CHICAGO – June 10, 2021 – Tim Joyce is joining WGN News as a meteorologist and WGN Weekend Morning News weather anchor, airing 7-10am on Saturdays and from 7-9am on Sundays. Joyce will join the team in late June.
“Tim grew up in the suburb of Oak Park, and is a natural fit for WGN,” commented Dominick Stasi, WGN News Director. “Tim has a passion for weather and forecasting that will help our viewers plan their weekends.”
Before joining WGN-TV, Joyce was a meteorologist and reporter for Q13 News (KCPQ-TV) in Seattle for almost ten years, which included duties as Chief Meteorologist for their Portland sister station, CW32 TV (KRCW-TV). He also reported on environmental, transportation and quality-of-life issues. Previously he held various meteorologist positions at KIRO 7 News in Seattle; KOIN Local 6 News in Portland; and KTMR NewsSource 16 and KVAL 13 in Eugene, Oregon. Joyce got his first taste of broadcasting from the NewsScene television program at Oak Park & River Forest High School where he was a writer, producer and on-air commentator.
Joyce graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Journalism, earned his Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology with advanced standing from Mississippi State University, and is a Certified Master Gardener from Oregon State University.
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