Full Name
Bryan Karrick
Job Title
Chief Meteorologist
Spectrum News

Bryan Karrick is Chief Meteorologist for Spectrum News 13.

Bryan has been a meteorologist for more than 27 years and first joined the News 13 team in 2015. Bryan had dreamed of being a meteorologist since childhood and was always passionate about learning how storms form, while addressing the importance of weather across a variety of climates.

Bryan has earned the National Weather Association’s Seal of Approval and the American Meteorological Society’s CBM Seal of Approval. An Emmy nominee, he has also won several awards for his work, including being named the 2009 National Weather Association Broadcaster of the Year, and Best Weathercaster by the Florida Associated Press in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021.

Bryan’s career first took off in Mankato, Minnesota, wherehe reported on a record-breaking March tornado outbreak, staying on the air for more than two hours as tornadoes touched down and left behind heartbreaking damage. His coverage was above and beyond, talking with families and sharing stories of recovery efforts. While working as the morning Meteorologist in Des Moines, Iowa, Bryan became a storm chaser and studied these storms in the field since 2011.

Bryan is certified to teach nationwide courses in Tornado Awareness, Hurricane Awareness, Flooding Hazards: Science and Preparedness, Coastal Hazards, and Climate Adaption Planning by the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center.

In his free time, Bryan loves to travel, work on his yard, and take pictures of anything outdoors. He likes testing out the Florida restaurant scene and the menus of local outdoor patios or enjoying afternoons at Plant Street Market in Winter Garden.

Bryan Karrick