Chief Meteorologist David Glenn has been awarded the prestigious Seal of Approval for broadcasting from the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
David was bitten by the "weather bug" at age eight when a fear of tornadoes turned into a fascination of weather. He actually served as a Weather Watcher for WTVC while attending Gordon Lee High School in Chickamauga. David is a graduate of Jacksonville State University, where he earned a BS Degree in Geosciences. David also attended graduate school at Mississippi State University, where he served as a graduate teaching assistant in the Climatology Lab.
David has been at Newschannel 9 since late 2006. David began his career in meteorology here in Chattanooga at another station from 1991-1998. David then served as Chief Meteorologist at WPMI-TV in Pensacola/Mobile from late 1998 to 2006. David was able to cover 11 tropical cyclones, including direct hits from Hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina. His coverage of Hurricane Ivan earned him the Associated Press award for Best Weather Anchor in Alabama. Excerpts of his coverage of Hurricane Katrina were featured in National Geographic's: Inside Hurricane Katrina video. During his time on the Gulf Coast, David also had the chance of a lifetime to fly with the US Navy Blue Angels.
David and his wife Rebecca have two sons, Jack and Carter.
When not predicting the weather, David is a huge sports fan. A lifelong baseball fan of the Braves & Lookouts. During football season, it's the Atlanta Falcons and Tennessee Titans! On frozen pond, David and his sons are big Nashville Predators fans. David is also an avid runner competing in local and regional running events.