Who is Steve Caporizzo of WTEN News 10?
Steve Caporizzo is an American meteorologist working for WTEN News 10 as a chief meteorologist and the host of Pet Connection. He comes to WTEN from WABI-TV in Bangor, Maine where he also worked as a chief meteorologist.
Steve Caporizzo Age
Caporizzo celebrates his birthday every July 13th, He has never shared his exact date of birth or the year he was born.
Steve Caporizzo Wife
Caporizzo is married to his wife Lisa Caporizzon. Caporizzo and his wife are both active in rescue organizations. They are part of the Free to be me Rescue. They foster many older dogs, including those on hospice, providing them the best possible life regardless of how much time they have left.
Steve Caporizzo Family
Caporizzo was born and raised by his parents in the United States. Information about his family and childhood including his parents and siblings is not available. This section will be updated as soon as information about his parents is available.
Steve Caporizzo Education
Caporizzo graduated from Lyndon State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology.
Steve Caporizzo Pet Connection
Caporizzo began a feature called Pet Connection in 1990, and each night on the 530pm program, he spotlights a pet in need of a home. Over the past 28 years, Pet Connection has directly found homes for over 25,000 pets. Every year, he supports and arranges a number of huge adoption events, at which thousands of people come to adopt and assist rescue and shelter organizations.
His current aim is to educate the public about the misery of puppy mill dogs, and he has made several journeys to Ohio mills to bring back and rescue puppies in critical physical and mental condition. He has won several honors for his Pet Connection segments and his efforts with homeless animals.
Steve Caporizzo Retirement
Caporizzo has been working for WTEN since 1989, almost 32 years. Even though he has worked for almost three decades, he has never mentioned that he is retiring any time soon.
Steve Caporizzo Meteorlogist
Caporizzo began his career as a meteorologist at WABI-TV in Bangor, ME, and WWLP-TV in Springfield, MA. He joined WTEN News 10 in December 1989 where he was named the chief meteorologist. Since then, Steve has been actively involved in the community and has visited over 1500 schools, civic groups, and senior facilities in the last 29 years.
He is active in dozens of fundraisers, many of which are concerned with the situation of abandoned animals. The Capital District Council for Social Studies honored him with the Partners in Education Award in 1994 for his efforts to teach children and adults about the weather.
Both the American Meteorological Society (CBM) and the National Weather Association have given Steve their mark of approval for television broadcasting. In 1982, he earned a B.S. in Meteorology from Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Steve is most known for his work with homeless animals and fundraising for several shelters in Upstate New York and Western New England. In reality, he currently works directly with 16 shelters and 6 local rescue groups. He has raised nearly a million dollars for homeless animals.
Steve Caporizzo Net Worth
Caporizzo has an estimated net worth of $200 k working as a journalist.