Ron Childers Bio, Age, Height, WMC-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Ron Childers Bio, Wiki

Ron Childers is an Emmy Award Winning second-generation Mexican-American weather anchor working at WMC Action News 5 (an NBC affiliate) in Memphis, TN serving as weekdays evening Chief Meteorologist at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. He has been working with this station since December 1986.

Ron Childers Age

Childers is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America on the 28th of June 1963. Accordingly, he celebrates his birthday on the 28th of June every year and his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Ron Childers Height

Childers stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 82 kg.

Ron Childers Education

For his Education, Ron acquired his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.

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Ron Childers Career

Childers working at WMC Action News 5 (an NBC affiliate) in Memphis, TN as the weekdays evening Chief Meteorologist. He forecasts weekday newscasts on Action News 5 at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. A native Memphian, Ron’s broadcasting profession commenced in Memphis radio in the early 1980s at WRVR, then onto WMC FM 100. In 1989, he transferred from radio to television as a promotion and marketing producer and part-time weathercaster for Action News 5. In the mid-90s, Ron pursued climate full-time and went ahead to get his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.

His 2 decades-plus of forecasting experience include working through some of the most amazing storms to move through the Mid-South. In 2000, Ron earned an Emmy for coverage of a winter storm that covered the area with snow. In 2005, he was celebrated by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with an Emmy nomination for Best Weathercast. And in 2010, Ron was again appointed for an Emmy for his weekly climate web chat on

Ron is part of the American Meteorological Society and has the prestigious AMS Seal of Approval. He is also part of the National Weather Association, as well as the regional chapter of the AMS/NWA Memphis. Throughout the year, Ron talks to multiple schools, clubs, and civic groups. He also operates as an auctioneer and emcee for different fundraisers and he also volunteers his stint with several helping organizations. In 2011, Ron was honored with the Humanitarian of the Year Award from Diversity Memphis for his civic and charitable work in the community.

Ron Childers Net Worth

In Ron’s career as a meteorologist, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$  5  Million.

Ron Childers Salary

Childers acquires annual earnings that range between $ 105, 395, and $ 245, 275.

Ron Childers’ Parents and Siblings

Childers was born and raised by his devoted in Memphis, TN, United States. He is the son of the late Frances Lopez Childers (mother) and Robert W. Childers(father). His dad died in 1998 and his mother passed away on the 12th of July 2014. Ron’s mother worked at Shelby County Health Department as a registered nurse in 1994. He has two siblings, a sister, Kathy Arnold, and a brother named John Childers. However, there is not much information about his dad.

Ron Childers Wife

Childers is married to Joyce Peterson, an Action News 5 anchor/reporter.  He and his wife, Joyce fell in love as coworkers at WMC Action News 5.  Ron’s wife is a Memphian native and second-generation Mexican-American. They presently reside in Pidgeon Estates.

Ron Childers Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of two sons though their identities are currently hidden from the public.

Ron Childers Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Childers is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 18.7K Followers around 36K followers on his Facebook page, and 3,913 followers on his Instagram account.

Ron Childers WMC Action News 5

Childers  works at WMC Action News 5 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Joe Birch
  2. Joy Redmond
  3. Kym Clark
  4. Bria Bolden
  5. Andrew Douglas
  6. Joyce Peterson
  7. Arianna Poindexter
  8. Taylor Tucker
  9. Sydney Gray
  10. Brittney Bryant
  11. Spencer Denton
  12. Sagay Galindo
  13. Erin Thomas
  14. Doc Holliday
  15. Matt Infield