Shea Sorenson

Shea Sorenson

Date of Joining WATE: February 2017

Birthplace/Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona


  • S. in Geosciences with an emphasis in Broadcast & Operational Meteorology from Mississippi State University
  • A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Arizona

Previous Media Experience:

  • WBND-TV South Bend, Indiana 2014-2017
  • WATE-TV – 2017-Present

Outside Interests/Hobbies:
Weather nerd, hiking, volleyball, spending time with family & eating BBQ!

What You Enjoy About Local News:
Helping East Tennessee plan their day around the weather!

Media Awards and Honors:

  • 2016, Emmy nominated – Chicago/Midwest Chapter for Outstanding Achievement for Children/Youth/Teen Programming – Program/Special/Series – Project Tornado