Note: Ken Weathers left WATE in December 2011.
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
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
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