The pretty and bold meteorologist, Allison Chinchar is one of the best-known television weather reporters in America. She has been in the journalism field for more than a decade, having kick-started her professional career in 2008 after her graduation from the University at WTVC television station. At the moment, the gorgeous weather journalist is associated with Headline News Weekend Express as a meteorologist alongside working for CNN as a weather reporter. Before attaining this great height in her career, Allison Chinchar had gathered valuable background work experience from diverse television stations including WKRN and WXIA.
In the midst of the reputable meteorologist’s success story lies a period of hard work and challenging weather conditions which requires of her to carry out extensive research and analysis coupled with a proper weather forecasting practice before going live on-air. She has also been associated with prestigious societies in America such as the American Meteorologist Society and National Weather Services.
Allison Chinchar Biography
The brilliant meteorologist was born in Mansfield, Ohio, the United States of America on the 9th of April 1984. Allison Chinchar has been reticent over her personal details as her parents, siblings and childhood information are not yet known. Well, it is known that the adroit meteorologist is a graduate of Ohio State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Science and Meteorology.
Prior to her graduation in 2008, Allison began her career as a producer and host of weather condition at Buckeye television station in the year 2006. Then she started her professional career as a certified meteorologist in March 2008, when she was employed by WTVC television Newschannel9 as a weekend evening meteorologist. While at the TV station, Chinchar displayed a high level of enthusiasm for her work for close to three years which aided her recruitment at WKRN TV in January 2011.
There, she continued with her brilliant weather forecasting job every weekend evening. She spent a year and six months at the TV station doing what she knows how to do best, which has contributed to her being rated as one of the famously known weather reporters in the United States. After having such a wonderful work experience at WKRN, Allison Chinchar moved her services to another prestigious television network, WXIA working as a meteorologist only on weekends. During her two years and eight months spell at the TV station, she performed excellently well.
More so, her incredible works while at WXIA attracted to her a job offer from one of the best news networks across the globe, CNN where she began working in June 2015. She serves as a meteorologist for CNN, CNN International, and Headline News Weekend Express. Following her brilliant spell at CNN, Allison Chinchar has gained vast public recognition across the world.
About her career achievements, though the skillful weather reporter is yet to clinch any award, her unequivocal talent and incredible works as a certified meteorologist have not gone unnoticed and an accolade to her name can be expected.
Allison Chinchar has been enriched through her chosen career field as she is reportedly earning an average salary of between $35,000 – $75,000 annually, which is the speculated average salary of a certified meteorologist.
Family – Her Husband
Aside from enjoying a successful career in journalism, Allison Chinchar is also enjoying a happily married life with her husband, Mark Benjamin Bettes. They are both meteorologists and are said to have met for the first time at a conference held for weather reporters. Soon after their meeting, they started having a romantic relationship that lasted for two years and in October 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia, they got married.
Three years later, their union produced a baby boy named Landen Benjamin Bettes. The couple is still enjoying marital bliss for seven years and counting.
Allison Chinchar’s husband, Mark Benjamin Bettes is a veteran American television meteorologist who also works as a storm chaser for the Weather Channel, WXTL. He is the host of Weather Underground Television and a fill-in anchor for the weather-related program, The Today Show. In addition, he served as the host of Abrams & Bettes Beyond the Forecast from 2006 to 2009, alongside his co-worker, Stephanie Abrams whom he had a love affair with before his marriage to Allison Chinchar. His outstanding works as a meteorologist has earned him an Emmy Award.