David Payne(Metrologist) Biography

David Payne(Metrologist)  Is is an American television meteorologist and storm chaser. He currently serves as the chief meteorologist for CBS affiliate KWTV-DT (channel 9) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Payne is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree.

He began his television career as a meteorologist at ABC affiliate KTUL-TV (channel 8) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1993, He left KTUL to become the morning meteorologist at KFOR-TV. As morning meteorologist, Payne had often been known for his humor and sometimes makes jokes, mostly aimed at co-anchor Kent Ogle, during the newscasts. His humorous nature has since been carried over to his role as evening/chief meteorologist at KWTV.

David Payne(Metrologist) Age

Born On July 16 1968 he is 50 Years of age as of 2018.He is a recipient of the NWA’s Broadcasting Seal of Approval and a member of National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society and lives with his wife Julie, and their daughter in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Payne began his career as a meteorologist at KTUL-TV in Tulsa Oklahoma. He is also famous for his humor and making jokes during his shows, and He currently serves as the chief meteorologist for CBS affiliate KWTV-DT in Oklahoma City. Payne got his degree in Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma.

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David Payne(Metrologist) Career

A fourth generation Oklahoman, Payne is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree. He began his television career as a meteorologist at ABC affiliate KTUL-TV (channel 8) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1993, Payne left KTUL to become the morning meteorologist at KFOR-TV. As morning meteorologist, Payne had often been known for his humor and sometimes makes jokes, mostly aimed at co-anchor Kent Ogle, during the newscasts. His humorous nature has since been carried over to his role as evening/chief meteorologist at KWTV.

Payne has claimed to have tracked several hundred tornadoes during his career. Among these were multiple tornadoes that were spawned by a massive supercell that cut a path from southwestern to central Oklahoma during a devastating tornado outbreak that produced 66 tornadoes and killed 44 people across Oklahoma and southern Kansas on May 3, 1999. Payne, along with KFOR photojournalist Marc Dillard, chased the lead storm of the outbreak that produced a devastating F5 tornado (then, the only recorded F5 tornado to have hit any portion of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area) that set down near Amber and tracked into southern and eastern suburbs. In 2013, as a member of KWTV’s weather team, Payne gave chase to the only other F/EF-5 tornado to track through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area (particularly the suburb of Moore).

Additional footage recorded during the outbreak of Payne and Dillard’s storm chase was assumed to have been lost. However, in 2005, the tape was discovered in a shelved box. The tape, which was later broadcast in a KFOR feature report, revealed included footage of Payne and Dillard getting too close to the F5 tornado, attempting to get out of the storm’s

David Payne(Metrologist) Wife

He is Married to wife Julie Payne.He is a member of the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society and is a recipient of the NWA’s Broadcasting Seal of Approval. Payne resides in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife Julie, and their daughter.

David Payne(Metrologist) Oklahoma

From 1993 to 2012, he served as a meteorologist for Oklahoma City NBC affiliate KFOR-TV (channel 4), providing forecasts for the station’s weekday morning and Monday and Tuesday noon newscasts and later also for the KFOR-produced morning newscast Rise and Shine on sister station KAUT-TV (channel 43), as well as performed storm chasing duties for KFOR-TV’s severe weather coverage. On December 14, 2012, Payne announced that he would join KWTV in January 2013, becoming that station’s 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. meteorologist;[1] he would later succeed Gary England as the station’s chief meteorologist, adding the 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. newscasts to his duties, on August 29, 2013.

David Payne (Metrologist)Salary

David L. Payne made $640,813 in total compensation. Of this total $371,000 was received as a salary, $250,000 was received as a bonus, $0 was received in stock options, $0 was awarded as stock and $19,813 came from other types of compensation. This information is according to proxy statements filed for the 2018 fiscal year.

David Payne Net Worth

Payne has also been nominated eleven times, along with recognitions from the Associated Press and the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for his severe weather coverage. David Payne net worth is huge of about $ 3million.David Payne net worth was not much when he started his career.

David Payne Daughter

He has a Daughter AUDREY Born On March 7.

David Payne News 9

News 9 Chief Meteorologist David Payne can be seen weekdays at 4, 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

David Payne is a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award winning meteorologist with a total of 8 Emmy wins and 16 nominations. The Associated Press and the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters have recognized David for his severe weather coverage, including tracking tornadoes, many times. He was awarded “The Weathercast of the Year” for 2011 and 2013 by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters.

A fourth generation Oklahoman and native of Guthrie and Edmond, David’s Oklahoma roots run deep. His family owns land acquired during the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, David Payne enjoys speaking to schools and organizations about weather as part of David Payne’s Wild Weather Camp. This interactive and exciting show teaches weather safety to kids. Being a father himself, children’s weather safety is very important to David.

