Storm Field Biography
Storm Field is a retired American television meteorologist, best known for his time in the New York media market. He followed his father, longtime New York weatherman, Dr. Frank Field, into the business.
Storm Field WABC
Storm’s first foray into weather casting came as part of WABC’s Eyewitness News program. In March 1976, Storm was hired by the station making his first appearance on television when covering Hurricane Belle, followed by working when Tex Antoine was ill. Storm also did the weekend weather broadcasts as well as the 11 pm weather broadcast on weekdays.
On November 29, 1976, Storm became the permanent forecaster as a replacement for the suspended Antoine, who had been dismissed five days earlier after an inappropriate comment concerning a rape story. Storm’s primary responsibilities were the 6 PM and 11 PM newscasts, with other forecasters such as Sam Champion and Ira Joe Fisher appearing on the 5 PM newscast.
In 1978, Storm joined the morning team with Shelli Sonstein and Jimmy Fink at New York radio station WPLJ. Apart from doing his weather duties, in 1981, Storm became the anchor of the 5 PM Eyewitness News broadcast, working alongside (later) Kaity Tong and Tracy Egan. Storm anchored until 1983 when Tom Snyder took over the newscast and subbed off and on until 1984. In 1991 Field left WABC and was replaced by Sam Champion on the 6 PM and 11 PM Eyewitness News broadcasts.
Storm Field WCBS
After leaving WABC, Storm joined his father Frank Field at WCBS, on August 24, 1992, making it the first time the two had worked together. In anticipation of his debut, WCBS shot a series of commercials with Storm and his father using puns on both meteorologists’ names. Storm remained with WCBS until 1997, succeeding Irv “Mr. G” Gikofsky as the station’s chief meteorologist and then he moved to WCBS’ morning newscast toward the end of his time there.
Storm Field WWOR
Storm’s third and last weather position was at WWOR in 1997, where he reported on the station’s 10 PM newscast and served as WWOR’s chief meteorologist. While at WWOR, Storm got a second chance to work with his father who was hired by WWOR as a weekend weathercaster in the early 2000s before retiring. In 2007 Storm left WWOR after ten years due to cutbacks at both WWOR and sister station WNYW and was replaced by former WCBS weather personality Audrey Puente.
Storm Field Age
He was born Elliott David Field on November 25, 1948. He celebrates his birthday on 25th November every year. Field is 74 years old.
Storm Field Height
Field stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Storm Field Family/ Father
Field is the son of Frank Field who was an American meteorologist on TV in New York City for five decades. Storm has a sister named Allison Field who is an actress known for her popular roles in Presumed Innocent (1990) and Gideon Oliver (1989).
Storm Field Wife
Field is married and has two daughters. He resides with his family in Westchester County, in New York, United States. He drives a 1983 Mercedes Turbo Diesel automobile that has been retrofitted to run on used vegetable oil, saying he had done so after realizing that the price of fuel was to skyrocket.
Storm Field Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a television meteorologist.
Storm Field Salary
Field earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Field.
|Who is Field?||He is a retired American television meteorologist|
|Age||73 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|