Jennifer is a Midwest girl, originally from Beech Grove, Indiana. Her interest in weather came in middle school. She was living in Central Florida at the time and became fascinated with hurricanes and tracked every storm on the tracking charts you get at the grocery store. Her family moved to Pennsylvania when she was in high school and Jen went to the Pennsylvania State University (Go Lions!) and received her Bachelor of Science in Meteorology in 1995. Jennifer landed a job in the radio department at The Weather Channel in 1997. She has broadcasted on several radio affiliates across the country including: WIOD/Miami, WGST/Atlanta, WBAP/Dallas, WGY/Albany, WWKI/Kokomo, Indiana, WIBX/Utica, WRSA/Huntsville and WMNI/Columbus.
In her spare time, Jen is an avid tennis player. She plays on competitive leagues year round. She volunteers as a tennis coach with the Special Olympics. Jen is also pursuing training with her church in Disaster Response to be ready if called out to help those impacted by a disaster.
Sally Russell, Meteorologist
Sally Russell has been doing radio for 23 years, and was always interested in the weather. As a young child growing up in England Sally used to watch the local weatherman and repeat everything he said back to her parents. But it was growing up in Florida watching the afternoon thunderstorms and tracking hurricanes that really sparked her interest in the weather. She is amazed by the awesome power of tornadoes and hurricanes, and has seen firsthand what their damage does to life and property. Some of the most impactful weather events that Sally has experienced are Hurricane Charley, Hurricane Katrina and the 2011 tornado outbreak in Alabama.
A graduate from the University of Alabama, Sally can be found cheering on her Crimson Tide. She is an avid college football fan, runner and a lover of music. But mostly Sally spends her spare time spending time with her husband and caring for her new baby daughter.
Dan Holiday, Meteorologist
Dan Holiday was raised on a farm, east of El Dorado, Kansas. Throughout his childhood he built his own radio and weather station in his bedroom and began practicing his passion for a career. While in high school, Dan got his first job at KOYY Radio as an afternoon announcer. Since that time, he has worked at several radio stations including eleven years at KZSN-FM as mid-day on-air host and music director. In 2004, Dan moved to Kansas City to join KFKF-FM as the afternoon personality. In 2006, he earned certification as a Broadcast Meteorologist through Mississippi State University. Dan is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In 2010, 2011, and 2012, Dan and The Storm Report Radio Network in partnership with affiliates KSAL and KKDT won broadcast awards for “Best Severe Weather Coverage”.