CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - One of WBTV’S own is celebrating a big milestone.
This weekend will mark 30 years at WBTV for Chief Meteorologist Al Conklin. His first day at the station was April 1, 1993.
The chief! We are celebrating 30 years of Chief Meteorologist @AlConklin here at @WBTV_News! Thank you, Al for your continued dedication to the greater Charlotte community & efforts to make sure our families are always prepared and safe. pic.twitter.com/7l8sJsK8QR— Mary King (@MaryKingTV) March 30, 2023
On Wednesday, WBTV staff took time to celebrate the Chief for his loyal and accurate dedication for the last three decades.
He says for him it’s always been about the people.
Definitely a fun morning celebrating @AlConklin! Congrats man! 30 YEARS! The ride continues! @WBTV_News pic.twitter.com/uAwALZdaxY— Alex Giles WBTV (@AlexGilesNews) March 31, 2023
Today we celebrate Chief Meteorologist @AlConklin - he has been at @WBTV_News for 30 years! He lets you know how the weather will affect your plans…and he keeps you safe when the weather gets dangerous. We appreciate you, Al! Show him some love!!! pic.twitter.com/oEcRIPmrat— Kristen Miranda WBTV (@WBTVKristenM) March 31, 2023
Happy 30th Anniversary Al! He’s been nothing short of amazing, looking forward to more great times and forecasts! @AlConklin @WBTV_News pic.twitter.com/E6lcn8pEFe— Faith Alford (@FaithAlfordTV) March 31, 2023
Here’s a fun look back at some WBTV moments when Al was not in the First Alert Weather Center, along with congratulations from WBTV’s First Alert Weather Team, friends, family and the CBS News team!
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