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 Family survives double dose of pain Family survives double dose of pain(Video)
Last year, 17-year-old Brandon Freer was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Then his mom was diagnosed with a rare disease that took her feet, her left hand and a finger.
Local "Spirited 12th Man" makes it to Super Bowl "Spirited 12th Man" makes it to Super Bowl(Video)
Early in the season, when the Seahawks looked like they had a good chance of making it all the way to the championship, David Gilbert thought he'd take a chance too, so he bought tickets.
Local Attack at the checkout counter a good thing Attack at the checkout counter a good thing(Video)
A wandering gang may surprise you at the cash register of you favorite grocery or toy store in the next week. But that only means this group that calls itself "Practice Kindness" is going to cough up the dough for your bill.