Jerry Tracey Biography
Jerry Tracey is an American retired meteorologist who previously served WVTM 13 as the chief meteorologist. He joined the station in July 1987. Previously, he served WAPI radio as a meteorologist. In December 2022, Tracey retired from the station after a 35-year-long stint which made him the longest-tenured chief meteorologist at a single station in Birmingham television history.
Jerry Tracey Age
Tracey 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 70’s.
Jerry Tracey Height
Tracey stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jerry Tracey Family
Tracey 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 Jerry has any siblings.
Jerry Tracey Wife
Tracey 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.
Jerry Tracey Net Worth
Tracey has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Jerry Tracey Salary
Tracey earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jerry Tracey Education
After Tracey completed his high school education, he received a Bachelor Of Science degree in meteorology from Penn State University in 1975.
Jerry Tracey Career
Tracey served WVTM 13 as the chief meteorologist. He joined the station in July 1987. Previously, he served WAPI radio as a meteorologist. In December 2022, Tracey retired from the station after a 35-year-long stint which made him the longest-tenured chief meteorologist at a single station in Birmingham television history.
In July 1987, Jerry joined WVTM 13 from the Weather Channel. He formerly worked at Accu-Weather and WINK-TV in Fort Myers. Jerry has been selected UPI’s Best Weathercaster in Alabama and twice got the Associated Press’s Best Weathercaster award. He’s been nominated for an Emmy in the category of Best Weathercaster in the Southeast.
He was a member of the WVTM 13 News crew that won an Emmy for Best Newscast on two occasions. He’s also received the Seal of Approval for Television Weathercasting from the American Meteorological Society. Tracey continues to participate in community events. Since 1990, he has co-hosted the Children’s Miracle Network Broadcast every year, and he makes 50 appearances at area schools each year.
Jerry Tracey WVTM 13
Tracey worked at WVTM 13 alongside other famous WVTM 13 anchors and reporters including;
- Stephanie Walker
- Harmony Mendoza
- Adrian Castellano
- Ryan Hennessy
- Carla Wade
- Ian Reitz
- Guy Rawlings
- Jon Paepcke
- Rick Karle
- Sheri Falk
- Jeff Eliasoph
- Brittany Decker
- Lisa Crane
Jerry Tracey Social Media Platforms
Tracey is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 6k followers on Twitter, over 600 followers on Instagram, and over 8k followers on Facebook.