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.
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
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;
- Keisha Grant-News Anchor
- Mike Hydeck-News Anchor
- Ryan Hanrahan-Chief Meteorologist
- Ted Koppy-anchor/reporter
- Heidi Voight-morning anchor/reporter
- Bob Maxon-Meteorologist
- Kevin Nathan-Anchor
- Shannon Miller-Anchor/Reporter
- Amber Diaz-Anchor/Reporter
- Rachael Jay-Meteorologist
- Len Besthoff-Chief Investigative Reporter
- Gabrielle Lucivero-Sport anchor/MMJ
- Matt Finkel-Sports Anchor
- Jennifer Joas-News Reporter
- Kyle Jones-New Haven Reporter
- Matt Austin-a General Assignment Reporter
- Jane Caffrey-evening News reporter
- Jolie Sherman-Morning Reporter
- Jeremy Chen-News Reporter
- Dave Peck-News/Sports Reporter
- Siobhan McGirl-Reporter
- Taylor Kinzler-Host