Fox News’ new ad-supported streaming service, Fox Weather, has hired six weather forecasters to run the morning, day and evening programs on the platform, Fox Weather President Sharri Mountain announced on Thursday.
Meteorologists Jason Frazer, Britta Merwin, Craig Herrera, Brigit Mahoney, Nick Kosir, and Stephen Morgan will lead the platform’s weather coverage once the streaming service launches later this year.
All six meteorologists are broadcast from Fox News HQ in New York.
Frazer will co-host the platform’s morning news. Frazer has worked as a meteorologist for NBC subsidiary WKYC-TV in Cleveland since 2019 and previously spent two years at Fox subsidiary WTGS-TV in Savannah, GA, where he covered several severe weather events, including Hurricanes Florence, Irma and Michael.
Merwin joins Fox Weather from Houston’s KPRC-TV (NBC) and will co-host with Frazer this morning. Merwin has spent the past seven years at NBC Houston station, ascending to the station’s morning weather forecast, covering key events such as Hurricane Harvey 2017 and several devastating floods.
Herrera, a five-time Emmy winner, joins Fox Weather as a co-host. Herrera most recently worked as Seattle’s KING-TV (NBC) meteorologist and a weather expert on the Pacific coast who recorded all major weather events from San Diego to Seattle. A meteorologist sealed by the American Meteorology Society, he was part of the weekday morning news team at KNTV-TV (NBC) in San Francisco, the weather reporting team at KCBS in LA, and KGTV-TV (ABC) in San Diego.
Mahoney joins Fox Weather as a co-host. Most recently she worked as a meteorologist at KTVI-TV, the Fox broadcaster in St. Louis. Since 2016, Mahoney has been the morning meteorologist for KTVI, where she tracked severe weather in central Missouri.
Kosir will co-host the Fox Weather evening program. With more than 2 million followers on TikTok and Instagram, Kosir, also known as “The Dancing Weatherman,” has gained notoriety beyond his weather coverage as his viral dance videos have become a pop culture phenomenon – one of which is in Lil Nas. X is open at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. Kosir most recently worked as a morning meteorologist for Fox46’s Good Day Charlotte news program, where he provided daily weather reports and covered key events such as tropical storm Isaias.
Morgan joins Fox Weather as a co-host. Most recently, he worked as a meteorologist and reporter for the Fox broadcaster KRIV-TV in Houston, where he has been the weather anchor on weekend mornings since 2019.
“We are very excited to announce this first team of very talented weather forecasters to anchor our coverage from the Fox Weather studio headquarters in New York City,” Berg said in a statement. “Everyone brings their own unique perspective and local experience from every region of the country as we begin to expand our national platform.”