Chris Spears

Chris SpearsMeteorologist Chris Spears joined CBS4 as a weather producer in March 2014.

Chris has always been interested in weather and received his Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from Metropolitan State University. In December 2013, he also earned a Master of Science in geosciences and applied meteorology from Mississippi State University.

He started his broadcast journalism career as a news anchor and traffic reporter for Newsradio 850KOA and continued on as a weather producer at KMGH-TV, and then a morning show producer at KDVR-TV.

Chris is actively involved with the national Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) based at Colorado State University. He helps to recruit and train volunteers and writes the monthly newsletter for the CoCoRaHS community in Colorado.

As a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Chris considers Colorado home and has been here since 2000. When not at work or following the weather, Chris loves to do projects around his house and enjoys his three dogs; Basset Hounds Samson and Lucy Lu and Daisy Mae the Daschund.
 
Just The Facts

Position: Weather Producer/Meteorologist
Year hired: 2014
Alma Mater: Metropolitan State University (Denver)
Dream job: This!! (My dream since I was four-years-old!)
Job you would never attempt: Brain surgeon
Star sign: Pisces
Hidden talent: I have a green thumb and can sing
Hometown: North Little Rock, Arkansas
Hobbies: Home/yard improvement, traveling
Favorite food: Pizza
Number of siblings: 4
Number of pets: 3
Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere I can unplug and enjoy nature, I am not picky!
What one word best describes CBS4: Team
Least favorite household chore: Dishes
Favorite word: Awesome
Least favorite words: Can’t, Won’t, Don’t
Favorite noise: Thunder
Least favorite noise: Sirens and screeching tires
What’s on your iPod? Something from every genre and every decade
What keeps you in Colorado? The weather, people and endless things to do!
What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken? Deciding to get a master’s degree and taking the next career step

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