John Elliott Biography
John Elliott is an American Meteorologist known for her time working for CBS 2 Chicago serving the station as a Weekend Meteorologist. He joined the station in the month of January 2007 and left the station in January 2023.
John Elliott Age
Elliott likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 60’s.
John Elliott Height
Elliott stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
John Elliott Family
Elliott has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Elliott has any siblings.
John Elliott Wife
Elliott is married to MaryEllen Ford-Elliott although he has not disclosed when they tied the knot. The couple is blessed with a daughter named Elizabeth. On Mar 8, 2017, he wished his wife a happy anniversary on twitter.
Happy Anniversary to me and the Mrs… Pretty sure I got the better deal! pic.twitter.com/YPYnFJyvP5
— John Elliott (@JohnElliottTV) March 8, 2017
John Elliott Net Worth
Elliott has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a meteorologist.
John Elliott Salary
Elliott earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
John Elliott Education
Elliott attended Wayne State University in Detroit where he received his B.A. in radio, television, and film. He then received his master’s in communications from Central Missouri State University. Additionally, Elliott studied meteorology at Mississippi State University.
John Elliott Career
Before joining CBS 2, Elliott was at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles where he worked for two years. Prior to that, Elliott spent two years with NBC News and MSNBC, appearing weekday mornings on NBC as a weathercaster on “Early Today.” Additionally, he handled a wide variety of assignments as an anchor and correspondent on MSNBC.
In 2004, he served as the MSNBC presidential campaign correspondent in the battleground state of Iowa. Elliott also reported from many bases and posts throughout the nation as troops were deployed for the war in Iraq, and spent time onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.
Before joining NBC, he worked for XETV-TV in San Diego, where he was an anchor on the Fox station’s morning newscasts. Elliott was also a morning news anchor for KGET-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California.
Elliott started his career working as a weathercaster at WRBL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Georgia, then at KGET before making the transition to his role as a news anchor in Bakersfield.
Prior to embarking on his career in broadcasting, John was an advertising copywriter and producer and also taught media courses at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan, and Central Missouri State.
Throughout his career, Elliott has received the California Associated Press award for Best Weathercaster and has also received numerous honors for his news features and general assignment reporting.
John Elliott CBS 2 New York
Elliott is currently working at CBS 2 New York where he works alongside other famous CBS 2 New York anchors and reporters including;
- Elise Finch
- Otis Livingston
- Steve Overmyer
- Lisa Rozner
- Kristine Johnson
- Cindy Hsu
- Chris Wragge
- Hazel Sanchez
- Dick Brennan
- Ali Bauman
- Lonnie Quinn
- Tony Aiello
- Vanessa Murdock
- Mary Calvi
- Dana Tyler
- Jessica Moore