Justin Kiefer

Justin Kiefer was a meteorologist at WATE 6 from January 2019 until October 2022, when he retired. Justin has spent 35 years in broadcast meteorology; building trust and confidence with viewers while keeping them safe through hurricanes, tornadoes and winter weather.

Hometown: Montgomery, New York

Education: Florida State University, Mississippi State University

Previous Media Experience:

WTXL-TV Tallahassee, Florida
WTOG-TV Tampa /St Petersburg, Florida
WTIC-TV Hartford /New Haven, Connecticut
WMBB-TV Panama City, Florida

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

Hiking, fishing, golf

What You Enjoy About Local News:

Being able to connect with local viewers to make a difference in their day-to-day lives.

Media Awards and Honors:

2004 Connecticut Associated Press Weathercast of the Year
2009 Florida Associated Press Weathercast of the Year

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