Payton Major Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, WDBJ-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Payton Major Biography

Payton Major is an American Meteorologist working at WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Virginia as a meteorologist. She has been working for the station since July 2023.

Payton Major Age

Major was born in Portland, Oregon, United States. However, she likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 20s.

Payton Major Height

Major stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Payton Major Family

Major was brought up in Portland, Oregon. However, 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 Major has any siblings.

Payton Major Husband / Boyfriend

Major seems to be single according to her Instagram posts. However, she is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Major being in any past relationship with anyone. When Major is not at work, she likes hiking, chilling with her cat named Dakota, or trying new eateries and cuisines in Virginia.

Payton Major Net Worth

Major has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist.

Payton Major
Payton Major

Payton Major Salary

Major earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Payton Major Education

Major is a proud May 2023 alumnus of Arizona State University’s (ASU) School of Geographical Science and Urban Planning, where she obtained a Certificate in Atmospheric Sciences (Meteorology, Climatology, and Geography). Also, she graduated from the university’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Broadcast Journalism, with an emphasis in Media Studies and Mass Communication. Major had her high school studies at Beaverton High School (2019 graduate).

Payton Major Career

Major serves at WDBJ 7 News as a meteorologist. She says that she aims to close the communication gap between science and the public, making weather information accessible and understandable for all communities. Before joining WDBJ-TV, Major worked as a host of a radio show at Blaze Radio ASU in Tempe, Arizona, from September 2022 to June 2023, and simultaneously served as a Weather Anchor and Digital Producer at Cronkite News in Phoenix, Arizona, until June 2023. Before these roles, she engaged as a part-time employee at the Arizona State Climate Office and as a Weather Investigator at WEATHERATE, INC in Phoenix, Arizona.

During her time at ASU, she served as the President of the ASU Weather and Climate Club from March 2020 to June 2023. Additionally, her internships included significant stints at CNN in Atlanta as a Weather and Climate Intern and at MadridMedia in Phoenix.

Payton has been fascinated with the weather ever since she was at the age of 12. She decided she wanted to become a meteorologist after she visited a local news station in her hometown. She experienced the intense heat of the Southwest when she went to college. During her internship there, she was responsible for writing digital stories about climate and weather and making forecasts for major storms worldwide. Major is a member of the NWA – National Weather Association and the AMS – American Meteorological Society.

Payton Major WDBJ-TV

Major is working at WDBJ-TV alongside other famous WDBJ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Kimberly McBroom
  2. Neesey Payne
  3. Logan Sherrill
  4. Bradford Ambrose
  5. Brittany Morgan
  6. Anthony Romano
  7. Brent Watts
  8. Leo Hirsbrunner
  9. Sophia Borrelli

Payton Major Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 1.1K followers on Instagram, over 850 followers on Facebook, and over 1.1K followers on Twitter.

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