Meteorologist Whitney Williams is a part-time member of the WGEM StormTrak Weather team.
From March 2011 until May 2017, Whitney served as WGEM’s weekend meteorologist before transferring to a job with our newsgathering partners at the Herald-Whig. Whitney continues to assist the WGEM team during Breaking Weather coverage. She also fills in when other members of the team take time off.
Whitney grew up in Illinois and learned to love the weather at a young age. From the time she was in junior high school all the way into college, she knew meteorology was her dream job.
Prior to coming to WGEM, Whitney worked as a meteorologist at WLBT-TV in Jackson, MS. She also spent time at WCBI in Columbus, MS.
Whitney attended Mississippi State University and earned her meteorology degree there. At Mississippi State, she participated in the WxChallenge which is the North American collegiate weather forecasting competition. She was ranked in the top twenty percent in the country each year she participated.