Norm Sprouse a native Virginian and life long Virginia resident, Norm was born in Richmond, grew up in Louisa, Charlottesville, and Fluvanna. He graduated from Fluvanna County High School. As for college, he spent time at Virginia Tech, PVCC, Blue Ridge Community College, and JMU.
Norm has worked in radio at WHAP in Hopewell, WCHV and 3WV in Charlottesville, and WSVA and WQPO in Harrisonburg. It was at WSVA that a format change took place with Norm ending up doing weather for the number one morning show. After three and a half years of radio weather, he moved back to Charlottesville to become the morning and midday anchor in early 1990.
Besides keeping an eye in the sky, Norm likes surf fishing, camping, sports car racing (as an observer, unless someone would like to sponsor him as a driver), computers, antique cars and trucks, science fiction (especially Babylon 5....), science in general including astronomy, and anything by James Burke (Connections, The Day the Universe Changed, and Connections 2).
JUST THE FACTS
Position: Weekday morning weather co-anchor Year Hired: 1990 First TV Appearance: Early 80's: an MS auction on NBC29 Favorite Story: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Memorable Interview: Steve Goodman, he wrote "The City of New Orleans" Dream Interview: Andreas Katsulas, the one armed guy in "The Fugitive" movie or Nostradamas Dream Job: Racing sports cars Most rewarding part of your job: Informing people, and making them smile Favorite TV show: Monk, Good Eats Role Models: My dad Hidden Talent: I'm not telling; if I did, then it wouldn't be hidden Alma Mater: FCHS, Virginia Tech, PVCC, BRCC, JMU Hometown: Fork Union, VA Hobbies: Surf fishing, camping, collecting music, fixing pc's Favorite Food: Steamed dumplings Favorite Sports Team: Don't have one Favorite Musicians: Little Feat, Leo Kottke, Alabama 3 Favorite Song: Woke Up This Morning, theme from "The Sopranos" Favorite Author: Jean Shepherd, he wrote "A Christmas Story" and many others Favorite Vacation Spot: OBX
NBC29 and Gasbuddy.com have teamed up to help you find the lowest gas prices in your area. Check out our searchable map and lists of low gas prices for local neighborhoods. Full Story
NBC29 and Gasbuddy.com have teamed up to help you find the lowest gas prices in your area. Check out our searchable map and lists of low gas prices for local neighborhoods. Did you find a lower gas price? You can submit it here as well!Full Story