Kyle Hunter is an award-winning broadcast meteorologist, geoscientist and Southern California weather expert.
Kyle has been certified by the American Meteorological Society and has been named a Fellow at the prestigious Royal Meteorological Society in England. He is currently the lead meteorologist and severe weather expert for the History Channel 2's new show Serial Killer Earth. Kyle also serves as on-air meteorologist for FOX 5 in San Diego, where he launched the station in 2008 as Chief Meteorologist. His daily weather reports can be seen on his website LA Weatherman.
Kyle has been forecasting the weather in Southern California since 1988, when he was providing weather reports and hosting his own show while in college on UCLA's KLA radio station. Since then he has been providing his energetic and informative weather reports on television and radio throughout Southern California and on LA Weatherman and iWeatherman – two websites he created just for Los Angeles weather. In 2008 and 2012, Kyle was awarded the prestigious Golden Mike Award for "Best Television Weathercast" in the Los Angeles division.
Kyle has reported, produced and written for CBS News, CBS West Coast flagship stations KCBS-TV 2 and KNX, was introduced by Bob Barker on CBS' The Price Is Right as "the rising young host in the United States", traveled the world as a top executive with international icon Sir Tom Jones, all while continuing to work in weather and broadcast news.
Kyle began his on-air career at age 17, serving as morning weather anchor for WDEF-TV 12 (CBS) in his hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Accepted into UCLA after high school, Kyle moved to Los Angeles, California and graduated with a B.A. Degree in Political Science, emphasis in Earth & Space Science courses. He earned a second University degree, a B.S. Degree in Geosciences and Broadcast Meteorology, from Mississippi State University with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Kyle also has a Masters Degree in Geosciences and Applied Meteorology.
Prior to Chief Meteorologist at FOX 5 in San Diego, Kyle was a meteorologist and weather producer for KCBS-TV 2 (CBS) in Los Angeles, California, and on-air meteorologist at KMIR-TV 6 (NBC) in Palm Springs, California and KEYT-TV 3 (ABC) in Santa Barbara, California. Kyle is currently doing professional research into the probability that "earthquake weather" in Southern California is possible, and is writing a book about the unique weather of SoCal to be published end of this year.