Mike Seidel biography and facts

Meteorologist from United States of America

Michael Phillip "Mike" Seidel is an American meteorologist who has worked at The Weather Channel since March 1992. He is noted for his field reporting from breaking weather including severe weather, hurricanes and snowstorms. Seidel's interest in weather started at the age of six when he began measuring snowfall in his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland. While he was in the eighth grade in school, Seidel installed a weather station on the roof of his house. He worked for four local radio stations during his high school and college years, including WJDY-AM in Salisbury, WDMV-AM in Pocomoke City and WKHI-FM in Ocean City (all three in Maryland), as well as WSUX-FM in Seaford, Delaware. After graduating from Wicomico Senior High School, Seidel attended Salisbury State College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in mathematics, in 1979. He also majored in geography. Immediately after his graduation, Seidel began his television career with WMDT-TV in Salisbury. Seidel also entered graduate school, and he earned his Master's degree in Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University. Seidel wrote his master's thesis under the direction of Gregory S. Forbes, now The Weather  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Known as
Michael,Mike
Date of birth
1957-01-18
Place of birth
Salisbury
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Christine Schroder
Profession
Meteorologist, TV Meteorologist

Employment

Company Job title From To
WMDT 1980 1983
WYFF 1983 1989
The Weather Channel 1992
WBOC-TV Chief Meteorologist 1989 1992

Education

Institution From To
Pennsylvania State University
Salisbury State College
Wicomico High School

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