James Spann

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Birthday
6, 1956
Birthplace
Alabama
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Alabama

About

Chief meteorologist for ABC 33/40 since 1996 who received the two highest awards in the nation for a broadcast meteorologist, Broadcaster of the Year by the National Weather Association and the Award for Broadcast Meteorology by the American Meteorological Society.

Before Fame

He earned his first ham radio license at the age of 14, and holds an extra class license. He worked at WSFA in Montgomery, KDFW in Dallas and two other stations in Birmingham before his ABC 33/40 job.

Trivia

He won an Emmy for best television weather anchor in the Southeast U.S. in 2014 and was elected to the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle in 2013. He has won the Alabama Broadcasters Association ABBY Award for Best Weathercaster in Alabama many times over his long career.

Family Life

He and his wife Karen have sons named J.P. and Ryan.

Associated With

He is an Emmy-award winning meteorologist like Greg Fishel.