Tammie Souza Biography
Tammie Souza is an American Emmy Award-winning meteorologist currently working as a fill-in meteorologist at WBBM CBS2 in Chicago, Illinois. Souza joined WBBM CBS2 in August 2020. In January 2020, she started working as a fill-in meteorologist for CBS3 in Philadelphia.
Souza still fills in at CBS3 in Philadelphia. She previously worked for WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for 3 years and 1 month. Shre joined the weather team in March 2017 till March 2020.
Tammie Souza Age
Souza was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Although there is no information about her date of birth, she is speculated to be around 35-40 years old.
Tammie Souza Height
Souza stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches. From her pictures, her height goes well with her body weight. There’s no further information about her body measurements. She is a Blonde.
Tammie Souza Education
Souza went to Mississippi State University where she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Applied Meteorology. She received a Certification in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from San Diego State University. Souza earned her pilot license while still in college.
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The weather has been Souza’s passion ever since she was a child. She started her broadcasting career at KHSL in Chico, California as a morning and noon meteorologist. She later moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to work as a Chief Meteorologist at WDJT.
Souza joined WMAQ NBC 5 Chicago in 2000 as a Weekend Meteorologist. She served in this position for 8 years till 2008. During her time in WMAQ, Souza recruited viewers to be “weather watchers”. She also visited grade schools with an educational weather presentation known as Weather With Class.
Souza was hired as the chief meteorologist for WTSP-10 news after the death of Dick Fletcher, its long-term chief meteorologist. She was the first female chief meteorologist in Tampa. Souza served in this position for 3 years from 2008 to 2011. In 2011 Souza started work as a Meteorologist for WFLD-Fox Chicago. She served as their meteorologist for 6 years till 2017.
In March 2017, Souza joined WCAU NBC 10 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a chief meteorologist. She left WCAU on the 6th of December, 2019. In January 2020, she joined CBS3 Philadelphia as a fill-in meteorologist. Souza began filling in as a meteorologist at WBBM CBS 2 in Chicago in August 2020 while still filling in at CBS 3 Philadelphia.
Souza’s sister Patty who is also a meteorologist worked for KXTV WTSP’s sister station. Throughout her career, Souza has had many accomplishments including a sit on the boards of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
She also holds both the Prestigious AMS/CBM Seal and the NWA Seal. She has been certified as Most Accurate Local Forecast at Fox Chicago, WCAU, and WTSP in Tampa. Before her broadcasting career, Souza had some minor acting roles in several movies including Assault of the Killer Bimbos as Darlene, Hellroller as Bunny, and Double Deception as Millie.
Throughout her broadcasting career, Souza has been nominated for 17 Emmy nominations and six Emmy Awards including Best Weather and Science Report, Special Live Reporting, and Best Weathercast.
Her report on Shipwreck Diving in Lake Michigan earned her a first-place award from the Associated Press. She got nominated by the National Association of Black Journalists for her story about fugitive slave ships on Lake Michigan.
Tammie Souza Family
Souza was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in San Diego, California. She was born to her parents whose information is still disclosed. She has a sister Patty, who is also a meteorologist who worked for KXTV WTSP’s sister station.
Tammie Souza Married
Souza is happily married to her husband Greg Hendricks. There is no much information about their marriage or how long they have been married. The two are blessed with a son Caleb. The family resides in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. Souza’s son at the age of 8 was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He had to undergo surgery.
Tammie Souza Salary
According to WCAU, Souza received an annual salary of $61282.
Tammie Souza Net Worth
Souza is one of the best meteorologists, with an estimated net worth of over $ 1, 000, 000. She has earned her wealth from her successful career as a meteorologist.