Jim Jaggers Biography
Greg Hurst is an American Meteorologist working for WREG as an evening meteorologist. He has worked for the station since 1978 after working for Scenic Hills United Methodist Church.
Jim Jaggers Age
Hurst was born on the 28th of November, 1955, therefore, he is 64 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday every year on the 28th of November.
Jim Jaggers Height
Jaggers stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Jim Jaggers Family
Jaggers has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also unknown if Jaggers has any siblings.
Jim Jaggers Wife
Jaggers is a married man, however, he has not disclosed his wife’s name to the public. There will be an update concerning his wife as soon as it is available to the public.
Jim Jaggers Net Worth
Hurst has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.
Jim Jaggers Salary
Jaggers earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jim Jaggers Education
Jaggers went to Michigan State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications with a minor in Theater. Additionally, he has a Journalism and a Master of Science degree from Memphis State University in Geography focusing on Atmospheric Sciences.
Jim Jaggers Career
Jaggers works at WREG-TV News Channel 3, as a Meteorologist. He has been forecasting the weather on radio and television in Memphis for decades. He has hosted WREG TV’s Knowledge Bowl since the year 2005 and quizzing high school students vying to win college scholarships is something he has grown to love. The National Weather Association named Jaggers Broadcaster of the Year in 2023. Additionally, he was awarded the June Bacon-Bercey Award for Broadcast Meteorology from the American Meteorological Society.
Jagers is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the AMS, certifying him as a meteorologist in the broadcasting field. In addition to that, he has spent some time in service to the AMS. He served on the broadcast board judging AMS Seal candidates and was chairman of the board of broadcast meteorology. He was honored with an AMS Special Award for assisting the AMS in writing and implementing a new Certified Broadcast Meteorology test which replaced the original AMS Seal.
Jaggers holds a Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association in both television and radio forecasting. He was awarded an Emmy, in 2013, for breaking news coverage of the tornado that hit Shelby County in the Whitehaven area of Memphis on the 5th of February. In addition to that, he was honored with an Emmy recognizing his community service work supporting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in the year 2015.
In 2019, Jaggers was also honored for his dedication to Le Bonheur with a Leadership Foundation Service to Community award in the TV medium market category. He brought to light that he spends his leisure with his friends and family and also in church.
Jim Jaggers CBS12 News
Jaggers is working at CBS12 News where he works alongside other famous CBS12 News meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Shay Arthur
- Colin Cody
- Alex Coleman
- Todd Demer
- Marcus Hunter
- Jessica Gertler
- Greg Hurst
- Jordan James
- Bria Jones
- Zaneta Lowe
Jim Jaggers Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1.4k followers on Instagram.