Question:“We’ve been watching WYFF-TV for almost as long as it’s been on the air. We watch the weather diligently and were proud that they had or had a great forecaster like Cedric Haynes. Lately we haven’t. Seen on air and wondering if he was sick, transferred or what?
Responnse: Meteorologist Cedric Haynes left WYFF to take a job at another station to be closer to his family, said Kelly Hoffman, WYFF’s director of creative services.
He announced his intention to leave WYFF on Twitter, saying the weekend of September 24, 2021 would be his last broadcast there.
“It has been an honor to bring weather from the western Carolinas and northwest Georgia over the past few years,” he said. “Thank you for trusting me through all of this with your weather information.”
He updated his status on October 1, announcing that he would be returning home for his next opportunity.
“I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a position as a weather forecaster with WRCB-TV in Chattanooga, TN. I am very excited to be able to do forecasting for my home community and friends,” he said. job.
A WRCB press release said Haynes, from Dalton, Georgia, joined its Channel 3 storm warning team in October at noon and 4 p.m. meteorologist “in his region of origin”.
Haynes is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, where he earned a degree in Electronic Media. He studied meteorology at Mississippi State University where he earned his broadcast meteorology certification, WRCB said.
“His career path has taken him to Louisiana, Texas, Iowa, South Carolina and now Chattanooga,” WRCB said. “We are honored to have him on our Storm Alert team!”
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