Gabe Prough Biography
Gabe Prough is a media personality serving as the weekend evening meteorologist and weekday multimedia producer on ABC21/ WPTA. Previously he was a chief weather forecaster at WPTA.
Gabe Prough Age
Prough grew up in the Wells county area. However, his age is unknown.
Gabe Prough Height
He is tall in stature but his height is undisclosed.
Gabe Prough Nationality
Prough is American.
Gabe Prough Education
He is a graduate of Norwell High School, he furthermore graduated from Ball State University in December 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology & Climatology.
At Ball State, he served as the Chief Weather Forecaster for Ball State’s award-winning student news organization, NewsLink Indiana. He also took on the role of Executive Producer for the weather morning show Waking Up with Cardinal Weather. Additionally, he worked with fellow WPTA teammates meteorologist Liz Braden and Tylor Brummett, where they quickly became close friends.
Gabe Prough Family
There is no information about his family background, parents’ identities, and siblings.
Gabe Prough Wife
Despite being a media personality, Gabe has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not clear whether he is married, single, or in a relationship.
Gabe Prough Kids
There is no information on whether he has kids or not.
Gabe Prough ABC 21/ WPTA
Gabe joined the WPTA First Alert Weather Team in December 2019 as the weekend evening meteorologist for ABC21. He also serves as a newscast producer and multimedia journalist where he presents weekend weathercasts including the use of WSI MAX, supporting weekday meteorologists during severe weather, filling in for weekday meteorologists, and posting text, pictures, and videos to digital/social media platforms.
“During the week I assist full-time newscast producers and produce newscasts on an as-needed basis. I am also a multimedia journalist on an as-needed basis, with an emphasis on weather/science content,” he said.
During his time at WPTA, Gabe has covered tornado outbreaks, Derechos, major snowstorms, and flooding, along with any other wild weather northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio bring. As a lifelong resident of 21Country, he combines his forecasting expertise and life experience to try to bring you the most accurate forecast possible, alerting you first.
He has been fascinated by the weather. For a time, thunderstorms and tornadoes terrified him, but his fear drove him to learn more about severe weather and how it can be predicted. To this day, he tells others that there is no need to fear severe weather if you empower yourself with information and have a severe weather plan.
When he’s not geeking out over the weather, you can find him outside by the pool or dreaming of warmer weather. He’s thrilled to be working in his hometown and at the station, he’s dreamed of working at since he was a child.
Gabe Prough Awards
In 2019, Gabe was honored with the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, awarded to a little over 100 undergraduate students across the country each year. As a part of the scholarship, he interned with the National Weather Service and researched how to improve severe weather forecasts and better communicate them to the public.
In 2022, he was honored with an Emmy award for his work as a producer, reporter, and host for the special report, Digging Deeper Climate Matters. Gabe has extensively reported on the climate crisis, such as how the science points clearly to climate change and the ways it affects folks in 21Country.
Gabe Prough Salary
His annual salary is under review.
Gabe Prough Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth ranging between $100, 000 and $1 million.
Gabe Prough Instagram
He doesn’t have an Instagram account.