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 It started with a cold, now she can barely move It started with a cold, now she can barely move (Video)
A spunky little 7-year-old-girl, who had a cough and sniffles, may be in the hospital for months, paralyzed by a rare strain of Enterovirus. Medical experts are trying to figure out if the virus is the cause of Accute Flaccid Myelitis that has left McKenzie Andersen only able to wiggle her fingers and toes.
Local Hit-and-run victim was on work release crew Hit-and-run victim was on work release crew (Video)
A Vancouver woman police say was run down by an erratic driver was on work detail for Clark County Corrections, cleaning up messes in lieu of paying a fine for driving with a suspended license. It wasn't the first time the man accused of hitting her had been involved in a hit and run.
Local Pint-sized politics: Kids participate in online election Pint-sized politics: Kids participate in online election (Video)
They may have to wait a few years, okay, maybe more than a decade, to actually cast a ballot, but kids in Clark County can get the experience of voting. "KidsVote2014" is an online election that its creators say gives them the chance to be good citizens, without the politics.