Ted Schmidt Biography
Ted Schmidt is an American Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist who is currently working for KTTC since December 1999. Schmidt was part of the area’s first Emmy Award-winning newscast in 2002 when KTTC News Today was honored for excellence in television.
Since then, the station has won four additional Emmy awards. Ted was additionally honored with the National Weather Association’s Broadcaster of the year award. This was an award dedicated to his passion for providing accurate, informative, entertaining forecasts, and critical weather information under adverse conditions. It further echoed his outstanding commitment to community service.
Growing in a small town in Northwestern Illinois, Ted loved watching the skies while pretending to be a television weatherman. Upon discovering his interest, his parents let him stay up to watch the 10’oclock weather broadcast before bedtime.
This motivated him to the weather field. Currently, Schmidt is accustomed to Midwest weather with its four distinct seasons and enjoys the challenge of forecasting for Lowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Prior to joining KTTC, Ted spent three years in Wausau, Wisconsin where he served as a weekend meteorologist for CBS affiliate WSAW TV. His weather forecasting has earned him the National Weather Association’s (NWA) Seal of Approval and made him a member of the American Meteorological Society.
Besides his regular broadcast duties, Ted conducts weather presentations for schools and other local organizations. Ted is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University.
Ted Schmidt Age
Shmidt is very private about his personal life hence has not disclosed his exact age and date of birth. It is therefore not clear when he celebrates his birthday.
Ted Schmidt Wife
Ted is married to her wife Cara. They are blessed with two daughters: Madeleine and Julia. The couple also has a dog named Lucy. When Schmidt is not working, he likes playing drums in the Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band, home brewing, or running.
Ted Schmidt Family
Information regarding his parents and siblings is not yet available. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Ted Schmidt Net Worth
Ted has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as a Meteorologist.