Paul Heggen KPIX, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

Paul Heggen Bio, Wiki

Paul Heggen is an American journalist and meteorologist. Currently, he works as a meteorologist at KPIX 5 in San Francisco Bay Area. Paul has been fascinated with the weather since he was a kid and studied it ever since. He joined KPIX in March 2020. Previously, Paul served for stations in Raleigh, NC, Tulsa, OK, Nashville, TN, Huntington, WV, Beaumont, TX, and Duluth, MN.

In 2002, he received the American Meteorological Society’s seal of approval. In 2016, Paul upgraded that to the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal. Paul has received several awards for weather coverage over the years. They include six Emmy Awards, and multiple “Best Weather Anchor” and “Best Weathercast” awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and Associated Press. In 2019, Paul was named “Weathercaster of the Year” by the Television, Radio, and Digital News Association of the Carolinas.

Paul Heggen Age

Paul was born on March 22, 1965, in Minnesota, United States. He is 56 years old.

Paul Heggen Height

He is a man of average stature. Paul stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx. 1.7 m).

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Paul Heggen Family

He was born and raised in South St. Paul, Minnesota, by his parents. But after graduating from high school Paul has moved all around the country. He has been fascinated with the weather since he was a kid. At the age of 4, Paul happened to be looking out the kitchen window when lightning struck his neighbor’s house. While in kindergarten a tornado skirted the town where his family lived. Paul holds an American nationality and white ethnicity. More details on his parents and/or siblings are not available yet.

Paul Heggen Wife

Paul is married to his wife Rachel since October 5, 2015. The two are devoted dog lovers and have two rescue pups named Scooter and Dagny. Dagny was the CBS 17 “Weather Dog”, she appeared on CBS 17 News This Morning on Fridays, from 6:30-7:00. During his free time, Paul spends his dinner break every day running or at the gym, he also enjoys golfing, playing softball, and bicycling.

Paul Heggen Education

Paul attended the University of Denver and received a bachelor’s degree in geography. He was performing research into the effects of El Nino on weather patterns in the Rocky Mountains. Subsequently, Paul earned a master’s degree in meteorology from Texas A&M University. His research at Texas A&M focused on lightning patterns within severe and tornadic thunderstorms.

Paul Heggen Meteorologist

He works as a meteorologist at KPIX 5 in San Francisco Bay Area. Paul has been fascinated with the weather since he was a kid and studied it ever since. He joined KPIX in March 2020. Previously, Paul served for stations in Raleigh, NC, Tulsa, OK, Nashville, TN, Huntington, WV, Beaumont, TX, and Duluth, MN. In 2002, he received the American Meteorological Society’s seal of approval. In 2016, Paul upgraded that to the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal.

Throughout his career, Paul has covered everything from blizzards in the Upper Midwest to tornado outbreaks in the Southern Plains. He also covered hurricanes along the Carolina coast. Now he is thrilled to cover the micro-climates of the Bay Area, and forecast weather right on the front lines of climate change.

Paul’s colleagues at KPIX include:

Andrea Nakano –  Sports Anchor and reporter

Elizabeth Cook – anchor

Gianna Franco –  traffic anchor

Katie Nielsen – reporter

Susie Steimle – reporter

Kenny Choi – anchor

Emily Turner – reporter 

Paul Heggen Salary

He works as a meteorologist at KPIX 5, he, therefore, receives a satisfactory salary. Paul’s average salary is $71,432 per year.

Paul Heggen Net Worth

He has worked as a journalist for many years. Therefore, there is no doubt he has accumulated a decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Paul is $ 692,341.

What Happended To Paul Heggen

Paul left WNCN CBS17 Raleigh, North Carolina in Feb 2020. He then joined KPIX in San Francisco Bay Area in March 2020 as a meteorologist.

Who Did Paul Heggen Marry

Paul married his wife Rachel on October 5, 2015, and live together in San Francisco.

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