Ben Jones Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, WMAZ-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Ben Jones Biography

Ben Jones is an American Meteorologist working at WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia as a chief meteorologist. He has been working for the station since October 1997.

Ben Jones Age

Jones was born on July 28 (according to WMAZ-TV’s Facebook post on July 28, 2021) in Macon, Georgia, United States. He therefore celebrates his birthday on the 28th of July every year. However, he has managed to keep his year of birth quite private, hence it is difficult to know how old he is (he might be in his 40s).

Ben Jones Height

Jones stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch.

Ben Jones Family

Jones was brought up in Macon, Georgia, United States. However, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Jones has any siblings.

Ben Jones Wife | Children

Jones is a married man and his spouse is Lorra, his colleague at WMAZ-TV. Lorra works as a news director at the station. They tied the knot in August 2009. The couple takes great pride in being dad and mom to their 3 kids, Benjamin (son), Olsen (daughter), and Ella Hope (daughter – lastborn). Jones likes spending his spare time with his wife and kids, as well as listening to good music, rooting for baseball game events (his favorite team is the Atlanta Braves), or painting and building.

Ben Jones Net Worth

Jones has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.

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Ben Jones

Ben Jones Salary

Jones earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Ben Jones Career and Education

Jones is a proud alumnus of Mississippi State University, where he graduated with a degree in Broadcast Meteorology. When it comes to his profession, Jones serves at WMAZ 13 News as a chief meteorologist, forecasting the weather on the 5 PM, 6 PM, 10 PM, and 11 PM newscasts, from Monday through Friday. He began as a weekday and weekend midday and morning anchor.

Jones started his career in broadcasting in radio when he was just 17 years old. Over the past 2 decades, he has gained a lot of experience in broadcasting. His journey began at WQBZ-Q106, where he took on roles as an assistant production director and midday announcer.

Later, he moved to WMGB-B93.7, where he worked as an Assistant Program Director and afternoon announcer. After spending some time at 98 Rock in Charleston, South Carolina, where he also served as a Production Director and afternoon announcer, he decided to return to his hometown of Macon, GA to work for WMAZ-TV. Jones is certified by the AMS – American Meteorological Society – he holds their Seal of Approval. This certification distinguishes him as the sole AMS Certified Meteorologist in Central Georgia.

Ben Jones WMAZ-TV

Jones is working at WMAZ-TV alongside other famous WMAZ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Frank Malloy
  2. Lori Johnson
  3. Katelyn Heck
  4. Frederick Price
  5. Marvin James II
  6. Connor Hines
  7. Kamilah Williams
  8. Megan Western
  9. Alex Pry
  10. David Guerrero
  11. Ansley Parker

Ben Jones Injury

In around January 2023, Jones was off the air for a couple of weeks, and his fans wondered where he went. He returned with an arm splint… turns out, he had an injury in his home backyard as he was clearing storm debris. He explained that he had cuts and bruises on his left arm, as well as a shattered shoulder blade and a wicked bump on the head. However, he underwent the necessary treatments and he recovered and he is now well.

Ben Jones Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1.2K followers on Instagram, over 60K followers on Facebook, and over 8.5K followers on Twitter.

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