Dr. John Scala (Meteorologist) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WGAL-TV and Net Worth

Dr. John Scala Profile

Dr. John Scala is a broadcast meteorologist for WGAL News 8 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. In July 2005, he became a member of the News 8 Storm Team. In the past, he was employed at the Millersville University of Pennsylvania, where he had a position on the tenure track and worked as the Associate Director of the university’s Center for Disaster Research and Education.

Dr. John Scala
Dr. John Scala

Dr. John Scala Age

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Dr. John Scala Family

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Dr. John Scala Wife

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Dr. John Education

Before beginning his career in academia, Dr. Scala held positions at The Weather Channel including those of Meteorology Training Coordinator and the network’s first on-camera Storm Analyst. Scala was there to provide live coverage of the unprecedented tornado outbreak that occurred in the Great Plains on May 3, 1999, August 11, 1999, the F2 tornado that struck Salt Lake City, and the F3 tornado that struck Fort Worth on March 28, 2000.

Dr. John Scala WGAL-TV

His first job was at the Goddard Space Flight Center of NASA, where he worked on the observation and numerical modeling of storms. This was the beginning of his professional career. In the course of his work, Dr. Scala has taken part in a number of research initiatives and has collected storm data from five different types of research aircraft. He has flown over the Amazon Rain Forest in the middle of the rainy season, as well as flown over Lake Michigan in the middle of the winter.

He formerly served in such capacity for the National Weather Association (NWA). After serving as a Councilor for two consecutive terms, John Scala is now a member of the NWA’s Committee on Societal Impacts of Weather and Climate, the Strategic Planning Committee, and he is the Treasurer of the organization. In 2009, he was honored with the Member of the Year Award bestowed by the National Weather Association.

In addition to these organizations, he is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the American Meteorological Society, the American Geophysical Union, and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. He also serves on the Board of Continuing Professional Development for the American Meteorological Society.

In 2011, Dr. Scala successfully completed the requirements set forth by the American Meteorological Society in order to acquire the Certified Consulting Meteorologist title.

On a regular basis, he is requested to deliver presentations to insurance underwriters, claims adjusters and special investigators, first responders and emergency managers, as well as public schools and community service organizations, on the topics of storm damage, awareness of severe weather, and disaster preparedness.

John Scala is a forensic meteorologist in addition to his on-air duties at WGAL. In this capacity, he prepares expert opinions on criminal and civil lawsuits, including situations involving personal injury, deaths that are in doubt, and damage caused by storms.

Dr. John Net Worth

His estimated net worth ranges between $700k – $2 million.