Brigham Young University
Degree: BA in Communications
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Western Kentucky University
Dept.of Geography & Geology
Lab Instructor: Meteorology 121
Pete has been an on-air TV Meteorologist since 1990, last 22 years in Kansas City, MO (KMBC). Previously in Norfolk VA (WTKR), Evansville IN (WEVV), & Bowling Green KY (WBKO). College Internship at WKYT, Lexington, KY
After nearly 10 years at KMBC, to accommodate better family hours, Pete adjusted his career path (July 2008) by accepting a job as an administrator for the Blue Springs School District , overseeing a TV Station, BSSD TV, and BSSD Radio Station for its High Schools. He also teaches Meteorology & Broadcasting classes, such as Jag TV at Blue Springs South High School. He is still part time with KMBC TV, filling in when needed.
Pete was an all-state high school Kentucky basketball player, scoring over 2,000 points. With offers to play college basketball at Auburn under coach Sonny Smith & with Charles Barkley, BYU & other various colleges, Pete decided to walk away from the sport & concentrate on studies in both Broadcast/Journalism and Meteorology.
Pete is married to Michelle and his two children are Nyla and Pete IV. Pete loves running, playing piano, actively serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, and of course spending time with his family.