Storm Field Biography
Elliott David Field is a retired American meteorologist. He is most noted for his time in the New York Media market. The retired Meteorologist followed his longtime father Dr. Frank field who was a Weatherman.
Storm Field Age
Field was born on November 25, 1948, in the United States.
Storm Field Wife
Field is a married man but details about the mother of his children are not known. Together with her mysterious wife, they are parents of two daughters and the family lives in Westchester County, in New York, United States.
Storm Field Salary
According to online sources, the average annual salary of an anchor is between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 and its believed Field was receiving the same while working for WABC.
Storm Field Net Worth
Field has an approximated net worth of between $50K – $100k dollars. The veteran meteorologist and weatherman has accumulated his net worth from his successful career.
Storm Field Education
He attended a public high school called Wellington C. Mepham High School located in Bellmore, New York, United States. Details about where he went to university are not Known.
Storm Field Career
Storm began his career at WABC’s Eyewitness News program where he was hired by the station in March 1976, and Storm made his first appeared on television when covering Hurricane Belle, followed by working when Tex Antoine was ill.
Field also worked on the weekend weather broadcasts as well as the 11 pm weather broadcast on weekdays. On November 29, 1976, Storm became the permanent forecaster as a replacement for the suspended Antoine, who had been dismissed after an inappropriate comment concerning a rape story five days earlier.
His responsibilities after the replacement were the 6 PM and 11 PM newscasts, with other forecasters like Ira Joe Fisher and Sam Champion appearing on the 5 PM newscast. In 1978, Field joined the morning team with Shelli Sonstein and Jimmy Fink at New York radio station WPLJ.
Other than his weather duties, in 1981, Field became the anchor of the 5 PM Eyewitness News broadcast, working alongside Tracy Egan and (later) Kaity Tong. He anchored until 1983 when Tom Snyder took over the newscast and subbed off and on until 1984.
Field left WABC in 1991 and was replaced by Sam Champion on the 6 PM and 11 PM Eyewitness News broadcasts. After leaving WABC, Field joined his father Dr. Frank Field at WCBS, on August 24, 1992, making it the first time the two had worked together.
In anticipation of his debut, WCBS shot a series of commercials with Field and his father using puns on both meteorologists’ names. He remained with WCBS until 1997, succeeding Irv Gikofsky as the station’s chief meteorologist and afterward, he moved to WCBS’ morning newscast toward the end of his time there.