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Elyse Smith Profile
Elyse Smith is an American Meteorologist who is currently working at WGRZ-TV. At the station, she serves as a meteorologist. Additionally, she previously worked at KRCG-TV, where she specialized in live weather reporting and writing unique, weather-related history stories.
Elyse Smith Age
Smith has not revealed the date, month, or year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Elyse Smith Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Elyse Smith Family
Smith has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Elyse Smith Husband
Smith is a married woman. Her husband is James Willems. The couple has a dog together named Benson. However, she has not revealed any information regarding her children. Research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Elyse Smith Career
Smith began her career in central Missouri covering everything from ice storms to tornadoes in and out of the television studio, After she graduated from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorologist. One of the biggest events she covered was the Jefferson City tornado which occurred just before midnight on May 22, 2019. That day, Smith had the responsibility of forecasting before the storm, then assisting neighbors in taking shelter during the event.
Living in such close proximity to the tornado’s path, Smith was one of the first on the scene of what would be categorized as a high-end EF-3 tornado in Jefferson City. Moreover, her reporting from the storm-ravaged area was featured in the Washington Post after participating in 14-hour-long coverage of the storm and its aftermath. Additionally, Smith along with KRCG’s Chief Meteorologist Zach Paul was nominated in Missouri Magazine’s “Best Of” contest and subsequently named as Local Heroes for their work covering the dangerous weather that night.
Elyse Smith WGRZ-TV
Smith grew up in the Chicagoland area, she is no stranger to severe weather, winter storms, or lake-effect snow. Her interest in the weather was by a tornado siren that was next to her backyard at her childhood home. Smith’s curiosity for the weather never ceased, eventually leading her to pursue a degree at Valparaiso University in Northwest Indiana. This gave her an opportunity to experience lake effect snow for the first time, which she acknowledges as a truly exciting weather phenomenon.
Apart from her day-to-day work at WGRZ, Smith is also very involved with the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and National Weather Association (NWA). Moreover, she has a three-year term on the Planning Committee. For the Early Career Leadership Academy of the AMS after graduating from the program as the youngest inductee in the 2019 class. During her leisure time, she enjoys going to the yoga studio, watching football, or learning a new recipe.
Elyse Smith Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at WRGZ-TV.
Elyse Smith Net Worth
Smith has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Meteorologist.
Elyse Smith Social Media Platform
Smith is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 4.4k followers on Twitter, 2.6k followers on Instagram and 3.3k followers on Facebook.