Kevin Craig Biography
Kevin Craig is an American Meteorologist working with FOX17 News where he serves the station as the Chief Meteorologist since 2001. He also works with FOX47 News where he has been serving the station as a Meteorologist since January 2021.
Kevin Craig Education
Kevin began his studies in broadcast meteorology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and at Mississippi State University. He received his meteorological certification with honors in 2003 and is only a few credits away from earning a master’s degree in geosciences. He graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit with a Bachelor of Arts in Radio/TV/Film Communications.
Kevin Craig Career
Craig works with FOX17 News where he serves the station as the Chief Meteorologist and with FOX17 News where he serves the station as a Meteorologist. He happens to be among the few people in the state that have earned the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist(CBM) seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.
He kick-started his broadcasting career in the year 1993 when he was working with WCAR radio in Detroit serving as a board operator and part-time news anchor. Asides from that, he continued in radio news working as an anchor/reporter in Northwest Ohio where he worked for about three years. This was until taking his first television job in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
Previously, he also worked as a News Reporter/Anchor for about a year before an opportunity came up to fill in for the weather department. He, then, worked as a morning weather anchor/science reporter at WIFR-TV in Rockford, Illinois in the year 1996. Craig was later on hired to be the morning weather anchor in Madison, Wisconsin in the year 1998 at WKOW-TV and at a private firm called Weather Central.
Later on, he went on to join Fox 17 News where he served the station as a Weekend Meteorologist for about 15 years. Asides from this, he also moved into the Midday/4 PM/5 PM shift in 2015. The month of March 2018 saw him being promoted to the position of Chief Meteorologist.
He has also worked as a fill-in on all shifts, and producer, and also conducts school presentations. Asides from this, he has also worked as a producer for upbeat, fun, and informative personal feature reports in his signature series West Michigan Stories. This series ran for about four years between 2012 and 2016.
Craig’s forecasts on FOX 17 News are typically high-energy educational and informative. He states that if he can’t be excited about giving the forecast, he can’t expect people to be excited about watching it. Craig was the longest-running weekend anchor on any West Michigan station in sports, weather, and news. He is also the longest, most tenured anchor for FOX 17 having worked for the station for more than 18 years.
Kevin has, additionally, reported everything from Superstorm Sandy to 20-foot waves on Lake Michigan, severe storms, blizzards, ice storms, tornadoes, lightning strikes, drought, flooding, and as a host of other news-related items. The Detroit native enjoys spending time on the beach or lake, or on the boat and is self-taught on the piano and guitar.
Kevin Craig Age
Craig was born in Detroit on the 14th of August 1963 which is evidenced by a post he shared on his Instagram Account on the 14th of August 2019 wishing himself a Happy 56th birthday. He celebrates his birthday on the 14th of August every year. He is 60 years old.
Kevin Craig Height
Craig stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m).
Kevin Craig Family
Craig posted a photo of his mother on his Instagram Account on the 13th of May 2018 wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Kevin Craig Wife
Craig is married to his wife who he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. The duo are proud parents to their two daughters who he posted photos of on his Instagram Account on the 31st of May 2018. Craig posted a photo of his dad on his Instagram Account on the 12th of November 2018 wishing him a Happy Veterans Day and stating that he was serving as an aircraft carrier.
Kevin Craig Net Worth
Craig has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a meteorologist.
Kevin Craig Salary
Craig earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Kevin Craig FOX 47
Craig worked at FOX 47 where he worked alongside other famous FOX 47 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Candace Monacelli
- Sarah Grimmer
- Tianna Jenkins
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Craig.
|Who is Craig?||Kevin Craig is an American Meteorologist working with FOX17 News|
|Age||60 years old.|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|