- 16 WAPT NewsMorning Meteorologist
Ethan Huston is an
award-winning meteorologist and proud to bring the 16 WAPT forecast
every weekday morning for central Mississippi.
received his master’s degree in geosciences/broadcast meteorology from
Mississippi State University in Starkville. He earned his bachelor's
degree in broadcast journalism and minored in meteorology at the E.W.
Scripps School of Communication at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Associated Press named Ethan Best Weathercaster in the state of
Mississippi in 2013. The 16 WAPT News team and Ethan have also received
Best Newscast awards from the Associated Press for multiple years. The
continuing coverage of the deadly Yazoo City tornado in 2010 earned
Ethan and the 16 WAPT News team an Edward R. Murrow award.
is currently the vice president of the National Weather Association
Central Mississippi chapter and is also a national member of the
National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.
is an instructor at Tulane University in Madison, Miss., where he
specializes in teaching Natural Disasters involving severe weather and
other natural phenomena.
can also be found in classrooms around central Mississippi during the
school year teaching children about severe weather preparedness and what
makes Mississippi a hotbed for tornadoes. He also gives schools and
civic groups tours of the 16 WAPT studios.
working at WAPT-TV, Ethan was a meteorologist for WTOK-TV in Meridian,
where he covered everything from tornadoes to snow storms.
Ethan began his meteorology career in the small town of Jackson, Wyo., where he forecast and reported for KJWY-TV.
Before moving to Mississippi, Ethan forecast weather and reported news for WYTV-TV in Youngstown, Ohio, and worked for WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.
is an avid college sports fan. He enjoys both Ohio University Bobcats
and Mississippi State University Bulldogs football and basketball. He
roots for the Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers.
is from the small town of Sugar Grove, Ohio, which sits to the
southeast of Columbus tucked away in the rolling foothills of southern
he's not forecasting, Ethan is usually outside. He loves long-distance
running and is most likely preparing for another half or full marathon
in the near future. He also enjoys working out at Crossfit.
If you are a teacher or a leader of a group and you’d like Ethan to come speak or you’d like a tour of the 16 WAPT Studios, feel free to write him an email at email@example.com.