Mike Janssen Biography
Mike Janssen is a well-known meteorologist at WGN WeatherCenter and CLTV. Janssen is an AMS Seal of Approval holder and a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.
Mike Janssen Age|Birthday
Unlike his career, Janssen has managed to keep his personal information away from the limelight making it difficult to know about his age and date of birth.
Mike Janssen Parents|Family
Janssen was born and raised in Kankakee County and he is a son to his father David, a former farmer. In an interview, Mike thanked his father for making him get interested in the weather.
Mike Janssen Wife
Mike is married to one of the WGN’s news team members, Kasha Janssen. Kasha is a Supervising Producer at WGN. Mike and Kasha are parents of their one child, a daughter. hen not working the Mike loves spending quality time with his family and taking them to new places.
Mike Janssen Salary
Janssen’s salary ranges between $34,905 – $57,415 according to a WGN anchor’s salary.
Mike Janssen Net Worth
Janssen has an approximated net worth of between $100K – $1 million U.S dollars.
Mike Janssen Education
Janssen studied at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications & Media Arts class of 1998. Also at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Mike studied Radio Television Major, Journalism Minor.
He later joined Mississippi State University to study Broadcast Meteorology in 2002 where he graduated in 2005. Mike received his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology in August 2005.
Mike Janssen Career
Janssen is WGN-TV’s meteorologist in Chicago a station he joined in Sep 2010. Having been with the station for more than 10 yrs, Mike produces, presents, and forecasts for WGN-TV News and WGNtv.com. He also designs and forecasts graphics for use on all WGN newscasts.
Before join9ing WGN-TV, Mike was a Meteorologist, Reporter, and Anchor at WYIN-TV for more than a year, from Jun 2009 to Sep 2010. At WGN-TV, Mike Produced forecasts for Lakeshore News Tonight.
Mike also worked at WGSO 990 AM as a meteorologist for almost a year from Dec 2007 to Sep 2008. He was also a Meteorologist / Reporter at WGNO-TV for more than three years from, Aug 2005 to Aug 2008. At WGNO, Mike was the anchor of live hour-long Weather Now morning show and started Friday Forecaster.
He also worked as a Meteorologist / Reporter at WGNO-TV a position he held for more than three years, from Aug 2005 to Aug 2008. He was responsible for anchoring an hour-long Weather morning show and began Friday Forecaster. Before that, he had spent more than seven years working as a Meteorologist / Reporter at WSIL-TV from Aug 1998 to Aug 2005. At WSIL, he was responsible for providing daily forecasts for News 3 This Morning and for News 3-weekend evening newscasts.
Janssen also worked as an Anchor / Reporter at WSIU-TV for more than two years, from Aug 1996 to Aug 1998. He was responsible for anchoring breaking and sports news.