Patrick Rockey is an American meteorologist working for WTKR as News 3’s Chief Meteorologist. He joined the station in December 2003
Patrick Rockey Biography
Patrick Rockey is an American meteorologist working for WTKR as News 3’s Chief Meteorologist. His forecasts can be viewed on weekdays on News 3. He joined the station in December 2003 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades. Previously, he worked for WYFF as a meteorologist and reporter for more than half a decade.
Patrick Rockey Education
Rockey attended Christopher Newport University(then named Christopher Newport College) after completing his high school education at Denbigh High School. When he finished his studies, he became a graduate and attained a Bachelor’s degree in English and Journalism.
Further, he has a Master’s degree in Communications – Radio/TV from Murray State University in Kentucky. Additionally, he went to Mississippi State University where he received his Meteorology training.
Patrick Rockey Career
Rockey works for WTKR as News 3’s Chief Meteorologist. His forecasts can be viewed on weekdays on News 3. He joined the station in December 2003 and has served the station for more than 1 and a half decades. Previously, he worked for WYFF as a meteorologist and reporter for more than half a decade.
His interest in weather started when he went on a camp trip to Lake Gaston at the age of 7. In June 1972, his family was at a pop-up camper where they decided to spend their week. A rainstorm caused by Hurricane Agnes made the trip a muddy mess.
Following that, he became engrossed by hurricanes, snow storms, and thunderstorms. He considers the 1980 Blizzard his favorite weather memory. Rockey edited the school newspapers at both Denbigh High School and Christopher Newport.
Also, he holds the American Meteorological Society’s seal of approval. He has received two southern regional Emmy Awards and many awards from the Associated Press.
Patrick Rockey Age
Rockey likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his………..
Patrick Rockey Family
Rockey’sparents retired from the military and resided on the Peninsula. His mom passed away on March 17, 2021. Even so, he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any more information about his parents. It is also not known if Rockey has any siblings.
Patrick Rockey Husband(Gay)
Rockey is openly gay and married to his husband. Even so, he has not revealed information regarding him. They reside in Norfolk along with their three dogs, Blue, Klein, and Deanie. We will update the information once it is available to the public.
Patrick Rockey Net Worth
Rockey has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Patrick Rockey Salary
Rockey earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Patrick Rockey Heart Surgery
Rockey underwent open heart surgery where his valve and a part of his aorta were replaced on January 12, 2023, at Sentara Health. However, he stayed in the ICU for more than expected because of low blood pressure. He had the surgery to treat the heart problem that he’s had since he was born. Further, he recuperated well and returned on-air in February 2023.
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