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 Giant garden gnome hangs out by apartment complex pool Giant garden gnome hangs out by apartment complex pool (Video)
He's three feet taller than the Trail Blazer's Meyers Leonard, but you don't have to go to the Moda Center to see him. A 10-foot garden gnome has found his home in Southwest Portland, hanging out by the apartment complex pool.
Local PDX carpet makes a wedding appearance PDX carpet makes a wedding appearance (Video)
We've got an unlimited supply of PDX beer, socks, keychains, T-shirts, and any other memorabilia you can think of -- but a Portland couple has now out-Portland-ed us all by adding the carpet to their wedding.
Local Dig this! These girls rock!!! Dig this! These girls rock!!! (Video)
There's a reason they call a pilot program summer camp on Mount St. Helens "Geo-Girls." No boys allowed! And that's just fine with these middle school scientists.
Local How to prep for "The Really Big One" How to prep for "The Really Big One" (Video)
We've known for a while The Really Big One will eventually hit the Pacific Northwest, so here are a few ways the City of Portland is helping you prep for it.
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.