Mike Davis, you must be familiar with the name, as he has been in the headlines most of these days. Davis, the weather forecaster, arrested in September 2019 in the accuse of possessing child pornography by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Columbus. At that, it was pending but as of May 2020, he was sentenced to prison according to NBC4 Columbus on 28 May 2020.
Moreover, Davis was a former meteorologist working with 10TV/WBNS in Ohio as a chief analyst. He further holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval. Also, he holds the AMS Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology. He had also served on the AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology.
Mike Davis: Bio, Family, Education
Mike Davis was born in 1959 which makes his age around 61 as of 2020. He was born to supportive parents and raised in Columbus, Ohio, United States. However, he has not provided names on her parents in the media. According to sources, his father owns a business whereas his mother is a designer.
Further, regarding his education, after completing high school, he joined the University of Minnesota. From there he graduated with a degree in Journalism. He later enrolled in the University of Ohio where he studied meteorology. He further holds the American Meteorologist Society Seal of Approval as well as the AMS Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology.
Caption: Court trial of Mike Davis in January 2020
Mike Davis: Career & Life Achievements
Mike began his career as a meteorologist from the year 1987. Further, he had served on the AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology. Previously, he has worked as a weather forecaster for the television stations in Minnesota, Idaho, and Las Vegas. In his career, he has reported on the news of tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, heatwaves, as well as blizzards.
Davis has also won several Emmy and Associated Press Awards in the category ‘Best Weathercast’ and ‘Best Weather Operation’. During his time in the network 10TV, he appeared at 4:25 am on weekdays as well as Noon. However, the network fired him from his job as a chief analyst after the charge. In addition, he has also been author to his book called ‘The ABCs of Ohio Weather’. The book features the insight of how Ohio’s weather works, as you see on TV every day.
Mike Davis: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he is a married man but not involved in any extra-marital affairs. He has married Tama Davis, the Project Outreach Manager at American Electric Power. According to LinkedIn, she had graduated from Ohio State University. From 1987 and 1999, she worked as a producer with WBNS-Tv. Later, she worked with Corporate Communication at American Electric Power. And then she posted as a Former Director at Visibility Initiative-Marketing and Public Relations at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Caption: Mike and wife Tama Davis
Source: Daily Mail
The couple together greeted three children from their marriage. One of their children named Logan Davis previously played as a goaltender with Ohio State University during his school days between 2013 and 2017. Further, no information on his other two children. However, after the incident, the family maintained a distance from the media.
Arrest & Prison:
The former meteorologist was arrested on Thursday morning, 5 September 2019, and booked in the Franklin County Jail. He then arrested by a detective from the sheriff’s office’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. According to court records, he advertised for sale, or sold, distributed, disseminated, or displayed a pornographic image involving a young girl engaged in a sexual act.
The court also dispatched that he collected and downloaded more than sixteen thousand pictures of children’s pornography over seven years. But they were hiding from friends, family, and co-workers and more probably viewing in a private.
The police then seized items from Davis’s home as well as his personal laptop from WBNS building. Further. In May 2020, NBC4 Columbus reported that Davis will serve a minimum of four years prison and can be extended to six with a five-year probation. Furthermore, he also has to register as a sex-offender of 25 years.
Caption: Mike Davis facing child porn charges in September 2019.
Mike Davis: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Before sentenced to jail, he has been earning a good amount from his career as a weather forecast. Since 1987, he has been working in the field of the news industry. Therefore, there is not much information on his salary or income. According to sources, his net worth has an estimation of around $600 thousand.
It seems that he does not possess any accounts on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, since his jail sentence. Further, he has been in the headlines for accusing of possessing child pornography.
Mike Davis: Body Measurements
The former meteorologist has a fit body that stands to a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters. His body weighs around 70 kg with unknown body measurements. He has hazel blue eyes with silver-grey-black hair color.