Darren Sweeney Biography
Darren Sweeney is an American meteorologist who serves WVIT as a meteorologist on weekend mornings on NBC Connecticut. He joined the station in October 2008 and has served the station for more than a decade. Previously, he served Central Connecticut State University as an associate professor.
Darren Sweeney Age
Sweeney 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.
Darren Sweeney Height
Sweeney stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Darren Sweeney Family
Sweeney 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 Sweeney has any siblings.
Darren Sweeney Wife
Sweeney is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Darren Sweeney Net Worth
Sweeney has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
Darren Sweeney Salary
Sweeney earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Darren Sweeney Education
Sweeney attended Central Connecticut State University where he received a Bachelor’s degree. Later on, he still attended Syracuse University’s highly regarded Newhouse School of Communication where he earned a Master’s.
Darren Sweeney Career
Sweeney serves WVIT as a meteorologist on weekend mornings on NBC Connecticut. He joined the station in October 2008 and has served the station for more than a decade. Previously, he served Central Connecticut State University as an associate professor.
While serving as a meteorologist, he has received recognition from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) with their seal of approval, as well as the National Weather Association (NWA) along with their seal of approval. Connecticut is his native home but he was brought up in West Hartford.
His love for weather began at just a tender age and his family was aware that he was captivated by storms because when everyone was going inside to take shelter as he would grab a video camera and go outdoors! In October 2005, he covered the historic flooding and for this, he received his first Associated Press award, later on in 2006, he was awarded another one for Best Weathercast.
While working for Springfield TV station, he reported live during severe weather events, and not long ago, he covered the massive flooding that took place along the Merrimack River in May 2006. After covering the 2009 EF-1 Wethersfield tornado, the Connecticut Society for Professional Journalists awarded him with a “Breaking news” award.
Furthermore, he has also worked at WFTX-TV in Fort Myers, Florida. He enjoys going on road trips during his leisure time. Furthermore, he is a proud Professor at his alma mater at CCSU teaching in the Department of Journalism as he loves mentoring students. Furthermore, he serves on the board of the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.
Darren Sweeney WVIT
Sweeney is working at WVIT where he works alongside other famous WVIT anchors and reporters including;
- Taylor Kinzler
- Shannon Miller
- Matt Finkel
- Mike Hydeck
- Keisha Grant
- Ryan Hanrahan
- Kerri-Lee Mayland
- Heidi Voight
- Kevin Nathan
- Ted Koppy
- Bob Maxon
- Josh Cingranelli
- Kaitlyn McGrath
Darren Sweeney Social Media Platforms
Kinzler is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 15k followers on Twitter and over 10k followers on Facebook.