Damon Lane Biography, Wiki
Damon Lane is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist working for KOCO 5 in Oklahoma City. He joined the station in August 2009.
Damon Lane Age
Lane was born in Northern Virginia, United States. He 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.
Damon Lane Height
Lane stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Damon Lane Family
Lane grew up in Northern Virginia, United States. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. Also, there is no information regarding him having any siblings.
Damon Lane’s Wife, Wedding, Wife’s birthday
Lane is married to his lovely spouse, Melissa Newton. They tied the knot on September 22, 2012, in McKinney, Texas. On September 22, 2020, they celebrated their 8th marriage anniversary. Melissa is 41 years old as of 2022, having been born on January 7, 1981. Lane proposed to Melissa in her 20s.
Damon Lane’s Daughter
Lane and his wife take great pride in being mom and dad to their one daughter, Avery. She is 7 years old as of 2022, having been born on February 3, 2015. When Avery was born, she weighs 6 pounds and 11 ounces. Lane often posts pics of her wife and daughter on his Instagram page. He likes traveling with his wife and daughter during his leisure.
Damon Lane’s Net Worth
Lane has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Damon Lane Salary
Lane earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Damon Lane Education
Lane is a proud alumnus of Old Dominion University and the University of North Carolina in Asheville. He graduated from Old Dominion University in the year 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Media. From the University of North Carolina, he graduated in the year 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology.
Damon Lane Career
Lane serves at KOCO as a Chief Meteorologist for KOCO 5 First Alert Weather. He is the only Chief Meteorologist in the city of Oklahoma to hold The American Meteorological Society’s seal of approval. This is the highest level certification from Oklahoma’s top association for broadcast meteorologists. Also, Lane is the only Chief Meteorologist in Oklahoma City to hold a degree in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. He and the First Alert Weather team were certified independently by an independent scientific organization, WeatheRate, as the most accurate forecast deliverers. The organization works on measuring accuracy in weather forecasts across Oklahoma State.
Lane has worked for ABC’s Good Morning America as a guest meteorologist. He has also served as an often featured speaker at weather conferences across Oklahoma State, where he shared his experience and forecasted one of Oklahoma’s most active weather regions. He was featured in “In An Instant,” a nationally televised ABC 20/20 primetime special in the year 2016. There he was sharing his personal experiences covering the 2013 tornado outbreak that affected Moore, Oklahoma. As he covered the tornado live on-air, it struck his own neighborhood. His nearby homes were destroyed and damaged while his wife rode out the storm in their shelter with the family dogs. Ever since he has been active and supporting the efforts of community recovery. He was nominated for covering the tornado.
Before joining KOCO, he worked for KTXS-TV in Abilene, Texas as a Chief Meteorologist, where he forecasted severe weather on the southern edge of “Tornado Alley.” While at KTXS, he was named “Abilene’s Favorite Meteorologist” for 3 consecutive years. When he is not at work, he likes having fun out in the elements, going on a hike, or even skiing in the winter. Also, one can find him firing up the barbeque at home (he makes the world’s best “jalapeno poppers.”)
Damon Lane KOCO 5
Lane is currently working at KOCO 5 where he works alongside other famous KOCO 5 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Evan Onstot
- Zach Rael
- Mecca Rayne
- Jessica Schambach
- Michael Armstrong
- Sabrina Bates
- Jonathan Conder
- Mark Fryklund
- Kyle Hamm
- Buck King
- Chase Rutledge
- Nick Smith
- Derik Kline
- Shane Helton
Damon Lane 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 15.6K followers on Instagram.