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This profile was last updated on 10/28/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Chief Meteorologist

Phone: (214) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: p***@***.com
WFAA
606 Young Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
United States

Company Description: WFAA-TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Mississippi State University
  • Bachelors of Science
    Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
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It was Dale Hansen's birthday Friday night, and you knew his buddy Pete wasn't going to let that pass without a little surprise!
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Pete Delkus, Chief Meteorologist at ABC-affiliate WFAA-TV, Dallas served as the Master of Ceremonies.
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www.wfaa.com, 25 Feb 2013 [cached]
Pete Delkus
Chief Meteorologist
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Emmy award winning, Chief Meteorologist, Pete Delkus, joined the WFAA-TV weather department in June 2005 and quickly won the respect of our North Texas viewers by providing timely and accurate forecasts. When there is severe weather- tornadoes, hail, or flash flooding, viewers have come to rely on Pete's steadfast and thorough approach to his work.
Since he arrived, Pete has won eight Emmy Awards for weather anchoring and special show hosting. Delkus is board certified by the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. He attended Mississippi State University for his masters level meteorology courses, and holds a Bachelors of Science from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE).
From 1996 to 2005, Delkus was also the chief meteorologist at WCPO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio. Delkus made his mark in Cincinnati as the "severe weather leader" by his exclusive coverage of the deadly Tornado of "99. He received many honors during this tenure including a pair of first place Associated Press (AP) Awards for best regularly scheduled weather.
Prior to joining the Cincinnati television station Delkus worked as a meteorologist for four years at WFTV, the ABC affiliate in Orlando, Florida.
Delkus also has a long history as an outstanding athlete. As an All-America pitcher, he had an all star college career including a trip to the college world series. In fact, he still holds several records as a pitcher at SIUE. Out of college Delkus signed in 1987 with the Minnesota Twins organization.Delkus enjoyed a successful career earning several awards including the "Minnesota Twins Minor League Player of the Year" and the Rolaids Relief Man. His career ended prematurely due to a serious elbow injury. In all, Delkus played professional baseball for 6 years with the Twins organization.
Today, Pete enjoys spending his leisure time with his family: Wife-Jacque, daughter-Emily, and son-Peter. Whether it's practicing ball, swimming or playing in the backyard, being with them is a top priority. Delkus is also an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and anything that involves being outside - including his daily run and workouts.
WFAA SPEAKERS BUREAU REQUEST FORM If you would like to request Pete Delkus as a speaker at your next community event please click here.
Our Team - Hill Country Wind Power
www.hillcountrywindpower.com, 14 Oct 2013 [cached]
Pete Delkus is Chief Meteorologist at a television station in Dallas, TX. He has over 17 years of meteorology experience which includes extensive work in severe weather, hurricane forecasting with wind analysis and winter storm prediction. Pete's specialty in severe weather began with Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and grew as he continued working with the National Hurricane Center experts. Over the last 4 years in Dallas, Pete has continued his education with the study and forecasting of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ike and numerous tornado outbreaks in the southern plains. This included studies at the Texas Tech Severe Storm Lab, the National Weather Service's Severe Storm Predication Center and NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory both in Norman, Oklahoma. Pete holds a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and did his Master level meteorology work at Mississippi State University. He is board certified by the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association and holds a Seal of Approval from these two organizations.
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