Chris Yates Biography
Chris Yates is an American journalist who serves on WMBD/WYZZ as the Chief Meteorologist. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2008 with a degree in meteorology.
Chris Yates Age
Yates 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 40’s.
Chris Yates Height
Yates stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Chris Yates Family
Yates 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 Chris has any siblings.
Chris Yates Wife
Chris and his lovely wife Krista have been married since 2008. Krista gave birth to their first child, Kaelyn, in January 2011. Krista and Chris welcomed Delaney, their second daughter, into the family in September 2014.
Chris Yates Net Worth
Yates has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Chris Yates Salary
Yates earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Yates Career
He worked temporarily with the Twistex Tornado research team shortly after graduation, assisting with the deployment of probes and instrumentation in front of tornadoes. Chris comes to WMBD/WYZZ from Cheyenne, Wyoming’s KGWN. The American Meteorological Society gave him the CBM Certification in 2011. In June 2010, 2011, and again in 2012, Chris received first place from the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters for “Weather Person of the Year.”
Chris enjoys playing and watching sports as well as spending time with his family. The Denver Broncos are his favorite football team, while the Colorado Rockies are his favorite baseball team (sorry, Bears/Packers/Rams/Colts fans). Chris not only enjoys athletics, but he also enjoys singing! Chris used to be the lead vocalist of a local cover band in Wyoming. So keep a lookout at karaoke night for him!
Chris is excited to take on Central Illinois’ always-unpredictable weather as WMBD/Chief WYZZ’s Meteorologist – Your Local Weather Authority.
Chris Yates WMBD
Chris Yates is currently working at WMBD where he works alongside other famous WMBD anchors and reporters including;
- Mark Welp
- Shelbey Roberts
- Rebecca Brumfield
- Matt Sheehan
- Kyreon Lee
- Molly Naslund
- Adam Sherwinski
- Kurt Pegler
- Matt McClain
- Janie Bohlmann
Chris Yates Social Media Platforms
Yates is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 1.6k followers on Twitter, over 84 followers on Instagram, and over 25k follower on Facebook.