MACON, Ga. — Jordan West is a meteorologist at 13WMAZ. He joined the Weather Team in May 2022. You can watch him primarily at midday and on weekends.
West was raised in Mobile, Alabama. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology with a concentration in Broadcast at the University of South Alabama, and a minor in math.
At a young age, he gained interest in weather phenomena by watching live severe weather coverage along the Gulf Coast.
While at South Alabama, he joined South Alabama’s Mesonet as a Meteorology Technician, monitoring weather towers across the Gulf Coast.
He later interned at Ocean 7 TV in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and WKRG News 5 in Mobile, Alabama. He also served as a broadcast meteorologist for his college’s weather broadcasting center “AtmosCenter.”
Throughout his college career, he was a math tutor to K-12 Students throughout multiple on and off-campus programs. He also became a Peer Academic Leader at the university.
His hobbies include cooking, playing video games, and caring for his pet turtle Tuck.