Bob Werner Biography
Bob Werner is an American meteorologist working for WSBT 22 News in South Bend, Indiana. He joined the station in 1995 and serves as the meteorologist.
Bob Werner Education
Werner attended his high school in Nebraska where he graduated with his High School Diploma. From there, he joined the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago to pursue his course. After finishing his studies there, he earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering. He is also a registered professional engineer.
Bob Werner Career
Werner is a meteorologist at WSBT News in South Bend, Indiana. He serves the station as a meteorologist. Werner auditioned for a part-time job as a weathercaster at WNDU-TV in 1978, where he worked prior to joining the WSBT 22 Weather team. He worked there for seventeen years. When joining WNDU-TV, he was hired as a backup to legendary local weathercaster Dick Addis.
Apart from his career in meteorology, he also did math and science training. The American Meteorological Society (AMS) has recognized him as a meteorologist and a full Member of the Society for his rigorous training in math and science. In 1988, he earned the AMS Seal of Approval for the highlights of his weather career. He also has the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation, the highest distinction given to a broadcast meteorologist which he was awarded in 2010.
Throughout his journalism career, he has covered many major stories. The most memorable story of all he covered was the great blizzard of January 1978. This was just a few days after his first TV audition. Werner says that the toughest parts of his job are forecasting problems presented by Michiana’s “lake-affected” weather and dealing with the time pressure of live television. He advises people who want to get into broadcasting to study hard, to be prepared to live on slim wages, especially at the start, and to be realistic about their talent.
During his leisure time, he likes spending quality with his family, golfing, softball, long-distance running, astronomy, as well as reading. He is a mechanical engineer and has worked at Notre Dame in the utility department.
Bob Werner Age
Werner was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 70s.
Bob Werner Height
Werner stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Bob Werner Family
Werner was born in Kansas City and was raised in Nebraska. He 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 he has any siblings.
Bob Werner Wife
Werner is married to his better half Kathy Borlik. Kathy is a retired teacher from Notre Dame. The family lives in South Bend, Indiana. Werner and Kathy are proud parents to their daughters, Meg Wener and Emily Werner. In addition to that, he has grandsons Ethan and Oliver.
Bob Werner Net Worth
Werner has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a meteorologist.
Bob Werner Salary
Werner earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.