Mark Searles Bio | Wiki
Mark Searles is an American Meteorologist. He currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist at WJAR-TV/NBC10 based in Barrington, Rhode Island. Mark joined the station in June 2008. In the early ’90s, he worked as an intern with KCNC-TV. He now holds the AMS Broadcast Seal of Approval and has also received some Boston/New England Emmy nominations due to his weather casting.
Mark won the 2012 Best of Rhode Island Award for Television Meteorology. During his free time, he visits groups and especially school children where he talks about the weather and safety measures during dangerous weathers such as hurricanes. Mark has experienced some of Southern New England’s fiercest storms, such as the Blizzard of ’78 as well as Hurricanes Gloria and Bob.
Mark Searles Age
He was born in Seekonk, Massachusetts, United States of America. Mark celebrates his birthday on December 5th, every year.
Mark Searles Height
He is a man of average stature. Mark stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( Approx 1.73m).
Mark Searles Mother
His late mother Ann C. Collins, a former elementary school teacher passed away on April 9, 2021. She was admitted to Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI. Ann was born in Pawtucket, RI to her late father Joseph and her late mother Helen (O’Donell) Collins. Ann was a sister to the late Cornelia Collins and her brothers John and Joseph Collins. Mark grew up along with his siblings Sean P. Searles ( husband to Diane of Acworth, GA), and Kathryn L. Fraser ( wife to John of Seekonk, MA).
Mark Searles Father
NBC 10’s weather forecaster Mark wished his father a very Happy Birthday on October 15th, 2016. Mark took the honor to wish his father a very happy birthday during his 5:30 p.m. newscast. Mark said Happy Birthday, Mr. Searles! and displayed a photo of him and his father on the screen. His late father was John (Jack) Patrick Searles.
Mark Searles Wife
He is a married man. He shares his romantic relationship with his wife Nicole Searles. Mark and his lovely wife are proud parents to three fantastic young ladies. Their daughter Hailey turned 16 in 2020.
Mark Searles Education
He joined the University of Colorado in 1990. Four years later, Mark graduated with a degree in Physical Geography/Atmospheric Science.
Mark Searles Weather | Meteorologist
He became part of the NBC 10 weather team in June 2008. Prior to that, Mark spent more than 13 years forecasting the weather of Southern New England at WLNE-TV based in Providence. For the last six years at the station, Mark served as the chief meteorologist. Currently, he forecasts the weather on NBC 10 News. His broadcasts air at 5, 5:30, 6, 7, as well as 11 p.m. every weekday.
Mark started forecasting the weather as an intern in the early 1990s alongside former NBC 10 meteorologist John Ghiorse. His first professional job was at the ABC affiliate based in Burlington, Vt, WVNY-TV. There, Mark covered some major New England storms prior to returning to Providence to work alongside Ghiorse.
Before, Mark had studied aerospace engineering at the University of Colorado in beautiful Boulder, Colo. However, an internship he did in the weather department with John after his sophomore year changed Mark’s career path. He switched over to atmospheric science and physical geography. In 1994, he earned his degree.
Mark’s other colleagues at NBC include;
Hannah Ward– reporter
Mark Searles Salary
He earns his income from his job as the Chief Meteorologist at WJAR-TV/NBC10 based in Barrington, Rhode Island. Mark has an average salary of $71,453 per year.
Mark Searles Net Worth
The journalist is his main pillar in wealth creation and accumulation. So far, Mark has managed to accumulate an estimated net worth of $1,474,276.
How Old Is Mark Searles
Mark was born in Seekonk, Massachusetts, United States. He celebrates his birthday on December 5th, every year.
How Many Children Does Mark Searles Have
Mark and his lovely wife Nicole are proud parents to three fantastic young ladies. Mark’s family currently lives in the East Bay.