Tim Simpson Biography
Tim Simpson is an American Meteorologist working with WREG3 where he serves the station as a Meteorology and the Chief Weather Anchor for WREG-TV located in Memphis, TV. There, he anchors WREG’s weather casts every weekday at 4, 4:30, and 6 PM. He is the supervisor for WREG’s weather department since the year 1994.
Tim Simpson Education
He’s a graduate of Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied meteorology through the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University.
Tim Simpson Career
Simpson works with WREG3 News where he serves the station as a Chief Weather Anchor. He started his television career working in Greenville, South Carolina before later on moving to Huntsville, Alabama. The year 1994 saw him move back to the Mid-South and joined News Channel 3 as a Chief Meteorologist.
Simpson holds the National Weather Association’s Seal of Approval and the year 1997 saw him being honored with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Weathercasting. Additionally, he also picked up a second Emmy Award in the year 2009 for his coverage of the Super Tuesday tornadoes of 2008.
He forecasts the weather for News Channel 3 at 4, 4:30, and 6 each weekday. However, forecasting is not the only part of his job rather he also speaks at churches, civic groups, and schools around the Mid-South about weather and severe weather in particular. Additionally, when severe weather strikes, he is mostly seen broadcasting live on News Channel 3.
When there is a tornado warning, for any for counties, he can be seen staying for the duration of that warning making sure that the viewers have the lifesaving information they need. He says that severe weather cut-ins can be an inconvenience to some.
However, he also says he can’t tell the number of people he has met through the years who credit the coverage with saving their lives during a tornado event. He also states that the coverage can make a difference between life and death for those in the path of a tornado.
Away from work, he enjoys shooting and editing videos. Additionally, he is an instrument-rated private pilot and enjoys any time can he spend in the cockpit. For him, flying is a great stress reliever. Asides from News Channel 3 Weather, he also hosts the popular Pass It On segment seen each Wednesday on Daybreak and t 6 PM.
Tim Simpson Age
Simpson grew up in Middleton, Tennessee. Apparently, he likes 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.
Tim Simpson Height
Simpson stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Tim Simpson Family
Simpson grew up in Middleton, Tennessee. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.
Tim Simpson Wife
He is happily married to his wife Leah and the couples have five children.
Tim Simpson Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Tim Simpson Salary
Simpson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Tim Simpson WREG3
Simpson works at WREG3 where he works alongside other famous WREG3 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Symone Woolridge
- Stephanie Scurlock
- April Thompson
- Zaneta Lowe
- Jim Jaggers
- Greg Hurst
- Todd Demers
- Marybeth Conley
- Alex Coleman
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Simpson.
|Who is Simpson?||He is an American journalist serving as a Meteorology and the Chief Weather Anchor|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|