Since 2007, Dr. Jim Siebert has served as the lead meteorologist at KRIV FOX 26 in Houston, Texas. He is an American broadcast meteorologist, weather anchor, and reporter. The AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal is owned by Dr. Jim.
Dr. Jim Siebert Biography, Wiki, Age, Birthday
The precise date of birth mentioned by Siebert has not yet been verified.
Jim has also presented the results of his studies at national conferences and published papers. He may be seen at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on FOX 26 News.
Dr. Jim Siebert Education
Dr. Jim has degrees in communications from Brigham Young University, meteorology/earth science from Baylor University in Waco, and science education from the University of New Mexico. He is a university-level geography and meteorology instructor.
Dr. Jim Siebert’s Wife, Children
Debra, Siebert’s wife, is his wife. The couple is pleased to be the parents of four kids. The majority of outdoor pursuits, date nights with his wife, and playing with his energetic kids make up Jim’s pastimes.
Dr. Jim Siebert Fox 26 KRIV
Jim has also presented research and showcased his findings at conferences around the country. Jim’s research has focused in part on developing new methods for explaining meteorology through graphics.
Jim began his broadcasting career in Texas by working for TV stations in Waco and Corpus Christi. Jim has worked at stations in New Mexico and Nevada, where he received accolades from the Associated Press and the Electronic Media Awards for being the best weathercaster.
More recently, he served as the executive in charge of meteorological operations at a Houston-based weather counseling business. Jim is now publishing a series of children’s books that use stories to illustrate meteorological concepts and include young readers as the main characters.
Dr. Jim Siebert Published
- United States Patent, Method for Locating Sub-Surface Natural Resources Using Lightning Data, 2013
- “How Weather Reporting Affects Petroleum Prices,” Pipeline & Gas Journal
- “The Day it Rained Frogs” children’s book.
- “Dallin and the Storm Chaser” children’s book.
- “Effects of Improved Television Weather Graphics and Visual/Verbal Redundancy on Viewer Comprehension.”
- “Climate Impact on New Mexico Gardening,” Chapter for a manual
- Produced by the Bernalillo County Extension Service.
- “Skies of Enchantment: New Mexico’s Weather Extremes,” 30 min. video.
- “Severe Weather Safety: The Effectiveness of the Video Medium,” Baylor
Geologic Bulletin #7.
- “Severe Weather Safety: Are You Prepared?” 30-minute video.
Dr. Jim Siebert Awards
- Emmy for Best Weathercast Lone Star Chapter, 2012
- Best Weathercast, Texas AP Awards, 2011 & 2013
- Lone Star Awards, Best Weathercast for the markets in the state of Texas, 2011, 2008
- Best Weather Anchor, Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards, 2001.
- Research Grant, University of New Mexico, 2000.
- Second Place Weathercast, New Mexico AP Awards, 1999.
- 3rd Place MVCT Triathlon Las Cruces, NM, 1999.
- Best Presentation UNM Multimedia Gallery, 1998 & 1999.
- First Place Weathercast, New Mexico AP Awards, 1997.
- Ran Marathon for Charity, 1997.
- Global Change Scholarship, National Science Foundation, 1996.
- Elected to National Earth Science Honor Society, 1995.
Dr. Jim Siebert Societies | Hobbies
- American Meteorological Society Television Seal of Approval
- American Meteorological Society Member
- Weather Central Inc. NAB Computer Graphics Demonstrator
- National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
- United States Triathlon Association
- HAM Amateur Radio License: KC5 TIN
Dr. Jim Siebert’s Salary, Net Worth
The details of Siebert’s net worth and salary as an American meteorologist and weather anchor have not yet been updated. His income and financial wealth are still being examined.
Dr. Jim Siebert Twitter
From Chief Meteorologist Dr. Jim Siebert FOX 26 News: http://t.co/kiY40Gt3
— FOX26Houston (@FOX26Houston) April 18, 2012
IMAGE SOURCES – GOOGLE
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