KHBS-KHOG Names New Meteorologist

Arkansas native Laura Huckabee has been named meteorologist for Hearst Television’s ABC affiliates KHBS-KHOG Fort Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (DMA 101). An NWA-certified meteorologist, Huckabee brings 20 years of television forecasting experience to 40/29 News Sunrise, the station’s 4:30 – 7 a.m. weekday newscast. She will begin the new assignment on May 14.

For 10 years Laura Huckabee was a fixture as morning meteorologist on WGCL Atlanta.While there, she periodically traveled to New York, where she delivered national forecasts for the CBS Network’s Saturday morning broadcast.

A native of Jonesboro, Huckabee’s family roots run deep in Arkansas, including being cousin to Mike Huckabee, Arkansas’ former Governor. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University,

Huckabee’s 20 year career  includes weathercasting positions at KAIT Jonesboro, KARK Little Rock, KOAT Albuquerque, N.M.; KUTV Salt Lake City, Utah; in addition to WGCL.

She earned her master’s degree in secondary education, and for the last two years has been teaching advanced science courses to middle grade students in the Atlanta metropolitan area. She’s also worked as a freelance meteorologist for several Southeastern television stations.

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