Rich Marriott Biography
Rich Marriott is an American media personality working as a meteorologist for KING 5 Morning News, KING 5 Morning News on KONG, and KING 5 News at Noon. He previously worked as a forest service meteorologist stationed in the National Weather Service Office at NWAC, in Seattle, Washington.
Rich Marriott Age
Rich was born and raised in California, United States of America. However, his exact date ,month and yearof birth is not known.
Rich Marriott Height
Rich Stands at an Approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Rich Marriott Education
Rich attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s degree in meteorology. He also attended the University of Washington where he graduated with a degree in Atmospheric Sciences.
Rich Marriott Parents
Marriott grew up in Long Beach, California. He then moved to the University of Washington leaving his parents in California. However, no information regarding his parents is available and it’s also not known if he has any siblings.
Rich Marriott Wife
Rich was married to his wife whose name is not known but unfortunately, the duo divorced but reason for the separation remain unknown.He is currently married but he has kept his marriage off the lime light thus no information regarding his wife is available.
Rich Marriott Children
Marriott is a proud father of three children, two adults children, and a young son. He also has two grandchildren. However, he hasn’t revealed their names.
Rich Marriott King 5 News
Marriott joined KING 5 in 1987 as a meteorologist anchoring weekend evening newscasts and later weekday mornings and has since appeared on the station’s KING 5 Morning News, KING 5 Morning News on KONG, and KING 5 News at Noon.
Prior to working for KING 5, Rich previously worked for NWAC where he served as a forest service meteorologist stationed in the National Weather Service Office in Seattle . Here, Rich and his team’s job was to provide detailed mountain weather and avalanche forecasts to government and private agencies, as well as the public. He also spends his time teaching avalanche courses and installing some of the first remotely telemetered mountain weather stations in the Northwest.
In 1980, he went into the red zone at Mt. St. Helens where he and NWAC co-founder, Mark Moore, provided avalanche hazard information to the scientists working on the volcano and also had an opportunity to work with Harry Truman, the 33rd president of the United States. Marriott also took part in working for the UW as Station manager for the Blue Glacier Research Project in the Olympic Mountains. In this capacity he maintained a research facility at the 6,800-foot level on Mt. Olympus and carried out research in glaciology, climatology, and meteorology. As part of this he was occasionally involved in helping with search and rescue and educational programs for Olympic National Park.
Over the years he worked as a consultant in weather and avalanche planning. Rich is still actively involved in the snow and avalanche community as General Secretary of the Steering Committee for the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW) – one of the leading international conferences on these topics.Marriott also worked as a research fellow in the UCLA Department of Meteorology, conducting research on the meteorology of the upper atmosphere.
Rich Marriott Awards
Marriott earned an Emmy award after issuing his report on Climate Change.
Rich Marriott Membership
Rich is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, and the American Meteorological Society and holds a Broadcast seal. He also a professional member of the American Avalanche Association, and Board Member Emeritus of the Friends of NWAC.
Rich Marriott Author
Marriott has co-authored research papers in scientific journals, including Nature, Annals of Glaciology, Journal of Geoelecticity and Geomagnetism, Solar Physics, and others.
Rich Marriott Salary
Rich earns an annual salary ranging from $108,545-$167,435.
Rich Marriott Net Worth
He has an estimated Net Worth of $1.2 million.
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