Mike Janssen Biography
Mike Janssen is an American meteorologist currently working as a weather forecaster at WGN WeatherCenter and CLTV. Before joining WGN, Mike worked as a meteorologist and also a reporter at WSIL-TV based in Carterville, Illinois, WYIN-TV based in Merrillville, Indiana, and WGNO-TV in New Orleans.
Mike grew up in Kankakee County and credits his father David, a former farmer for inspiring his interest in weather. He attended Herscher High School in 1994 before joining Southern Illinois University Carbondale for a degree in Mass Communications. Later on, Mike furthered his education, taking broadcast meteorology at Mississippi State University.
He started working as a producer and weather forecaster at WGN WeatherCenter after a year working at WYIN-TV in Merrillville. He then established himself by creating a weather segment Friday Forecaster. This show gave students a chance to give weather forecasts every Friday Morning.
Mike’s first-weekend on-air report in New Orleans occurred just days before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Southeast Louisana, causing massive damage.
He is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In addition, Mike holds the AMS Seal of Approval.
Mike Jenssen Age
How old is Mike Jenssen? Jenssen is 45 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1976, in Kankakee County, Illinois, the United States of America. However, he has not disclosed when he celebrates his birthday. We promise to keep you updated as soon as possible.
Mike Jenssen Wife
Jenssen is married to his wife Karsha Janssen. Karsha is a supervisng Producer at WGN. The couple relocated to Illinois after Karsha got a job at WGN-Tv as a morning show producer. Moreover, together, they are blessed with a beautiful daughter named Lexi Janssen.
Mike Jenssen Family
Jenssen was born and raised in Kankakee County, Illinois, the United States by his father David, a former farmer, and his mother. However, he has not disclosed the identity of his mother. In addition, he has not mentioned anything about having any siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available. Thank you for choosing oneworldnformation.com.
Mike Jenssesn Net Worth
Jenssen has an estimated net worth of between $2 million and $5 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a meteorologist.
Mike Jenssen Salary
As a meteorologist working for WGN-Tv, Mike receives an average annual salary of between $37,820 and $58,785.