Derek James Biography

Derek James is an American journalist working as an anchor and the co-host of WCCB News Rising. He is also the meteorologist. He joined the team in 2005.

Derek has a Certificate of Meteorology from Mississippi State University. He effectively bolsters the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and in 2007 was named their “Media Partner of The Year.”

Derek has additionally filled in as a mentor for “Let Me Run,” a non-benefit that utilizations rushing to instruct young men to be sufficiently bold to act naturally, to fabricate solid connections, and to carry on with a functioning way of life.

Derek additionally gives time to numerous other non-benefits including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Humane Society of Charlotte, The Choir School at St. Diminishes, the Association of Fund-raising Professionals and Hinds’ Feet Farm.

Derek James
Derek James

Derek appreciates investing energy with his better half Kristen, children Tyler and Chase, and their chocolate lab Dawson.

He composes a month to month segment for Charlotte Parent Magazine called “Daddy Derek” loaded with motivating, amusing, and intriguing guidance from a silly father’s point of view.

Derek James Age

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Derek James Wife

He is married to Kristen and the couple has two children together; Tyler, and Chase.

Derek James WCCB News

WCCB News Rising Co-Host/Staff Meteorologist James has been a piece of the WCCB Charlotte group since January of 2005.

Alongside co-facilitating Rising from 5-9 am Derek composes, creates, and has “The Snark Report,” a day by day five-minute diversion news portion loaded with sarcastic editorial and improv shows.

He has cast a ballot best male anchor in Charlotte in 2013, 2014, and 2016 Elevate Magazine “Best of the City” Awards and earned the best in front of an audience execution grant in 2012.

Derek was regarded with the 2009 Best Weathercast Award by the Radio and Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas (RTNDAC) and the 2010 Best Sports Reporting Award for a story on how climate impacts NASCAR crews.

Before joining WCCB Charlotte, Derek was the associate program chief/music executive at 107.9 The Link and official maker of the Matt and Ramona Show.

He additionally facilitated radio shows for Star 94 in Atlanta and went through eighteen months as the morning host at K104.7.

Derek started his telecom vocation at 15 years old as host and official maker of “Video News Live,” a live week by week link get to program in Wisconsin. Presently, he was recruited as a radio reporter for WDUX AM/FM.

While a sophomore in secondary school Derek increased national presentation for his inclusion of a propane train big hauler wrecking/fire and 18-day clearing of occupants in Weyauwega, Wisconsin in 1996.

He additionally facilitated morning radio shows in Green Bay and Wausau, Wisconsin before moving to Charlotte in 2000.

Derek James Net Worth

His net worth is between $ 200, 000 and $ 3 million.