Ken Weathers

Ken Weathers

Date of Joining WATE: January 2006

Birthplace/Hometown: Decatur, Ga.


  • B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences/Specialization in Weather Forecasting from the University Of North Carolina-Asheville
AMSCeritfied Ken is recognized by the American Meteorological Society as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist.
nwaSealofApproval 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