During the devastating tornadoes of May 3rd, 1999, viewers around the world glimpsed heart-stopping images of David reporting live in front of that mammoth tornado. Then Governor Frank Keating recognized David for his severe weather coverage and helping to protect Oklahomans.

David’s coverage of the May 8th, 2003, Moore tornado earned him an Emmy Award along with two Emmy nominations. This storm, in a freakish sequence, was the second to hit the Moore community within five years and followed roughly the same path as the 1999 storm.

David was selected by the National Association of Broadcasters in 2003 to speak at their conference on Serving Communities in Crisis, held at the Reagan Center in Washington D.C. He shared his expertise on storm tracking and Oklahoma severe weather coverage. David is routinely sought out as an expert on weather by national television programs, magazines and newspapers. He’s been seen numerous times on NBC, CNN, FOX, The Weather Channel and The Discovery Channel…just to name a few.

David holds the seal of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.

David Payne(Metrologist) Oklahoma History

David has been Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s weekday morning and noon meteorologist for over a decade. He joined the 4 Warn Storm Team in 1993 from KTUL in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

During the devastating tornadoes of May 3rd, 1999, viewers around the world glimpsed heart-stopping images of David reporting live in front of that mammoth tornado. It is the only F5 to hit the Oklahoma City metro area. Governor Keating in a public ceremony recognized David and the 4 Warn Storm Team for their severe weather coverage. The Emmy, as well as two nominations, was awarded to David and photojournalist Marc Dillard.

A video recording made of May 3rd’s tornadoes was lost, attributed to the chaos and mayhem surrounding the day’s events. In 2005, seven years later, the tape was discovered in a shelved box. The tape revealed thrilling footage of David’s chase car pursuing the enormous storm. David received an Emmy nomination for his reporting, which were recorded on the “lost tape.”

David’s coverage of the May 8th, 2003, Moore, Oklahoma, tornado earned him an Emmy Award along with two Emmy nominations. This storm, in a freakish sequence, was the second to hit the Moore community within five years and followed roughly the same path as the previous one.

David was selected by the National Association of Broadcasters in 2003 to speak at their conference on Serving Communities In Crisis, held at the Reagan Center in Washington D.C. He spoke on the topics of storm tracking and covering severe weather in Oklahoma. David has appeared on national television, as well as interviewed in national newspapers and magazines.

In April 2005, the Oklahoma House of Representatives honored David and the 4 Warn Storm Team by passing House Resolution 1018 which extended its appreciation and thanks to for the 4 Warn Storm Team and their investment in the safety of the people of Oklahoma.

In spring of 2006, David waited and watched as storms developed west of Oklahoma City, near El Reno. Several tornadoes appeared before his eyes, one, a rare anticyclonic with a clockwise motion. Driving over 500 miles that day, David’s coverage brought him two Emmy Awards and three Emmy nominations.

The spring of 2007 in Oklahoma was a very active year, full of severe weather including tornadoes. David’s coverage of the Sweetwater, Oklahoma tornado on May 5th, 2007 earned him two additional Emmy nominations.

At the end of 2007 David received a National Emmy for his severe weather coverage for the El Reno, Oklahoma tornadoes from 2006. This was the first time in over thirty years a National Emmy had been given to anyone in Oklahoma.

David picked up another Emmy Award in 2009 for his coverage and tracking of multiple tornadoes on May 24th, 2008 in Northern Oklahoma. On that day one storm would spawn over a dozen tornadoes across three counties.

The spring of 2009 was deadly and violent in Oklahoma. David earned an Emmy nomination for his severe weather coverage for the Oklahoma City, Edmond and Lone Grove tornadoes.

David holds the seal of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. David’s knowledge and passion for severe weather has put him in the national spotlight many times. He’s been seen numerous times on NBC, CNN, FOX, The Weather Channel and The Discovery Channel..just to name a few. David’s been recognized many times by the Associated Press and the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for his severe weather coverage, including tracking tornadoes. David was just awarded “The Weathercast of the Year” for 2011 by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters.

David has under his belt nearly twenty years of experience tracking tornadoes. He has seen several hundred, including a backward rotating one, which is, in fact, the world’s record for the longest anticyclonic (backward spinning tornado) ever caught on tape.

David’s Oklahoma roots run deep. His family still owns land acquired during the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree, David Payne enjoys speaking to schools and organizations about weather. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, water skiing, gardening, bird watching, and of course, tornado chasing. David, his wife Julie, and their daughter reside in Edmond.

Hometown: Born in Guthrie. Grew up in Edmond. Life Goal: Be the best dad I can be.

Play any sports/Favorite Sport: I used to be a barefoot water skier…it’s been a while..love golf, football and basketball.

Favorite TV Shows: Seinfeld, Star Trek movies, Ghost Hunters, Pickers, Pawn Stars and Finding Big Foot.

Most embarrassing moment: A few hours before my daughter was born I worked myself up into a birthing frenzy and blacked out. Luckily I was surrounded by nurses and doctors.

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