ORLANDO, Fla. — He’s back, Central Florida!
Brian Shields will return to Channel 9 Eyewitness News This Morning, beginning Monday.
Here are nine things to know about Brian:
1. Brian gave his first weather forecast using a chalkboard when he was just five years old.
2. He has a wife and three sons.
3. Brian has written a children’s books called “Pug on the Run.” It’s inspired by his very own pup.
4. He graduated from Pennsylvania’s Villanova University with a degree in geography.
5. While there, he and his professor published two studies about hurricanes.
6. He then obtained a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University.
7. Brian is known for his hilarious weather memes. Take a look at some of them here.
8. He previously worked at television stations in Salisbury, Maryland, and Charleston, West Virginia.
9. Brian holds a certificate in emergency management from Florida State University.
Watch Brian Shields weekdays on Channel 9 Eyewitness This Morning, beginning at 4:30 a.m.
Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps on your smartphone or tablet.
Download the free WFTV Now app for your smart TV by clicking here.
© 2021 Cox Media Group