KSU’s Teaching Weatherman


KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb 5, 2021) — Best known as the morning meteorologist at Atlanta TV station WXIA, Chesley McNeil also teaches environmental and atmospheric science at Kennesaw State as an adjunct professor. Today is National Weatherperson’s Day, so with that in mind and as part of Black History Month, McNeil reflects on combining his loves of science and television, acknowledging his role models in both television and science, and giving back by teaching and talking about meteorology.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu