Dana Barker Bio, Wiki
Dana Barker is an American Digital Meteorologist working at WLTZ First News since he joined the team in April 2012. He was working behind the scenes on WLTZ’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
Dana Barker Education
Barker holds a master of science in applied Meteorology from Mississippi State University and is the only on-air meteorologist in the Columbus market with a graduate degree in the discipline. He also had a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Columbus State University and is a 1997 graduate of Shaw High School, also in Columbus.
Dana Barker WLTZ First News
Barker started working behind the scene on WLTZ’s Facebook and Twitter pages, informing viewers of local conditions and breaking weather events. He first appeared on camera as a fill-in on WLTZ First News Today in December 2012. Then he was the weekend meteorologist for all Sunday news broadcasts from 2015 to 2018 and continues to fill in as needed for the other news programming throughout the week.
Despite his-camera work he primarily keeps viewers informed digitally via his arms with various social media channels. Barker has grown up in Columbus. He had Barker use his intimate knowledge of local geography to deliver critical weather information on a “hyper-local” level.
Therefore outside the WLTZ, he was working full-time as a client software analyst for TSYS’s main campus in downtown Columbus. E is also working as the president of his local school football officiating association in the Auburn-Opelika area. He previously served as the public address announcer and in-arena music man for the Columbus Cottonmouths hockey team and Columbus Lions indoor football team and will reprise that role with the Columbus River Dragons hockey team beginning this fall.
At WLTZ First News, Dana works alongside; Don Hammond (News Anchors), Dee Armstrong (News Anchor), Marlena Mumma (News Anchors), Josh Pate (News Anchors), Robbie Watson (News Anchors), Miller Robson (Chief Meteorologist), Desmond Seketrius (Morning Meteorologist), Scott Carpenter (Sports Director), Larissa Liska (Sports Anchors), among others.
Dana Barker Age
Barkerlikes 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.
Dana Barker Height
Barker stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Dana Barker Wife
Barker is married to his lovely spouse, Sarah and the couple resides in Auburn, Ala. Sarah is an elementary school teacher in the Auburn area. The couple is blessed with a son named Colin.
Dana Barker Salary
Barker earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Dana Barker Net Worth
Barker has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a Digital Meteorologist.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Barker.
|Who is Barker?||He is an American Digital Meteorologist|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|