Darren Sweeney Bio-Wiki

Darren Sweeney is an award-winning and Certified Broadcast weather anchor/reporter working for WVIT (NBC Connecticut), as a weekend morning Meteorologist. He has been part of this network since Oct 2008.

Darren Sweeney Age, Birthday

Sweeney’s exact age and birthday are not known as he has not gone public about it. Nonetheless, it is estimated that he might be around his late 40’s.

Darren Sweeney Parents/Siblings

Sweeney was born and reared to parents in West Hartford, the United States. Unlike other personalities, the weather anchor hasn’t revealed any details in connection with his mother, father, or, boyhood.

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Darren Sweeney Education

Regarding her education, Darren acquired his Bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University and went ahead to earn his Master’s degree at Syracuse University’s highly regarded Newhouse School of Communication. Darren also graduated in 2003 from Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program.

Darren Sweeney’s Wife, Children

Of his secretive life, nothing is known of Darren’s romantic relationships. He has not been public about this aspect of his life, which has led people to believe that he is single as there is no proof to reveal otherwise, nor does he have children.

Darren Sweeney Career and Wikipedia

Sweeney works for WVIT (NBC Connecticut), as a First Alert Meteorologist. He arrived on the First Alert forecast team in October 2008 and delivers Connecticut’s most accurate forecast every weekend morning on NBC Connecticut.  Darren also enjoys covering breaking weather during the week live and in the studio.
During his time at NBC CONNECTICUT, he has covered some of the biggest storms of his profession.  Darren was a member of the team that forecasted during Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy as well as many tornado touchdowns.
Born and raised in West Hartford, Darren is thrilled to be forecasting for the station he was raised driving by and watching almost every day. His fascination with weather commenced at a young age through all of New England’s wild weather extremes. Darren’s household knew he was captivated by storms because when everyone was going inside to take shelter, he would grab a video camera and go outdoors.
He acquired his Bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University and went ahead to earn his Master’s degree at Syracuse University’s highly regarded Newhouse School of Communication. Darren also graduated in 2003 from Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program. He also has recognition from the National Weather Association (NWA) along with their seal of approval, as well as the American Meteorological Society (AMS) with their seal of approval.

 Darren has also experience with predicting New England weather. As a meteorologist for a Springfield TV station, he earned two Associated Press honors for Best Weathercast in 2006 and for coverage of historic flooding in October 2005. He also reported live during extreme weather events, most recently the tremendous flooding that took place along the Merrimack River in May 2006.  More recently, Darren was awarded a “Breaking News” honor by the Connecticut Society for Professional Journalists for his coverage of the 2009 EF-1 Wethersfield tornado.

Before returning to New England, Darren garnered experience forecasting extreme weather and tracking hurricanes for WFTX-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., where in a couple of instances, he was deployed to New Orleans to assist sister stations in covering Hurricane “Lilly” in 2002 and Tropical Storm “Isidore.”

When not working, you’ll catch Darren on one of his famous road trips exploring beautiful New England (especially during the summer). He is also proud to be a tenured Associate lecturer at his alma mater CCSU teaching in the Department of Journalism.

Darren also enjoys mentoring learners who are looking to get into the exciting field of journalism and broadcast journalism.  He also acts on the board of the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.  Darren volunteers his time at countless events raising money and awareness for different types of cancer research.  You will also frequently catch Darren active in helping homeless animals find good homes. His slogan is “Adopt Don’t Shop.”

Darren Sweeney Height

Sweeney has an estimated height of 6 feet 2 inches equaling 1.88 meters.

Darren Sweeney Salary

He has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 79, 445K to $ 189,325K.

Darren Sweeney’s Net Worth

Sweeney has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. Nevertheless, his profession as a meteorologist is his primary source of revenue.

Darren Sweeney NBC CT NEWS

Sweeney works at NBC CT NEWS with his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Keisha Grant-News Anchor
  2. Mike Hydeck-News Anchor
  3. Ryan Hanrahan-Chief Meteorologist
  4. Ted Koppy-anchor/reporter
  5. Heidi Voight-morning anchor/reporter
  6. Bob Maxon-Meteorologist
  7. Kevin Nathan-Anchor
  8. Shannon Miller-Anchor/Reporter
  9. Amber Diaz-Anchor/Reporter
  10. Rachael Jay-Meteorologist
  11. Len Besthoff-Chief Investigative Reporter
  12. Gabrielle Lucivero-Sport anchor/MMJ
  13. Matt Finkel-Sports Anchor
  14. Jennifer Joas-News Reporter
  15. Kyle Jones-New Haven Reporter
  16. Matt Austin-a General Assignment Reporter
  17. Jane Caffrey-evening News reporter
  18. Jolie Sherman-Morning Reporter
  19. Jeremy Chen-News Reporter
  20. Dave Peck-News/Sports Reporter
  21. Siobhan McGirl-Reporter
  22. Taylor Kinzler-Host

Is Darren Sweeney on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Darren doesn’t appear to have a public TikTok or Snapchat account.

By Eunice