Chris McGinness | 101 KXL

Chris McGinness

Written by Alpha Broadcasting on February 17, 2014

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Chris McGinness helps you through Portland’s busy commutes every weekday morning and afternoon on KXL, FM News 101, and our television news partner KGW.

A runner and weather geek at heart, Chris earned his meteorology degree on a track scholarship at Penn State University.  Chris spent two summers as a weather intern at KGW before embarking on a TV weather career in the Midwest.  After a decade forecasting blizzards and chasing tornados for stations in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, he’s thrilled to be back in Portland.

Now he chases cars on the DOT cams.  The dual weather and geography expertise is the perfect combination  to help drivers navigate one of the nation’s most unpredictable commutes.  When not at work, he’s cruising through the Hood to Coast congestion, or training for another marathon…6 and counting.

Stay connected with traffic on the 7’s, every weekday on Portland’s Morning News from 5 to 9am, and Portland’s Afternoon News from 4 to 7pm.

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