Jim O’Brien has been covering the ups and downs of Indiana weather for more than 25 years, many of those right here at FOX59!
Jim holds a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and a B.A. in Communications from Western Kentucky University.
He is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association, where he has been awarded 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 six years in the military at Fort Knox, where he specialized in reconnaissance and light weaponry.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys fishing and traveling with his wife, Melissa, and their two daughters.