Jim O’Brien

Jim O’Brien


620x349_JimJim O’Brien has been forecasting Indiana weather for 17 years!  A career that began in Fort Wayne, IN back in 1996.

Jim double majored in college and has a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and a B.A. in Communications from Western Kentucky University.  He continues to stay updated in the latest weather advancements through coursework and is a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association.  He has been awarded both seals of approval for his outstanding work in the meteorological field.

In 2007, Jim was awarded the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal.  He is one of only a few in the state who have qualified, tested, and passed this rigorous program.

While studying in college, Jim also served in the military at Fort Knox. He was a member of the Kentucky Army National Guard for close to 6 years, with a specialty in reconnaissance and light weaponry.

In his spare time, Jim enjoys traveling with his wife and two daughters, fishing and an occasional round of golf.

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