Atlanta Station Hires New Weather Anchor

WXIA announced that they have hired Samantha Mohr as the station's newest meteorologist.

Mohr comes to the WXIA from across the street at The Weather Channel. 

"We couldn't be more thrilled to bring Samantha's meteorological expertise to the 11Alive Storm Trackers," said News Director, Jennifer Rigby. "She shares the team's passion for forecasting and tracking severe weather. We know how important weather is to our audience and Samantha's knowledge and experience with severe weather makes our excellent, dedicated team even stronger."

Mohr was previously a part of the weather team at WXIA from 2011-2012, where she gained experience as a storm chaser during severe weather. She has also held meteorologist positions at CNNi/Headline News in Atlanta, Georgia; KPIX-TV in San Francisco, California; KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Arizona; and KRIV-TV in Houston, Texas.