Matt Meister Biography
Matt Meister is an American chief meteorologist and weather anchor working for FOX 21 News in Colorado Springs. He previously worked for .
Matt Meister Date of Birth / Birthday
Meister was born on December 20, 1976 in Colorado, United States. He celebrates his birthday on December 3 every year. Meister is 46 years old as of 2022.
Matt Meister Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Matt Meister Partner/Wife
Meister is married to his better half Misty. The couple reside in Colorado Springs. During their spare time, they loves outdoor activities such as hunting and skiing, together with their children.
Matt Meister Kids/Children
Meister and Misty are proud parents of their adorable two children. He has shared their names therefore, much information will be updated once available to the public.
Matt Meister Relatives/ Family
Meister manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Matt Meister Schooling/Education
Meister joined the Metropolitan State University of Denver to further his education and pursue his career course. After finishing his studies there, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology and a Minor in Mathematics
Matt Meister Profession
Meister is a chief meteorologist and weather anchor at FOX 21 News in Colorado Springs. He serves in the station as a chief meteorologist. Prior to joining the FOX 21 News weather team, he worked with Falcon School District 49 for eight years.
He also worked at KGWN-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cheyenne, Wyoming. While there, he worked as a weekend meteorologist. Prior to arriving in Cheyenne, Wyoming, he joined KRDO NewsChannel 13 in Colorado Springs in September of 2001. IN the course of his time there, he served as a weekend meteorologist.
After a period of time there, he worked his way up through the rank. He began as a weekend meteorologist, later he was elevated to the weekday evening meteorologist, to the weekday evening meteorologist. Later in the year, he was promoted to the chief meteorologist. While still there, the American Meteorological Society recognized him as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and he became the first meteorologist in southern Colorado.
During his leisure time, he loves skiing and hunting as some of the outdoor activities. In addition to that, he enjoys playing guitar and cooking. He also likes volunteering including at his church, he volunteers as a youth sports coach. He has also volunteers in a number of non-profit organizations.
Matt Meister National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
In June 1999, Meister joined the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder. While there, he worked as a Student Assistant II. He is a published author of several scientific papers. The papers focused on his research of thunderstorms as part of tracking system and automated forecasting.
In 2000, during the Summer Olympic Games, the NCAR Thunderstorm AutoNowcaster was deployed to Sydney, Australia, and was used to forecast thunderstorms. The system’s components are integrated into thunderstorm analysis tools in local National Weather Service offices across the country.
Matt Meister Falcon School District 49
After working working with television for a period of time, he left in 2014 and joined School District 49 as a director of communications. While there, he led in media relations efforts, public relations, communication, and marketing through a transparent, two-way communication strategy. He also assisted in continuous improvement and process development efforts in the district. After sometimes, the District 49 communications department earned numerous Colorado School Public Relations Association Awards such as two Medallion Awards for overall excellence under his leadership.
Matt Meister Income
Meister receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Matt Meister Net Worth
Through Meister‘s career as a Chief Meteorologist and weather anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $ 1 million and $1.5 million.
Matt Meister Awards
His great work was recognized and earned hi several awards and honors. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award. In 2011, he was named the Colorado Broadcasters Association Broadcast Citizen of the Year and in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 he earned an Associated Press Best Weathercast awards. In addition to that, he was named the Colorado Broadcasters Association Best Meteorologist in 2011 and 2021.
Furthermore, he has won other local “Best of” awards including Colorado Springs Gazette Best TV News Hottie in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. He also won the Colorado Springs Gazette Best TV Meteorologist in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Meister also won Colorado Springs Independent Best Local TV News Personality award in 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Matt Meister Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Meister is active on his social media accounts. He has about 14k followers on his Facebook Page, about 16.8k followers on his Twitter account, and around 3257 followers on his Instagram account.