Bruce DePrest Biography
Bruce DePrest is an American Meteorologist known for having worked at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut. There he served as the Chief Meteorologist providing weather updates and forecasts from the Early Warning Forecast Center every weeknight on Eyewitness News.
Bruce DePrest Age
DePrest is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 25, 1956, in Wethersfield United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 25th of June every year.
Bruce DePrest Height
DePrest stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Bruce DePrest Family
DePrest 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 DePrest has any siblings.
Bruce DePrest Wife
Bruce is a married man. He is married to Cheryl Deprest, they together have three children; two sons Brenden Deprest and David Deprest, and one stepdaughter Shannon Deprest.
Bruce DePrest Net Worth
DePrest has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Bruce DePrest Salary
DePrest earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Bruce DePrest Career
DePrest has served at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut as the Chief Meteorologist providing weather updates and forecasts from the Early Warning Forecast Center every weeknight on Eyewitness News. In 2002, DePrest was promoted to chief meteorologist.
He announced his retirement on November 16, 2021, saying that he would retire at the end of that year. Before Channel 3, he worked as a meteorologist from 1979 to 1984 at The Travelers Weather Service in Hartford.
He is known as a member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and holds the Television Weathercasting Approval Seal of the AMS. The Connecticut Associated Press Broadcasters Association honored Bruce with its award for Best Weather in 1997 and other years.
During the winter of 1988, he participated in the Experiment on Rapidly Intensifying Atlantic Cyclones (ERICA), during which Bruce worked with government and military researchers and scientists from several universities. The ERICA program flew hurricane hunter aircraft into the heart of storms on the East Coast.
Meteorologists were given a better understanding of winter storms with data from this project. Bruce is a member of the Television and Radio Artists’ Federation of America (AFTRA). When coming to his education, DePrest received a meteorology bachelor’s degree from the University of Lowell in Massachusetts, where he graduated with honors in 1978.
Bruce DePrest Social Media Platforms
DePrest is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 5.2k followers on Twitter and over 1.3k followers on Facebook.