Chad Merrill Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, WOAY-TV, Family, Wife, Net Worth, and Salary

Chad Merrill Biography

Chad Merrill is an American Meteorologist and columnist working for WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, West Virginia, US as chief meteorologist since March 2023. He previously worked for WTOP as a weekend meteorologist.

Chad Merrill Age

Merrill likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.

Chad Merrill Height

Merrill stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.

Chad Merrill Family

Merrill 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 Merrill has any siblings.

Chad Merrill Wife

Merrill is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Merrill being in any past relationship with anyone. When he is not working, you are likely to find him listening to early 70s, 60s, and 50s oldies music.

Chad Merrill’s Net Worth

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

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Chad Merrill Salary

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

Chad Merrill Education

He studied at PennWest California from August 1998 to May 2002 and attained a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology. He was a member of the Meteorology Club, International Club, and Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity.

Chad Merrill Career

Merrill is working for The Monroe Watchman, WOAY-TV, Cumberland Times-News, WTHU Cool Oldies 1450 AM, Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack, and Nowcast Weather Radio Network.

He has been working as a Monthly Weather Columnist at The Monroe Watchman since July 2023. His role involves producing a monthly weather outlook column specifically for West Virginia’s Greenbrier Valley.

He joined WOAY-TV in December 2022 where he still works as of 2024. As WOAY-TV chief Meteorologist from March 2023, he is responsible for producing live weather updates for the morning evening newscast, Coordinating severe weather coverage with the news anchors, managing the weather staff schedules, and Assisting the weather staff with forecast decision support and ways to improve on-air performance. As the freelance meteorologist at WOAY-TV from December 2022 to March 2023, he produced live and recorded weather forecasts and Updated weather content on social media platforms.

Additionally, he is working for Cumberland Times-News as of 2024 as a part-time columnist where he joined in November 2020. He produces a monthly weather outlook column and provides hyper-local weather forecast details for significant weather occurrences expected to affect Western Maryland and the Potomac Highlands. In addition to this, he started working as a part-time meteorologist in January 2020, producing monthly video weather outlooks for the station’s website at WTHU Cool Oldies 1450 AM and still works there as of 2024.

Chad joined Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack in November 2019 as a part-time Weather Prognosticator. He produces long-range weather forecasts and content for the annual publication and still works here as of 2024. Moreover, he also works at Nowcast Weather Radio Network as of 2024 as a part-time Radio Meteorologist. He joined the station in April 2019 and works as the weather forecasts and news broadcasts producer for various low-powered FM radio stations in the U.S.

Merrill worked for WTOP in Washington D.C. as a Weekend meteorologist. He worked for the station from July 2022 to November 2023 after working for WHAG-TV(now WDVM). His roles included Producing live and recorded weather segments as well as producing weather content for the web and reporting stories that relate to weather.

He joined WTOP while he was serving as the Senior Meteorologist for AEM from August 2008 to March 2023. His roles at AEM included Producing client-specific forecasts, Producing hyper-local energy alerts that identify increased heating or cooling demands for clients, Producing content for WeatherBug.com, Leading summer and winter seasonal outlooks, and Quality-control data from our array of weather sensors.

Before joining WTOP, he served as the weekend meteorologist in Hagerstown, Maryland at WHAG-TV(now WDVM). He kickstarted his career as a fill-in weather and news producer in 2003 at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Chad developed his weather forecasting interest at a young age because of the changes in weather conditions in the mountains of western Maryland where he was brought up. He recalls the 1993 and January 1996 blizzard and also the 1998 Frostburg, Maryland, tornado.

Chad Merrill Leaving WTOP

Merrill worked for WTOP in Washington D.C. as a Weekend meteorologist. He worked for the station from July 2022 to November 2023 after working for WHAG-TV(now WDVM). His roles included Producing live and recorded weather segments as well as producing weather content for the web and reporting stories that relate to weather.

Chad Merrill WTOP

Merrill is working at WTOP where he works alongside other famous WTOP meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Liz Anderson
  2. Ralph Fox 
  3. Heather Gustafson
  4. Jenny Glick
  5. Stephanie Gaines-Bryant
  6. Nick Iannelli
  7. Sarah Jacobs 
  8. Mike Murillo
  9. Dan Ronan
  10. Dick Uliano
  11. Del Walters
  12. Jordan Evans
  13. Briana Bermensolo 
  14. Steve Prinzivalli
  15. Mike Stinneford

Chad Merrill 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 149 followers on Twitter.

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