M.S., Florida State University.
Alan Sealls is Chief Meteorologist at WKRG-TV. He has two decades of experience in TV. Alan not only holds bachelors and masters degrees in meteorology from Cornell and Florida State, but he also earned certifications from the AMS (American Meteorological Society) and the NWA (National Weather Association). Most recently he earned the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) designation from the AMS confirming a higher level of professional achievement.
Alan Sealls has written and produced weather programs for WKRG-TV, as well as more than a dozen programs for schools distributed by United Learning nationwide.
Before arriving in Mobile, Alan was a meteorologist at WMAQ-TV in Chicago where he won an Emmy. Prior to WMAQ-TV, Alan was a meteorologist for 5 years at Chicago superstation WGN-TV. While there he was a meteorology professor at Columbia College in Chicago. He currently teaches weather broadcasting at the University of South Alabama.
From 1988-1992, Alan Sealls was a meteorologist at WTMJ-TV & Radio, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His career started in Albany, Georgia, at WALB-TV.
In addition to winning an "Award for Excellence" from the Mobile Press Club two years in a row, Alan won "Best Weather Anchor" from the Alabama Associated Press Broadcasters Association in 2001 and in 2003, and he was a nominee for an Emmy in 2003 and in 2007.
Alan has served as a President of the Chicago Chapter of the AMS; a NWA Seal Chairman; and a Councilor for the NWA. Currently he is a Board member of the AMS. He often is a panelist and presenter for national conventions. Occasionally, Alan writes articles on weather and on weather careers which have been published nationally. One of his articles was used in the curriculum at the University of Washington.
A native of Mt. Vernon, NY (suburb of NYC) Alan lives in Mobile with his wife, a broadcast engineer. Alan's hobbies include golf and photography.