Kelsey Gerckens Biography
Kelsey Gerckens is an American Meteorologist working with KEYT/News Channel 3-12 where she serves the station as a Chief Meteorologist forecasting the Evening News at 5, 6, 6:30, and 11 PM. She has been working with KEYT News since the year 2010.
Kelsey Gerckens Education
Kelsey graduated from Cal Poly with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Psychology. In 2020, she graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
Kelsey Gerckens Career
Gerckens works with KEYT News where she serves the station as a Chief Meteorologist and Evening Weather forecaster. She has previously spent several years working as a reporter for News Channel 3. Asides from this, she switched to weather full-time after finding that her favorite stories to cover were always weather-related.
Being a third-generation Venturan, she is happy to be working and reporting on stories that matter to her community. Being a reporter, she reported living out in the field covering everything from the Solimar Fire and Camarillo Springs debris flow to Presidential visits and even had the honor of flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
Gerckens has also been honored with two Golden Mike Awards for Best Weather Segment. Asides from this, she has also been nominated for an Emmy for Best Weather Anchor for her coverage of the Thomas Fire. This is in addition to receiving two regional Emmys for her work covering the Thomas Fire as well as the Refugio Oil Spill. Asides from this, she has also received an individual Golden Mike for Spot News Coverage of the Ventura Oil Spill.
She considers her biggest accomplishment winning the CBS reality show “The Amazing Race” with her husband, Joey. In the 21-day competition, she and Joey raced around the world against 10 other teams performing various challenges. She has been privileged to travel to 10 countries across five continents going more than 34,000 miles to win the race and a $1 million prize.
Her favorite thing to do is to travel the world with her husband. Away from work, she enjoys going to the beach with her Goldendoodle Jeter. Additionally, she loves checking out the amazing restaurants and events this beautiful place we call home has to offer.
Kelsey Gerckens Age
Gerckens likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, judging from her appearance, she might be in her 30s.
Kelsey Gerckens Height
Gerckens stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Kelsey Gerckens Family
Gerckens shared a photo of her mother on her Instagram Account on the 11th of May 2015 wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day. Asides from this, he posted a photo of his father and father-in-law on his Instagram Account on the 22nd of June 2020 wishing them a Happy Father’s Day.
Kelsey Gerckens Husband
Gerckens is married to news anchor, Joe Buttitta. The coulpe has a son Everett Gerckens Buttitta who was born in August 2019. She considers her biggest accomplishment to be winning “The Amazing Race” with her husband, Joey, on CBS.
Kelsey and Joey raced around the world for 21 days against 10 other teams, completing various challenges. They traveled more than 34,000 miles across ten countries and five continents to win the race and the $1 million prize.
Kelsey’s favorite pastime is traveling the world with her husband. In August 2019, they welcomed their first child into the world. She also enjoys going to the beach with her Goldendoodle Jeter, as well as exploring the amazing restaurants and events that this beautiful place we call home has to offer.
Kelsey Gerckens Net Worth
Gerckens has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a meteorologist.
Kelsey Gerckens Salary
Gerckens earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Kelsey Gerckens KEYT
Gerckens works at KEYT where she works alongside other famous KEYT anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Ed Zuchelli
- Lindsay Zuchelli
- Jessica Brest
- Julia Nguyen
- Travis Schlepp
- Anikka Abbott
- Julia Espinoza
- Shawn Quien
- Blake DeVine
- Mike Klan
- Alys Martinez
- Joe Buttitta
- Tracy Lehr
- Scott Hennessee
- Beth Farnsworth
- Santa Barbara
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Gerckens.
|Who is Gerckens?||Kelsey Gerckens is an American Meteorologist working with KEYT/News Channel 3-12|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|