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Jesse Hawila

Jesse Hawila

Jesse Hawila is a meteorologist at WFAA in Dallas, Texas, who specializes in weather forecasting and reporting for television and digital outlets. He is an American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM), which is the most prestigious certification offered to broadcast meteorologists.[1]

Early Life and Education

Jesse Hawila was born and raised in Texas, United States. Since he was 5 years old, Jesse Hawila was fixated on the climate and the effects it has on our everyday lives.[1]

Jesse Hawila attended college at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana where he earned his degree in Meteorology.[2]

Career

Jesse Hawila began his career by working in different news stations like Lafayette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Kansas City. In each city, he covered tornadoes, ice storms, and blizzards.

Jesse Hawila also worked in WANE-TV as a Meteorologist. He spent two years covering and tracking snowstorms and severe storms, many of them live out in the field. While he was in WANE-TV, he was connected with viewers and proved himself as a proficient meteorologist. [3]

Jesse Hawila joined CBS affiliate KCTV-TV in Kansas City after he left Fort Wayne, Indiana’s WANE-TV station in March 2015.[4]

Jesse Hawila describes his experience at WFAA, as[1]

WFAA is like my home.

I love working here because I’m allowed to be me.

Authenticity is important to me.

On air and social media, people get to know the real Jesse Hawila.

I don’t have to be a stuffy personality who GIVES you the weather.

I get to talk WITH you about the weather.

Our team feels like a family.

It’s such a beautiful feeling to look forward to seeing your coworkers every day.

Everybody cares about each other and what we do as a team.

We always work together to bring excellence to everything we do

Trivia

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Jesse Hawila is a passionate lover of music.

Jesse Hawila loves all music as long as it was composed with sincerity and with a purpose.

He is also a drummer and a big fan of local music.

He loves stand up comedy (Bo Burnham is his favorite) and video games (Nintendo Nerd).

Hawila is married to Elisabeth Rentschler. He has two boxer/bulldog mix dogs. [5]

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