ATLANTA (July 10, 2017) – The Weather Channel television network announced today that Chris Bruin has joined the company as an on-camera meteorologist.
Prior to his new role, Bruin served as the Morning Meteorologist at KIFI News Group, which includes ABC, CBS and Fox affiliates in East Idaho and Western Wyoming and covers hub cities of Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Jackson Hole. With his forecasting experience in the Northern Rockies, Bruin has covered wildfires, extreme heat waves, hurricane-force winds, flash flooding, severe thunderstorms, heavy snowstorms, avalanches and dangerously cold temperatures. Bruin began his weather journey as a Broadcast Forecaster at WFSU-TV.
"Chris' meteorological presentation skills will be valuable for the network's world-class live weather coverage, especially as we're in the midst of hurricane season," said Nora Zimmett, Senior Vice President, Live Programming. "His passion for weather and his talent for communicating sometimes difficult science in an easy to understand way will be a great addition to our existing team.”
Bruin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from Florida State University in 2014 and is a native of Florida.
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