Melissa Nord Biography
Melissa Nord is an Emmy award-winning Certified Broadcast Meteorologist for 11 Alive, WXIA weekend morning news based in Atlanta. Nord is an Atlanta area native, a proud graduate of Georgia Tech, and she is thrilled to be back home forecasting the weather for north Georgia.
Melissa graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. During her Internship at the National Weather Service Office, she worked on a collaborative research study to explore ways to increase warning lead times during tornadic severe weather events. She was named one of Georgia Tech Alumni Association’s 40 under 40 graduates in 2021.
Melissa Nord Career
Nord has been covering national and international weather stories and most recently has worked for The Weather Channel and CNN on a part-time basis. In this, she covered the Atlantic Basin’s most active hurricane season on record and the Northeast’s biggest snowstorm in nearly five years.
Before moving back home, Melissa spent nearly four years in Washington, D.C. at 11Alive’s sister station, WUSA 9 where she developed her skills of explaining weather using augmented reality graphics. She earned both the 2018 Associated Press and Emmy Awards for best Meteorologist in the D.C. – Baltimore area.
Before Washington D.C., Nord worked as a meteorologist at LEX 18 in Lexington, Kentucky. She started her broadcast career in Atlanta as a weather producer and graphics meteorologist for The Weather Channel. In addition, she volunteered with the National Weather Service Office in Peachtree City, during which she worked on a collaborative research study to explore ways to increase warning lead times during tornadic severe weather events.
Melissa is an advocate for inspiring others to gain interest in science, and si looking forward to community events and school visits across North Georgia aimed at promoting STEM education. Nord currently works on the Exhibits and Programming Committee for the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.
Melissa Nord Age
How old is Melissa Nord? Melissa is in her 30s. She likes to keep her private life away from the limelight hence has not disclosed her age and date of birth. It is therefore not clear when she celebrates her birthday.
Melissa Nord Husband
Nord is married to her husband, a fellow Georgia Tech alumnus. However, she has not disclosed her name. The couple has a daughter nicknamed “weather baby”. Furthermore, they have a 120 pound German Shepherd Mix named Buzz after GT’s mascot.
Melissa Nord Family
Nord is very secretive about her private life hence has not disclosed details regarding her parents and siblings. However, we won’t let go, we promise to update you once the information is available.
Melissa Nord Height
Nord stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Melissa Nord Net Worth
Nord has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly from his successful career as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.
Melissa Nord Salary
Nord’s exact salary is not available. However, we will estimate it between $35,000 – $110,000 according to meteorologists’ annual salaries in the United States.