Derek Van Dam, Bio , Wiki, Age, Height, Net worth , Salary, CNN, Wife, Career

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Derek Van Dam Biography | Wikipedia

Derek Van Dam is a weather anchor based on the networks headquarter of Atlanta for CNN. He was credited with raising the quality and standards of weather broadcasting across the African continent with his previous positions as a Chief Meteorologist at News Channel Africa. Derek provides weather reports and science bulletins on the weekend and weekday editions of the CNN newsroom. He is also a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society it was a designation that recognizes excellence in his field.

Derek Van Dam Age | Birthday

Derek was born to his parents on October  7th,1983  in Oklahoma, he is 38years old as of 2021 in the United States. He celebrates his birthday every year on 7th October. READ ALSO; Christi Paul

Derek Van Dam Height | Body measurements

Derek stands at an approximate height of 5feet 11inches, However, information about his other body measurements is still under review and will be updated as soon as possible.

Derek Van Education

Derek is a graduate of Central Michigan University, where he studied and earned a BA in Meteorology and Broadcast / Cinematic Arts. After college Derek worked as a morning weather anchor at an NBC affiliate in Flint, Michigan.

Derek Van Dam Nationality | Ethnicity

Derek is an American weather anchor. He is an American by  Nationality and a white | Caucasian  Ethnicity.

Derek Van Dam Net worth

Van Dam’s primary source of income is his career as a journalist. His net worth is estimated to be between $1million and $5million.

Derek’s Salary

Derek is a journalist in the united states. He has an approximate salary of $37,311 to $144,282

Derek Van Dam Parents | Siblings

Derek was born to his parents and was raised in Oklahoma. More Information regarding his parents is not yet known and it is not clear if he has any siblings, though the information about his Parents and Siblings is still under review and will be updated as soon as possible.

Derek Van Dam  Family | wife | Children

Derek is currently married to his longtime girlfriend, Capetonian Tara Van Dam currently residing in Atlanta. Both of them have been part of many marathon events and both of them enjoy extreme sports including surfing and sailing. Van Dam and his wife have been blessed with two children,  their son Logan Malloy Van Dam whose birth was announced in August 2018, and their daughter firstborn Maya Sophie born on 1 March 2017.

Derek Van Dam CNN

Before Derek joined CNN International, he was credited with raising the quality and standards of weather broadcasting across the  African continent with his previous position as Chief Meteorologist at eNCA. He managed 7 Climatologists and a Meterologist’s teams while anchoring bulleting for the news shows.

In 2008 he relocated to Cape Town to pursue a unique position, head of news, Launching South Africa’s first 24-hr news channel, ENCA.  Before he moved to Africa he worked as an Anchor at an NBC affiliate Flint Morning Show, In the Wolverine state, after college, Michigan.

Derek Van Dam Career

Van Dam began his career as a meteorologist at an NBC affiliate network in flint. He Joined and worked at 3News Channel Africa and lived Africa, while he was working there he conducted various awareness programs about broadcasting as well.

Currently, Derek is serving as a meteorologist for CNN international. His reports can be seen on several network shows like CNN Newsroom. He was awarded by the American Meteorological Society.

He also won the 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in innovation for his coverage of the solar eclipse. Derek has also Participated in two of South Africa’s toughest single-day roles and trail events and he is also an avid Ultra Marathon.