Russell James Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, WITN-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Russell James Biography

Russell James is an American Meteorologist working at WITN-TV in Washington, North Carolina as a weekend evening meteorologist. He has been working for the station since August 2022.

Russell James Age

James 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 20s.

Russell James Height

James stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Russell James Family

James 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 James has any siblings.

Russell James Girlfriend / Dating

James is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of James being in any past relationship with anyone. When James is not at work, he likes exploring Eastern North Carolina, hanging out with his friends or his dog named Coco, reading good books, cooking (his favorites – savory dishes, cakes, and casseroles), or just chilling with ice cream.

Russell James Net Worth

James has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Meteorologist.

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Russell James Salary

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

Russell James Education

James is a 2019 alumnus of East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, North Carolina, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Applied Atmospheric Science. He also earned a Master of Science (M.S.) in Geography, with a focus on Atmospheric Circulations and Tropical Meteorology, at the same university in the year 2022.

Russell James Career

James serves at WITN 7 News as a weekend evening meteorologist. His interest in meteorology started when he was just 6 years old. He was on vacation with his family in Orlando when Hurricane Charley hit southwest Florida hard in the year 2004. The strong winds and heavy rain fascinated him and sparked his interest in weather. Another event that influenced his career choice was surviving an F3 tornado in the year 2006. Seeing the tornado’s power and destruction made him want to become a meteorologist so he could warn people about dangerous weather and help save lives.

While at ECU, James learned how to make weather briefings and explain forecasts to students who were not studying meteorology. In the year 2018, when Hurricane Florence was about to hit Eastern North Carolina, James teamed up with the president of the ECU AMS Club. Together, they helped organize forecast discussions and community volunteer activities for their classmates.

James is not just interested in weather broadcasting but also loves collecting recordings of radio shows and jingles from different radio stations across North Carolina. Plus, he enjoys and is really good at public speaking.

Russell James WITN-TV

James is working at WITN-TV alongside other famous WITN-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Dave Jordan
  2. Dustin Staples
  3. Charlie Ironmonger
  4. Jim Howard
  5. Eric Gullickson

Russell James Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 230 followers on Instagram, over 1.7K followers on Facebook, and over 370 followers on Twitter.

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