Who is Sarah Dillingham?
Sarah Dillingham was born in 1986, in Dalton, Georgia, USA, and is a television personality, best known for appearing in numerous broadcasts of The Weather Channel in which she serves as a storm specialist as well as a weather analyst. Prior to working with The Weather Channel, she previously worked for CNN.
The Net Worth of Sarah Dillingham
How rich is Sarah Dillingham? As of early-2019, source estimate a net worth that is over $600,000, earned through a successful career on television. She’s hosted numerous high profile programs on television, and collaborated with several big names in her industry. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Sarah grew up in Dalton and at a young age became very fascinated with the weather and meteorology and dreamed of becoming a part of The Weather Channel. She spent a lot of time wondering about the workings surrounding weather, so after matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Georgia (UGA) to complete her bachelor’s degree.
UGA is the public flagship research university in the region and is one of the oldest public universities in the United States. It ranks among the top research universities in the nation, and is ranked 13th overall among all public universities during the 2019 US News & World Report rankings. It also has one of the best college towns in America due to a vibrant music, restaurant, and bar scene within the campus. There are also over 750 student organizations within including the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I team, the Georgia Bulldogs. After completing her undergraduate education, she then took steps towards building a career in meteorology.
Texas Tech and Career Beginnings
In 2008, Dillingham enrolled at Texas Tech University (TTU) to pursue a degree in meteorology. The university is the main institution of the four in the university’s system with the seventh largest enrollment in Texas. They offer over 150 courses of study with research projects in the areas of atmospheric sciences, epidemiology, and wind energy as a few of the most prominent. During her time there, she worked on the experiment called Verification of the Origin of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2 or VORTEX 2. She served as an important member of the team’s tests throughout 2009 and 2010.
Her team was also responsible for measuring humidity, temperature, and pressure of nearby tornadoes developing across the Great Plains. During her senior year in Texas Tech, she took an internship with Cable News Network (CNN) which led to her gaining a freelance position with the company. CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, and the first all-news television channel in the US. It’s available in over 100 million US households, and is broadcast in over 212 countries, through CNN International.
Recent Endeavors – The Weather Channel
Sarah’s experience with CNN would help with the development of her career, and while interning with the company, she began working as a meteorologist for KLBK-TV, then began working on her master’s degree and was then offered a job at CNN as a full-time weather producer. With that job, she mainly worked behind the scenes helping with the production of weather segments and weather-related programs. She stayed with CNN for over a year, and due to the nature of her work, she began collaborating frequently with staff at The Weather Channel.
She had attracted a lot of notice thanks to her passion towards the industry, and was eventually invited to meet with one of the supervisors of the network, which led to her leaving CNN to join The Weather Channel (TWC) a subsidiary of Entertainment Studios. The network is based in Atlanta, Georgia and broadcasts forecasts as well as weather-related news, including programming related to weather leaning more on the entertainment side along with documentary programs. Her qualifications immediately led her to become an expert weather producer and storm specialist for the network, and she began appearing regularly during late broadcasts of the program “Weather Underground”
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Dillingham’s romantic relationships. She has managed to keep that aspect of her life away from the media, though several sources state that she is not interested in any romantic endeavors yet, as she is developing her career with The Weather Channel.
— Sarah Dillingham (@SarahDillingham) May 29, 2017
Similar to numerous weather personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media, mainly posting about her daily thoughts while also promoting some of her recent endeavors. She is very vocal about her Christian faith and often posts about her recent spiritual developments. She has an Instagram account which posts several personal photos, plus a lot about the current weather and her travelling to various parts of the country. Her Facebook page is the least active among all of her accounts, as she hasn’t posted anything new for several years – Tte last post she did was commemorating her first day with The Weather Channel in 2013 and all of the great memories she has gained since then.