Rachael Penton Biography
Rachael Penton is an American meteorologist working at KALB where she serves as the chief meteorologist. She rejoined the station in October 2019, after previously working at WSYX/WTTE where she served as a meteorologist and reporter.
Rachael Penton Education
In 2007, she joined the University of South Alabama where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology in 2011. Later on, she joined Mississippi State University where she graduated in 2013, with a Master of Science in geosciences.
Rachael Penton Career
Penton works at KALB where she serves as the chief meteorologist. The American Meteorological Society awarded her with the title of Certified Broadcast Meteorologist which is the highest honor in the field of broadcast meteorology. In 2012, she began her career at KALB where she served as a weekend meteorologist and multi-media journalist, anchoring Jambalaya.
Later on, she relocated to Baton Rouge where she worked at WVLA while serving as a multi-media journalist and meteorologist. Later in 2015, she relocated from the south to Anchorage, Alaska where she worked at KTVA. While she worked for KTVA, she forecasted weather for the entire state, reporting on everything from winter storms to extreme cold to the aurora borealis and earthquakes.
In addition, she also served as the host of a cross-country skiing segment. Together with her videographer husband, they took a 5,700-mile road from Anchorage to Ohio in 2015, where they worked at WSYX in Columbus, Ohio where she served as a meteorologist and reporter. While Rachael was in Ohio, she covered a number of winter storms and severe weather in addition to reporting on a number of environmental and general assignment topics
Furthermore, in 2019, she rejoined the KALB team as a reporter and meteorologist and in 2020, she was named the Reporter of the Year for the small market category by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. Penton is also an FAA-certified drone pilot. Mobile, Alabama is her native home however, she currently hails from central Louisiana after marrying a central Louisiana native. During her downtime, she enjoys cycling, traveling internationally, hiking, planning trips, reading, and gardening.
Rachael Penton Age
Penton 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, she might be in her 30’s.
Rachael Penton Height
Penton stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Rachael Penton Family
Penton was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama but now has roots in Cenla after marrying central Louisiana. native. she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Rachael Penton Husband
Penton is married to Ben. However, the couple has not yet been blessed with children.
Rachael Penton Net Worth
Penton has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a certified meteorologist and multimedia journalist.
Rachael Penton Salary
Penton earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Rachael Penton KALB
Penton works at KALB where she works alongside other famous KALB anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Steven Maxwell
- Brooke Buford
- Dylan Domangue
- Mark Hamblen
- Javonti Thomas
- Kailey McCarthy
- Corey Howard
- Tom Konvicka
- Tyler Hall
- Barrett Phillips
- Jamarcus Fitzpatrick
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Penton.
|Who is Penton?||She is an American meteorologist and multimedia journalist|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|