Frank Field (meteorologist) Biography
Franklyn Field is an American television personality and meteorologist who was on TV in New York City for five decades, reporting not only on the weather but also on science and health topics. He was instrumental in publicizing the Heimlich Maneuver to aid food choking victims. Field carries the Seal of Approval of the American Meteorological Society.
He was a resident of Montclair, New Jersey, before retiring to Boca Raton, Florida.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Age
The American television personality and meteorologist was born on March 30, 1923, in Brooklyn, New York, NY. He is 97 years old as of 2019.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Height
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Frank Field (meteorologist) Family
He is of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. The original family name was “Feld”, which is German for “field”. It was changed to Field to Americanize his last name. His parents emigrated to America in 1909; his extended family that remained in Europe perished during the Holocaust. Field returned on assignment from WCBS to search for remnants of his family and produced a one-hour special Journey of the Heart, which included an emotional interview with Eli Wiesel.
Field’s son, Storm Field (b. 1948) was a meteorologist as well, following his father into weather forecasting. Storm Field joined WABC-TV in 1976 and became the station’s chief weather forecaster shortly thereafter, staying on until 1991. He would join his father at WCBS the next year, with a humorous ad campaign employed by the station using puns and plays on both Frank and Storm Field’s names. Storm Field eventually took over the chief meteorologist’s role that his father held before him. He left in 1997 to become chief meteorologist at WWOR-TV where he again got a chance to work with his father. Storm Field presented a special in 2003 that highlighted his father’s career.
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Frank Field (meteorologist) Wife
Have you been wondering who is the American television personality and meteorologist married to, well, according to our research, he has a daughter by the name Allison, who was a meteorologist for WCBS-TV. She also appeared in a few movies, playing reporters or newscasters. She was also a spokesperson for Krups food processors. Details about his wife are not disclosed.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Education
Wondering what’s Field educational level, according to our research, He holds a B.A. in geology from Brooklyn College, a B.S. in optometry from Columbia University, and an O.D. degree from the Massachusetts College of Optometry. He was on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Department of Preventive and Environmental Medicine.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Career
He began his career in 1958 at WRCA-TV – which became WNBC-TV in 1960 – remaining there for over 25 years. He was friends with Johnny Carson and was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. On August 12, 1984, He moved to rival WCBS-TV, where he worked for 11 years. Later, he moved to WNYW-TV for two years before ending his weather forecaster career at WWOR-TV. He was noted for his science reports on new technology and medicines.
In the 1970s and 1980s, he hosted a nationally syndicated program on health originating from WNBC, called Health Field, and anchored a similar health news program on WLNY for the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, called Medical Update. He also did a documentary called Plan To Get Out Alive where he used a simulated house fire to show viewers how to survive that catastrophe. He won a local Emmy Award for his work. Dr. Field has now been replaced from Medical Update to retire in Florida.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Net Worth
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