Ken Weathers

Ken Weathers

Ken Weathers Ken Weathers

Meteorologist

Date of Joining WATE: January 2006

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Birthplace/Hometown: Decatur, Ga.

Education:

  • B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences/Specialization in Weather Forecasting from the University Of North Carolina-Asheville
Certified Broadcast Meteorologist

Ken is recognized by the American Meteorological Society as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.

    National Weather Association
    Ken is recognized by the National Weather Association for earning its Seal of Approval for meteorological competency and clear delivery of weather information.

    Previous Media Experience:

    • The Weather Channel - 2002-2006
    • Freelance Meteorologist in Raleigh, and Winston-Salem, N.C. and Knoxville - 2000-2002
    • KOCO-TV Oklahoma City, Okla. - 1997-2000
    • WATE-TV - 1992-1997

    Outside Interests/Hobbies:
    Soccer, golf, gardening/yard work

    What You Enjoy About Local News:
    Getting to meet the wonderful people of East Tennessee

    Media Awards and Honors:

    • Member of The American Meteorological Society with a Broadcasting Seal Of Approval
    • Humanitarian Award from the Governor of Oklahoma for coverage of the May 3, 1999 tornado super-outbreak
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