Dallas Raines Biography
Dallas Raines is an American journalist who works as the head meteorologist for ABC7 Eyewitness News, providing the channel with weekday nightly weather forecasts. Raines began working for the television network in 1984 and has been there ever since.
Dallas Raines Age
Dallas is 67 years old as of 2021, He was born in 1954 in the USA.
Dallas Raines Birthday
Dallas has not disclosed any information on his birthday nor his date of birth.
Dallas Raines Height
Raines stands at an average height with a moderate weight. Information on his other body measurements is currently unavailable at the moment.
Dallas Raines Family
Dallas is the son of Riley Gene Raines and Sybil Jeannette Hambrick.
Dallas Raines Education
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism and Earth Science with a concentration on meteorology from Florida State University. Raines has also completed a number of graduate-level climatology and meteorological courses.
Dallas Raines Wife
He is married to Danielle W. Raines, whom he adores. They are the parents of three children. In 2016, his wife Danielle was charged with assault for attempting to choke their daughter Georgia while under the influence of alcohol. She pled not guilty and was freed the same day about 2:30 p.m. after posting a $30,000 bond.
Dallas Raines Surgery
Raines was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005, which caught him off guard. He voiced his surprise in a 2016 interview, saying that he had been living a healthy lifestyle by exercising regularly, eating well, and being busy.
To his advantage, prostate cancer was found at an early age, which meant he could undergo routine surgical treatments such as radiation or do nothing at all. Raines, on the other hand, chose to undergo radiation therapy and surgery. In the end, he triumphed over prostate cancer.
Dallas Raines Salary
According to ABC7 anchor salary, Dallas receives an annual average salary of $85,000.
Dallas Raines Net Worth
Raines’ net worth is approximated to be ranging between $100,000-$300,000 as of 2021.
Dallas Raines Weatherman Career
Raines is the ABC7 Eyewitness News head meteorologist, giving weekday evening weather reports. He joined ABC7 in 1984 after graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism and earth science with a focus on meteorology.
Dallas is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, an honor bestowed to those who have passed the American Meteorological Society’s rigorous test. Meteorologists who have earned this certification have completed a rigorous written exam that tests their knowledge of weather and forecasting.
A panel of AMS professionals reviews their on-air work and rates their ability to deliver essential meteorological information to their audience. Dallas is an AMS professional member who has received the Seal of Approval for TV Broadcasting as well as multiple honors for exceptional weather coverage.
Dallas was asked to participate in a 30-person scientist/climatologist discussion on global warming held by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore at the White House. Dallas received the Daily News People’s Choice Award for Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles, among other honors.
The American Cancer Society honored him Man of the Year. In Paris, France, he was named Best Weather Presenter/World competition level. In the 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. division, he won a Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast in Southern California.
He won the Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment. Overall Excellence in a 60-Minute Newscast was presented to him by the Greater Los Angeles Press Club. Dallas was named the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles by KIIS Radio.
ON CABLE magazine has named him the Most Popular On-Air Personality at CNN. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) awarded him the Outstanding Coverage Award for his coverage of Hurricane Frederic.
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