Ron Childers Bio, Wiki, WMC-TV, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Income, and Net Worth

Ron Childers Biography

Ron Childers is an American working for WMC Action News 5 as a weekday evening Chief Meteorologist since December 1986. His broadcasting career started in the early 1980s at WRVR in Memphis radio before he joined WMC FM 100.

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Ron Childers Age / Birthday

Childers is 58 years old as of 2023. He was born on 28 June 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.

Ron Childers Height / Measurements

Childers is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of  5 feet 8 inches.

Ron Childers’s Wife / Kids

Childers is wedded to Joyce Peterson who works for Action News 5 anchor/reporter. Joyce is a Memphian native and second-generation Mexican-American. They presently live together in Pidgeon Estates. Childers and Joyce are happy to have two handsome boys.

Ron Childers’s Family / Relatives

Childers was born and brought up in Memphis, TN, United States by his late father and mother Frances Lopez Childers (mother) who died on 12 July 2014, and Robert W. Childers(father) died in 1998. In 1994, his mom worked as a registered nurse at Shelby County Health Department. He was raised alongside his sister, Kathy Arnold, and a brother named John Childers.

Ron Childers Education

He pursued weather full-time in the mid-90s and attended Mississippi State University where he earned his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology.

Ron Childers’s Career

Childers works as a weekday Chief Meteorologist on Action News 5 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. He moved from radio to television in 1989 as a part-time weathercaster and marketing and promotion producer for Action News 5. Childers has been forecasting weather for more than 2 decades including working through some of the most unforgettable storms to move through the Mid-South.

He won an Emmy in 2000 for reporting a winter storm that blanketed the area with snow. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored him in 2005 with an Emmy nomination for Best Weathercast. Furthermore, he was selected for an Emmy for his weekly weather web chat on actionnews5.com in 2010. The Diversity Memphis awarded him the Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2011 and charitable work in the community.

Childers is a member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. He holds the prestigious AMS Seal of Approval. Throughout his career, he has spoken to many schools, clubs, and civic groups. Childers serves as auctioneer and emcee for various fundraisers and also volunteers his time with several charitable organizations.

Ron Childers Salary

Childers receive an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Ron Childers Net Worth

Through Childer’s career as a weekday Chief Meteorologist, he has accumulated a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Ron Childers WMC-TV

Childers works with WMC-TV where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Joe Birch
  2. Kym Clark
  3. Bria Bolden
  4. Taylor Tucker
  5. Sydney Gray
  6. Brittney Bryant
  7. Spencer Denton
  8. Sagay Galindo
  9. Erin Thomas
  10. Doc Holliday
  11. Matt Infield

Ron Childers Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Childers is active on his social media accounts. He has about 36k followers on his Facebook Page, about 18.8k followers on his Twitter account, and around 3926 followers on his Instagram account.

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