Johanna Wagstaffe Biography
Johanna Wagstaffe is a Canadian journalist, author, and actress who works for CBC Vancouver as a senior meteorologist and seismologist. She has covered a wide range of science stories, from the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire to the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami to the Paris Climate Change Conference, with a background in seismology, geophysics, and earth science.
Johanna Wagstaffe Age
Wagstaffe likes to keep her personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in his 30’s.
Johanna Wagstaffe Height
Wagstaffe stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m).
Johanna Wagstaffe Family
Wagstaffe’s maternal grandparents and mother escaped Hungary after the 1956 revolution, spent a year in a refugee camp in Yugoslavia, and then moved to a little village near Meckering, Western Australia, when a 6.9 earthquake struck. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Johanna Wagstaffe Husband
Wagstaffe is happily married to the love of her life,Tristan Staddon, who is a Managing Editor with Global Nationalist. The two got married in 2015.
Johanna Wagstaffe Net worth
Wagstaffe has an estimated net worth is within the range of $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Johanna Wagstaffe Salary
Wagstaffe earns an annual salary of between $60, 000 and $70, 000.
Johanna Wagstaffe Education
Wagstaffe graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a degree in Geophysics. In the summer of her graduation, she started an internship with Environment Canada Severe Weather Center. She later completed her post graduate from York University.
Johanna Wagstaffe Career
Wagstaffe works for CBC VANCOUVER NEWS and CBC NEWS NETWORK as an on-air meteorologist, seismologist, and scientist. Since the summer of 2007, she has been covering national and international weather stories for CBC News: Weather Centre. Her coverage of the “Japanese Tsunami and earthquakes” amongst other international events was included in the Copenhagen Climate Conference back in 2009.
Her excellent background in seismology and earth science has led her to cover big earthquakes, space missions, and climate change conferences in Copenhagen and Paris. She’s presented two award-winning CBC Vancouver podcasts: Fault Lines and 2050: Degrees of Change, and she’s now working on a number of CBC original audio projects.
She is a valuable resource for the CBC, providing expert commentary on breaking weather stories as well as contextualizing weather trends and scientific stories in her “Science Smart” series. ‘Science Smart’ can be seen on CBC’s Our Vancouver and online.
The University of Western Ontario awarded her an honours degree in geophysics. She got her start in weather forecasting as a summer intern at Environment Canada’s Severe Weather Centre, and then went on to York University to get her post-graduate meteorology diploma. In the fall of 2012, she began working as an on-camera meteorologist for CBC Vancouver News and CBC News Now.
Wagstaffe enjoys running, teaching children about weather and science, and flying in his spare time. She earned her pilot’s license at the age of 17 and still flies with her father on weekends in a 1943 Aeronca. She is also an actress known for Golden Age (2019), Our Vancouver (2013), and Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa (2021).
She is also an actress known for Golden Age (2019), Our Vancouver (2013), and Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa (2021).
Johanna Wagstaffe Book
In Fault Lines: Understanding the Power of Earthquakes (Orca $24.95), Wagstaffe’s first book, a vibrant and well-illustrated primer on earthquakes that is both historical and pedagogical, her grandmother recounts the damage. She routinely shares her interest for scientific education with youngsters as a meteorologist and science broadcaster for CBC Vancouver and CBC News Network.
Johanna Wagstaffe CBC News
Wagstaffe currently works at CBC News alongside;
- Scott Peterson
- Suhana Meharchand
- Zulekha Nathoo
- Steven D’Souza
- Jill Dempsey
- Margaret Evans
- Kimberly Gale
- Colette Kennedy
- Ashley Brauweiler
- Ryan Snoddon