Meteorologist and member of the National Weather Association who hosted CW and WGN-TV on weekdays at 5 and 9 p.m.
He began broadcasting at WKKD-AM & FM when he was fourteen.
He wrote a weather column for the Chicago Tribune after joining WGN-TV Channel 9 in 1978.
He was born to Thomas and Betty Skilling.
His younger brother is disgraced former CEO of Enron, Jeff Skilling.