Ron Childers Biography
Ron Childers is an American certified meteorologist working as the Chief Meteorologist on weekdays on Action News 5 at 5, 6, and 10 p.m.
How old is Ron Childers? – Age
He is 58 years old as of June 28, 2021. He was born in1963, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.
Where did Ron Childers go to high school? – Family – Education
He is a second-generation Mexican-American. Ron began studying weather full-time in the mid-1990s and earned his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Who is Ron Childers Married to? – Husband
He is married to Joyce Peterson, an Action News 5 anchor/reporter.
Ron Childers Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Ron Childers Salary
He earns an annual salary of $1 million.
Ron Childers Career
Ron is an American Meteorological Society member who has earned the prestigious AMS Seal of Approval. He is also a member of the National Weather Association and the AMS/NWA Memphis chapter. Ron speaks to a variety of schools, clubs, and civic organizations throughout the year. He is an emcee and auctioneer for various fundraisers, and he volunteers with several charitable organizations. Ron received the Diversity Memphis Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2011 for his civic and charitable work in the community.
Ron made the transition from radio to television in 1989, when he joined Action News 5 as a marketing and promotion producer and part-time weathercaster. Ron began studying weather full-time in the mid-1990s and earned his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Ron’s 20-plus years of forecasting experience includes working through some of the Mid-most South’s memorable storms. Ron won an Emmy in 2000 for his coverage of a snowstorm that blanketed the area. Ron was nominated for an Emmy for Best Weathercast by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2005. In addition, Ron was nominated for an Emmy in 2010 for his weekly weather webchat on actionnews5.com.