Lena Maria Arango Named KRIV Weekend Morning Meteorologist
Lena Maria Arango has been named weekend morning meteorologist at Fox-owned KRIV Houston. She will debut as weather anchor for Fox 26 News Weekend on Saturdays and Sundays on Sept. 4 and will also contribute to Houston’s Morning Show on weekday mornings. Arango will provide weather reports in both English and Spanish for the station’s digital platforms.
In making the announcement, VP-News Director Susan Schiller said: “Lena Maria brings in-depth knowledge of weather forecasting and climate research, and she’s ready to apply that experience to inform viewers on how to prepare for their daily lives. Whether it’s helping them plan an outdoor birthday party or track severe weather or hurricane, she’s the perfect addition to our strong Gulf Coast Weather Authority team.”
Most recently, Arango was weekend morning meteorologist and MMJ for Western Massachusetts News, a CBS-ABC-Fox triopoly in Springfield, Mass. She was previously a research intern for the National Weather Center. While in college, she created weekly forecasts and weather blogs for the University of Massachusetts Lowell Weather Center.
A graduate of University of Massachusetts Lowell, Arango holds a bachelor’s of science and a master’s of science in environmental studies atmospheric sciences.