James Wieland Biography
James Wieland is an American meteorologist who serves WPTV as a broadcast meteorologist. He joined the station in April 2007 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades. Previously, he worked in Clarksburg, West Virginia, Macon, Georgia, Baltimore, Maryland, and West Palm Beach, Florida.
James Wieland Age
Wieland 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 50’s.
James Wieland Height
Wieland stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
James Wieland Family
Wieland 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 Wieland has any siblings.
James Wieland Wife
Wieland is married to Jeniffer. He resides in Palm Beach County with his family. However, he has neither revealed the name of his wife nor those of his children as he likes to keep his personal life private.
James Wieland Net Worth
Wieland has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
James Wieland Salary
Wieland earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
James Wieland Education
After completing his high school education, Wieland attended Florida State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
James Wieland Career
Wieland serves WPTV as a broadcast meteorologist. He joined the station in April 2007 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades. Previously, he worked in Clarksburg, West Virginia, Macon, Georgia, Baltimore, Maryland, and West Palm Beach, Florida.
Youngstown, Ohio was where he was born and raised in South Florida and this was where he gained interest in weather. After he was done with his education at Florida State University, he relocated and had to adjust to the icy weather conditions in Clarksburg, West Virginia where he worked at WDTV and served as a Chief Meteorologist.
He later relocated to Macon, Georgia where he covered numerous severe thunderstorms and was even able to chase Hurricane Floyd up the Georgia coast. Additionally, he was awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval while he was in Macon. He spent three years in Carolinas and during this time he developed more tropical experience by covering several storms.
Furthermore, a poll in the local newspaper, The Morning News named him “Best of the Pee Dee” runner-up. On arrival in Baltimore, he was able to forecast for three different stations every night. During this time he covered tornadoes, heat waves, and snowstorms all on the same night.
He did live coverage of Hurricanes Dennis and Charlie despite the fact that he was miles away in his Baltimore studio. During his downtime, he enjoys surfing and going to the beach, and he is a member of the Surfrider Foundation. He is the first meteorologist in the area to start up a surfing blog. Additionally, he enjoys hiking, finding new outdoor adventures, especially on the water, and playing golf, as long as they don’t keep score.
James Wieland WPTV
Wieland is working at WPTV where he works alongside other famous WPTV anchors and reporters including;
- Keli Ferguson
- Kate Wentzel
- Steve Villanueva
- Kahtia Hall
- Steve Weagle
- Jon Shainman
- Tania Rogers
- Tory Dunnan
- Erica Rakow
- Jay Cashmere
- Shannon Cake
- Hollani Davis
- Chris Gilmore
- Mike Trim
- Ashleigh Walters
- Michael Williams
- Kelly Dunn
James Wieland Social Media Platforms
Wieland is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 8k followers on Twitter, over 14k followers on Instagram, and over 581 followers on Facebook.