Bob Turk Profile
Bob Turk is an American broadcast meteorologist working for WJZ-13 serving as a meteorologist. He has been working for the station since 1973.
Bob Turk Education
Turk attended the then-named Towson State College where he earned a B.S. degree in geography. He received his Master’s degree in the same subject from the graduate school of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He as well taught elementary school in Baltimore city before attending graduate school.
Bob Turk Career
Turk is a meteorologist who gives weather updates during weekday evening newscasts on WJZ. You can watch him on WJZ on weekdays at 4, 5, 6, and 11. During his long tenure at WJZ, he has received a silver circle Emmy award. It was Turk who helped WJZ select the Doppler radar weather system known as First Warning Weather and put the station further on the map as the first Baltimore television station to have such sophisticated weather forecasting technology.
Turk has been an associate member of the American Meteorological Society since 1975. Prior to his broadcasting career, he served as an assistant planner for Howard County, Md., where he was in charge of site development plans. Additionally, he was active in the community and probably holds the record for “most number of community appearances made” over any other broadcast journalist in Baltimore. He also served on the boards of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the American Lung Association and is active in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Turk is a true die-hard dog lover and a Ravens PSL holder! You can often find him doing lawn and garden chores in his free time or watching sports and the Terps or Towson football!
Bob Turk Age
Turk is over 60 years old as of 2021. He was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. On April 24, 2018, he posted on his Twitter account that he was celebrating 47 years at WJZ. On April 24, 2020, he posted on his Twitter account “I have purchased new ties from time to time!” and Mark Viviano replied “47 years & some neckties that have been around for the entire ride”
I have purchased new ties from time to time ! https://t.co/3E83qx0pEy
— Bob Turk WJZ-TV 13 (@TurkWJZ) April 24, 2020
Bob Turk Height
Turk stands at a height of above 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m) tall.
Quick Facts About Bob Turk
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Bob Turk Family
Information regarding Turk’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Bob Turk Wife
Turk is married to Tina and the couple lives together in their home in Phoenix. They are parents of two adult children; a son and a daughter.
Bob Turk Daughter
Turk has two children a son and a daughter. His son Devin Turk is a weekend anchor/multimedia journalist at NBC2 in Ft. Myers, Florida. His daughter has a passion for teaching, unlike her brother. She teaches at a school in Naples, FL in the fifth grade. In May 2018, he posted on his Twitter account that his daughter graduated from FGCU.
Congratulations to my daughter who graduated from FGCU today .. cum laude! pic.twitter.com/DAI73TkM5T
— Bob Turk WJZ-TV 13 (@TurkWJZ) May 6, 2018
Bob Turk Salary
Turk earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000 working as a meteorologist for WJZ.
Bob Turk’s Net Worth
Turk has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a meteorologist.
Bob Turk retirement
Turk has not shared any information suggesting that he is going to retire any time soon. He is still working for WJZ where he serves as a meteorologist since 1973.
Bob Turk house
Turk and his wife, Tina reside in Phoenix, Baltimore, MD. The couple bought the house back in 1999 and later on installed an ICF system for mitigation against hurricanes.
Bob Turk WJZ
At WJZ Turk works alongside;
- Nicole Baker
- Rachel Menitoff
- Rachael Cardin
- Paul Gessler
- Rick Ritter
- Vic Carter
- Tim Williams
- Stetson Miller
- Sean Streicher
- Kristy Breslin
- Mark Viviano