Joe English

Weather Anchor & General Assignment Reporter

Joe English
Joe English
Weather Anchor & General Assignment Reporter
Joe English is KATU a weather anchor and general assignment reporter for KATU News.

After graduating from the University of Oregon in 1983, English began his broadcast career at KTVZ in Bend as a producer/director before moving to California to break into the movie industry. After several years working for Disneyland and a small production company, English returned to KTVZ as Public Affairs Director and weather forecaster. From there English moved to Eugene and then to Colorado Springs, CO as news anchor until arriving at KATU in 1999.

English has been awarded for his service to his community, winning best PSA from the Oregon Association of Broadcaster and is also proud of pet adoption features in his weather forecasts at KTVZ that helped set adoption records for the Humane Societies in Central Oregon and Eugene. Plus as a host of The Easter Seal Telethon, English helped generate higher per-capita pledges than anywhere in the country.

English enjoys spending time with his wife Mary and his two children Alex and Kelli.

Recent stories by Joe English

Local Hops not sweating the heat Hops not sweating the heat (Video)
If there's one thing that isn't bothered by the toasty sun and possible record-setting high temperatures on the way, it's the Pacific Northwest's famous hops.
Local Essentials for hiking on Mt. Hood Essentials for hiking on Mt. Hood (Video)
Teams from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department and Mountain Wave Rescue spent nearly eight hours searching for a Seattle hiker on Mt. Hood.
Local Bike-riding, ax-wielding burglar won't give up Bike-riding, ax-wielding burglar won't give up (Video)
On Facebook people are calling him a ghost, because so many residents of the St. John's area have seen the bike-riding, ax-wielding burglar, even having face-to-face confrontations with him, and then he's gone.