Sabrina Bates Biography, Wiki
Sabrina Bates is an American Meteorologist working for KOCO 5 Oklahoma City. She is thrilled to work with the KOCO weather team.
Sabrina Bates Age, Birthday
Bates was born on March 20, 1996, in the United States. As a result, she is 26 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on the 20th of March every year.
Sabrina Bates Height
Bates stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Sabrina Bates’s Family
Bates has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. Also, there is no information regarding Bates having any siblings.
Sabrina Bates’s Husband, Fiancé, Engagement
Bates is engaged to her lovely fiancé, Tim Turner, a meteorologist. They had their engagement in March 2020 and shared their engagement photos in December 2021. Tim proposed to Bates on March 16, 2020. The couple does not have any children at the moment. Norman, Oklahoma is currently their residence.
Sabrina Bates’s Net Worth
Bates has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist.
Sabrina Bates’s Salary
Bates earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Sabrina Bates Education
Bates is a proud alumnus of Valparaiso University. She graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Meteorology and secondary disciplines in Digital Media and Mathematics.
Sabrina Bates’s Career
Bates serves at KOCO as a weekend meteorologist for the First Alert weather. Before joining KOCO, she served at KFSM-TV (CBS Affiliate) in Fort Smith, Arkansas as a weekend meteorologist. Also, she worked as a weekday science reporter. There she was mostly based in eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas, covering record-breaking weather events such as a nighttime EF-2 tornado as it tracked over 30 miles. In the year 2019, she covered the historic Arkansas River flooding.
Before Bates joined KOCO, she was already used to forecasting the weather in Oklahoma. She used to cover a number of counties in eastern Oklahoma and would track conditions across the rest of Oklahoma State to prepare viewers for any severe weather. Bates has an experience with blizzards, severe storms, tornadoes, – you name it.
Bates is passionate about STEM science education. She started a weekly series that gets kids excited about learning using hands-on science. She has been passionate about the weather since she was young. Bates got hooked on severe weather when she was a participant in a Convective Field Study during college when she and her team were intercepting 4 tornadoes during the 10-day storm chase in the Southern Plains. During her leisure, she likes going on hikes in Oklahoma’s Wichita Mountains, exploring both state and national parks, or just basically being active outside.
Sabrina Bates KOCO 5
Bates is currently working at KOCO 5 where she works alongside other famous KOCO 5 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Evan Onstot
- Zach Rael
- Mecca Rayne
- Jessica Schambach
- Michael Armstrong
- Jonathan Conder
- Mark Fryklund
- Kyle Hamm
- Buck King
- Damon Lane
- Chase Rutledge
- Nick Smith
- Derik Kline
- Shane Helton
Sabrina Bates 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 1500 followers on Instagram.