Bill Martin Biography
Bill Martin is an American meteorologist who is currently working at KTVU. He has been serving as the chief meteorologist at the station since 1995. In addition, he joined the KTVU team in 1993, and worked on the weekends.
Bill Martin Career
North Californian is his native home and brought up in Paradise. He attended the University of California, Berkeley from 1980 to 1984 where he graduated with a degree in Physical Geography (emphasis in Climatology). In addition, while he was in college, he spent many hours surfing the California coast from Oregon to Mexico. He gained passion and intrest for waves and weather.
After he had graduated, he spent three year in San Francisco State studying Atmospheric Science. He later interned at KRON Television (NBC), in San Francisco for a period of one years. In addition, he has worked a KFTY(Ind) in Santa Rosa for a period of two years where e served as a chieft meteorologist. Martin relocated to San Francisco where he worked at KPIX(CBS) as a meteorologist for the morning show for two years.
After having worked for more than twenty five years forecasting weather in the Bay Area, in 2014, he was one of the 6 meteorologists in the country chosen to go to the White House to interview President Obama on Climate Change. While he was at the White House, he had the opportunity to attend meetings with the President and his top science advisors. In addition, he was awarded with the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the The American Meteorological Society which is the highest level of certification.
In addition, he has read almost every written on California history. He recieved a Northern California Emmy for best on-air meteorologist in 2015.
Bill Martin Salary
Martin earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Bill Martin Net Worth
Martin has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a chief meteorologist.
Bill Martin Age
Martin likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not disclosed his age. However, this information will be updated when available.
Bill Martin Height and Weight
Martin stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall. However, nformation about his weight will be updated when available.
Bill Martin Family
Martin’s ancenstors were some of the earliest settlers in San Francisco and his great uncle was the sheriff of Vacaville in the late 1800’s. However he has neither diclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Bill Martin Wife and Children
Martin is married to Judy and together they have een blessed with one children who they named Katie.
Bill Martin Social Media Platform
Martin is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 10k followers on Twitter 1k followers on Instagram and 15k followers on Facebook.