Bryan Norcross is a prominent television meteorologist and hurricane specialist in the United States. As of now, he is working for WPLG-TV Channel 10 in Miami, Florida, the ABC affiliate. Norcross also serves as a hurricane specialist for The Weather Channel in Atlanta since February 26, 2018.
He was a chief meteorologist for WTVJ-TV (the NBC-owned and operated television station in Miami, Florida). Where Norcross became best-known for his part in that station’s coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 before joining WPLG-TV.
He became the Director of Meteorology for WFOR-TV, the CBS-owned. And -operated television station in Miami, as well as a hurricane analyst for CBS News in New York City. Norcross became a frequent fixture on CBS’s national newscasts during hurricane season from 1996-2007.
He opted not to renew his contract with WFOR in order to create more time for America’s Emergency Network. A private company he formed with Max Mayfield, former director of the National Hurricane Center in June 2008.
Bryan Norcross Age
Norcross was born Bryan S. Norcross in Riverside, New Jersey, the United States of America on November 24, 1950. He is 70 years old as of 2020.
Bryan Norcross Height
Norcross stands at a moderate height of 5 Feet 11 Inches tall.
Bryan Norcross Family
Norcross was born in Riverside, New Jersey, the United States of America. However, he has not disclosed any information about his parents and siblings.
Bryan Norcross Wife
Norcross’s marital status is not publically known. It’s not known if he is single, married, divorced, or engaged. However, he has not shared any information about his children.
Bryan Norcross Education
Norcross attended State University where he graduated with a master’s degree in communications and Meteorology from Florida. He joined Florida International University where he earned an honors doctorate in Public Service degree from in addition. Norcross has a bachelor’s degree in Science.
Bryan Norcross Books
Norcross is the author of Hurricane Almanac 2006 – The Essential Guide to Storms Past, Present, and Future and the follow-up edition published in 2007 named Hurricane Almanac.
In July 2006, a companion website was built, HurricaneAlmanac.com, with Bryan’s updates to the book, bonus material, a shopping section for hurricane supplies, and the ability for users to suggest their own updates.
In May 2017, Norcross self-published his memoir on Hurricane Andrew, titled “My Hurricane Andrew Story.”
Bryan Norcross Salary
Norcross receives an annual salary of $69,004. This is according to the Channel 10 meteorologist salary.
Bryan Norcross Net Worth
Norcross has an estimated net worth that ranges between $1 Million -$5 Million U.S dollars.
Bryan Norcross Career
In 1968 and 1969, Norcross began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey on WTAI, an AM station in Melbourne, Florida. He served on-air at WTAL-AM and WFSU-FM during his college days in Tallahassee, Florida. Norcross started in television as an engineer at WFSU-TV in Tallahassee, Florida while in college.
In 1972, he moved to WXIA-TV (then WQXI-TV) in Atlanta. Where he worked as a maintenance engineer/technical director after his graduation. Norcross was promoted to acting Production Manager. In 1975, he was transferred to KUSA-TV (then KBTV) in Denver as the evening director of the station’s newscasts.
In 1976, Norcross was assigned to produce the 10:00 pm news which became the market’s highest-rated news program. He was promoted and transferred to WLKY-TV in Louisville as News Director in 1977. Norcross became the first-weekend weathercaster on CNN after signing on in the same year after receiving his master’s degree in 1980.
He moved to Miami as a weekend meteorologist for WPLG the ABC affiliate in 1983. Norcross moved to WTVJ, the NBC-owned station, as Chief Meteorologist where he became well-known for his coverage of Hurricane Andrew in 1990.
In 1996, he joined WFOR as Director of Meteorology. In 2006, Norcross gave up day-to-day weather casting responsibilities to concentrate on hurricanes and emergency communications issues. As of now, he works as a Hurricane Specialist at The Weather Channel since 2010. In 2012, Norcross served as Sr. Executive Director of Weather Content and Presentation. At The Weather Channel, he led the winter storm naming initiative.