Jason Myers Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, WBTV, Death, Net Worth

Jason Myers

Jason Myers Biography

Jason Myers was a media personality serving as a Meteorologist at WBTV. On November 22, 2022, he died in a tragic helicopter crash near Interstate 77 at the Nations Ford Road exit in North Carolina. Previously, he served as the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 36 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Jason Myers Age

Myers was in his early or mid-40s at the time of his death on November 22, 2022. He was born in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Jason Myers Height

He is 5 feet 8 inches tall in stature.

Jason Myers Nationality

He is American by nationality.

Jason Myers Education

Myers spent his freshman, sophomore, and junior years (1995-97) at Bandys High School. He then joined high school in Davidson County where he graduated. He was also a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he earned a BS in Meteorology with a Communication Concentration.

Jason Myers Parents

Myers was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, and grew up watching WBTV as a child, according to his WBTV bio. However, there is no information about his parents and siblings.

Jason Myers Wife

Jason was married to Jillian Myers. It was during his time at North Carolina State University that Jason met Jillian, who at the time, was a student at Meredith College in North Carolina.

After Jason joined WBTV in 2019, the duo shifted to their hometown in Charlotte, North Carolina. Although it remains unknown exactly how long they were together, in the caption to their anniversary post in 2021, Jillian referred to Jason as her “childhood sweetheart.”

Jillian’s Facebook page states that she currently works at Arborbook Christian Academy and is the Campus Director at Classical Conversations Inc.

Jason and Jillian are parents to four children – two sons, Drew and Luke, and two daughters, Lilly and Lydian.


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Jason Myers WBTV

Myers was a Meteorologist at WBTV until his untimely death on November 22, 2022. He first developed his interest in weather, while working on a 3rd-grade science project; which included taking a weather class at Discovery Place in Charlotte, and making a homemade weather station with the help of his Mom.
After graduating from North Carolina State University, Myers worked as a weather observer at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, giving weather updates to the control tower. He started his broadcast meteorology career at KRBC-TV in Abilene, Texas, and went on to work at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia, and was most recently the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 36 in Lexington, Kentucky.
All of Myers’s extended family live in North Carolina and Myers was happy to be back working in his home state, with meteorologists he grew up watching, like Eric Thomas and Al Conklin.

Jason Myers Death

On November 22, 2022, Jason and Sky3 pilot Chip Tayag were killed in a helicopter crash.

According to reports, the helicopter crashed around noon near Interstate 77 at the Nations Ford Road exit in North Carolina with Jason and Tayag pronounced dead on the scene.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.

Tayag had been a pilot for more than 20 years and arrived at WBTV in 2017 as an ENG pilot operating Sky3.

“The WBTV family is grieving a terrible loss. Our news helicopter Sky3 crashed mid-day Tuesday with two of our colleagues on board. Meteorologist Jason Myers and pilot Chip Tayag lost their lives. We are working to comfort their families in this difficult time. We appreciate the outpouring of support for our staff and your continued prayers for their families,” WBTV said in a statement.

Jason is survived by his wife Jillian and their four kids.

Jason Myers Salary

His annual salary ranges between $20,000 – $100,000.

Jason Myers Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million.

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