Darren Sweeney Bio, Wiki, Age, WVIT, Wife, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Darren Sweeney Profile

Darren Sweeney is an American Meteorologist who is currently working at WVIT NBC Connecticut. At the station, he serves as the most accurate forecast every weekend morning on NBC Connecticut. Additionally, he enjoys covering breaking weather during the week live in the studio and in the field. Darren joined the First Alert forecast team in October 2008. Furthermore, he previously worked as a meteorologist for a Springfield TV station, he won two Associated Press awards for coverage of historic flooding in October 2005 and for Best Weathercast in 2006

Darren Sweeney Age

Sweeney has not revealed his birth date, month, or year. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.

Darren Sweeney Height

He stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Darren Sweeney Family

Sweeney has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.

Darren Sweeney Wife

Sweeney likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.

Darren Sweeney Biography

A Connecticut native, born and raised in West Hartford, Darren is happy to be forecasting for the station he grew up driving by and watching almost every day. NBC Connecticut Meteorologist Sweeney delivers Connecticut’s most accurate forecast every weekend morning on NBC Connecticut.  Furthermore, he enjoys covering breaking weather during the week live in the studio and in the field. Darren joined the First Alert forecast team in October 2008 and has recognition from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) with their seal of approval, as well as the National Weather Association (NWA) seal of approval. Darren’s fascination with weather began at a young age through all of New England’s wild weather extremes.

Darren Sweeney
Darren Sweeney

His family knew he was captivated by storms because when everyone was going inside to take shelter, Darren would grab a video camera and go outdoors! Darren has experience with forecasting New England weather. As a meteorologist for a Springfield TV station, Darren won two Associated Press awards for coverage of historic flooding in October 2005 and for Best Weathercast in 2006. He also reported living during severe weather events, most recently the massive flooding that took place along the Merrimack River in May 2006.  More recently, he was honored with a “Breaking News” award by the Connecticut Society for Professional Journalists for his coverage of the 2009 EF-1 Wethersfield tornado.

Darren Sweeney Career

Before returning to New England, Darren gained experience forecasting severe weather and chasing hurricanes for WFTX-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., where in a couple of instances, he was deployed to New Orleans to help sister stations cover Tropical Storm “Isidore” and Hurricane “Lilly” in 2002. During his tenure at NBC CONNECTICUT, Darren has covered some of the biggest storms of his career.  He was a part of the team that forecasted during Superstorm Sandy, and Hurricane Irene as well as many tornado touchdowns. Darren earned his Bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University and went on to earn his Master’s degree at Syracuse University’s highly regarded Newhouse School of Communication. In 2003, he graduated from Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program.

During his spare time, you’ll find Darren on one of his famous road trips exploring beautiful New England (especially during the summer). Darren is also proud to be a tenured Associate Professor at his alma mater at CCSU teaching in the Department of Journalism.  He enjoys mentoring students who are looking to get into the exciting field of journalism and broadcast journalism.  He serves on the board of the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.  Darren volunteers his time at many events raising money and awareness for different types of cancer research.  You will also often find Darren involved with helping homeless animals find good homes.  His motto is “Adopt Don’t Shop.” 

Darren Sweeney Salary

He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at WVIT NBC Connecticut.

Darren Sweeney Net Worth

Sweeney has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Meteorologist.

Darren Sweeney Social Media Platforms

Sweeney is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 16k followers on Twitter, 2k followers on Instagram, and 10k followers on Facebook.

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