Alex O’Brien Biography – Alex O’Brien Wiki
Alex O’Brien is an American meteorologist and News Personality. She currently serves as a Meteorologist at KOAA News5 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She joined the KOAA News5 weather team in July 2019. Since joining Alex has continued covering the diverse micro-climates of the Colorado Springs and Pueblo market, she has knowledge of all things that make the weather so unique. Talking about her meteorological career Alex says that, “Being a meteorologist is both a lot of fun when the weather is kind and impactful when the severe weather is threatening. I work hard to be an expert in all scenarios.”
Prior to joining KOAA News5, Alex interned at WeatherNation, for three months. Upon graduating she worked at WeatherNation, where she served as an Associate Producer. She left WeatherNation in June 2017, after spending one and a half years at the station. Alex later joined the KAMC News in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Where she served as a weekday morning meteorologist. While at KAMC News, she covered the severe drought conditions, and severe weather, including coverage of tornadoes and baseball-sized hail.
Alex is a Colorado native, she was raised in Greeley, Colorado, United States. She attended college at CU – Boulder before transferring to the Metropolitan State University of Denver meteorology program, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology and a minor in Mathematics. She graduated in 2016. Alex has earned the American Meteorological Society’s Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation, a professional recognition of the quality of their weather broadcasts. Among radio and television meteorologists, the CBM designation is sought as a mark of distinction and recognition.
In her spare time, Alex enjoys hiking, sample new foods, and try all of Colorado’s local craft breweries. You may find her at the farmer’s market on the weekend or enjoying the endless scenery.
On her most memorable weather event, Alex told StormHour: “I will never forget May 24 and 25, 2016. I was in college at Metropolitan State University of Denver in our May-semester weather observation class (AKA storm chasing class). We were on the road in Kansas and we observed several tornadoes over 2 days. May 24 near Dodge City a cyclic super-cell produced up to 3 tornadoes at one time, continuing to produce tornadoes for hours strongest being Ef-3. The next day, near Bennington and Chapman we witnessed an EF-4 tornado which was on the ground for 90 minutes. No fatalities either day.”
Alex O’Brien Meteorologist Age
Meteorologist Alex O’Brien’s age is unclear. She is a Colorado native. She was raised in Greeley, Colorado, United States.
Alex O’Brien Husband – Alex O’Brien Married
Is meteorologist Alex O’Brien married? She is unmarried. However, she is engaged to her long-time boyfriend Jordan Jungers.
Alex O’Brien Boyfriend
She is engaged to her long-time boyfriend Jordan Jungers. The two were engaged in February 2021, after being together for eight years. Alex announced their engagement via Instagram, writing, “We’re engaged! I couldn’t be happier with anyone else by my side. 8 years down, infinity to go.”
Alex O’Brien Salary – Net Worth
Alex O’Brien’s salary and net worth are unclear.