Details of Stephanie Abrams’ Rise to Prominence as a Meteorologist and Who Her Husband Is

Stephanie Abrams is a well-known name in weather reporting in the United States. She is a prominent meteorologist who has been in the journalism field for close to two decades, having kick-started her professional career in 2002, upon her graduation from the university at ABC affiliate station, WTXL ABC 27, working as an on-camera weather reporter.

The brilliant meteorologist is associated with The Weather Channel where she has spent more than 16 years, working at different units. She is currently serving as the co-host of the Network’s early morning program, America’s Morning Headquarters which airs from 6 am to 9 am on weekdays.

While Attending FSU, Stephanie Abrams Put A Start To Her Journalism Career 

After witnessing the devastation caused by Hurricane Andrews in her teen years, Stephanie was inspired to have a deeper knowledge of weather, climate, and their phenomena. As such, she took the right step into actualizing her goal by proceeding to the University of Florida situated in Gainesville where she earned her first degree in Geography. Still not satisfied with her academic achievements, Stephanie enrolled at the Florida State University located in Tallahassee and there, she earned her second degree, a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.

During her time at the university, she carried out on-air weather forecast practice on a Tallahassee TV channel during a student-run news and weather program titled, FSU live. She also had a gig as a teaching assistant, organizing classes on weather forecasting and has gone ahead to applaud the professors at the university for making a difference in the lives of the students with their teaching techniques.

As a journalist, Abrams has associated herself with several societies such as the National Weather Association. She has also gone ahead to showcase her incredible leadership qualities from 2002 to 2003 while serving as the president of the North Florida unit of the American Meteorological Society.

Her Excellent Works At The Weather Channel Announced Her To The World

Prior to attaining worldwide recognition with her works at The Weather Channel, Stephanie Abrams first gained worthwhile journalism experience at the WTXL ABC 27. Soon after her graduation from FSU in 2002, she began her professional career at the ABC affiliate television channel situated in Florida, working as a weather broadcaster only in the morning hours. After one year of hard work at the TV network, Stephanie Abrams was recruited by The Weather Channel in the year 2003 as a reporter.

She carried out reportage duties for one year before making an appearance on her first TV show, Weekend View as a co-host. Following her work ethic and determination, the gorgeous journalist started hosting Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast, as well as Weather Center, together with Mike Bettes in 2006. The two hosted Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast which featured weather maps and news for three years and last aired on February 27th, 2009. They also co-hosted Evening Edition, another program that focused on weather news, for the final five months of the show before it ended in March 2009.

Stephanie Abrams
Stephanie Abrams with Al Roker: image source

Then three years later, she began working alongside, Al Roker as they co-host Wake Up With Al, an early morning weekday program which featured a mix of news headlines, weather forecasts, and feature segments. It ran on The Weather Channel for six years before it was canceled. During its run, Stephanie was hosting the show from New York City, at Studio 6E which is one of NBC’s Studio situated at 30 Rockefeller Center. Following the cancellation, she returned to The Weather Channel’s Atlanta Studios.

She Is Famously Known As The Co-host Of AMHQ

Together with Roker, Stephanie Abrams provided live reportage of the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 for America’s Morning Headquarters, as well as Wake Up With Al. While still co-hosting Wake Up With Al, Abrams’ competency and high level of professionalism landed the role of a fill-in anchor for Al Roker when he was on a break, and she began appearing on America’s Morning Headquarters. 

From 2012 to 2013, Stephanie Abrams worked as the co-host of The Weather Channel’s program titled On The Radar and equally co-hosted Morning Rush from the year 2009 to 2014 on weekdays. Currently, she has become a household name in the United States as she has been co-hosting the network’s early morning program titled, America’s Morning Headquarters, aired on weekdays at the Network’s studio in Atlanta.

She Has Made Appearances In Other TV Networks

Aside from co-hosting Wake Up With Al from NBC studios situated in New York, the certified meteorologist has also worked for the TV network. She first appeared on Today Show as a fill-in anchor for Al Roker. From 2010 to 2012, she co-hosted the news and talk morning television show on NBC, charming the viewers with her excellent communication skills and thus, became more popular across the globe.

Additionally, she served as the co-host of Weekend Today, morning news and talk program that broadcasts daily on NBC. Following the departure of Bill Karins from his role as Weekend Today meteorologist, as well as Janice Huff, Abrams served as the interim anchor of the show in 2012, until Dylan Dreyer joined NBC News and began working as the weather anchor in the Orange Room on Weekend Today.

How Much Has The Adroit Meteorologist Accumulated From Her Career?

The widely known meteorologist has obviously made the bank from her illustrious career as she has spent over 16 years at The Weather Channel. She is reportedly earning an annual salary of more than $170,000 and has amassed the estimated sum of over $7 million as her financial value. Stephanie Abrams has also dabbled as an actress, having featured in the American made-for-television sci-fi comedy film, Sharknado 2: The Second One, in the year 2014.

Later in 2017, a TV special on her coverage of Hurricane Harvey was released. Her exceptional coverage as a meteorologist in The Weather Channel: Live Coverage of Hurricane Harvey earned her News & Documentary Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast.

Stephanie Got Engaged In Early 2017

The gorgeous weather broadcaster was reported to have exchanged vows with her co-worker, Mike Bettes a few years back. Having worked together professionally for several years, the two got entangled in the web of love and decided to get married. Their union, however, met a dead end as both got separated and have moved on with their lives. Mike Bettes has tied the knot with the Headline News weather reporter, Allison Chinchar.

Stephanie Abrams, on the other hand, is also in a blissful relationship with her fiancé whose name is yet unknown. The pair got engaged in early 2017 and the beautiful weather anchor shared the news with her Instagram fans in February 2017. Since then, she hasn’t revealed whether they have officially become man and wife. Notwithstanding, the ambitious and hardworking journalist is apparently relishing a loving relationship with her man judging by her posts on Instagram.


Featured Today

Related Stories