Shiri Spear is a meteorologist from the USA who works with Fox25 and hosts the Morning News show. Let us have a sneak peek into her life and career achievements!
Shiri Spear and her growing years
Shiri Spear was born in Hollis in New Hampshire, New England. Her date of birth is not known but she was born in the year 1981. There is not much revealed about her parents and siblings on the internet. She has also not spoken anything about her childhood days. She was the captain of her school volleyball team and has a height of 5 feet and 2 inches.
Shiri completed her high school and joined McGill University in Montreal, Canada to study Meteorology. She was married at that time and her husband was in the US Marine. Hence his posting changed and he had to relocate to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. She joined her husband there and later returned to her hometown and finished her BA in Secondary Mathematics Education from the Rivier University situated in Nashua. She started work as a teacher for preschool. She has a passion to learn and work in the field of weather and forecasting. Therefore in 2007, Shiri completed her MS in Atmospheric and Environmental Science from the UMass Lowell.
Shiri and her weather forecasting career
Her first job was as a waitress. She told in an interview:
“My first job… I actually worked summers at Dunkin’ Donuts in Hollis, New Hampshire, up the street from where I grew up.”
Shiri then joined the WWLP-TV22 in Springfield, MA and worked there in the weather section for three years. From 2010 to 2012, Shiri was at the tropical forecasting cell of the WTVJ in Miami. They used to do annual Hurricane specials for which she and her team at WTVJ earned two Emmy nominations. She got her CBM accreditation from the American Meteorological Society in the year 2012.
When questioned about her backup career, Shiri had said:
“Well, I was a teacher before, so I probably would be a teacher, either seventh grade math or preschool, or I always wanted to be a volcanologist, too, might have to move to Hawaii, study volcanoes.”
In 2012, she came with Fox25 and continues to be with them. She is with the storm tracker team. Her estimated net worth is $ 1 million.
Shiri Spear and her lifestyle and likes
Shiri loves chocolates. She likes to play volleyball and her crush is Chris Hemsworth. She likes to watch on TV The Game of Thrones and is fond of Sci-Fi and The 100 series.
Shiri Spear and her personal life, husband, and children
Shiri is very open about her life. She has no secrets. She is happily married to a US Marine officer and has two daughters with him who are named Gabrielle and Mia. They both love donuts and sweet food items. Shiri loves to talk about her family and at every point of her discussion or during an interview she often speaks at length about her husband and daughters. She also has a dog called Lobo whom she adores.
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