma City KOTV in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and KVII in Amarillo, Texas.
Bender has experienced the full force of Mother Nature’s wrath throughout his career like historic blizzards, mile-wide tornadoes, damaging earthquakes, destructive wildfires, paralyzing dust storms, and inundating floods. In 2010, he was part of VORTEX2, the most ambitious and largest field experiment ever in history, where he assisted in further understanding the formation of tornados and the increase in warning time.
Throughout the May 24, 2011, tornado outbreak, he followed and relayed life-saving information from SkyNews9 and observed a mile-wide, EF5 tornado rip a route of destruction perilously close to the villages of Piedmont Oklahoma, and El Reno.
In 2013, the harsh weather season in Oklahoma saw unexpected tornado outbreaks. An EF5 tornado destroyed the town of Moore, Oklahoma, during the violent, 12-day stretch, and a record-setting 2.6-mile-wide EF3 tornado scoured the land a mere miles west of the Oklahoma City Urban area.
The destructive March 6, 2017, Oak Grove tornado was covered by Bender from StormTracker9 and gave citizens the only live pictures of the EF3 Twister prior to it barreling through their town – luckily, there was no life loss. Bender and together with his team won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news reporting concerning the tornado. Bender and his wife have a son and daughter and enjoy being active in their local church community. They have a black Standard Poodle aptly named, “Nimbus”.
Nick Bender KMBC 9 News
Bender works with KMBC 9 News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Pete Grigsby
- Neville Miller
- Bryan Busby
- Katie Horner
- Karen Kornacki
- Len Jennings
- Len Dawson
- Donna Pitman
- Kris Ketz
- Emily Holwick
- Kelly Eckerman
- Cody Holyoke
- Larry Moore
- Rob Hughes
- Johnny Rowlands
- Brian Johnson
- Martin Augustine
Nick Bender’s Net Worth
In Bender’s career as a meteorologist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Nick Bender Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Nick Bender’s Parents and Siblings
Born and raised in the United States, Bender manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.
Nick Bender Wife / Spouse
Bender exchanged vows with his wife Damaris, and had a son, whom they named Dane Bender. The family enjoys being active in their local church community.
Nick Bender Kids
Bender and his Damaris have been blessed with only one son called Dane. born on March 1, 2018.
Nick Bender Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 19.1k followers, around 49k followers on his Facebook page, and about 5,536 followers on his Instagram account.