Pedram Javaheri Biography
Pedram “P.J.” Javaheri is an Iranian-American media personality serving as a meteorologist for CNN International based at CNN World Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and also appears regularly on CNN’s ‘Early Start’ show and HLN’s ‘Morning Express with Robin Meade,’ and occasionally anchors CNNI news shows. He previously served as a meteorologist and environmental reporter in central California.
Pedram Javaheri Age
Pedram was born on 24 May 1983 in Tehran, Iran.
Pedram Javaheri Height
Pedram stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Pedram Javaheri Nationality
He is American-Iranian.
Pedram Javaheri Education
Javaheri graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Meteorology. He continued his meteorological education through Mississippi State University and earned a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.
Pedram Javaheri Parents
Javaheri was born in Tehran, Iran to Turkish-Iranian parents. In October 1993, when he was ten years old, his family emigrated from Tehran to Redmond, Washington. His grandfathers on both sides of his family were meteorologists.
Pedram Javaheri Siblings
No information regarding his siblings is available.
Pedram Javaheri Wife
Pedram is married to Kimberly Javaheri Hardman but he has not revealed any further information regarding her. The couple has three children together, two sons and a daughter. The family resides in Atlanta.
Pedram Javaheri CNN
Javaheri is a meteorologist and weather anchor for CNN International. He also appears regularly on CNN’s ‘Early Start’ show and HLN’s ‘Morning Express with Robin Meade,’ and occasionally anchors CNNI news shows and he is a member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
He has covered some of the biggest natural disasters in recorded history. In 2013 he extensively covered the strongest storm to have ever made landfall, Super Typhoon Haiyan, as it moved ashore across the Philippines. He was also among the first to report and cover one of the largest earthquakes and destructive tsunami’s ever observed: a 9.1 quake off the coast of Japan that unleashed a deadly tsunami in 2011.
Prior to joining CNN International in June 2010, he served as a weather anchor at Arizona State University in 2002. While there, he led and developed the school’s first weather department at NewsWatch TV, an in-school news program broadcast throughout the State of Arizona. One week prior to his graduation, he accepted a position as a meteorologist in Utah at KCSG. He was later promoted to chief meteorologist and oversaw all weather operations.
In 2008, a duopoly station in California’s Central Coast hired him to serve as the environmental reporter and present the weather as a meteorologist for KCOY, KKFX, KION, and KCBA. He had an audience of over 500,000 television households. While in California, he covered numerous notable events. In 2008, he was on the scene of the Basin Complex Fire in Big Sur, the second costliest wildfire in U.S. history. In June 2009, he became the only reporter in the market to cover the Michael Jackson memorial service at the Staples Center after having won a lottery to attend it.
Pedram Javaheri Awards
Javaheri received an Emmy nomination for outstanding achievement in weather from the San Francisco / Northern California Emmy Awards. In August 2010, Iranian.com honored him as its Iranian of the Day and he was part of the CNN weather team that won the prestigious Peabody Award for its coverage of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Pedram Javaheri Salary
Javaheri earns an average annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Pedram Javaheri Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.