Meteorologist John Gerard will join CBS4 on June 15 as the weather anchor for the 6 and 11 pm weekend newscasts. He will also serve as the primary fill-in weather anchor for Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer.
Gerard, a certified broadcast meteorologist, previously worked at WPLG and WTVJ in South Florida, in addition to television stations in Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Evansville, Indiana; Knoxville, Tennessee, and San Antonio, Texas. In addition, his radio weather forecasts have been heard on over 200 stations across the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.
He began his career as a meteorological technician prior to working in broadcasting and he also taught meteorology at The University of Miami.
When he’s not forecasting, he spends his time making public appearances at schools and civic organizations, working as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, coaching youth soccer and organizing a weekend youth sports for kids ages 5-15.